January 23, 2018. Today's headline story on the threats, opportunities, and dangers facing our fragile planet. Zero-point energy, also known as ground state energy, could be the greatest gift the quantum world can ever give us. It’s a byproduct of...
The NSA is once again deleting data it's been ordered to retain for ongoing lawsuits. This isn't the first time. The Jewel v. NSA lawsuit -- which is nearing its tenth year in litigation -- has been ground zero for multiple NSA screwups. Show More Summary
California, with its vulnerable Republicans in Congress, is ground zero for the Democratic plan to take back the House. President Trump may be making those efforts easier.
Building a Mini-State With Avocados and Guns. There is something intoxicatingly utopian about the story of Tancítaro. This small town has succeeded at self-rule in a part of Mexico — the state of Michoacán, drug war ground zero — where so many similar experiments have failed. It is free of the drug cartels as well […]
“The eradication of Terry Pratchett’s unfinished works, the zeros and ones of his hard drive ground into the earth at the Great Dorset Steam Fair, is an imaginative exception to the rule.” The Paris Review questions how we publish an authors posthumous works and whether there’s a better way to do so. Show More Summary
News of Trump’s remarks hit the Haitian capital on the eve of a terrible anniversary: the 2010 earthquake that killed 250,000 people.
At ground zero of Ukraine's Chernobyl tragedy, workers in orange vests are busy erecting hundreds of dark-coloured panels as the country gets ready to launch its first solar plant to revive the abandoned territory. The new one-megawatt...Show More Summary
Donald Trump's Messiah Complex is breaking new ground with the claim that he is personally responsible (as President) for the zero deaths in America's commercial aviation industry during 2017. Somehow, I imagine this idiot of a President...Show More Summary
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Buckhead was ground zero for gossip, celebrity sightings, and the city’s social scene. And when you were responsible for banging out 30 inches of Atlanta’s bold-faced names for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s popular "Peach Buzz" column, you scoured for scoop 24/7.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock — or are the aging executive chairman of News Corp. — you know that Fox News has been ground zero in the epidemic of sexual assault scandals in which powerful men have abused younger, more vulnerable women. Fox, of course, has been slammed by a series of sexual harassment […]
Marilu Henner knew the house she was about to buy needed to be gutted and redone when she first saw it nearly three decades ago. Everything, that is, except the kitchen. “We moved in on March 23, 1989,” said the actress, who has an unusually far-reaching memory: She can recollect the exact day...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Roy Moore's chief strategist is tying the Republican Senate candidate to President Donald Trump's star in Alabama. Dean Young said Sunday on ABC's "This Week" that the special election is "ground zero" for Trump...Show More Summary
How World Wrapps gilded the burrito and invented fast casual before there was a name for it Stop me when this sounds scary familiar: A historic boomtown becomes ground zero for a feverish technological revolution that promises to transform life as we know it. Show More Summary
Housing shortages in US cities is spurring developers to gentrify neighborhoods like Berkeley, California. It is sparking outrage.
(Scott Johnson) Al Franken is not just a national story. He is a major Minnesota story. Sometimes it feels like everything’s happening here, that we’re at ground zero of the suicide of the West. If not exactly ground zero, we are inShow More Summary
NJ’s 11th congressional district is ground zero right now. The fiercest Democratic primary battle in the state so far was already underway this summer, a full year before Democrats in Morris, Essex, Passaic and Sussex counties make their choice who...Read more
A few years ago, freelance journalist Linda Villarosa thought she was done covering HIV. She had accomplished plenty — front page stories for The New York Times, articles in Essence magazine. She started in the 1980s when there was little...Show More Summary
The city is ground zero for cutting-edge art, fueled by excitement over the Art Basel fair, but how many museums does it need?
A retired FDNY lieutenant and father of five is the latest firefighter to succumb to cancer from his time working at Ground Zero.
Sean McElwee has a great piece on the point that there really is zero middle ground on issues of racial justice and thus there is no reason for candidates to offer compromising positions to try and appeal to mythical whites who supposedly want to vote for Democrats if only Dems didn’t care about the blacks […]