As hordes of Black Friday shoppers descend on stores in search of deals, many of them are armed with something that has retailers shaking in their boots: smartphones.
Protests have erupted across Egypt and the offices of President Mohammed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood party have been burned, in response to Morsi giving himself sweeping powers.
At this time 49 years ago, the nation was reeling from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas. There will be a memorial at his childhood home in Brookline, Mass.
Technically the images captured by multiple video cameras in Denver are UFOs – unidentified flying objects – because no one knows what they are. Experts have ruled out birds, bugs and drones.
Notre Dame, one of the most storied programs in college football history, is rebuilding its mystique. The Fighting Irish are on the cusp of their first national championship since 1988.
Imagine being an alien anthropologist stranded on Earth. That’s how the title character is described in “Colin Fischer.” The book could help readers better understand people on the autism spectrum.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
In the early 1980s, Nelson Mandela’s name was virtually unknown in the United States. In fact, it was Steve Biko, who first put the struggles of black South Africans into public consciousness in the U.S.9 Comments | more »
As the first anniversary of the Newtown school shooting approaches, we check in with former astronaut Mark Kelly, who lobbies for responsible gun ownership with his wife, former congresswoman Gabby Giffords.15 Comments | more »
Residents have decided not to hold a public commemoration to mark the first anniversary this coming Saturday of the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.3 Comments | more »