Science & InnovationStarstruck Astronomers may have finally found an alien world orbiting the science fiction staple known as Barnard's Star. 4 Minute Read Just six light-years away, a frozen world seems
How many times per year does a gun go off in an American school? We should know. But we don't. This spring the U.S. Education Department reported that in the 2015-2016 school year, "nearly 240 schools
A Princeton geologist has endured decades of ridicule for arguing that the fifth extinction was caused not by an asteroid but by a series of colossal volcanic eruptions. But she’s reopened that debate.
There are a lot of moving parts to the Universe, as nothing exists in isolation. There are literally trillions of large masses in our Solar System, all orbiting around the galactic center on timescales
'40-Year-Old Virgin' actor Shelley Malil, who has spent the past eight years in prison for stabbing his girlfriend 23 times, was granted parole Tuesday. The 53-year-old was convicted of attempted murder
Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it? I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight
We’ve all been there: you try to copy and paste a link or address, only to realize you’ve already overwritten your clipboard with something else. That’ll soon be a thing of the past on Windows. What’s
“I can’t hear you.” When the Line Hotel opened in Washington, DC, last December, the cocktail bars, gourmet coffee shops, and restaurants that fill its cavernous lobby drew a lot of buzz. Housed in a church,
WASHINGTON — Melania has learned a few things from the master. The first lady will never be as brilliant at trolling as her husband. He is an idiot-savant who plays in the roiling ocean of Twitter as as
How the President’s son-in-law, despite his inexperience in diplomacy, became Beijing’s primary point of interest. Audio: Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for iPhone.
The Times editorial board has been sharply critical of the Trump presidency, on grounds of policy and personal conduct. Not all readers have been persuaded. In the spirit of open debate, and in hopes helping
Creator Vince Gilligan, stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, and others reflect on how an offbeat show about a drug-dealing schoolteacher revolutionized television forever. Television changed the night
Less than 48 hours ago, Luz María was removed from the US after 25 years. She’s now in Tijuana, the bustling border city that has become the land of the deported Luz María Hernández gazes blankly across
A top House Democrat said Sen. Al Franken should resign after two more women on Thursday accused the Minnesota Democrat of groping them. Rep. Joe Crowley of New York, chairman of the House Democratic is
Washington (CNN) — FBI Director Christopher Wray continued to fend off questions over a controversial bureau report that linked black extremists to violence against police officers, this time at a House
French President Emmanuel Macron has outlined a new approach to relations with Africa as he begins a regional trip starting with Burkina Faso. He said he was "from a generation that would not tell Africans