400 mysterious ancient stone structures discovered in Saudi Arabia

Mysterious stone structures that archaeologists call “gates,” due to their loose resemblance to old-fashioned field gates, have been discovered in Saudi Arabia.  (Google Earth) Almost 400 mysterious stone structures dating back thousands of years have been discovered in Saudi Arabia, with a few of these wall-like formations draping across old … Continue reading

Destructive wildfires threaten to taint iconic California wines with smoke

The picturesque Northern California wine country of Napa, Sonoma, Solano, Lake and Mendocino counties are currently under threat from the wildfires scorching the region. As of Thursday, Oct. 19, wildfires have burned over 245,000 acres across California, are responsible for at least 42 fatalities and have destroyed more than 6,900 … Continue reading

‘I am American right now’: Russian immigrants divided over rising hostilities with their native country

About US is a new initiative by The Washington Post to cover issues of identity in the United States. Look for the About US newsletter launching this fall. With revelations that Russian operatives purchased thousands of Facebook ads that exploited social divides in the United States during the 2016 presidential … Continue reading

Trump Rips ‘Wacky’ Congresswoman For Criticizing His Phone Call To Combat Widow

President Donald Trump resorted to name-calling in a tweet late Thursday, blasting a congresswoman as “wacky” for criticizing his condolence call to the widow of a Florida soldier slain in Niger. Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) “secretly” listened to a “very personal call,” Trump wrote in his tweet, and repeated his claim that she lied … Continue reading