Something about fall demands a new stack of books. Maybe it’s that infectious back-to-school energy. We rounded up some of the season’s best reads, from urgent nonfiction about sexual abuse and toxic to
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Lauren Hetrick was a 16-year-old sophomore at Hershey High School in Hershey, Pa. Her French class was just about to start when a strange announcement came over the P.A.
The September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks happened exactly 17 years ago Tuesday. For many people, the attacks were the biggest news story of their lifetime. Almost all who experienced it can remember they
For the past nine months, photographers from around the world have submitted their pictures to compete for the title of “Best Photo of the Year” and the $25,000 prize. Now the 50 finalists from more than
Dr. Carrie Jurney is on the board of an online organization that works to prevent suicides. It's called Not One More Vet. This isn't a mental health support group for veterans — it's for veterinarians.
Vienna has been named the world's most liveable city for the two years running in the annual Economist Intelligence Unit’s global livability index. The Austrian capital's rich cultural offerings, affordable
The anchor of "NBC Nightly News" embedded with inmates at the notorious Louisiana State Penitentiary, known as Angola. This article is part of the NBC News Justice for All series. ANGOLA, La. — His name
A record-setting black hole picture and advances in how we perceive pain are among the winners of this year's $3-million prizes. Humankind’s first image of a monster black hole, the tangled proteins that
LEARNING FROM THE GERMANS Race and the Memory of Evil What can be compared to the Holocaust? Everything? Detention camps on America’s border? Nothing? This history war, generally the province of academics,
Hurricane Dorian, which slammed the Bahamas early Monday as a catastrophic Category 5 storm, is packing remarkably strong winds — but the storm itself is crawling along, moving at a mere 1 mile per hour
How do genes influence our sexuality? The question has long been fraught with controversy. An ambitious new study — the largest ever to analyze the genetics of same-sex sexual behavior — found that genetics