The love affair between Sally Rudolph and Charles Brand, full of tenderness and perseverance and longing, was for one family the greatest story never told
Gaza City—A Palestinian woman mourns at a hospital, still wearing clothes stained with the blood of relatives who medics say were wounded in Israeli shelling as the latest war between Israel and Hamas escalated. On July 25, Secretary of State John Kerry was dispatched to Cairo to “push for an immediate cessation of hostilities,” and President Barack Obama joined the United Nations in calling for a cease-fire. At least 25 Israeli soldiers and two civilians have died in a conflict that has also seen rockets fired at Tel Aviv and militants from Gaza tunneling into Israel.Launch Slideshow 4 PHOTOS
The shooting down of flight MH17 has crashed Putin’s reputation
The Gaza conflict imposes a heavy toll on Palestinian children—but both sides are suffering
Portable missiles fired from the shoulder could become the weapon of choice for insurgent groups
Kyle Grant was living in a homeless shelter when he interned at Warner Music without pay. Now he’s suing the massive music conglomerate—and bringing 3,000 other ex-interns with him.
The amount of unadulterated information we’ll soon have access to day to day will make “big data” seem as quaint as “surfing the web"
Everyone from police departments to insurance companies is scrambling to figure out how long you’ll live
Defensive metrics are the final frontier in baseball analytics
Astronomers are digging through 250 billion pages’ worth of signals in search of intelligent alien life
DNA banks are proliferating, and there’s nothing keeping that data safe
In the life sciences, the failure of big data to deliver results has many questioning its value
The secret muse of Gabriel García Márquez finally reveals herself
A film about Roger Ebert reminds us of a time when movie criticism mattered
A new retrospective of Chuck Jones’s animation reminds us of a time when Hollywood had more spunk and cartoons weren’t for kids