The detective and his chronicler Dr. Watson seem very real in “The Devil’s Due,” the third in Bonnie MacBird’s ongoing series of Sherlockian mysteries, following hard upon “Art in the Blood” and “Unquiet
Ham’s best friend: The beagle brigade is the last line of defense against African swine fever in U.S.
Phillip’s partner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection K-9 officer Valerie Woo, moves in, makes the collar. From that shoulder bag comes a ham sandwich secured in plastic wrap that Woo says was a snack
Footage captures swine that just won’t take no for answer during report on storms Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it … and in the incongruous setting of a stormy Greece it now seems even
Faint signals from water vapor power our super-accurate forecasts—and if we’re not careful, scientists warn, 5G could drown some of them out. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy came barreling down on the East Coast.
There are so many parts of the Thanksgiving meal that you can make a case for or against every single one of them. The case against bread: There are already so many carbs on the table, and when you’re
Japanese artist’s story of Xinjiang woman’s experience highlights plight of Muslim minority in China A manga depicting the plight of an Uighur woman who was detained and tortured in China has clocked millions
Rebecca achieved national prominence when the first family tried to domesticate her, but with her capers — all avidly chronicled by the media — she showed how we have never really known quite what to of
Such recitals, however, miss the most elemental plank of Trump’s years in power: lying. Falsehoods — usually intentional, occasionally accidental — undergird the formulation, promotion and defense of presidential
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a nonprofit based in Washington, has published the second tranche of secret Chinese documents to surface in recent weeks, the result of work more
After Michael Bloomberg confirmed his run for president on Sunday, the news service that bears his name said it would not “investigate” the billionaire or any of his Democratic rivals. A former editor
Rock and pop artists tend to tread very carefully around the issue of classical music. Paul McCartney waited for 30 years of his career to pass – by which time he was thoroughly established as one half
That’s inconvenient, because we’re used to polling telling a story. A president does something and the polls do something in response and blammo, we’ve got a narrative. But Trump’s presidency hasn’t really
Musk muttered an expletive and offered a joke before finishing his presentation in front of the broken windows. In tweets over the weekend, Musk explained what went wrong and offered other insight about
The Cod’s Scallops, which offers more than 20 species of fish daily, wins top prize A Nottingham chippy has been crowned the best in the UK, beating nine other finalists in the industry’s biggest annual
The videos, and Aziz’s suspension, have quickly touched off a public debate about one of the world’s fastest-growing social apps, including over its approach to political issues and its support of free
It's long been known that eating fish — especially cold-water fish such as salmon that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids — is good for heart health. But, for the millions of Americans who are at high risk
(This story has been updated with a statement from the European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts) A long-awaited international deal governing how the world’s technology companies should roll 5G
Read Sacha Baron Cohen's scathing attack on Facebook in full: 'greatest propaganda machine in history'
In a speech last night at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen attacked Facebook and other social media platforms for enabling the proliferation of hate speech and
So when he saw the state trooper ease onto the road behind him as he was driving down U.S. 223 near Adrian, Mich., on Oct. 27, Braithwaite thought he knew what was coming. “We chatted. ... He checked headlights,
President’s poetic words set to music in the style of the Ramones, the Smiths and more Donald Trump treated reporters on Tuesday to what appeared to be a spoken-word poem about his feelings on allegations
A church in Mexico has revealed a huge statue of baby Jesus that bears an uncanny resemblance to the British singer Phil Collins. The sculpture stands at 6.7 metres tall and weighs 900kg, a potential world
“They’re naive, they have a lot to learn and they make mistakes,” Moss said. This is particularly true for males, she explained: They raid crops. They get speared. They die. “It’s just like young human
Slide guitar maestro Sonny Landreth's latest album, Recorded Live in Lafayette, was nominated for a Grammy and just recently made his fifth appearance at Eric Clapton's Crossroads festival, a place where
When we hear a sentence, or a line of poetry, our brains automatically transform the stream of sound into a sequence of syllables. But scientists haven't been sure exactly how the brain does this. Now,
“You heard the news that Trump was accused of breaking into the DNC’s office and stealing sensitive documents,” the producer said. “Do you think that should be an impeachable offense?” Except, of course,
Sondland’s testimony probably accelerates the moves by House Democrats to impeach the president and send the issue to the Senate for adjudication, though at this point the odds of conviction remain long,
Fifty years ago, astronaut Pete Conrad stepped out of the lunar module onto the surface of the moon. His first words were: "Whoopie! Man, that may have been a small one for Neil, but that's a long one
Function: Tearing an interdimensional hole through the very fabric of reality. That doesn’t sound like fun. It isn’t fun. It isn’t fun at all. It goes against everything that is true.. Don’t be dramatic!
The movement to encourage women to sit like a man — or S.L.A.M. as Bergin calls it — started with an ache in the doctor’s own hips. Around 2010, Bergin, who is now 65, started experiencing symptoms of