Visions of an American quantum computing initiative are close to becoming a practical reality. The House of Representatives has passed its version of a bill that would establish a National Quantum Initiative Program and speed up the development of next-generation computing technology. Provided the President signs it into law (it cleared the Senate last week), […]
Millions of migrants are fleeing violence around the world, but some countries don’t want them coming to their borders. On International Migrants Day, the international president of Médecins Sans Frontières reflects on whether the world is losing its humanity.
More than a few world power players had one name on their lips: Salome Zurabishvili. Elected in November with nearly 60 percent of the vote, the 66-year-old incoming president of Georgia was called upon Tuesday by everyone from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Already, the tug of war for […]
Former President George H.W. Bush was the first president in nearly 50 years to have a train memorial, and thousands showed up to pay their respects
AP Photo/Nomaan Merchant Nearly a week after his death, former President George H.W. Bush’s body traveled via train to its final place of rest in College Station, Texas on Thursday. His casket was loaded aboard 4141 — a locomotive named for the 41st president — which had a car specially outfitted with clear side panels […]
The nation’s capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death Monday with solemn ceremony and high tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol rotunda for three days of mourning and praise by the political elite and everyday citizens alike. President Donald Trump did not […]
‘It's the real me!’ Nigerian president denies impostor charge… but isn’t that what a clone would do?
An attempt by Nigeria’s president to reassure his countrymen that he is alive, and wasn’t replaced by an impostor during a long medical leave, failed to convince everyone because that’s exactly what a clone would say, isn’t it? Rumors of a double or a clone ruling the country instead of President Muhammadu Buhari have plagued […]
Ed Kolenovsky/AP The 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Bush, died on November 30 at the age of 94. His presidency was just one period of his career in the military and politics. Barbara, his wife of 73 years, died just eight months before his death and accompanied him each step of the […]
Former US presidents, Queen Elizabeth, the Dalai Lama, and more react to the death of former president George H.W. Bush
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Former President George H.W. Bush died on Friday, November 30, at age 94. George W. Bush, Barack Obama, former first lady Michelle Obama, and others reacted to the 41st president’s death, and offered remembrances of his duty and public service. Former president George H.W. Bush died on Friday, November 30, at […]
Chinese President Xi Jinping was in for a full-on welcoming ceremony as he arrived in Argentina for the G20 summit. It seemed to kick off a little early, though – as soon as the honor guard saw a Chinese person exit the plane. When the plane door opened, and a Chinese official stepped out, a […]
Jerome Powell’s playbook includes making allies outside the Oval Office, never talking politics and sticking to the economy.