The story of the Grand Review of the Union Armies in May 1865 and of the veterans of Sherman's March who believed that it was their campaign that helped bring the Civil War to its end.
Asking 'Have you served in the military?' may seem like a minor issue, but it's actually much more important than you might think. And it's a question that few doctors make a point of asking.
During World War II the US military forged partnerships with industry and academia that translated laboratory findings into working products at an unprecedented pace.
The revelation that PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel financed the Hulk's lawsuit against Gawker raises important questions in the battle between privacy and a free press.
Rehydrating the Florida Everglades is the largest ecological restoration project in the world. Ecologist Peter Frederick explains why this massive effort is worth its multi-billion-dollar cost.
Many students are in the process of deciding whether to take a gap year -- a year between high school and starting college. What does evidence tell us about taking a gap year?
Smart home technologies have some major security weaknesses that better design and programming could solve.
What are we really talking about when we criticize women who breastfeed in public?
It wasn’t even until the late 19th century that this was codified into law.
Restoring forest landscapes through active thinning and letting fires burn in order to minimize fire damage has proved harder and less effective than advocates believed, says historian of fire.
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton have called for making colleges and universities debt-free or tuition-free. Disadvantaged students need more than free college to achieve success.
We've been examining the ins and outs of TPP and the rise of the anti-trade right for months. Here's a roundup of some of our coverage.
The Iranian president will finally get a parliament that backs his reforms. But much still stands in his way.
One of the worst hit countries during the financial crisis has regained economic strength inside a gilded cage -- to the extent that it can now step outside, melt it down and re-sell the gold.
If a person is alone in the forest when a tree falls, but she doesn't notice it because she is texting, does it still count as solitude?
What happens when the face is no longer the primary means of expression?
Some are calling on the president to issue an apology when he visits Hiroshima. But an East Asia expert says his visit will focus on remembrance, and explains why that is enough.
Beneath the usual pomp and circumstance of Obama's weeklong visit to Asia lies a clear message for aggressors in the region. An East Asia expert from UC Berkeley reads between the lines.
When biographer Gretchen Gerzina came across an old British newspaper article calling Sarah E. Farro "the first negro novelist," she wondered: who was Farro, and why had she been lost to history?
Growing enough food to feed 9 billion people by 2050 will require huge amounts of energy and water. Using nanoparticles to boost plant growth and yield could save resources and reduce water pollution.
What will a Trump presidency mean for America's 6,000 colleges and universities, as well as its over 20 million postsecondary students?
Just about anyone can get a tiny, cheap satellite into orbit these days. As we consider how to deploy them responsibly, inspiration comes from an amateur community of enthusiasts.