Great Barrier Grief

Nadine Marshall is trained as an ecologist, and she’s an expert on the Great Barrier Reef. But recently, her work has picked up an unexpected new element: crisis counseling. “People tell me...

McConnell likens himself to Obama: ‘We both are the descendants of slave owners’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Tuesday confirmed that he is a descendant of slave owners and reiterated that he still opposes government reparations for descendants of American slaves.   At a...

The Indian Ocean’s Great Disappearing Garbage Patch

Garbage patches in the ocean are sobering reminders of humanity’s collective plastic pollution problem. Measuring up to thousands of kilometers across, the patches have been confirmed to exist in the Pacific...

Close the Camps: Plattsburgh protest calls for end of migrant detention facilities

Michelle Tolosky held an American flag in one hand and a red and white megaphone in the other. She stood in front the government center in downtown Plattsburgh. “We are here today...

How Enough Floating Plastic Could Change the Sea

Some damage caused by plastic waste is dramatic and well known: every year, plastic is an accomplice in the deaths of millions of marine birds, mammals, turtles, and fish. But as new...

The Hidden Light Show Below

As I descend into dark waters, my blue flashlights reveal a spectacular display of fluorescent colors shining out from some of the corals and marine creatures below. Normally hard to detect...

Border Agents Caught Posting Racist, Sexist Messages About Migrants & AOC in Secret Facebook...

Customs and Border Protection has opened an investigation into the posting of racist and xenophobic messages by current and former Border Patrol agents on a private Facebook group. More than 9,500...

Real Story Behind Cypress Hill Smoking Weed On ‘SNL’

In 1993 the California hip-hop group Cypress Hill had 2 platinum albums under their belt. The group had insane hits with “Insane in the Brain” and “Hits From the Bong” circling...

100’s shut down San Francisco streets to protest migrant camps

Several hundred people shut down a busy intersection Tuesday in San Francisco, calling on the Trump administration to close detention facilities along the southern border where hundreds of children are being...

Why Prince Harry Didn’t Go To University Like His Brother

We’ve heard so much over the years about Kate and William’s relationship at university ⁠— how they met, dated, broke up, dated again, broke up a second time, got back together...