Younger evangelicals are openly questioning the religious and political traditions of their parents and grandparents.
Growing numbers of young evangelicals and 'Exvangelicals' are pro-LGBTQ, support #BlackLivesMatter – or are fed up altogether with mixing faith and politics.
In February 2021, a World Health Organization team investigating the origins of COVID-19 visited the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China.
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The research community is taking a closer look at the lab-leak hypothesis for the origin of COVID-19, prompting discussion about the risks and benefits of engineering viruses.
In the 2018-2019 academic school year, 45.1% of professors at U.S. colleges and universities overall had tenure.
Academic tenure – a system of job protections for university professors – came about in the early 20th century. Will it survive in the 21st century? A scholar weighs in.
An engineer demonstrates a car phone five months before the historic first call on a competing company’s commercial mobile telephone service in 1946.
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The ubiquity of mobile phones is a defining feature of the 21st century, but it's been possible to place a phone call on the go since shortly after World War II.
Middle age was often a time to enjoy life. Now, it brings stress and bad health to many Americans, especially those with lower education levels.
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Adults in Germany, South Korea and Mexico reported improvements in health, well-being and memory.
Black drivers are more likely to encounter police regardless of how they drive, research shows.
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Driver's license suspensions increase the probability that Black -- but not white -- drivers incur more traffic tickets, even after the debt is paid, research shows.
There’s virtually no association between self-esteem and sexual behavior.
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A new study finds that women are just as likely as men to assume something's wrong with a woman who decides she wants to sleep with a handful of partners.
It’s unlikely falling space junk will destroy property or kill a person.
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Chances are small that space junk will destroy property or harm a person, and existing space law could deal with such an event. But current law doesn't address the bigger problem of space pollution.
Discussing violence with children can be challenging for a parent.
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Violence is a tough but necessary subject to address. Here are four articles on how to speak to your child about violence.
Proxima Centauri is the closest star to the solar system and is home to a potentially habitable planet.
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Astronomers just measured the largest flare ever from Proxima Centauri, humanity's closest neighboring star. These flares could be bad news for life trying to develop on a planet orbiting the star.
Misinformation and lack of information during the pandemic have made it even harder for people to assess risk.
People have a hard time assessing risk in the best of times. Adding a world-changing pandemic with evolving and sometimes conflicting information has made personal risk assessment much harder.
A woman reacts to the news that Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts in the murder of George Floyd.
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Scholars of policing, law, race and Minnesota history explain the landmark guilty verdicts handed down in the trial for the murder of George Floyd.
Recent college graduates owed an average of nearly $30,000 in student loans in 2019.
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Student loan debt can affect not only the financial health of recent grads but also their mental and emotional health. Three scholars weigh in on the greater costs student loans can have on borrowers.
Eight out of 10 Asian American youths reported being bullied and harassed during the pandemic.
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Asian Americans are more likely to participate in remote learning than other racial groups, federal data show. To understand why, three experts weigh in.
No dejes que historias intrigantes te engañen sobre sirenas y otras criaturas divertidas pero inventadas, como Pie Grande o el monstruo del lago Ness.
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El hecho de que las sirenas no sean reales no significa que no sean significativas.
Schools that build trust with their communities can reduce fears surrounding reopening.
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With distrust for school officials prevalent during the pandemic, an educational historian calls attention to the need for officials to have more positive relations with educators and parents.
NFTs can be used to prove who created and who owns digital items like these images by the artist Beeple shown at an exhibition in Beijing.
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NFTs are made the same way as crypto coins, but where every crypto coin is like every other, each NFT is a unique digital item – from images to sound files to text.
A Cherokee Census card from 1904.
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When the Cherokee Supreme Court ruled that tribal elected officials no longer had to be Cherokee "by blood," it was the latest chapter in a long-running fight over who controls tribal citizenship.
Esther Song tears up as she attends a community rally to raise awareness of anti-Asian violence and racist attitudes, in Los Angeles in February 2021.
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US culture has long represented Asian American women as sexually seductive – showing how victims' gender and race cannot be separated when attacked by white male violence.
The celebration of Nowruz in Tehran in 2014.
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The Iranian new year, Nowruz, being celebrated on March 20, is a time to forgive, heal and live in harmony with the Earth.