William T. Coleman Jr., Who Broke Racial Barriers in Court and Cabinet, Dies at 96

Mr. Coleman’s experiences with bigotry informed his efforts in three major civil rights cases before the United States Supreme Court. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

Trilobites: A Mysterious Flash From a Faraway Galaxy

Astronomers are puzzled by X-rays that for a brief time were a thousand times brighter than all of its home galaxy’s light. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News […]

2 Sue Trump and U.S. Officials, Claiming They Are on ‘Kill List’

This list is meant for terrorists, and although the men have worked in combat zones and had contact with Al Qaeda and other extremist groups, they deny that they are […]

For April Ryan, Clashes With the White House Bring a New Kind of Prominence

A run-in with the White House press secretary this week has thrust a veteran reporter into a debate over the Trump administration’s attitudes toward gender and race. (…) Read more […]

Reddit defends against accusations of ad fraud and Trump censorship

The influential social media site Reddit.com, which has hundreds of millions of users, came under fresh fire today for allegedly discriminating against users of the pro-Trump section of the site […]

Lance Stephenson Hopes to Guide Pacers Back to Playoffs

The 26-year-old guard, who signed a three-year deal with his former team, was brought back to play with the passion that made him a fan favorite in Indiana. (…) Read […]

Field Notes: Artists Capture Your Wedding on Site and on Canvas

Couples are expressing an artistic flair by hiring painters and sketch artists to freeze and frame a moment from their wedding day. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News […]

Native fashion

An exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York reveals how Native American designers are drawing on their culture to develop a contemporary style. (…) Read […]

U.K. Art World Weighs ‘Brexit’ as ‘Depressing Moment’ or Golden Opportunity

“The Pontormo Affair” is just one of the many unexpected consequences of Britain’s process to withdraw from the European Union. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

What 'deconstruction of the administrative state' really looks like

Donald Trump’s budget proposal was a statement of intent. And his actions this week were a down payment. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

The US Government Can Keep Videos Of Forced Feeding At Guantánamo Bay Secret

Pool / Reuters WASHINGTON — The US government will not have to release videos that show a detainee at Guantánamo Bay being forcibly fed, a federal appeals court ruled on […]

This American Shero Buttchugged Mountain Dew

Susan B. Anthony. Rosa Parks. Hillary Clinton. And now add to that list of feminist icons, @lilbabybytch. On the second to last day of Women’s History Month, this fearless woman […]

Sean Spicer Repeats Trump’s Unproven Wiretapping Allegation

Senior government officials have repeatedly and forcefully rejected the claim, saying they have seen no evidence of direct surveillance by the Obama administration. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this […]

A Cop Has Been Jailed For 40 Years For Fatally Shooting A 6-Year-Old Boy

Gerald Herbert / AP A Louisiana officer was sentenced to 40 years in prison for shooting into a car and killing a 6-year-old autistic boy, officials said. Derrick Stafford was […]

News Analysis: Trump Talks Tough on Trade but Delays Real Action

While two new executives orders reflect America’s trade tensions with China, they don’t address the core issues. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >