Tech & Science
This European Burqa Ban Could Punish Wearing a Scarf in Summer—But Folk Dancers in Demon Masks Are Exempt
Austria's government will have to ban several face coverings to avoid accusations of discrimination on religious grounds—and that means the law needs a lot of caveats.
What Is A Dotard? Kim Jong-Un's Latest Trump Burn Explained
Kim Jong-Un has really stepped up the rhetoric by resurrecting an insult from the 14th century.
Prince Harry and Melania Trump Are About to Meet for the First Time
President Trump will also be attending the Invictus Games in Toronto.
Beelzebufo: Giant Frog That Could Have Eaten Dinosaurs Discovered In Madagascar
Called Beelzebufo, it may have had a bite akin to modern-day tigers and wolves.
As Fall Equinox Approaches, Was Stonehenge Used to Predict Astronomical Events?
There are rival theories about why the mysterious British neolithic site was built.
Catalonia's Independence Referendum Is Getting Messy. Here's What's Going On
The Spanish government has declined to rule out any options for preventing the vote from taking place.
Sexual Harassment: France Could Ban Catcalling in Crackdown on Macho Culture
France's gender equality minister has said on-the-spot fines could be an effective deterrent.
British Drone Pilots Battling ISIS Could Get Medals for First Time
"There is courage involved" in drone piloting, a retired British officer said.
Mexico City Earthquake: Children Dead After School Collapses
Mexico was hit by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday.
Paris Tourism: Eiffel Tower to Get Bulletproof Glass in Security Upgrade
The city is under heightened security in the wake of extremist violence that has left 200 dead.
Meet the Woman Making a Point About Race by Photographing Every Human Skin Tone
Angélica Dass, photographer and activist, talks about the absurdity of racism, Black Lives Matter, and what she'd say to Donald Trump.
San Andreas Fault: 3.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Los Angeles
There have been recent warnings about the status of the San Andreas Fault.
Free Speech: Republicans and Democrats Equally Likely to Back Violence Against Controversial Speakers
A survey warns that freedom of expression is "deeply imperiled" on U.S. campuses.
Rohingya Crisis: Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Speaks, Defies Calls for Quick Action
More than 400,000 members of the Rohingya minority have fled to Bangladesh amid a harsh crackdown by the country's military.
French Resistance: Emmanuel Macron Facing Days of Protests Over Labor Reforms
French presidents always find their power tested in the streets.
Is This Thing On? Donald Trump at U.N. Has to Check How His Mic Works
The first day in a new workplace is never easy.
Rare Celestial 'Occultation' Event Sees New Moon Blocking Out Three Planets and Bright Star
The moon won't obscure three planets again in this way until 2036.
What Happens At The U.N.? General Assembly 2017's Most Awkward Encounters
From an on-off bromance to a British government battle, there's plenty of potential for tension in the corridors of the United Nations.
Melania Trump Used as Role Model to Persuade Croatians to Learn English
The first lady speaks five languages.
White College Guard Sparks Manhunt for ‘Black Man in Hoodie,’ Admits He Shot Himself by Accident
"He tapped into people's racism," said a neighbor.
Meet the 'Porn Dogs' Working With Police to Sniff Out Pedophiles
Labradors are being trained to detect the whiff of hidden electronic components like flash cards and hard drives.
Cassini Grand Finale: Watch Live as NASA Spacecraft Plunges Into Saturn
"It's always sad when a mission comes to an end," the space agency said.
Ancient Greeks Honored Earthquakes: Sacred Temples Were Purposefully Built on Tectonic Zones
Scientists argue that there is a link between geological features formed by seismic activity and tales of people traveling to the underworld.
Prince George Is an Influencer Already: Young Royal Drives a Boom in French Lentils
French producers of a particular legume have been swift to exploit the brand value associated with his name.
Treasury Looking Into Steve Mnuchin's Plane Requests for Honeymoon and Day of Eclipse
Reports say officials have launched what will be the second round of questions into Mnuchin's use of public resources.