Nation & World

National

The best way to drink whiskey, according to science

Two chemists published a paper this week in the journal Scientific Reports on the best way to drink whiskey. Bjorn Karlsson and Ran Friedman of the Linnaeus University Center for Biomaterials Chemistry are not whiskey drinkers, but Friedman did visit Scotland, and he raised an eyebrow at the locals' dedication to watering down even the fanciest Scotch.

National

Trump lawyer forwards email echoing secessionist rhetoric

President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Wednesday forwarded an email to conservative journalists, government officials and friends that echoed secessionist Civil War propaganda and declared that the group Black Lives Matter “has been totally infiltrated by terrorist groups.”

Videos

U.S. War Department's 1947 anti-fascist PSA, "Don't Be a Sucker"

An excerpt from the U.S. War Department's PSA "Don't Be a Sucker," a 1947 film produced to warn Americans about the dangers of being persuaded by fascism and hatred.
U.S. War Department
U.S. War Department's 1947 anti-fascist PSA, 2:52

U.S. War Department's 1947 anti-fascist PSA, "Don't Be a Sucker"

White supremacy protests in Charlottesville, Va., devolve into a chaotic day of violence 2:24

White supremacy protests in Charlottesville, Va., devolve into a chaotic day of violence

Trump criticizes hatred 2:29

Trump criticizes hatred "on many sides" after Charlottesville violence

Torch-wielding white nationalists march through UVA campus 0:50

Torch-wielding white nationalists march through UVA campus