Eoin Higgins, staff writer
A medical staffmember walks out of an aisle in a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.
"We need to plan for the possibility containment of this epidemic isn't possible."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
monarch nectaring on a showy milkweed
The immediate "no-regret" measures they propose include aggressively curbing...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Passengers stand in front of the Deutsche Bahn ticket counter
The move drew frustrated comparisons to the U.K., where a 2.7% rise in train...


In an unprecedented move, Germany's Central Council of Jews is backing a proposal to republish Adolf Hitler's anti-Semitic tract, Mein Kampf , outlawed in the country since the end of the Second World War. While many German Jews oppose the move, others say it would help educate future generations about the evils of Nazism. From an editorial: "Poisonous ideas need to be confronted, not silenced."