More and more states are allowing people to use Zoom to finish their wills.
Dying without a will can cause all sorts of problems for families.
Airbnb listings aren’t required to comply with the ADA.
Airbnb's platform perpetuates the social exclusion of people with disabilities, while the 30-year-old ADA doesn't apply to the sharing economy.
Women and their doctors need to communicate about potential sexual side effects from procedures that involve the cervix.
Sexual health experts say it's a misconception that the cervix is insensitive, which can have implications for some medical procedures.
Slow or unreliable internet access is a reality for millions of Americans.
The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing people to study and work online. It's also sparked a need for news and information. That's a challenge for the 24 million Americans who lack broadband internet access.
Snowboarders and skiers enjoy the grand opening of Big Snow.
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Skiing in a mall is bizarre enough. But a mall dubbed the 'American Dream' – when malls are vanishing, along with the postwar vision of the American Dream – is its own brand of eerie dissonance.
The State of Texas is in a legal battle to seize power from the Houston public school board.
While the state of Texas says it is taking over the Houston school system in the name of school improvement, an expert argues the move is motivated by racism and political power struggles.
Beberapa orang takut penggunaan ponsel akan mengorbankan interaksi dengan orang yang kita cintai.
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Seorang ahli menawarkan beberapa tip untuk mendapatkan keseimbangan yang tepat.
Some people fear we’re interacting more with our phones at the expense of our loved ones.
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While there are negative impacts, many of the risks of too much screen time are overblown. A scholar who has studied the topic for years offers some tips for finding the right balance.
Large corporations have both contributed to the expansion of LGBTQ equality and served as a bulwark against conservative backlash.
In an interview, law professor Carlos Ball explains how gay rights activists and corporations went from adversaries to partners. But would the alliance have happened if it had hurt the bottom line?
Activists rallied in New York City in July 2016 to protest police-involved shootings.
According to a new study, about 52 of every 100,000 men and boys, and about 3 of every 100,000 women and girls, are killed by police in the US.
Phragmites, an invasive species, line this marsh at Sachuest Point in Middletown, Rhode island.
Phragmites australis, an invasive reed, has taken over wetlands across the US. But it also stabilizes shorelines and harbors many fish and birds. Is it time to compromise with this alien?
The president met with veterans in September at a signing ceremony.
The Trump administration is preparing to shift billions in veterans' health care spending to private providers. Research suggests privatizing essential services comes with a social cost.
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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?
Among women who are familiar with Scully’s character in ‘The X-Files,’ half say Scully increased their interest in STEM fields, according to a report.
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When 'The X-Files' launched 25 years ago, many women were inspired by Dr. Dana Scully to pursue science – a phenomenon known as the 'Scully Effect.' Entomologist Jessica Ware shares her story.
A woman in Saudi Arabia drives to work for the first time in Riyadh.
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Saudi Arabia has arrested a number of feminists, while bringing in reforms for women. An expert argues why this goes to show that the kingdom remains adamant on not opening space for more voices.
Muchos autores nacidos en América Latina han producido algunos de sus mejores trabajos viviendo en EE.UU.
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Los escritores hispanohablantes han hecho contribuciones excepcionales a la literatura estadounidense. Aquí están autores hispanohablantes de los que quizás usted no ha oído hablar.
Political motives help explain why states take over schools.
While state takeovers of schools are nothing new, the ones taking place as of late suggest a political agenda is at play under the guise of school reform, a political science scholar argues.
Contrasting cityscapes, similar challenges
Universities teach students and produce research -- but do they have responsibility to engage with the communities that surround them? Two university presidents explain why their answer is an emphatic yes.
Many authors born in Latin America have produced some of their finest work while living in the United States.
Spanish-speaking writers have made exceptional contributions to American literature. Here are the best Latin American and Latino authors you probably haven't heard of.
For-profit service providers may use discrimination as a way to make more money.
The Trump administration wants to privatize more of the federal bureaucracy. New research suggests this can lead to discrimination in essential government services.