Russia-Turkey tensions simmer after downing of Russian jet2.
Chicago prepares for more protests after release of police shooting video3.
U.S. airstrike on Doctors Without Borders hospital blamed on 'human error'4.
3 arrested over shooting of Minneapolis Black Lives Matter protesters5.
Report: 2015 is already the hottest year on record
America's foreign policy God complex
The U.S. is more powerful than any nation on Earth. That doesn't make it omnipotent.
Going to extremes
You have to go back to segregation to see racism this explicit in a presidential race
How the Thanksgiving turkey was named
For English speakers, the iconic bird got its name from the eponymous eastern European country
In defense of 'Benedict Arnold' CEOs
Corporate inversions are not nearly the evil that grandstanding politicians claim
Europe and Islam: A clash of failures?
France and Islam each hold out a universal promise to the world. Can they be reconciled?
Julien Baker's 6 favorite high-energy songs
"I tried to pick songs that hit really hard sonically as well as lyrically or evoke a particularly strong response."
7 overlooked Thanksgiving traditions
Here are some surprising "rituals" from the first major sociological study of Thanksgiving
The pomp and circumstance of chickens
An animal lover captures the surprising personalities of some fine-looking fowl
The very real threat of nuclear Armageddon
The Cold War might be over, but nuclear brinkmanship is still going strong
Fargo and the weapons we choose
As the FX drama continues to pile up bodies, how much longer can our heroes avoid resorting to violence?
10 things you didn't know about Albert Einstein
In honor of the 100-year anniversary of his discovery of the general theory of relativity