In the 'Potter' books, Hogwarts students always head back to school on Sept. 1. Many fans are celebrating today and 'Potter' fanatics have a new book (by Rowling although not set in the 'Potter' universe), a new theme park, and – a bit further out – a new movie to look forward to.
Historian Scott Miller talks about the legacy of William McKinley, the 25th US president and, suddenly, a newsworthy figure.
Sacks’s short letter – sweeping, evocative, articulate – had come to me in early 1994 when, just a year out of my 20s, I was still trying to be a little of all of those things.
The Oxford Dictionary inducted a spate of new words into its online dictionary Thursday, including 'manspreading,' 'holodeck,' 'MacGyver,' and 'Grexit.'
'The Girl in the Spider's Web' brings back characters Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist as they join forces to hack into the US National Security Agency in a plotline that includes stories about hacking, corruption, and national security.
Why weren't there winners announced in five categories for the prestigious science fiction Hugo Awards? The prizes have been engulfed in controversy this year.
As southern Californians grapple with drought, ‘Water to the Angels’ tells the fascinating history behind the state's water politics.