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Clues to new antibiotics could lie in medieval texts

Medieval medicine has been dismissed as irrelevant. However, some medievalists and scientists are looking back to history for clues to inform the search for new antibiotics.

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Donald Trump is confounding his critics

When Donald Trump won an astounding electoral victory on November 8, much of the world took a deep, nervous breath. From Berlin to Beijing, world leaders were clearly apprehensive, uncertain of what the next four years would hold.

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Syria: Explosion rocks Damascus airport

A loud explosion hit close to the Damascus International Airport in Syria Thursday, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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CNN/ORC Poll: At 100 days, Trump approval rating shows no sign of growth

As the 100-day mark of Donald Trump’s presidency approaches, a new CNN/ORC poll finds the President reaches this milestone holding on to the lowest approval rating of any newly-elected president at this stage, amid sharp partisan divides and a failure to capitalize on post-election strengths.

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The 10 things United is doing to avoid another dust-up, drag-out passenger fiasco

In the wake of the forcible removal of a passenger from one of its regional flights earlier this month, United Airlines on Thursday acknowledged four failures at the airline and released a list of ten initiatives aimed at preventing a repeat of the incident that sparked a global public relations disaster.

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