Evan Mawarire is a Zimbabwean activist, and founder of the #ThisFlag Citizen's Movement and a senior pastor at His Generation Church. Imagine coming home and finding your entire house ransacked, your stolen
Taylor Swift has been busy. The singer who just released her seventh album, Lover, on August 23, has been promoting her work, playing Central Park, releasing videos, and leaving clues for her fans across
(HONG KONG) — Supporters of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement created human chains on both sides of the city’s harbor Friday, inspired by a historic protest 30 years ago in the Baltic states against control.
David Koch, the industrialist and libertarian who used his fortune to transform American politics while also donating more than $1 billion to philanthropic causes, has died. He was 79. Koch, whose net
Another person is in trouble with police for opening and licking a carton of Blue Bell ice cream at a Texas Walmart. D’Adrien Anderson, 24, was arrested and held on $1,000 bond––charged with criminal police
Venkataraman is the Director of Global Policy Initiatives at the Broad Institute and a former Senior Advisor for Climate Change Innovation in the Obama White House. A friend once caught the fever of counting
“I am reduced to a thing that wants Virginia…It is incredible how essential to me you have become,” wrote Vita Sackville-West to the novelist Virginia Woolf in 1926. A popular writer herself, Sackville-West
No one enjoys being late to anything, be it a meeting, date, or your friend’s first improv performance. That’s where the humble calendar comes into play. Like all calendars, Google Calendar is, ostensibly,
(MOSCOW) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released on Friday after spending a month in jail for calling for an unsanctioned protest. Navalny, along with several opposition activists, has
Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make his debut on the international stage this weekend, at the G7 summit of world leaders in Biarritz, France. There, Johnson will have his first chance
Bricks of cocaine were found stashed in boxes of banana shipments at three grocery stores in Washington state on Sunday, CNN reports. The drugs totaled more than $1 million and were packed with ordinary
(WASHINGTON) — Facing bipartisan opposition, President Donald Trump has scrapped an effort to cut some $4 billion in foreign aid that lawmakers had already approved. A senior administration official and
(HONOLULU) — Seven people were taken to the hospital Thursday after smoke filled the cabin of a Hawaiian Airlines flight from California to Hawaii. Hawaiian Airlines says 184 passengers and seven crew
(SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. The video removals
U.S. Border Patrol agents are searching for a 3-year-old boy who went missing after attempting to cross the Rio Grande River with his mother, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a Thursday statement.
Divers Visited the Titanic's Wreck for the First Time in over a Decade. Here's Why They Were Shocked by the Ship's Condition
New footage detailing the condition of the Titanic has scientists speculating that the shipwreck will have disintegrated entirely within the next 30 years. An expedition team led by Caladan Oceanic CEO
(NEW YORK) — Thirty-eight former students of an Orthodox Jewish school in New York City operated by Yeshiva University sued Thursday over claims they were molested by two prominent rabbis in the 1960s,
Less than a day after actor Liam Hemsworth filed for divorce from wife, singer Miley Cyrus and less than week after the two separated, Cyrus is pushing back on gossip from people speculating about infidelity.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Lightning struck across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and neighboring Slovakia on Thursday, killing five people and injuring over 100 others in an area popular with hikers
Kate McQuade teaches at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, and is the author of the short-story collection Tell Me Who We Were. Every September, as summer ends and the first day of school approaches,
(PARADISE, Calif.) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal and calls for the United States to move to renewable