Despite claims that the Common Core is a thing of the past, a closer look shows the controversial education standards are still very much in play. A political scientist explains why that's a problem.
Reforms to fossil fuel subsidies must be combined with effective anti-poverty policies.
One stock history of medicine tale is that trepanning is one of the most ancient treatments for migraines.
The current period of partisan division in the US isn't unique. We can learn from past President Dwight Eisenhower on how to leave bitterness behind and get back to what he called the "Middle Way."
Republicans were able to push through a tax plan and a flurry of judicial nominees after the Senate curtailed use of the filibuster. It's time to go all the way.
As more "college promise" programs are set up in the United States, researchers will be watching to see which ones do the best job at helping students realize their college dreams.
Post-World War II California built an unrivalled system of higher education combining access, affordability and choice. Then a contraction of the vision came in the 1980s.
The Bachelorette might appear to be a progressive alternative to The Bachelor, but it is actually doing nothing for women when male bonds are central to its drama.
Surveys of Iranian public opinion from the University of Maryland suggests that Trump's strategy on the nuclear deal – no matter how you interpret it – is based on wishful thinking.
The success of Wonder Woman has demonstrated an appetite for female leads in Hollywood films. So where are the movies that tell truth about young women's lives?
Can the U.S. recover its once positive image among Mexicans? Trade, immigration and cultural ties stand to suffer.
The authors of a new book have data that show politicians and the media love talking about heroes, but ordinary people are much more reluctant. That difference could have political consequences.
Recent elections in Latin America have suggested a retreat from left-wing politics and populist leaders. But results from Ecuador's 2017 presidential election suggest otherwise.
Trump's first budget proposal would boost defense spending by US$52 billion, but his desired military buildup is premised on misleading claims and lacks a strategic vision.
Distrust of the irreligious has been commonplace in the American political discourse from the founding.
One swashbuckling charioteer earned the equivalent of US$15 billion.
We found that less than 1% of published research papers around the time of both outbreaks, that related to the outbreaks, actually explored their gendered impact.
On Q&A, panellists duelled over the numbers of migrants Australia takes a year. Is it 200,000 or 800,000? How many permanent and how many temporary? Let's check the facts.
A thousand years of historical sources make it clear that migraine is more than just a headache.
The Bachelor, like most reality TV, thrives on drama. But its particular style of conflict illustrates an uncomfortable point: women can easily be sexist against other women.