Who Made the Spyware Used to Hack Jeff Bezos’ Phone?

Experts are debating who helped Saudi Arabia hack the phone of the richest man on Earth.
Kevin Collier
15 hours ago

Listen to the Voice of an Ancient Egyptian Priest, Not Heard for 3,000 Years

Becky Ferreira
15 hours ago
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Trump Wants to Make It Harder For Pregnant Women to Travel to the U.S.

One expert says the move by the State Department is "mostly symbolic and another way to say the U.S. is closed."
Paul Blest
15 hours ago

China Has Canceled Beijing's Lunar New Year Celebrations to Try to Stop the New Coronavirus From Spreading

The extraordinary move was announced as the number of reported infections in China spiked to 631, with the death toll now at 17.
David Gilbert
15 hours ago

The Hague Just Ordered Myanmar to Protect Rohingya Muslims From Genocide

"Today’s decision sends a message to Myanmar’s senior officials: The world will not tolerate their atrocities."
David Gilbert
15 hours ago
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'Bath Salts' Feel Like a Drug From the Past—But They're Still Wreaking Havoc

In some parts of the world they conjure wild memories from the 2010s. In Russia, they're more popular than weed.
Sam Iravani
15 hours ago

'Parasite' Is Being Rereleased in Black and White

Without color, "the film felt more realistic and sharp as if I was being cut by a blade," said director Bong Joon Ho.
Bettina Makalintal
15 hours ago
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Scientists Think We’re Closer to the End of the World Than Ever

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the Doomsday Clock 100 seconds to midnight, the closest it’s ever been.
Matthew Gault
15 hours ago

Islamic Schools Can Rarely Prep Students to Get Into Mainstream Universities but One Initiative Is Changing That

While madrassas have played a pioneering role in educating young Muslims in India, their failure to evolve has led to ‘bridge courses’ popping up to get these kids into college.
Hanan Zaffar
16 hours ago
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UN Declares That Climate Change Refugees Can’t Be Sent Back to Their Home Countries

Considering tens of millions of people in poorer countries could be displaced by climate change in just a few decades, this is a landmark decision.
Shamani Joshi
a day ago

Here’s Exactly How the New Coronavirus Affects Your Body

The mysterious and deadly new strain of coronavirus that originated in China has infected close to 500 people. It initially has flu-like symptoms but can also permanently damage the lungs in severe cases.
Lia Savillo
a day ago

The Psychologist Who Tortured Accused 9/11 Plotters for the CIA: ‘I Would Do It Again’

James Mitchell testified at Guantanamo Bay for the trial of five accused al-Qaeda members charged with helping to plan and finance the 9/11 attacks.
Jesse Hicks
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