Matt Ford


The Explosions in New York and New Jersey: What We Know So Far

Authorities say Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, is the suspect in both blasts on Saturday.

Stephan Savoia/AP

A New Dictionary Down Under

Australia officially updates its lingo for the first time in nearly three decades.

Joe Penney / Reuters

The Baton Rouge Police Shooting: What We Know

Three officers are dead and three more are injured after a gunman opened fire Sunday morning.

David Goldman / AP

Orlando Nightclub Attack: What We Know

More details are emerging about the man who carried out Sunday’s shooting rampage that killed 49 people.

Jonathan Drake / Reuters

Feds Put Schools on Notice to Respect Transgender Rights

In a letter sent Friday, federal officials warn local districts not to discriminate against students using restrooms.

Jeff Robertson / AP

DeRay for Mayor?

A high-profile Black Lives Matter activist is taking his fight to the polls, joining the race to become the next leader of Baltimore.


7 Ways To Follow the U.S. East Coast's Massive Snow Storm

From outer space down to the streets.

Charles Platiau / Reuters)

Who Were the Paris Attackers?

French investigators are hunting for an apparent eighth perpetrator as more details about the terrorists become public.

Yves Herman / Reuters

The Latest Reports: Details on the Deadly Paris Attacks

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks that killed at least 129 people. French President Francois Hollande has vowed a “merciless” response.


Venice's Case for Independence

Europe's latest secessionist movement wants to revive the Most Serene Republic of old.


A Dictator's Guide to Urban Design

Ukraine's Independence Square, and the revolutionary dimensions of public spaces.