Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, forever changing the lives of the children who survived. Their stories can help Puerto Rico identify and aid the kids most traumatized by Hurricane Maria.
The midterm elections have put America's political divide front and center, increasingly invading the work space and stressing out employees.
Young people of color are disproportionately affected by the lifelong consequences of having a criminal record.
Today, 8 out of every 10 Americans live in a city or suburb.
It's been one year since a Category 4 storm turned Puerto Rico into a disaster zone. Today, nearly every pillar of society — including the economy, health care and schools — remains hobbled.
Transgender voting rights could be undermined in two broad ways during the 2018 midterm elections.
The Masterpiece Cakeshop case in the Supreme Court was not just a showdown over gay rights and religious liberty. It also reveals an ongoing process of redefining US suburban life as more diverse.
Cuba es un país laico. Pero frente a una nueva Constitución que permitiría el matrimonio gay, las iglesias han salido con fuerza a oponerse, otra señal de cambio en la isla comunista.
Cuba is avowedly secular. But as the country debates a new Constitution that would protect LGBT rights, churches have come out strongly against gay marriage — a sign of change on the Communist island.
From human suffering to political chicanery to environmental degradation, the tide of bad news, blared in headlines every day, seems overwhelming. One poet and classics scholar asks: What can be done?
With such an enormous challenge, where would it make sense to start? We looked into our archives for stories on what it would take to eradicate homelessness in the US today.
A record number of immigrant children are being detained in the US. Here's what you need to know.
Forged documents were used by the US government 100 years ago to justify hostile actions against Russia. All but one US newspaper accepted the government's propaganda. The lessons for today are stark.
Before colonialism, India embraced homosexuality and gender fluidity. The Supreme Court's repeal of a 157-year-old gay sex ban partially reclaims that history, but LGBTQ Indians still face hurdles.
A psychologist explains what can happen to individuals and societies that lose their grip on the truth.
A historian reminds us that protests in prisons are often followed by retaliation.
'Treason' is the only crime specifically defined in the US Constitution. The word is being used a lot these days, and a law professor says no one actually appears to know what treason is.
More than two dozen states and cities are suing over a controversial new citizenship question.
An unprecedented onslaught from the US hasn't destroyed the terrorist organization. What is the secret of its resilience?
Efforts to keep the city segregated led to one of the largest civil rights rebellions of the 1960s, and interactions between citizens and police turned deadly.
The allegations raised in a book on the Trump administration by Bob Woodward and an anonymous op-ed would be enough to get most CEOs fired.
Violence against journalists is on the rise. Many people don't realize that such acts have a long tradition in the US, where partisan rancor was once a hallmark of American journalism.
Kavanaugh thinks judges 'must be an umpire – a neutral and impartial arbiter.' So does Chief Justice Roberts. But more liberal jurists believe that the application of the law is inherently subjective.
How did governments get the power to limit people's movements in the first place? A historian explains.
Revelations about the president's behavior in a new book and an unsigned op-ed, writes a Yale psychiatrist, support what she and mental health specialists have warned: Trump is dangerously unstable.