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The future of the September issue was already uncertain. Then 2020 happened

In February, just weeks after starting as editor in chief of Marie Claire, Aya Kanai jet-setted to Europe for fashion week in Milan and in Paris. It was there that she started planning the magazine’s September issue, considering what trends to highlight in what is heralded as fashion magazines’ marquee product. Kanai did not know…MORE

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission prepares for touchdown on an asteroid

This week, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft conducted a final rehearsed of all of the maneuvers it will need to touchdown on the asteroid Bennu and collect a sample from it in the fall. The collection will occur on October 20, making it NASA’s first spacecraft to collect a sample from an asteroid and return it to…MORE

Trump orders TikTok’s Chinese-owned parent company to divest interest in US operations

Trump orders TikTok’s Chinese-owned parent company to divest interest in US operations

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Friday evening directing ByteDance, the Chinese-owned parent company of TikTok, to divest interest in the app’s US operations within the next 90 days. Trump explained in the order that he believes there is “credible evidence” that ByteDance “might take action that threatens to impair the national security of…MORE

Disney confirms its first bisexual lead character, who is also multi-cultural

Diversity is making its way onto the Disney Channel. Disney has confirmed it has a bixsexual lead character on “The Owl House” series. The 14-year-old Dominican-American girl, Luz Noceda, is not Disney’s first LGBTQ+ character. Pixar featured a gay main character in a short film on Disney Plus, but Luz is the first bisexual character…MORE