Shooters Quicker To Pull Trigger When Target Is Black, Study Finds A new meta-analysis of trigger bias, drawing on 42 studies, found that when asked to evaluate a threat, people tend to shoot at black targets more often than white targets — and to do so more quickly
R.I.P. Humvee: What's Next For Military Transport? The reign of the Humvee is coming to an end and a new fleet of military vehicles is on the way. <em>Washington Post</em> reporter Christian Davenport discusses the history of the Humvee and what's next.
With Futures Tied To Mining, Some Montana Towns Seek New Ways To Get By Mining moves in boom-and-bust cycles. It's busting right now as metals prices are the lowest they've been in years. In states like Montana, that means small mining towns are looking for other options.
For Carl Phillips, Poetry Is Experience Transformed — Not Transcribed Phillips' new collection is both raw and refined, drawing on intimate experience while shunning autobiography. "I become uncomfortable when people make an equation between author and poem," he says.
A Real Horrorshow Property: 'Silence Of The Lambs' House On Sale If you've ever wanted to live inside a part of Hollywood history, now's your chance. Scott and Barbara Lloyd are selling their home, which was used for a set in <em>The Silence of the Lambs</em>.
Demonstrators Storm Beirut, Demanding Solutions To Garbage-Collection Crisis In Beirut, the Lebanese capital, bars and restaurants closed Saturday night in solidarity with anti-government protests that have grown over the last week.
Nathaniel Rateliff, Honky-Tonk Soul Man, Stumbles Into A Hit Along with his band The Night Sweats, Rateliff is the voice behind "S.O.B." — a new song with an old sound that's catching a lot of people off guard.
Worsening Wildfire Seasons Tax The Forest Service The agency says it's now spending record amounts on fire suppression, and these bills are coming at the expense of its other programs — many of which would help prevent future wildfires.
All About That Bass, But Give The Drummer Some Bassist Christian McBride, host of NPR's <em>Jazz Night In America,</em> explains the complicated dynamics between the bass and the drums in jazz — and James Brown.