Local

1:00pm May 27, 2016
Science Science

Just How Smart Is Fido?

A human’s bond with a dog is unlike our bond with any other animal. Why is that, how did it happen, and exactly how smart is Fido? Dr. Vanessa Woods, Research Scientist in the Evolutionary Anthropology Department at Duke University and author of the best selling book The Genius of Dogs, is part of a team that is sniffing out the answers.

National

A chalkboard "bucket list" stirred imaginations and got people talking at an Indianapolis festival designed to help make conversations about death easier.
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9:54am May 29, 2016
National National Science Health & Safety

Death Talk Is Cool At This Festival

How to make thinking about death less somber? Hold a festival! Indianapolis did. Through art, film and book talks, residents explored everything from bucket lists to advance directives and cremation.

World

5:42pm May 28, 2016
World News World News

Gang Rape Shocks Brazilians

The brutal gang rape of a 16-year-old girl — and misogynistic reactions to it on social media — is causing a furor in Brazil, where violence against women is rampant.
5:34pm May 28, 2016
World News World News Economy

Strikes Across France Paralyze Economy

A dispute over labor law changes in France has escalated to a full-fledged confrontation between the government and influential unions, sparking protests and even violence.

Arts