In a victory for trans rights, the 9th Circuit vacated a lower court's precarious decision that Trump's trans military ban is unconstitutional, and has ruled the ban discriminates against transgender people.
"The past few weeks have witnessed a nasty internecine fight among religious conservatives about whether liberal democracy’s time has passed."
A trend of publishing only "good news" conveys a message that we never have to change—which could kill us all.
Nearly 400 active-duty and retired police officers in the US are members of hate groups on Facebook.
In 2017, a group of hackers triggered an operational shutdown at an industrial site in the Middle East. Over the past few months, the same group has been probing power grids in the US and elsewhere.
Franco Zeffirelli, best known for directing the 1968 film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, has died at 96.
How modern life is changing human skeletons: narrower elbows, smaller jaws, and a spiky growth on the backs of skulls.
It should be no surprise the US overspends on health care: In many cases, Americans prefer to ignore—or avoid—medical advice.
Three million US students don't have home broadband, and the effects show up in the form of lower test scores.
A scientist wants to implant HIV-positive women with embryos CRISPR-edited to reduce in-utero HIV transmission risk.
Almost all lithium goes to electric car batteries; much comes from Chile’s Atacama Desert, now reeling from mining impacts.
Using a drone to take multiple high-altitude images, a photographer was able to create a 360-degree panorama photo of Mt. Everest.
The first Amelia Bedelia book was published in 1963, the same year as Betty Friedan’s “The Feminine Mystique”; the series’ interest in wordplay, literalism, and figurative language is of a piece with its interest in the repetitive, devalued, yet highly intimate quality of women’s work. Reading Amelia Bedelia as feminist commentary.
In the early 20th century, Mary Hallock Greenewalt invented the electronic instruments that would later revolutionize music.
Perhaps the secret to Robyn's "Dancing on My Own": six seconds of silence, eons in pop music, between each line on the verse.
Watch: A supercut of tedious interviews Debbie Harry has endured.
There's a 13-year-old in America's premier women's soccer league.
Personal finance influencers scam the public by ignoring real hardships, proclaiming everyone who saves can be a millionaire.
You’re surrounded by other people who have to think about their finiteness too—and, for a little while, we just don’t. For a couple of hours, the neighborhood simply lets it slip from our minds. Bryan Washington on Houston’s Montrose, which, like many other American gayborhoods, is under threat of gentrification.
The high school where David Lynch shot scenes for Twin Peaks closed its doors for the last time yesterday. It's scheduled for demolition next month.
Summer, even as an adult, is the time when I allow myself to be most susceptible to crushing on someone. Hanif Abdurraqib's theory of crushes.