How a dangerous stew of air pollution is choking the United States

    Fires and droughts in the western states are getting worse — and they’re combining with industrial sources to threaten air quality and people’s health.

    • Movies

    We’re Out of Movie Stars. Whose Fault Is That?

    There are fewer films now that allow an actor to grow a persona and a Tom Cruise level of stardom. It’s a crisis, and the movies know it.

    2022-12-05 — The Prepared

    George Cave on the limitations of job titles, how car-first thinking permeates language, and why company names can no longer “consist of or include computer code.”

    States of Matter — The Prepared

    An interview with material scientist Mark Miodownik.

    Life on Titan May Signal Early Life in the Universe

    Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, has a surface temperature of 94 degrees Kelvin above absolute zero, about a third of Earth’s. Titan is…

    Giant 'rogue wave' hits Antarctica-bound cruise ship, leaving one dead and four injured

    | USA TODAY Show Caption Hide Caption US Coast Guard rescues man after cruise ship fall A US Coast Guard helicopter rescued a man who was reported to have…