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NASA Urge Spectators to Stay Away From First U.S. Astronaut Launch in 9 Years Because of Coronavirus

(ORLANDO, Fla.) In ordinary times, the beaches and roads along Florida‘s Space Coast would be packed with hundreds of thousands of spectators, eager to witness the first astronaut launch from Florida in nine years. In the age of coronavirus, local officials and NASA are split on whether that‘s a good idea. NASA and SpaceX

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Beijing Says Imposing a National Security Law in Hong Kong Is Necessary. Democracy Activists Call It ‘the Saddest Day‘ in City History

Calls for flash mobs appeared on social media channels, an indication that mass protests could soon reemerge

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‘Acts of Kindness Are Really Contagious.‘ Historian Rutger Bregman Argues for a New Way of Thinking About Humanity

The world found out about Rutger Bregman in 2019 when, on a panel organized by TIME at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the Dutch historian lambasted businesspeople in the audience for trying to fix the world economy without talking about taxation. It feels like I‘m at a firefighters‘ conference and no one is

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‘The Taste of Bordeaux Is Going to Change.‘ Under Threat From Climate Change and Coronavirus, French Winemakers Try Experimenting

In the hills outside of Bordeaux, where lines of vineyards create geometric patterns across the landscape, winemakers have been carefully growing and harvesting a dark blue grape variety for centuries. Merlot, with its soft, velvety plum flavor, is one of the world‘s most popular red wines. But Merlot as we know it is on the

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China Is Pushing Through a Controversial National Security Law for Hong Kong. Here‘s What to Know

Chinese authorities announced on Thursday plans to bypass Hong Kong‘s legislature to enact a national security law that pro-democracy campaigners say is aimed at cracking down on dissent in the city

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BTS‘s Suga Reflects on His New Solo Mixtape as Agust D on D-2

‘D2‘ is Agust D‘s second solo mixtape

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San Francisco Allows Homeless Tent Encampments, Will Provide Water and Trash Service

About 80 tents are now neatly spaced out on a wide street near San Francisco City Hall as part of a ‘safe sleeping village"

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Jamal Khashoggi‘s Sons Forgive Saudis Convicted in His Murder Sparing 5 From Execution

The announcement was largely expected because the trial in Saudi Arabia left the door open for reprieve

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‘This Is a Price We Must Pay.‘ China Ditches a 2020 Growth Target in a Worrying Sign for the Global Economy

Instead of growth, keeping people in jobs now appears the focus of China‘s macroeconomic policy

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Joe Biden Dodges Question About Whether Klobuchar Will Be His Running-Mate

Biden has said he will choose a woman to be his vice president

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Biden Campaign Limits Press Access During Wall Street Fundraiser

It was the first time reporters were unable to join the video portion of a virtual fundraiser or hear the presumptive Democratic nominee answer questions

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Former Green Beret Arrested in U.S. on Charges He Helped Carlos Ghosn Flee Custody in Japan

Michael Taylor, 59, was taken into custody Wednesday by U.S. Marshals

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Michigan Flood Raises Fears of Pollution at Toxic Waste Site

(TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.) It took seven years to settle on a plan for cleansing two rivers and floodplains polluted with dioxins from a Dow Chemical Co. plant in central Michigan. The work itself has lasted nearly twice as long, with plenty still to do. Now, scientists and activists fear some of the progress may

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FBI Says Shooting at Texas Naval Air Station Was ‘Terrorism-Related‘

The Thursday morning shooting wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead

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Trump Goes Without Mask For Public Tour of Michigan Factory, Says He ‘Didn‘t Want to Give the Press the Pleasure‘ of Seeing Him Wearing One

The Ford Motor Company had said it had told President Trump that he would need a mask

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Authorities Arrest Man Who Filmed Ahmaud Arbery Shooting and Also Charge Him With Murder

William ‘Roddie‘ Bryan was arrested and charged Thursday, two weeks after Gregory McMichael and his son, Travis McMichael

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Las Vegas Sees a Surge of ‘Old School Elopements‘ as Coronavirus Alters Wedding Plans for Many

(LAS VEGAS) The bride wore a white beaded dress and a white cloth face mask that said Mrs. in curly black letters. Her new husband, dressed in black, wore one that said Mr. Vaughan Chambers and Alicia Funk put the face coverings on shortly after they exchanged vows and kissed in front of a

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What to Know About the Justice League Snyder Cut-and Why Some People Are Upset About Its Release

HBO Max announced that original director Zack Snyder‘s unfinished cut will be released on its new streaming platform

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Forecasters Predict Intense Atlantic Hurricane Season as Experts Urge People to ‘Adjust Your Emergency Plan Now‘

"Social distancing and other CDC guidance to keep you safe from COVID-19 may impact the disaster preparedness plan you had in place"

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After Criticism, Australia Lifts Pandemic Travel Restrictions to Allow New Zealand Woman and Her Dying Sister‘s Reunion

Australia had previously rejected Christine Archer‘s request for permission to fly from New Zealand four times

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‘I Didn‘t Enter the Government to Serve a Master.‘ Brazil‘s Star Justice Minister on His Resignation and Clash With President Bolsonaro

‘I didn‘t enter the government to serve a master. I entered it to serve the country, the law.‘

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Trump Tours Michigan Factory Without Mask, Says He ‘Didn‘t Want to Give the Press the Pleasure‘ of Seeing Him Wearing One

The Ford Motor Company had said it had told President Trump that he would need a mask

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South Carolina Woman Charged With Battery After Assaulting 11-Year-Old Black Girl She Claimed Had Stolen Mail

The child‘s lawyer describes the incident as ‘racially motivated‘

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The Coronavirus Pandemic Revealed How Domestic and Migrant Workers Are ‘Invisible‘ in the U.S. Economy

Ai-Jen Poo and Mnica Ramrez, activists fighting for domestic workers and migrant women, say they lack fundamental protections during the coronavirus pandemic.

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