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Saturday headlines: Why does somebody start a fire.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may have lost his job because he fought too hard to prevent Saudi Arabia from invading Qatar.

Looking at Zimbabwe's election, Mnangagwa has one clear backer: China. He likely admires Xi Jinping's grip on power.

Hong Kong has less than 30 years of semi-autonomy left. A short film by Johnny Harris on how the region is dealing with the looming deadline.

Canada is using DNA testing to determine the nationalities of detained migrants in order to deport them.

In the last year, 57 environmental activists in Brazil were killed in confrontations with loggers and poachers.

Data suggest that impeachment hasn't been the galvanizing force for GOP voters that Democrats feared.

American colleges cancel speeches by liberals as often as those from conservatives. However, both incidences are rare.

In response to a Meagan Day article, a Fox News writer is astonished to learn socialists want to end capitalism.

Video: Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman explains macroeconomics on a rollercoaster. It’s Krugman’s first rollercoaster ride.

Antoine Dangerfield’s life was changed when he recorded a wildcat strike by Mexican welders at a new UPS hub.

Manhattan's District Attorney, citing racial disparities, will no longer prosecute marijuana possession.

Glendale’s chief arson investigator was arrested for arson. John Orr was charged with setting multiple wildfires, including one that destroyed 67 homes. In his house was the draft of a novel about an arsonist firefighter who got turned on by setting blazes. An attempt to understand the mind of an arsonist.

The Nation published a white poet’s try at black dialect. Its editors' apology afterward is twice as long.

Playing with toys is beginning to look a lot more like combat. Are customized blasters gateway guns to AR-15s?

Students looking at a screen will not trust, or care about, their teachers or students to the same degree. The drift toward screen learning is only inevitable if people do nothing to stop it.

Designers are tasked to create logos for the president's new Space Force agency, with amusing results.

Only in the 17th century did “orange,” as a word used to name a color, become widespread in English. Why? Oranges.

Dating back to the 16th century, the term Feierabend, or “celebration evening,” used to denote the evening before a public holiday, but has come to refer to the free time between leaving the office and bedtime on any working day. A list of foreign words that don’t translate into English.

A new study finds that the hungrier you are, the less your perception will be altered by the size of your plate.

British artist Lucy Sparrow created a supermarket stocked with over 31,000 items made of felt.

"Please don't throw up blood." Kids react to videos of performances by Swans.