Charges against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, explained

Israel’s attorney general formally charged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery, fraud and breach of trust Thursday, the latest development in Netanyahu’s drawn-out indictment process as the country continues to grapple with an election...

NASA Soil Data Joins the Air Force

Getting stuck on a muddy road is a hassle for anyone, but for the U.S. Army it could be far more serious - a matter of life and death in some...

Mica Mined By Child Laborers in Madagascar Ends Up in US Products

A mineral used in electronics, automotive and even in cosmetics to add sparkle to makeup is being mined in Madagascar by an underground army of child laborers, NBC News reports. Mica is mined...

11 Times Mickey Mouse Was Banned

Despite being one of the world’s most recognizable and beloved characters, it hasn’t always been smooth sailing for Mickey Mouse, who was "born" on November 18, 1928. A number of countries—and...

Thousands of Disney+ accounts have been hacked: Here’s how to protect yours

Thousands of Disney+ customers have had their accounts stolen and sold to viewers in unsupported territories, a recent report revealed. So now would be a wise time to take a second to increase...

Justice for Rodney Reed: Millions Urge Texas to Halt Execution Amid New Evidence of...

The Supreme Court considers Friday whether to take up the case of Rodney Reed, an African-American death row prisoner in Texas who is scheduled to be executed in less than a...

Thailand Will Soon Allow Its Citizens To Grow Cannabis At Home To Sell To...

Thailand is ramping up medical marijuana legalization efforts that will soon allow all Thais to cultivate six cannabis plants in their homes and sell their home-grown harvest to the government, to...

Vote To Federally Legalize Marijuana Planned In Congress

A key congressional committee plans to hold a historic vote on a bill to end the federal prohibition of marijuana next week, two sources with knowledge of the soon-to-be-announced action said. AFP...

Drought-Stressed Forest Fueled Amazon Fires

NASA's ECOSTRESS sensor measured the stress levels of plants when it passed over the Peruvian Amazon rainforest on Aug. 7, 2019. The map reveals that the fires were concentrated in areas...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Environmental Justice, Shutting Down Pipelines, Capitalism & Billionaires

Six 2020 presidential candidates — Senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker, and Tom Steyer, Marianne Williamson, John Delaney and Joe Sestak — participated in the first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice...

Endangered destinations

Travelers with bucket lists tend to see the challenge as limited by their schedule, budget and life span. Increasingly, though, there’s a fourth dimension:...

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