Jaguars are crossing the border into the United States, causing a stir among scientists, mining interests, and those bent on building a wall.
Pacific Standard recommends Sour Heart, a book of short stories exploring race, class, and identity through the voices of young Chinese-American girls growing up in New York City.
In her new book, The Gang's All Queer, Vanessa Panfil offers a detailed and nuanced portrayal of homosexual life among gangs in Ohio.
We spoke to the Norwegian musician about what she recommends reading, watching, and listening to.
Pacific Standard recommends Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman.
Pacific Standard recommends (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love, a new book that depicts vlogging as aspirational labor.
Pacific Standard recommends the new Star Trek, which will include the television series' first black female lead, its first Asian captain, and the first-ever Star Trek character to be conceived of and announced as gay.
It sounds counterintuitive—and would be a hard sell—but making the way the two major political parties nominate candidates less traditionally democratic could also make it more open to compromise and negotiation.
"There is a TV crew here from Texas called Infowars. They are the good ones—they are for Trump. Be nice to them."
In 2012, miners launched a rocket at Spain's civil guard, which, according to press reports, was attempting to halt protests against the government's decision to reduce coal subsidies.
At a funeral in a remote corner of Indonesia, water buffalo are sacrificed in order to help carry the deceased to the afterlife.
From a perch in the Matthews Range, members of the Samburu, a tribe of semi-nomadic pastoralists, look down at the Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy, which they're working to protect from elephant poachers.
Men are allowed to be mavericks, but women are expected to toe the party line.
On the nomination of Defense Attorney Larry Krasner for Philadelphia city district attorney.
A study found that 11-year-olds who demonstrated medium or high academic ability were more likely to smoke cannabis at ages 18 to 20.
Public restrooms are sparking moral panic nationwide, and not for the first time. What, exactly, makes shared bathrooms so ripe for controversy? And what can we do about it?