Robert F. Kennedy accepts the Democratic nomination as a candidate for the U.S. Senate in 1964.
(AP Photo/John Lent
Robert F. Kennedy, assassinated 50 years ago, began his career as a conservative anti-communist. At the end of his life, he was transformed into a liberal who championed civil and workers' rights.
The female longhorned tick,
Haemaphysalis longicornis, crawling on a leaf.
Jim Occi, Rutgers Center for Vector Biology
There is a new type of tick spreading in New Jersey, and it doesn't need a male to reproduce. It's known to spread disease and is proving
difficult to eradicate.
Cutting red tape is a high priority, but the execution hasn’t always led to results.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
A review of Trump's stated war on regulations doesn't find many successful repeals. But it is hurting regulatory enforcement in quieter ways.
Generasi anak muda zaman sekarang semakin menolak paham kapitalisme.
Protes anak muda Amerika di bulan Maret lalu menunjukkan ketidakpuasan mereka terhadap para pemimpin. Survei terkini menunjukkan bahwa agenda mereka selanjutnya adalah perubahan sistem ekonomi.
Today’s youth are increasingly rejecting capitalism.
AP Photo/Phil Sears
The recent March for Our Lives showed just how unsatisfied American youth are with their leaders. Recent polls suggest the economic system may be the next item on their agenda.
Seriously cold: The ‘bomb cyclone’ freezes a fountain in New York City.
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
An atmospheric scientist who studies the Arctic explains why – because of global warming – the U.S. may be in for longer cold spells in the winter.
Pengungsi Rohingya di Bangladesh menunggu bantuan kemanusiaan.
Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters
Persekusi Rohingya dimulai pada 1948, tahun Myanmar merdeka dari penjajahan Inggris.
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh waiting to receive aid.
Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters
The persecution of the Rohingya goes back to 1948, the year when Myanmar achieved independence from the British.
The U.S. failing to meet its Paris commitment would cause about $100 billion of damage to the global economy.
A climate scientist and policy scholar sees three possible scenarios following Trump's plan to pull out of the Paris Agreement –
ranging from a small uptick in emissions to a global recession.
The number of men married to each other who have children is rising following legal rulings about marriage equality.
Research reveals few differences between the parenting of gay men and their straight peers. But it looks like gay fathers could be more apt to volunteer at their children's schools.
What if you could unlock your smartphone this way?
A simple idea that's surprisingly secure: drawing your own unlock pattern on a touchscreen. Faster and easier to remember than a password, and much harder to guess or crack.
The DRC has extraordinary potential for socioeconomic advancement.
Political agreements between major political actors aren’t enough to ensure stability in the DRC. Structural changes are needed as is a new approach towards governance.
Climate fiction: A novel describes New Yorkers keeping on even after 50 feet of sea-level rise next century.
A researcher on sea level rise and climate change impacts reviews Kim Stanley Robinson's new novel, 'New York 2140,' which envisions the city's future in the face of extreme sea-level rise.
Opponents of Ballot Measure 9 gather in Portland on Oct. 19, 2000.
AP Photo/Don Ryan
A professor takes us back more than 20 years, to when struggling white working-class voters in Oregon were convinced that a conservative social agenda would help bring back timber jobs.
We can give thanks to the strong winds of trans-Atlantic trade for ‘Tom Turkey.’
A globalization expert shares two surprising tales of how the powerful winds of trans-Atlantic trade affected the quintessentially American holiday.
Hurricane Sandy, a storm with huge economic costs, bears down on New York in 2012.
Jeffrey Furticella/AP Images
Climate change isn't just an environmental problem. It is one of the fundamental economic challenges of this century.
Will the gains from globalization be allowed to go up in smoke?
With foes of globalization seeing their voices trumpeted by Brexit and Donald Trump's candidacy, the G20 needs to act as a counterweight that sounds a clear vision for a connected future.
Why race-conscious policies matter.
Three scholars reflect on the Supreme Court decision in the Fisher case and why institutions need to consider race.
Unchecked greenhouse gas emissions would lead to a number of economic effects, including potentially more damaging storms like Hurricane Sandy.
Making expanded fossil fuel production the core of U.S. energy policy, as proposed by Donald Trump, and backing out of climate agreements would cost the U.S. economy billions and transform the planet.
Trump is only the latest U.S. politician to bash China over its trade and currency policies. Is the criticism fair?