Top of mind: ‘Justice’ is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year

Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen “justice” ...

2018 Breakthrough Entertainer: ‘Boo’d Up’ singer Ella Mai

Singer Ella Mai appreciates how much “Boo’d Up” has changed her life and jumpstarted ...

With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom

Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its ...

Christmas tree farmers combat popularity of artificial trees

Rosa Villarreal’s three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees ...

Carbon conscious: how one man is shrinking his footprint

Some people count their calories. Dirk Gratzel counts his carbon emissions. The software entrepreneur ...

Serena Williams launches pop-up shop during Art Basel Miami

Strong. Sophisticated. Sexy. Like the tennis champ herself, Serena Williams’ fashion line is all ...

Revamped museum takes new look at Belgium’s colonial past

For decades, Belgian schoolchildren had come to the Africa Museum near Brussels to marvel ...

In Brazil backlands, termites built millions of dirt mounds

Roy Funch, an American botanist who has lived and worked in Brazil’s hardscrabble northeast ...

Many couples say ‘I do’ to Zero-Waste weddings

To protect the environment, many couples are saying “I do” to Zero-Waste weddings, focusing ...

Teddy Riley readies ’emotional’ return to Apollo in Harlem

Teddy Riley is on the brink of tears. Happy tears. The singer and producer ...