Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
Today, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom is best remembered for a singular phrase in a soaring, panoramic keynote speech given by the 34-year-old Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "I Have a Dream" became an instantly memorable line, so indelible that President John F. Kennedy, who met with King and other civil rights leaders that evening years ago, repeated the line back to the Atlanta-born preacher upon his arrival at the White House.
President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order aimed at protecting access to reproductive health services in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade and eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion.
Juneteenth 2022, which the nation officially celebrates Monday, is unfolding against extraordinary twin backdrops: the ongoing hearings of the House select committee on January 6 and the continuing legislative efforts to halt or disrupt the teaching of the very history that Juneteenth -- a day that marks the end of racial slavery in the United States -- commemorates.
The US Department of Energy is announcing a massive investment in direct air carbon removal projects, in hopes of kickstarting an industry that energy experts say is critical to getting the country's planet-warming emissions under control.
In a landmark first, scientists have grown plants in lunar soil using samples collected during the Apollo missions to the moon. This is the first time plants have been sprouted and grown on Earth in soil from another celestial body.
The historic confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first African American woman to serve as a US Supreme Court justice will come 55 years to the week after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s most important speech, "A Time to Break Silence," where he came out against the Vietnam War.
My first thought after witnessing the iconic movie star Will Smith walk on the stage and slap comic legend Chris Rock at the Oscars on Sunday night was that this was some kind of planned stunt -- the kind of "SNL"-inspired skit designed to juice up a show whose lag in cultural relevancy has been much discussed.
Similar to "the internet" or "cryptocurrency" in their infancy, the term "Web3" has entered the public discourse before being widely understood. However, Web3 might be the haziest and most vague of the bunch.