Headlines edition

Saturday headlines: How to draw a war.

Trump insisted that Obama would start a war with Iran to get re-elected. Will fighting a war now be an extension of his domestic politics?

Two US presidents before Trump rejected plans to kill Soleimani, fearing the risks of wider war.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei promises “harsh retaliation” for the assassination of its military leader.

The White House and GOP would prefer you say that Soleimani was “removed from the battlefield.”

Maybe it’s a good time to remember the night when Russia and the US cooperated to avert Y2K catastrophe.

According to police crime data, of the 421 hate crimes reported in New York City in 2019, more than half were directed at Jews.

A brief interview with a press photographer who uses vintage cameras.

An algorithm trained on X-ray images from nearly 29,000 women outperforms six radiologists at reading mammograms.

Sarah Hepola grapples with her relationship with plastic surgery, particularly as a woman in Dallas.

"Quantum computation is about building and controlling a programmable molecule.” Scientists explain quantum computers in 280 characters or less.

"The Mandela Effect" occurs when a critical mass of people believe something happened that hasn’t—like Nelson Mandela dying in the '80s.

Tuberculosis kills more people than any other infectious disease. An old vaccine gets new life when the injection site is changed.

Experts say the smartest new year resolution may be quitting something. But what if it's something you love?

Art is as its best when it's least expected—so don't expect much from Baby Yoda and the algorithmic monoculture.

See also: "How to Draw a Horse," by Emma Hunsinger, which isn't about drawing horses at all.

"Living coral," no, "classic blue," yes. Things that are “out” or “in” for 2020.