Basics: Precious Gems Bear Messages From Earth’s Molten Heart
We may covet gemstones for their beauty, but their real value lies in what they tell scientists about the extreme forces at work deep underground.
Editorial: New Yorkers Don’t Scare Easily
Even after a rush-hour blast, fearmongers stoking fear of carnage and mayhem find little support in a populace adept at keeping its composure.
Op-Ed Contributor: I’m Not Convinced Franken Should Quit
Congress needs a new process for investigating harassment complaints and disciplining offenders.
A Nasty, Nafta-Related Surprise: Mexico’s Soaring Obesity
Few predicted when Mexico joined the free-trade deal that it would transform the country in a way that would saddle millions with diet-related...
White House Memo: A Campaign Memoir That Shows Trump, at Least Partly, as He Is
For the first time, some former Trump aides put their name to describing the president’s habits.
Fly Fishing Targets Women as a Source for Growth
They are the fastest growing demographic in fly fishing but have to find proper gear, navigate social media and plan self-defense in the outdoors.