COINBASE COULD LEAD A CRYPTO CHARGE INTO PUBLIC MARKETS

Coinbase's successful debut may inspire others to pursue stock listings.

STEPHEN COLBERT APPLAUDS BIDEN'S ‘ENDGAME' FOR AFGHANISTAN'S ‘INFINITY WAR'

Colbert pointed out that the conflict “has been going on so long, the first ‘Iron Man' movie opens with Tony Stark in Afghanistan.”

 
 
 

HOW JEFF VANDERMEER PREVENTS WRITER'S BLOCK

“I get superstitious. I once had a book sent to me that was disrupting my ability to write a novel because of a superficial similarity...

A CEMETERY'S BIG SECRET: LOTS OF WEIRD MUSHROOMS

Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn is a treasure trove for amateur fungi hunters. Just don't pick any.

 
 
 

RED CARPET OR NOT, FILM FESTIVALS ROLL ON

Fresh leadership and veteran instincts helped keep film festivals running during the pandemic. The leaders of the major festivals speak...

HOW THE LARGEST ANIMALS THAT COULD EVER FLY SUPPORTED GIRAFFE-LIKE NECKS

These pterosaurs had wingspans as long as 33 feet, and scans of fossilized remains reveal a surprise in their anatomy.

 
 
 

WHAT THE CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS MEAN FOR TESTING

Most tests should be able to detect the variants of concern, but test developers and health officials must remain vigilant, scientists...

JOBLESS REPORT TO SHOW WHETHER CLAIMS ARE STILL RISING: LIVE UPDATES

 
 
 

KAREN OLIVO WON'T RETURN TO ‘MOULIN ROUGE!'

Citing recent reports of abusive behavior, including by the powerful producer Scott Rudin, the actress said advocacy mattered more...

‘IT'S A ROLLER-COASTER RIDE': GLOBAL CHIP SHORTAGE IS MAKING INDUSTRIES SWEAT

The internet-connected world is completely dependent on the production of semiconductors. That's become a problem now that supplies...

 
 
 

RAW SEWAGE FLOODED THEIR HOMES. THEY'RE STILL WAITING FOR HELP

New York City accepted responsibility for a collapsed pipe that flooded 127 homes in Queens in 2019, but it has been slow to pay homeowners.

THE BRIEF, BRILLIANT AND RADICAL LIFE OF LORRAINE HANSBERRY

Soyica Diggs Colbert's “Radical Vision” situates the playwright of “A Raisin in the Sun” as a writer who offered “a road map to negotiate...

 
 
 

BIRDS BY THE BILLIONS: A GUIDE TO SPRING'S AVIAN PARADE

For birders across the United States, it's a rite of spring: heading out to woodlands and waterways to track down a favorite warbler,...

MOVIES SURVIVED 2020. THE OSCARS DIVERSIFIED. THERE'S MORE TO DO

At the pandemic Oscars, anything could happen. Here are the lessons from the nominations: The good, the bad and what needs fixing.

 
 
 

THE JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINE PAUSE EXPLAINED

Scores of appointments were canceled after the U.S. called for a halt on the use of the Johnson & Johnson shot. Here's the story behind...

HOW NEW MEXICO BECAME THE STATE WITH THE HIGHEST RATE OF FULL VACCINATIONS

New Mexico, which has one of the highest poverty rates in the U.S., is a vaccination pacesetter thanks to decisive political decisions,...

 
 
 

HOT HATCHBACKS: PARTY IN THE FRONT, BUSINESS IN THE BACK

The “hot hatch” concept - sporty but practical, with plenty of horsepower - is being swallowed by S.U.V.s.

JAGUAR'S DYNAMIC DUO, THE E-TYPE COUPE AND CONVERTIBLE, GETS ONE LAST PARADE

To celebrate 60 years of the E-Type, the British automaker is selling six pairs and will drive them from Coventry to Geneva, as a tribute...

 
 
 

THE LAW IS RIGGED AGAINST YOU IF YOU WANT TO UNIONIZE

Our system of labor law and regulations has too strongly tilted the playing field in favor of companies.

I'M PARALYZED, BUT I CAN FINALLY FEEL THE JOY OF SWIMMING

At first, being in water made me feel defeated. Now it's transformed me.

 
 
 



BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

Dozens of Black Lives Matter protesters rallied outside the South Carolina home of a soldier charged with assaulting a black man in a now-viral video. Videos showed a large... Read more ...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo Games is still an option amid pandemic fears

Toshihiro Nikai, the secretary-general of Japan's ruling party, has said that cancelling the upcoming Tokyo Olympics “remains an option” if the coronavirus pandemic spreads... Read more ...

Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal

Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal

KABUL, Afghanistan - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday to sell Afghan leaders and a wary public on President Joe... Read more ...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored after Coinbase listing

Summary List Placement Bitcoin edged up in volatile trade on Thursday after having fallen by as much as 3.9% from record highs reached the previous day following the public... Read more ...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to their security amid deadly anti-French protests

The French embassy in Pakistan has told its citizens to temporarily leave the country amid increasing anti-French sentiment and action by a now-banned radical Islamist group... Read more ...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on its trading debut

Summary List Placement Three Ark Invest funds bought Coinbase shares worth $250 million on their first day of trading. Coinbase closed at $328.28 per share, showing a 31% gain... Read more ...

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

MIT scientists translated spider webs into music. It could help us talk to them

MIT scientists translated spider webs into music. It could help us talk to them

Scientists have found a way to turn spider webs into music - and it sounds every bit as eerie as you'd imagine. Read more ...

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

In response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, and believed to have been aimed at stealing government information, the Biden administration is... Read more ...

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be... Read more ...