From bake sales to office Olympics, fundraising for Red Nose Day can boost staff morale and lets employees support a good cause.
Purdue faces about 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis.
AP Photo/Toby Talbot
OxyContin maker Purdue has reportedly been mulling a bankruptcy filling, just as the first of around 2,000 lawsuits against it prepares to go to trial.
Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and Nazi leader Adolf Hitler before attending a conference in Munich, Germany.
It was 100 years ago this month that Benito Mussolini created the fascist party in Italy. Today, his life offers cautionary lessons for contemporary politics.
John G Lake’s legacy lives on among evangelists who adopted his emotional worship ceremonies.
Although American preacher John G Lake left South Africa in 1913, many shiny-suited pastors are keeping his religious tactics alive today.
Open data offers great promise, but also some risk.
A new act requires that all nonsensitive government data be made available publicly by January 2020. But the plan could open up new privacy issues.
When U.S. troops go home, ethnic militias will likely gain strength.
The US has been at war in Afghanistan since a few weeks after 9/11. Now we are negotiating a peace with the Taliban, the same insurgents who sheltered Osama bin Laden.
A 16th-century Aztec drawing of smallpox victims.
Hernán Cortés owed his conquest of the Aztecs to his expedition's unknown, unseen secret weapon: the smallpox virus. Disease epidemics can set the course of human history.
Who’s really on the other side?
Despite the uncertainties – and dangers – of retaliating against suspected cyberattackers, a surprising number of companies and countries are exploring doing just that.
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Tom Stewart fought to bring the sexual abuse that he endured as a Boy Scout to light.
AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
These reorganizations may provide roadmaps for other nonprofits to follow if they face abuse allegations in the #MeToo era.
ZCC members at Moria City.
A new biography sheds light on Engenas Lekganyane, founder of the Zion Christian Church.
Press here – to do what, exactly?
Buttons don't always make things easier – and using them can be fraught with peril and troubling power dynamics.
A self-portrait of George Platt Lynes from 1952.
Gelatin silver print, 7-5/8 × 9 in. From the Collections of the Kinsey Institute, Indiana University. © Estate of George Platt Lynes.
Lynes was a highly sought-after commercial and fashion photographer in the 1930s and 1940s. But he had to keep his most important body of work hidden away.
A composite image of a satellite firing an energy weapon at a target on Earth.
In the space beyond Earth's atmosphere, countries are focusing on nationalist pursuits and ignoring the consequences for the rest of humanity. How can we keep the peace and build a sustainable future?
There seems be an attractive quality to things that are ostensibly unhealthy or dangerous.
Edgar Allen Poe, Sigmund Freud and cognitive scientists have all wrestled with the human tendency to behave in ways that are irrational and self-defeating.
Doctors can play a role not only in the treatment of their patients but also broader issues.
The knowledge and experience of doctors offer much-needed lessons for our rancorous society.
The Grinch as depicted in the recently released movie ‘The Grinch.’
Dr. Seuss' most famous character has a lot to teach us about heart.
This ad featuring then-actor Ronald Reagan is an example of industry advertising that made smoking so popular.
University of California San Francisco Tobacco Archives
Smoking rates are at their lowest, but it has been a long and expensive struggle. Promoters of cigarette smoking have included not only tobacco companies but advertisers and even the US government.
Babies should sleep on their backs, as this one is doing.
Hundreds – perhaps thousands – of infant deaths every year are preventable if parents make sure babies sleep in their own cribs, on their backs.
World War I soldiers in a trench. Trenches led to monotony, malnutrition and shellshock.
For many health professionals, daily practice increasingly resembles trench warfare, which took a grave toll on WWI's soldiers.