Two literacy scholars share their concerns about growing pressure on educators to emphasize phonics to teach reading. In their view, critiques of other methods often rest on a false premise.
Icelandic whalers have killed more than 1,700 whales since a global ban was adopted in 1986 – up to 2019, when no hunts took place. Is Iceland quietly getting out of the business?
A minority politics scholar assesses black progress 52 years after MLK's death based on poverty, jobs and wealth. 'In some ways,' she concludes, 'we've barely budged as a people.'
A long heritage of black preachers who played an important role for enslaved people shaped Martin Luther King Jr.'s moral and ethical vision.
The dean of the only school of philanthropy sees some good in the attention charity-related scandals are generating.
Employers tend to see 'cyberloafing' as a waste of time, but a new study suggests it serves an important function for workers.
Some of the major events in US-Iran relations highlight the differences between the nations' views, but others presented real opportunities for reconciliation.
Food might seem like an easy way to appeal to the masses. But when politicians wade into local food customs, they do so at their own risk.
As the Trump impeachment trial plays out in the Senate, the 100 lawmakers there are required by law to abide by a special oath.
Schistosome worms infect hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Researchers have discovered how to use inexpensive drones to identify disease hotspots in remote African villages.
In the 2016 election, more than a third of Americans didn't vote. What might be keeping them from going to the polls?
A massive scandal implicating senior US Navy officers highlights what bribery is and how it happens. A law and ethics scholar at the US Naval Academy can't say much more than that, though.
New research finds that the different ways boys and girls use digital technology might explain the discrepancy.
At least six states have permitted the study of the Bible in classrooms, which could reignite a 19th-century debate that split US Protestants into liberal and conservative camps.