- The Dyn attack highlights the internet's surprisingly vulnerable centralization. Updated 6h ago
- Every three months, cryptography officers participate in a secret key ceremony designed to keep the web secure.
- Getting poetic about ICANN: "Each other connects to each other."
- Algorithms are always opinions embedded in mathematics. Updated 6h ago
- Check yourself, social networks.
- The least factual sites featured on Facebook are also the most popular.
- The Trump Organization leased office space to a state-owned Iranian bank that has links to terrorist acts. Updated 6h ago
- Nearly $50 million of Trump's $916 million loss was unpaid bills to small contractors; he was able to use their losses to his gain.
- BuzzFeed News obtains copies of three of Trump's bankruptcy filings.
Gun accidents kill at least one kid every other day
A new analysis shows that children die at the hands of guns every other day, far more than what's shown by federal government data.
Texas funds fake abortion clinics
As Texas does everything in its power to shut down abortion clinics, it provides millions in state funding every year to "crisis pregnancy centers" that present themselves as medical care centers but distribute misinformation and actively work to prevent often-lower-class women from having abortions.
France closes "the jungle" immigration camp in Calais
The camp, home to 6,500 migrants, is being closed on humanitarian grounds. France plans to relocate the migrants to 450 centers across France.
- A look back at the government's war against the Panthers is uncomfortably relevant today. Updated 6h ago
- Interviews with two former staffers of the Black Panthers' newspaper.
- The New York Times reconsiders its Panther coverage.
- Meet Murree Brewery, Pakistan's only major alcohol producer—and a key part of peace in India-Pakistan relations. Updated 4d ago
- The tyranny of pumpkin spice is all-powerful—but is it racist?
- After 10 years at Grub Street, Adam Platt reflects on how blogs have democratized the restaurant industry.
The Adolescent Scene
Dribbling in the Dark
What it’s like to be 14 in a new school, a new city away from home—and the wrong ethnicity in a divided country.
Where Death Lies
Each year, the Japanese government expects dozens of people to die from eating ill-prepared blowfish, and yet the dish remains a delicacy.
The 2016 Tournament of Books
Relive the action of the 12th Annual Morning News Tournament of Books—or any of the previous 11—presented by Field Notes.
- Huma Abedin revealed by Wikileaks to be a very Clinton-specific Google search of a human being. Updated 4d ago
- Authors pay homage to Michelle Obama.
- In Iceland, a politician breastfeeding while giving a speech is routine.