• Fri. Jan 22nd, 2021

Preserving Brutal Histories, One Garment at a Time

Large boxes of history regularly arrive at Julia Brennan’s doorstep in Washington. A delivery might contain the greatcoat Abraham Lincoln wore on the night of his assassination or a rhinestone-studded…

How to complete protein requirement without poultry

According to WHO and the latest guidelines issued by the FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India), avian influenza doesn’t spread to humans via poultry eggs and meat, meaning…

Filing Suit for ‘Wrongful Life’

In an interview four years ago, Mr. Pope noted that nobody at that point had received compensation from any “wrongful life” suit. Since then, several plaintiffs have received hefty payments,…

Hank Aaron, Home Run King Who Defied Racism, Dies at 86

While a teenager, he played alongside men many years his senior as a shortstop for the semipro Mobile Black Bears. (Mobile over the years was a breeding ground for top…

What California’s Dry Winter Weather Can Tell Us

Good morning. This week, over a quarter of a million people were without power as powerful Santa Ana winds roared through parts of Central and Southern California. The winds were…

Covid-19 Kept Tourists Away. Why Did These Seabirds Miss Them?

When tourists come to Stora Karlso, a limestone-ledged nature reserve off the coast of Sweden, they keep a respectful distance from the many seabirds that call the island home. Like…

The Coronavirus Kills Mink. They May Get a Vaccine.

At least two American companies, as well as Russian researchers, are working on coronavirus vaccines for mink. The animals have grown sick and died in large numbers from the virus,…

Dave Chappelle tests positive for the virus.

The comedian Dave Chappelle has tested positive for the coronavirus and has canceled several upcoming shows at the Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, Texas, a spokeswoman told The Associated…

A glimmer of hope in the U.K.: Nearly 5 million have received vaccine shots.

For weeks, Britain has reported eye-watering coronavirus death numbers, hospitals have continued to fill up, and fears are high that it will take months to control the spread of a…

Director of Amazon’s ‘Tandav’ Cuts Scenes After Pressure From India’s Hindu Nationalists

ARPORA, India — The director of a big-budget Amazon web series has bowed to pressure from Hindu nationalists and cut several scenes that they had deemed offensive, demonstrating the sway…