We near the end of another eventful year. Wildfires raged across California, the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy toward immigrants led to family separations, relations between North and South Korea eased a bit, a horrific school shooting in Florida touched off a nationwide gun-control protest and debate, France won the World Cup in Moscow, Britain’s Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle, the U.S. held a historic midterm election, and so much more. Here, we present the Top 25 News Photos of 2018. Be sure to come back soon for a more comprehensive series, beginning tomorrow—2018: The Year in Photos, Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.
The Bohemian Rhapsody director Bryan Singer has been trailed by accusations of sexual misconduct for 20 years. Here, his alleged victims tell their stories.
It expands by 10,000 times in a fraction of a second, it’s 100,000 times softer than Jell-O, and it fends off sharks and Priuses alike.
And the damage to their credibility will be lasting.
Welcome to the abyss of the “reverse supply chain,” where hope springs eternal.
Next time there’s a viral story, I’ll wait for more facts to emerge.
The evolving coverage of a confrontation on the National Mall offers a case study in how media outlets zigzag wildly in their efforts to please their readers.
News about extraterrestrial life sounds better coming from an expert at a high-prestige institution.
With “7 Rings,” the singer wears a culture as a costume.
It’s been more than 30 years since states started trying to achieve “potty parity,” but many queues are still unequal.
A controversial video of Catholic students clashing with American Indians appeared to tell a simple truth. A second video called that story into question. But neither shows what truly happened.