Don’t worry, an innocuous chat by the water cooler won’t get you fired.
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The backlash has given way to a simmering male anxiety that an innocuous comment could lead to a sexual harassment accusation.
The legal battle these young plaintiffs are waging might not be over yet.
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Both opinions the three-judge panel handed down warned of a potential climate catastrophe. Only one judge said the courts have an active role to play in making the government change course.
For consistently great espresso, use less coffee and grind more coarsely, suggests a new study.
Your own biases shape what you think about what the poor should eat.
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An often invisible force is undercutting support for policies that help Americans facing economic hardship.
Millions of shelter animals are adopted in the U.S. every year.
A new study analyzes the language in nearly 680,000 pet adoption ads.
This unusual earthquake type generates an outsized tsunami.
A tricky kind of earthquake that happens in the soft rock of the ocean floor causes much larger tsunamis than their magnitude would predict. New research pinpoints a way to identify the danger fast.
Facebook recently disabled some ads on its site making dubious claims about Truvada.
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Facebook began blocking ads that linked Truvada and other HIV-related drugs to severe bone and kidney damage based on claims made in lawsuits.
Single-family houses on former farmland west of Des Moines, Iowa.
Cities and states are considering limits on single-family zoning, which experts say promotes sprawl and separation. But Americans aren't all headed for duplexes yet.
What started as a SpongeBob meme took on a life of its own in 2019.
As the year winds down, we'll get you up to speed. Plus, there's no better way to kill a trend than to bring it up at the dinner table in front of your kids.
The emotion of lassitude might help your body fight off infection by making certain adjustments.
Fighting off infection comes with predictable psychological and behavioral features. Now researchers suggest an emotion coordinates this response to help you get better. They call it 'lassitude.'
There’s power in numbers.
Scholars say a 'critical mass' of representation is necessary to overcome 'token' status. That's exactly what we saw at the Democratic debate in Atlanta.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on corruption charges Wednesday, both the charges and Netanyahu's response to them were reminiscent of the situation President Trump is in.
The appetite for smart local news is there. The challenge is figuring out how to make it profitable.
Americans truly value local news. But 71% think that their local news outlets are doing just fine financially – which might explain why only 14% paid for a local news source in the past year.
An employment law expert explains why you shouldn't use an age-related insult at work to demean an older colleague – an issue even the Supreme Court is now talking about.
The Maria Fire billows above Santa Paula, California on Oct. 31.
'California is America fast-forward,' writes one scholar. Does that mean that the dystopian infernos that have consumed parts of the state are simply a picture of what awaits the rest of America?
United Airlines officials testify after United physically forced a customer off a Chicago flight.
United Airlines faced a public relations nightmare when they dragged a man off a flight in 2017 – until the blame shifted back to the victim.
Aja Conrad, the Karuk Tribe’s workforce and internships coordinator, lights a prescribed fire in Orleans, California.
Instead of suppressing wildfire, the Karuk Tribe in the Pacific Northwest is using it as an integral part of its climate change management plan. Federal, state and local agencies are taking note.
How do you pronounce ‘Muslim’? What about ‘spiel’?
How members of America's two parties view the country – and its place in the world – might explain this phenomenon.
Amazon workers in Seattle walked off the job on Sept. 20 in a climate strike.
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There's no First Amendment in the workplace, which leaves worker activists at the whim of their employers.
Weinstein may be on trial, but lots of lawyers enabled his misconduct.
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The New York Times reporters who broke the Weinstein story show how lawyers – whether ones who represented him or his victims – enabled the movie mogul's wrongdoing.