Chair Janet Yellen acknowledges: It’s a tough call.
The Fed left interest rates unchanged but said improving economic data means it will likely lift them later this year. We asked two scholars – and ex-Fed officials – if it was the right call.
The author’s son, brushing his teeth for the camera.
Can taking a selfie as you brush your teeth help make you a better brusher? A small pilot study indicates it may. Most of us, as it turns out, are not very good brushers.
La recherche prouve que lorsque les adultes jouent à « faire semblant » avec les enfants, ils les aident à développer leur imagination.
President Obama greets a crowd in Milwaukee in March to promote his signature health care law.
Aetna's cutback in the ACA marketplace has raised concerns about the health of the health care law. Here's why stories of its demise may be greatly exaggerated.
Biohybrid sea slug, reporting for duty.
Dr. Andrew Horchler
To do the jobs "nuts-and-bolts" robots aren't good at, engineers are creating soft living machines powered by muscle cells.
A Sanders supporter plays the blame game.
Claiming you were cheated or betrayed is not the best way to deal with political defeat.
Children express creativity through ‘pretend play.’
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Summer can likely be full of activities that you do with your child. Here's what research shows on how to boost your child's creativity.
Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson.
We've all heard that practice makes perfect, but that isn't always true. Genetics, cognitive abilities and other traits influence athletic ability.
Trump picks Indiana Governor Mike Pence as vice president.
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Trump's choice of the Indiana governor is a love letter to the Republican base.
Father and son before the Muslim funeral prayer for Muhammad Ali in Louisville, Kentucky.
Islam is often presented as an unchanging monolith. But as the emergence of 'third spaces' outside home and mosque shows, the American Muslim community exemplifies the diversity of American society.
Les enfants sont de plus en plus exposés à la violence. Avec quelles conséquences ?
Aux États-Unis, les enfants sont de plus en plus exposés à la violence. Et développent des sentiments de peur et d’insécurité.
Prince performs during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
For those on Rolling Stone's list of 100 Greatest Artists, their life expectancy is on par with the people of Chad, the nation with the lowest life expectancy in the world.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton fields questions from reporters in Dover, New Hampshire.
A partisan media landscape has made it almost impossible for journalists to avoid charges of bias when calling out a candidate's dishonesty.
Remembering ISIS victims at the U.N., November 2015.
The urgent need to respond to ISIS has redefined the use of "self-defense" to include attacking a nonstate threat in another country. But what are the implications of this? change?
Children are being increasingly exposed to violence. What’s the impact?
Children are increasingly being exposed to more violence. The impact? They could get desensitized to violence and come to believe that it is an acceptable way to solve problems.
Une boisson chaude pour se détendre.
Pour se prémunir de la grippe, couvrez-vous bien… Et surtout, détendez-vous. Le stress intense est l’ennemi de votre système immunitaire et ouvre la voie aux virus.
Michael Vadon and Gage/Skidmore
Political science has held that being moderate gets a candidate votes in the presidential election. So how then do Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump fit in?
Lead exposure is more common than you think.
Children exposed to lead are at elevated risk for learning delays and academic issues.
Avoiding stress could help stave off the flu.
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Cold and flu season is here, but getting worried about it might only hurt your chances of staying healthy.
Advances in HIV treatment have turned it into a chronic, but manageable, illness. In this photo: Artist Damien Hirst’s ‘Where there’s a will there’s a way,’ which shows antiretroviral drugs in a medicine cabinet, is seen as it is displayed at a gallery in New York, February 4 2008.
Thanks to treatment advances, people with HIV can and do live long and full lives. And that has led to a challenge that doctors and patients may not have imagined 35 years ago: the aging HIV patient.