Justin Giuliano, Arielle Newton and Alisha Acquaye want you to rethink how America celebrates Black History Month. Continue reading
David Carr, the gravelly-voiced veteran of the New York Times media beat has died at 58. After collapsing at the newspaper’s office in Manhattan on Thursday night, he was rushed to St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, where he was declared dead. Earlier … Continue reading
“I thought I was going to have a heart attack when I saw the ticket and checked it,” she said.
SAN FRANCISCO — Responding to unprecedented data breaches and cyberattacks, President Barack Obama is trying to spark alliances between policymakers who want to regulate the online world and tech innovators who traditionally shun Beltway bureaucracies. Continue reading
New research published in the journal Science Advances finds that the American Southwest and Great Plains in the 21st century risk the worst drought conditions in more than 1,000 years. By 2050, the U.S. could surpass the “mega-drought” conditions of the 12th and 13th centuries, with severe droughts lasting multiple decades. Continue reading
More than two years after the fatal shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, a state commission released on Thursday a 256-page report detailing recommendations on how similar school tragedies might be prevented. Continue reading
More American high schoolers are graduating on time than ever before, according to federal data released today.