The former first lady was notably eager to learn about people she didn’t understand—and recognize she might have been wrong about them.
Since Kilauea volcano began its most recent eruptive activity on Hawaii's Big Island three weeks ago, the situation has evolved and worsened.
Recent images from across southeast Alaska, a narrow strip of coastal islands and mountains that stretches more than 500 miles along the Pacific Ocean.
Throughout the 20th century, NASA made extensive use of wind tunnels to test and refine designs for airplanes, spacecraft, and many other vehicles and structures.
There is a new American aristocracy, and it's bigger than previously thought.
The ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano has opened as many as 20 new fissures on Hawaii's Big Island over the past two weeks.
In Miami, wild macaws are regularly captured for the pet trade—and under Florida law, it’s legal.
Through an annual bus ride, a short documentary reveals the emotional impact of mass incarceration on children.
As we wait to see how today’s eruptions in Hawaii will play out, take a moment to view some of Kilauea’s most striking photos from the Mauna Ulu eruption, which ended only 40 years ago.
On Tuesday of this coming week, May 8, the book that my wife, Deb, and I have been working on…
The recent eruptions from several volcanic vents in a residential neighborhood on Hawaii’s Big Island have prompted the evacuation of thousands of residents.
The online-streaming service of the National Rifle Association is part lifestyle channel, part gun-lobby orifice—and it wants to make you buy firearms.
I’ve been traveling recently, and was unable to compose a proper photo story for today, so I hope you’ll indulge me if I just share a few pictures I took in and around Seattle yesterday.
Two centuries after its design, the president's office is unworkable.
Americans don’t realize how fast the country is moving toward becoming a better version of itself.
As the Trumps prepare to host their first state dinner on Tuesday, a look back at state dinners held by past U.S. presidents, from Eisenhower to Obama.
I was very sorry to learn this week that Peter Claeys, whom you see in action above and in the…
America is on the path to legalization, but as pot becomes a big business, lawmakers aren't yet wrestling with how to regulate it effectively.
The state attorney general asked the legislature to change state law so that the president or his associates could be tried in New York even if pardoned under federal law.
Many poor, minority high-schoolers don’t apply to top institutions even though they could get in—a decision that can have lasting consequences.
In western Oklahoma, a region suffering through a harsh drought, several wildfires have recently broken out, including the Rhea Fire, a “megafire” which has burned more than 260,000 acres.