Addressing the UN this morning, Trump says if Pyongyang continues its nuclear threats, the US "will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea."
No one yet knows what it means that the US wiretapped Manafort before and after the election or that federal agents told him Mueller plans to indict, but one thing is sure: Surveillance leaks are bad for public trust in journalism and government alike.
As Rohingya Muslims continue fleeing Myanmar, satellite images show more than 200 of their villages have been burned, Aung San Suu Kyi is channeling Trump's "on many sides," and Facebook is deleting the Rohingya's reports of ethnic cleansing.
Rather than denying public records requests, US state and city governments are trying a new tactic: suing those who make the requests.
“It’s fall, fuckfaces. You’re either ready to reap this freaky-assed harvest or you’re not.” Some people celebrate autumn with a pumpkin latté. We celebrate with “It’s Decorative Gourd Season, Motherfuckers.”
Despite denials, it seems Italy has controlled its migration problems with cash—the same way it managed Qaddafi.
Lessons learned from the Washington Post’s robot reporter, who's published 850 articles in the past year.
Location scout for Narcos killed in Mexico, where the next season is set to depict the Juárez cartel.
San Diego is power-washing its streets with bleach to fight a hepatitis A outbreak among the homeless population.
When "flush with cash" is a no-no: Four incidents reported in Geneva of shredded 500-euro notes jamming up toilets.
Warren Buffett wins a $1M bet against a hedge-fund manager that low-cost index fund investing is more profitable.
“Netflix’s selection of classic cinema is abominable.... As of this month, the streaming platform offers just 43 movies made before 1970, and fewer than 25 from the pre-1950 era (several of which are World War II documentaries).” Why does Netflix have the classics section of a decrepit video store? Streaming rights are expensive.
Rebecca Mead profiles the avant-garde designer Iris van Herpen, whose clothes often wind up in museums.
File under category: Who knew? An updated list for "The 6 Best Free Cop Dating Sites."
An obituary in a hundred photographs for Cassini’s mission to Saturn.
“Spicer shouldn’t get to be in on the joke. He told a ridiculous lie about the crowd size at the Inauguration on behalf of his ridiculous boss. When people say not to ‘normalize’ such transgressions, they’re talking about stuff like this.” Diversity won at the Emmys, but the Sean Spicer gag was one joke too soon.
A string quartet translates the sounds of an anxious human.