At the University of Texas at Austin, there are calls to take down a statue of the Confederate president on campus.
Search crews at the site of a massive explosion that destroyed a popular Kansas City, Mo., restaurant have found the remains of one person, the city’s mayor said.
Scientist Eric Lander, who was named today as one of the winners of the new Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, gives us a crash version of his Intro to Biology class.
Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s prime minister who resigned because of a sex scandal, is trying to make a political comeback. Italian voters will have their say on Sunday.
The legal definition of rape varies greatly across the U.S., but one case in N.Y. might be changing that. Warning: This piece contains descriptions of rape.
The city of Florence is marking the 500th anniversary of Niccolo Machiavelli’s political guidebook “The Prince.” A piece of history relating to Machiavelli’s arrest was just uncovered.
From Kurt Vile to Rez Abbasi.
From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.