Toffler’s warnings about ‘information overload’ and the accelerating pace of change in modern society made his seminal 1970 book a best-seller in the U.S. and around the world.
Many people around the world rely on fish not just for protein but for critical micronutrients like iron and zinc. So declining fisheries pose major risks for global health, scientists warn.
Vashti Cunningham, 18, is on a roll. She set a world junior record and won the world indoor championship in March, while still in high school. She’s now turned pro and has her eyes set on Rio.
The governor has insisted that his personal and government accounts were searched by investigators, but new court documents indicate that a personal account he shared with his wife was never searched.
The investigators were able to successfully download information from the flight data recorder, and hope it will shed some light on the mysterious crash.
Psychologists have been arguing for decades over whether personality traits are real or a myth. More recent research shows that traits are real, a scientist says, and have a big effect on behavior.
Ahead of November, a number of important voting law cases are still up in the air nationwide. Here’s a breakdown of where some of the big cases stand.
A new survey finds that as the Obama presidency comes to a close, America is starkly divided on race.
How might a Brexit affect U.K. citizens in their everyday lives? Everything from mobile phone usage to Premier League football, pet travel and how much booze can be brought home duty-free may change.
A senior Turkish official identified the attackers’ nationalities, according to the Dogan News Agency. Police have carried out raids looking for suspects in the attack that killed more than 40 people.
Two suicide bombers struck a convoy of buses carrying recently-graduated Afghan police cadets, according to wire service reports. The Taliban has claimed responsibility.
The populist ex-mayor of London, a vocal proponent of the Brexit, was considered a top candidate to replace David Cameron as prime minister. Then one of Johnson’s allies announced his candidacy.
Demographics give Clinton an edge. But Trump says he can break the traditional mold. An NPR analysis — and new demographic tool — lets you create your own path to victory for either candidate.
Sal Khan, a pioneer of online tutorials with his successful Khan Academy, has established a private brick and mortar laboratory school in Silicon Valley. He plans to share its lessons with educators.
At trials in Omaha, Neb., Phelps earned a trip to his fifth Olympics. Katie Ledecky, Leah Smith, Townley Haas and Kelsi Worrell are some of the younger competitors who will be joining him in Rio.