China has been spotted trading with North Korea by a Japanese patrol plane. If true, the actions would violate international sanctions against North Korea.
Police violence is experienced by a large proportion of Russians. Is America going the way of its geopolitical foe?
Nye has spent almost his whole career teaching kids, but he's hated by right-wing ideologues for spreading the word of science.
Q: How long would it take the average Walmart employee to earn as much as its CEO? A: 1,000 years.
Elon Musk had a bit of a meltdown on Twitter this week as the media reported troubles at Tesla, including missing production goals and clashing with the government about the infamous […]
It marks the third such defamation against Jones, but it's not clear the plaintiffs will have an easy case ahead of them.
Authoritarian regimes have had a long history of targeting intellectuals who don’t agree with them. What kind of people get deported? We have a list of ten people whose work got them shipped out of Russia.
The effect of this trend will be with us for decades to come, experts say.
Germany has long harbored varying degrees of anti-Americanism, but a new survey suggests those sentiments have grown particularly strong.
Free meals turn out to be powerful incentives for prescribing opioids, according to a new letter published in JAMA.
CFC-11 was banned worldwide in 1987 by the Montreal Protocol, but scientists have found increasing levels of the ozone-depleting chemical in the atmosphere since 2013.
The Trump administration is quietly bringing an end to NASA's Carbon Monitoring System, which builds high-resolution maps of the world's carbon flow.
The Matthew effect or Price's law shows us how inequality can be a fact of nature. What does this mean for our debate on inequality in our society?
In a commencement speech at Duke University, Apple CEO Tim Cook praised the "fearlessness" of the #MeToo movement and students in Parkland, Florida.
The White House shares its vision of what the U.S. and its allies can offer to North Korea in exchange for denuclearization.
Many of the Russian IRA troll Facebook ads were released today by Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee.
Steam-driven explosions at the summit of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii could pose new threats to residents on the island.
1,007 people were surveyed about their political affiliations and opinions, and their music tastes to learn to what extent they correspond to each other. Survey results are shown as infographics.
A court has ruled against a motion for appeal on behalf of chimpanzees Tommy and Kiko with a landmark opinion asserting the importance of better addressing the rights of nonhumans. The opinion calls this “a deep dilemma of ethics and policy that demands our attention.”
When Mark Zuckerberg told Congress Facebook would use artificial intelligence to detect fake newsposted on the social media site, he wasn’t particularly specific about what that meant. Given my own […]
Prince William and Kate Middleton have welcomed their third child to the royal family. Find out where the new royal baby falls in the line of succession to the throne.
The leaders of North and South Korea vowed to bring peace to the region, setting an optimistic tone ahead of President Donald Trump's upcoming meeting with Kim Jong Un.
Are conspiracy theories ever true? Here are a few occasions when the government really did what the conspiracy theories claimed.
By 2020, China plans to assign each of its 1.4 billion citizens a “social credit score” that could determine what certain people are allowed to do.
A listing of some of the British royalty’s favorite family names as the name Prince William’s and Kate Middleton’s new baby.
We need a public mature enough to recognize that policy decisions and actions are more relevant to leadership than professed beliefs.