- Judge Nicole Chung concludes the quarterfinals with a difficult decision between two widely loved books. Updated 1d ago
- Alliteration, playful crows, and much insight in Miranda Popkey's terrific assessment of Thursday's contenders.
- Photographs from across the country of the Great American Librar(ies).
- "Will Putin expose the failings of American democracy or will he inadvertently expose the strength of American democracy?" Updated 3w ago
- Wilbur Ross just wanted to make some money in ethically gray areas (that should've prevented him from taking office).
- Jeff Sessions's spokeswoman can't help but continue to lie.
- Trump's assault on the environment begins with American headwaters. Updated 3w ago
- Don't just blame the oil companies for destroying the oceans—blame sushi restaurants.
- Nothing escapes the deepest trenches of the ocean floor. Not light, not nutrients, not pollutants.
- Crickets are your new favorite sustainable food source—but they may not have enough protein to feed us all. Updated 3w ago
- Attention, Earthlings: The fate of your planet hinges on the success of the Impossible Burger.
- Study finds that Subway's "chicken" meat is only half chicken.
- Arizona Senate votes to seize assets of those who plan or participate in protests. Updated 3w ago
- Iowa Republicans think you're making too much money if you earn $10.10 an hour.
- North Dakota lawmakers want protesters to choke on tear gas and get run over.
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The Attica prison uprising lasted five days. Some people have spent four decades living with the cover-up. It took a historian 13 years to get to the bottom of what actually happened.
Announcing the 2017 Tournament of Books
It’s been a long, turbulent sleep, but now the Rooster wakes. Introducing the shortlist, judges, commentators, and Zombie poll for the 13th edition of The Morning News Tournament of Books.
- Almost as soon as astronomers turned their search towards small stars, they found a bounty of Earth-sized planets. Updated Feb 23, 2017 ago
- The Fermi paradox: If habitable exoplanets are common, then where are all the aliens?
- Research shows building blocks for organic chemistry can exist around dwarfs like Trappist-1.
- Thanks to networking at Standing Rock, Native organizers and activists are ready to battle Trump on every front. Updated Feb 22, 2017 ago
- Trump wants Native Americans to open their oil to private companies.
- An overview of Trump's pre-presidential interactions with Natives is about as ugly as you'd assume.