Europe’s digital-data regulations are having ripple effects around the world.
Privacy rules enacted in Europe are affecting companies – and their customers and users – all around the world.
The nation was bitterly divided over slavery in 1860, when this political cartoon was published.
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Lincoln's description of the Union as a house divided is well-remembered today. But many Americans fail to heed its lessons about equality and the moral foundations of popular government.
Unpopular authoritarian leaders like Nicolás Maduro depend on military backing to stay in power.
Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS
Venezuela has freed 79 political prisoners in recent months, to global plaudits. But the hard-line regime has also charged 100 military officials with conspiracy. Does President Maduro fear overthrow?
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain arrives for a news conference in Annapolis, Md.
Sen. John McCain, facing terminal cancer, will end his career with growing repudiation by his party and the public of positions, from national defense to bipartisanship, that he has long embodied.
In Season 3 of ‘Parts Unknown,’ Anthony Bourdain took viewers to Tanzania.
When covering Africa, Bourdain rejected the monolithic way media outlets have historically depicted the continent's diverse cultures and populations.
Psychedelic drugs have inspired great songs and works of art. But they may also have potential for treating disease like depression and PTSD by helping to regrow damaged regions of the brain.
You’re ready to blow your top – but how much is due to your internal hunger and how much to external annoyances?
Missing a meal can certainly push you toward a bad mood. But new research identifies in what kind of situations hunger is most likely to tip toward hanger.
Will and Grace are out of retirement – along with a host of other TV characters.
'Will & Grace,' 'The X-Files,' 'Fuller House,' 'Arrested Development' – the list goes on. If we're in the midst of a TV renaissance, why are networks and their viewers looking to the past?
Computer-generated dinosaurs walk the Earth.
Universal Pictures Studios
The first time computer-generated characters interacted with humans on a movie screen was 25 years ago, in 'Jurassic Park.' Since then, technology has improved, giving directors more choices.
Ford has doubled down on its best-selling pickup trucks.
AP Photo/Paul Sancya
For 30 years, it’s been the best-selling vehicle in the US.
One one thousand, two one thousand….
When you see a bolt of lightning, do you immediately start counting to see how far off a storm is? An atmospheric scientist parses the practice.
Lifeguards and volunteers run across an ash covered slope after the June 3 eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala.
Important points about volcanoes: location matters, explosiveness can be predicted to an extent, and fast-moving flows of volcanic materials (known as pyroclastic flows) are deadly.
Red fox under cover of darkness in London.
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It's becoming harder and harder for animals to find human-free spaces on the planet. New research suggests that to try to avoid people, mammals are shifting activity from the day to the nighttime.
BTS performs ‘Fake Love’ at the Billboard Music Awards on May 20, 2018.
K-pop has been hugely popular in Asia, but has never able to catch on in the U.S. – until BTS topped the Billboard 200.
If you’re convinced Nessie’s real, would science unconvince you?
AP Photo/Norm Goldstein
If you're committed to a belief, it's hard to let go. Psychology and philosophy provide different ways to think about how skeptics respond to counterevidence.