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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Mining claims will be prohibited for at least another 20 years on land in east-central Idaho and western Montana where Lewis and Clark crossed the Continental Divide in 1805, U.S. officials said Thursday. The U.S. Department of the Interior posted a public land order that takes effect Dec. 22 and extends […]

US President Joe Biden meets with China’s President Xi Jinping during a virtual summit from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, November 15, 2021. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images As the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP 27) in Egypt approaches, the countries of the world face a stark choice […]

WEED, Calif.—On Sept. 2, DeAndre Thomas noticed the gusting wind at 5:30 in the morning. The 39-year-old had just finished his overnight shift at the veneer mill where he is a third-generation employee; his grandfather moved from Mississippi to Weed to work there in the mid-1900s.  Just after noon he lay down for a nap […]

Even among the many seismic changes that the New York art world has experienced in the past seventy years or so, the legendary gallerist Linda Goode Bryant stands out. The founder of Just Above Midtown, or JAM, the historic gallery that played host to an incredible range of artists of color from 1974 to 1986, […]

WASHINGTON (AP) – The COVID-19 pandemic spared no state or region as it caused historic learning setbacks for America’s children, erasing decades of academic progress and widening racial disparities, according to results of a national test that provide the sharpest look yet at the scale of the crisis. Across the country, math scores saw their […]

Indian Space Research Organisations’ heaviest rocket LVM3-M2 on its maiden commercial mission on Sunday successfully placed 36 broadband communication satellites of a UK-based customer into the intended orbits, the space agency said, describing the mission as ‘historic’. Launch delayed due to the Ukraine war  OneWeb Ltd is the UK-based customer of NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL), […]

In a world awash with photographic images, the three main exhibitions in this year’s FotoFest Biennial (until 6 November) in Houston, Texas, prove that some pictures are still worth a thousand words or more. They can stop you in your tracks and make you rethink both the familiar and the foreign.

Not far from the new Martin Luther King Jr. station along Crenshaw Boulevard, dozens of new apartments are under construction, a sign of the change washing over the historically Black district as Metro readies to open its seventh major rail line Friday. The 8½-mile Crenshaw/LAX Line, known as the K Line, is being hailed by […]

CNN  —  The Supreme Court, a place bound by tradition and formality, will hold one of its most scripted rituals on Friday for a justice whose appointment broke the mold of history.

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