Category: Americas

A Restaurant Challenges Venezuela’s President by S...

After the Hernández sisters served breakfast to an opposition leader, the government shut down their restaurant. Then came an outp...

Overlooked No More: Lorenza Böttner, Transgender A...

Böttner, whose specialty was self-portraiture, celebrated her armless body in paintings she created with her mouth and feet while ...

Diplo’s Jamaica

The Grammy-winning D.J. and music producer recommends spots in a city he loves on Jamaica’s northeast coast. A dance party makes t...

Ancient Maya Genomes Sequenced for First Time

Thousand-year-old DNA from Chichén Itzá is offering insights into Maya religious rituals, including a tradition of child sacrifice...

Diplo’s Port Antonio, Jamaica

The Grammy-nominated D.J. and music producer recommends spots in a city he loves on Jamaica’s northeast coast. A dance party makes...

Was This Sea Creature Our Ancestor? Scientists Tur...

Researchers have long assumed that a tube in the famous Pikaia fossil ran along the animal’s back. But a new study turned the foss...

It Called Itself a Yoga School. Prosecutors Say It...

The Buenos Aires Yoga School promised spiritual salvation, but former members and prosecutors say it pushed some female members in...

Biden Shut the Border to Asylum Seekers. The Quest...

There are still ways for people to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, particularly without any new resources to help guard th...

Help! A Gas Station Charged Me $1,500 and My Bank ...

After returning home from a wedding in Mexico, a traveler found a huge charge on his credit card and suspected a gas station atten...

To Restrict Migrants, Biden Leans on Trump’s Favor...

President Biden’s executive action addresses one of his most serious political vulnerabilities ahead of the presidential election....

Biden Issues Order Allowing Temporary Border Closu...

The move shows how drastically immigration politics have shifted in the United States. The American Civil Liberties Union said it ...

In Shift, Biden Issues Order Allowing Temporary Bo...

The move shows how drastically immigration politics have shifted in the United States. The American Civil Liberties Union said it ...