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Pro-Russian Incumbent Wins First Round In Czech Presidential Election

Czech President Milos Zeman has spoken in support of Vladimir Putin and was an early supporter of Donald Trump. Pro-European challenger Jiri Drahos will face him in a runoff election later this month.

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DACA Recipients Can Apply For Renewal, Government Says

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said it will once again accept DACA renewal requests in response to a court order from a California judge this past week.

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'This Is Not A Drill': A False Ballistic Missile Alert Shakes Hawaii

An "inadvertent" notification falsely alerted residents to "seek immediate shelter."

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Illinois Judge Allows 11-Year-Old Girl To Use Medical Marijuana At School

Medical marijuana is legal in 29 states, but only a handful have allowed students to use their legal prescriptions in school.

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No Twang of Conscience Whatever

On Edgar Ray Killen.

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California Mudslides Death Toll Rises To 18, Residents Told To Evacuate

Victims' ages range from 3 to 89 years. On Saturday, as the search continued for victims, emergency crews in Montecito, Calif. turned off gas and power to further clear mud and debris.

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Lessons from the Election of 1968

Protests, populism, and progressivism all clashed in a battle royal. But what really drives election results?

Louis Menand | New Yorker | Jan 2018
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'I Got It Wrong,' U.S. Ambassador Says About Muslim 'No-Go Zones' In The Netherlands

After initially expressing "regrets and my apology," he told a Dutch newspaper that comments he made in 2015 about Muslims burning politicians in the Netherlands were "just wrong."

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The Encyclopedia of the Missing

She keeps watch over one of the largest databases of missing persons in the country. For Meaghan Good, the disappeared are still out here, you just have to know where to look.

Jeremy Lybarger | Longreads | Jan 2018
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GM Says Car With No Steering Wheel Or Pedals Ready For Streets In 2019

The car company said Friday that it has filed a petition with the Department of Transportation to deploy its fourth-generation Cruise AV. GM says the vehicle has no manual controls.

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Scientists Say A Fluctuating Jet Stream May Be Causing Extreme Weather Events

A new study says unusual patterns of the polar jet stream circling the Northern Hemisphere may have led to dramatic weather in Europe and North America.

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U.S. Ambassador To Panama Resigns, Saying He Can't Serve Trump

John Feeley's resignation is not a response to President Trump's reportedly vulgar remarks on African countries. Feeley, a career diplomat, had already informed U.S officials before the comments.

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Edgar Ray Killen Dies; Klansman Behind Civil Rights Workers' Murders In 1964

Edgar Ray Killen, the former Klansman responsible for the infamous murder of three Freedom Summer workers in 1964, has died in a Mississippi prison. Their story inspired the film Mississippi Burning.

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Thomas Fire, California's Largest On Record, Is Now 100 Percent Contained

Since last month, the deadly blaze has swept through about 280,000 acres, priming the land for massive and deadly mudslides. Still, Friday's announcement marks a hard-fought win for firefighters.

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“I Thought We Were Going to Die.”

The story of a Puerto Rican family trying to get settled in Chicago after Hurricane Maria.

Martha Bayne | Belt | Dec 2017
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Liver-Branding Surgeon Fined More Than $13,000, Ordered To Do Community Service

Simon Bramhall, who used a medical device to etch his initials onto at least two livers during transplant surgeries, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault.

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VIDEO: Take A Trip Through The Orion Nebula, A Baby Star Nursery

The constellation Orion is home to a busy, glowing nebula. Data from telescopes has been used to create a three-minute, three-dimensional tour around its colorful caverns and bright star clusters.

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'Racist' And 'Shameful': How Other Countries Are Responding To Trump's Slur

The African Union was "frankly alarmed" by President Trump's comments. Haiti said they were "misguided," while the U.N. called them "racist." And across the world, officials are asking for clarity.

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Chicago Teens Receive 5 Years Of Probation For Sexual Assault That Was Livestreamed

In March 2017, a 15-year-old girl was assaulted by five or six boys and men as dozens of people watched on Facebook Live. Two 15-year-old boys have now been sentenced to five years of probation.

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I Made the Pizza Cinnamon Rolls from Mario Batali's Sexual Misconduct Apology Letter

A baker follows a recipe.

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