Iraqi security forces detain a boy after removing a suicide vest from him in Kirkuk, Iraq.
A young boy is strapped with explosives and sent to detonate himself and those around him at a school. An expert on terrorism explains how and why children become embroiled in militant conflicts.
Residents are rescued in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, August 15, 2016.
It's not uncommon for kids to experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress after a disaster. How can parents help kids bounce back?
Who are adult learners and what takes them back to school?
A large number of adult learners are going back to community colleges to acquire new skills. Are they acquiring the skills necessary for today's technology-rich job environments?
A mountaintop removal site in Kentucky photographed in 2012.
Beyond the environmental cost, what is the psychological toll on communities of mountaintop removal coal mining?
Protesters at the Supreme Court rally to stop Texas abortion regulations.
A 20-year conservative trend in the Supreme Court is on the line. A constitutional scholar examines why this issue alone will drive herds of voters to the polls in November.
Donald Trump speaking via satellite to Republican National Convention.
Donald Trump wants to repeal the Affordable Care Act and allow insurers in one state to sell in another. Do his ideas hold up?
President Obama hugs Carey Dixon, who has a loved one affected by addiction. Via REUTERS.
The Senate passed a bill July 13 to address the opioid epidemic. Georgia recently passed a bill that would limit rather than expand the number of treatment centers. Could others follow suit?
The truck that ran into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France.
IS claims of responsibility for the Nice attack shouldn't be taken seriously until there's more proof cementing the connection.
Is there only one Muslim voice in America?
The American Muslim population is one of the most diverse. So, what are the religious and political leanings of America's different Muslim communities?
Empty grocery store shelves in Venezuela’s capital.
How does an oil-rich country end up with a food shortage? A GSU international development expert explains how the legacy of one man's rise to power continues to cripple the nation.
A hit to the head can cause short-term learning problems.
With summer camps in session and kids riding bikes and being active, it's important to know the signs of concussions; as many as 65 percent go unreported. Here are some things you need to know.
Venezuelans flee a food shortage protest.
REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Venezuela sits at the edge of a humanitarian calamity. A GSU international mediation expert explains how outsiders can play a critical role in resolving the cause – a deeply rooted political battle.
Walls intended to separate, such as this one in Berlin, seem to be back in vogue.
Berlin wall via www.shutterstock.com
Liberal forces such as free markets, internationalism and tolerance have helped shape the current world yet appear to be on the wane.
The Supreme Court issued a tied decision.
A brief decision from the highest court will impact millions of lives in the U.S. GSU legal expert explains what will change, and what won’t.
Should this gun be in the hands of a civilian?
Connecticut State Police via Reuters
Gun makers are trying to dismiss the potentially precedent-setting suit, claiming a federal law gives them immunity.
The Orlando massacre is an extreme example of the public health crisis of anti-LGBT violence in America.
Aggression against sexual minorities is rooted in society-level stigmas that devalue LGBT individuals.
Who is more at risk of assault on campus?
In 2015, an unconscious woman was raped near a dumpster on Stanford University campus. Such assaults are not uncommon. But who is most at risk?
Trophy and hands via shutterstock.com
Google saves $9 billion, programmers and users get to keep a popular language and its apps – and a key Oracle product stays alive.
National Guard soldiers inspect homes in Rockaway Park, Queens, New York, after Superstorm Sandy, 2012.
Spc. Zane Craig, PA National Guard/Flickr
As Atlantic hurricane season opens on June 1, eastern U.S. cities can prepare by updating laws, codes and ordinances that hamper rebuilding after storms.
Bullying leads to both short-term and long-term adverse consequences.
Girl image via www.shutterstock.com
Children who are bullied are more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety. They are also more likely to contemplate or attempt suicide.