An entirely baseless rumor about Comet Ping Pong has spread online. On Sunday, police say a man claiming he was there to "investigate" pointed a gun at an employee, who fled before the man fired.
A quadrennial post-election Harvard tradition brings together senior campaign staffers from both sides to discuss the election. This year's forum was at times consumed by raw feelings.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head the Department of Justice, argued last year that the fight against climate change is a conspiracy to afflict poor people. In a November 2015 interview with a conservative...Show More Summary
A new study looks at clusters of tornadoes, like those that hit the Southeast this week. They are costly in lives and insurance payouts.
The agency noted Belgium's beer experts — zythologists — who taste and study complex and often experimental brews. It's one of 16 cultural elements that are being recognized.
Four children were critically wounded in Alabama by a tornado and severe thunderstorms, the National Weather Service says. Tornadoes were also reported in Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana.
Rebels have held the eastern side of Aleppo for years. Now pro-government troops have retaken some key neighborhoods. Thousands of civilians are fleeing the fighting.
On this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, journalist Rania Khalek talks a bit about what she has learned while reporting in Syria. Khalek also addresses the smear attacks on her reputation, which led to her resignation from an editorial position at Electronic Intifada. Show More Summary
Stanford researchers assessed students from middle school to college, and found they struggled to distinguish ads from articles, neutral sources from biased ones and fake accounts from real ones.
Sophia Wilansky, a 21-year-old protester, has been hospitalized with a gruesome injury. Protesters say it was caused by a police concussion grenade; police say they have not been using grenades.
For this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, Rania Khalek returns as co-host to process how to handle all the fear, panic, and uncertainty created by the presidential election of Donald Trump. We assess what needs to be fought immediately. Show More Summary
Sen. Jeff Sessions has been offered the post of attorney general, while Rep. Mike Pompeo and Michael Flynn have been offered the respective posts of CIA chief and national security adviser.
It's the nearest supermoon in almost 70 years — and we won't see another like it until 2034. You have three chances to see the moon at its biggest, on Sunday and Monday.
Months of severe drought are causing water shortages and wildfires, particularly in Alabama and Georgia. The USDA has designated part of Georgia a disaster area for farmers.
The country's supreme court announced the decision Tuesday allowing former dictator Ferdinand Marcos a hero's burial more than 25 years after his death. Victims of his regime had tried to block it.
Reno's tenure was marked by tragedy and controversy. But she left office widely respected for her independence and accomplishments.
Chief Justice John Roberts did something on Friday that he’s probably never done in open court since he took the bench more than a decade ago: He appeared visibly moved. The Supreme Court wasn’t hearing any cases, but had gaveled inShow More Summary
Federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Dylann Roof, 22, who killed nine people during a bible study at Emanuel AME church in Charleston, S.C. in July 2015.
Reynolds' As Brave as You won in the literary award's category for young readers' literature; Morgan's The Sport of Kings won for fiction; and Faludi's In the Darkroom won for nonfiction.
At the Dakota Access Pipeline site, officers used pepper spray against demonstrators on government land. The protesters say the pipeline would violate sacred Indian lands and could cause pollution.