• Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during the opening ceremony of the 30th ASEAN Summit in Manila
    May 1, 2017  

    In a “very friendly” phone call, President Trump extended a surprise White House invitation to Filipino President Duterte, prompting outcry from human rights advocates. Thousands of people have been killed under Duterte in an anti-drug crackdown. Former State Department official David Kramer joins William Brangham to discuss Mr. Trump’s relationships with authoritarian leaders. Continue reading

  • January 5, 2012   BY  

    Researchers have found they can activate the development of supersized “supersoldier” ants. The study is published in the journal Science on Thursday. Here are some photos of pheidole ants, captured by biologist and photographer Alexander Wild, who studies the evolutionary history of insects. Continue reading