The MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change contest is offering a nine-figure grant for a plan to solve a major world problem.
A 12,000-year-old site reveals signs that prehistoric people used stones and ochre to paint the bodies of the dead, and then smashed the stones to "kill" them.
China has boosted imports of Mexican avocados, but will it be enough to reverse the economic damage of a potential Trump tax on Mexican goods?
A new investigation using next-generation radar technology aims to find out once and for all if another burial lies in King Tut's tomb.
Amid evidence that items were stolen from the site, archaeologists find a blank scroll along with other materials used to bind, wrap and hold the ancient documents.
Who wins the award may depend more on who's giving it and whether the judges and the eligible performers have things in common.
A secret chamber inside a royal scribe's tomb shows that his muse was, apparently, a primate.
Video game CEO Brianna Wu says the FBI failed to properly investigate the GamerGate controversy and is running for Congress in Massachusetts to make the internet a safer space.
Scientific institutions sign a letter calling out the harm that could come from Trump administration's immigration ban.
Apple CEO Tim Cook told employees that President Trump's Muslim ban, "is not a policy we support."