Known as ATLAS, the software mines various federal databases for derogatory information. It runs autonomously on Amazon servers.
The former capital of Hitler's Third Reich was divided after World War II. But the people of Berlin were still able to move around freely in the city. That is, until August 13, 1961.
Kevin Kelly is the founder of Wired Magazine and author of several books, among them The Inevitable. For Warp News he presents his case for optimism.
We live in an age that has lost its optimism. Polls show that people think the world is getting worse, not better. Children fear dying from environmental catastrophe before they reach old age....
A man is presumed murdered. In this town of 12, everyone is a possible suspect.
Spending $200 on French fries or €5,000 on a burger seems utterly improbable. But consumers across the world are increasingly willing to shell out for over-the-top dishes.
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Believe it or not, quite a few people have shipped themselves through the mail.
As another hurricane bears down on Louisiana, the town of Lake Charles—hit twice last year—faces the painful questions of climate change: How can we adapt, and who is going to pay?
Since the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan after taking the capital of Kabul on August 15, 2021, the FRANCE Observers team has been following the event through images posted on social media. As w…
A Japanese Paralympian is out of the Games after being hit by a self-driving vehicle inside the Athletes' Village.
The Taliban pledged press freedom and "no threats" against journalists in Afghanistan. But intimidation and violence at the hands of their fighters illustrate the group's haste in breaking its...
The Islamic State group says it carried out Thursday's Kabul airport bombing, killing up to 170 people.
“I do think we should be proud to put our flag back up,” O’Toole told reporters on Thursday, even as thousands more unmarked graves are expected at residential school sites.
This isn’t the first time that the United States has had to reconsider its relationship with a resurgent Taliban—or a chaotic and uncertain Afghanistan.
The person you’re trying to fool with that phony card is likely just an overtired bartender or HR administrator newly deputized into our chaotic public health infrastructure.
Sirhan, 77, convicted of killing Democratic presidential hopeful in in 1968, wins bid for parole at 16th attempt but governor could yet block release
An unclassified report released Friday provided an overview of the intelligence community's assessment of the origins of COVID-19.
Every photo and every data point is a link to the old way of life in Afghanistan – and a reason for Taliban retribution
An attack on the Kabul airport has left scores dead and many more injured. Two terrorism scholars explain who the group thought responsible is, and how big of a threat is it.
Everything we know about the strange symptoms plaguing U.S. personnel abroad and the new CIA task force expanding efforts to identify the cause.
Lawmakers say kicking a ball over the hedge to look around is not allowed, neither is taking anything you fancy
We’re not even at a breaking point anymore. We’re broken.
The Taliban has vowed to crack down on the drug trade but if the economy fails, a crisis could unfold, experts say.
Copenhagen has been named the world's safest city in a new study from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
How American meddling shaped life in Afghanistan.
If you’re confused about what you can do right now, you should be.
In early July, I met with a leading Taliban military commander. I asked when his fighters would arrive in Kabul. His answer: "They are already there." How the Afghanistan mission failed and what...
If it wasn’t time to listen before (it was) it is time to listen now (yes it is)
A virus that flourishes in fish farms is now threatening wild populations. With hundreds of millions of dollars at stake, are business interests leading to government inaction?
A surge involving the rapidly-transmitting Delta variant in heavily vaccinated countries has led to much hand-wringing that the vaccines are not effective against Delta, or vaccine efficacy wanes...
Iraq War veteran Mike Prysner on what the military-industrial complex gained by staying in Afghanistan so long, what’s next for US empire, and why antiwar sentiment is rising among active-duty...
Name discrimination is alive and well in 2021 – and I can’t help but wonder what impact it’s had on my life
The COVID-19 pandemic, like other catastrophes before it, got some of us hooked on phobic energy and terror. Why?