Aug 20, 2014 — The guitar virtuoso seeks the endless jam at the intersection of Television and The Grateful Dead, taking a line from the former's iconic "Marquee Moon" as a song title.
Aug 20, 2014 — Dive into some deep ideas as you relax by the pool this summer.
Aug 20, 2014 — Is immortality something desirable, or a many-headed monster? Commentator Marcelo Gleiser says that as medical science extends our lifespan, the question becomes more real all the time.
Aug 20, 2014 — Residents of the capital's West Point neighborhood woke up to learn no one can enter or leave the area for 21 days — the time it takes to determine whether someone exposed to Ebola was infected.
Aug 20, 2014 — Israel says more than 70 rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip in the past 24 hours, and it carried out at least 60 airstrikes in response.
Aug 20, 2014 — Activists around the country say Michael Brown's death and the police response has strengthened their resolve to fight injustice.
Aug 20, 2014 — There's a link between how children draw at age 4 and how well they perform on intelligence tests at age 14, researchers say.
Aug 20, 2014 — Also: Huge protests in Pakistan call on the Prime Minister to resign; landslides in Hiroshima kill many people; and North Korea insults Secretary of State John Kerry's "lantern jaw".
Aug 20, 2014 — Tear gas and Molotov cocktails were absent in Ferguson last night, as protesters and police avoided clashes that have marred demonstrations over an unarmed teen's death in the St. Louis suburb.
Aug 20, 2014 — Also: Poet Simin Behbahani, known as the "Lioness of Iran," has died; novelist Lev Grossman on finding his vocation.