Don’t listen to the old adage.
Americans with lower incomes today are less happy than they were 40 years ago. Could the growing class divide be to blame?
The view from the dungeon of the Cape Coast Castle.
It is a good time to ask how the travel and tourism industry has contributed to racism and how that can change.
California was one of the first states to enact shelter-in-place orders.
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Four researchers studied California's shelter-in-place orders to figure out how many lives were saved by its early enactment. Here's what they found.
Un líder debe saber tomar decisiones y mostrar confianza. Pero, en momentos difíciles, también se necesita que sea capaz de ayudar a sus empleados a adaptarse a las nuevas circunstancias.
Daily life has been upended, creating a perfect storm for a crisis.
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While there have been spikes across the board, some groups are suffering more than others.
Released prisoners sit in a bus outside Ankara, Turkey – while government critics remain behind bars due to Turkey’s sweeping terror laws.
To stem the spread of COVID-19, Turkey is releasing 90,000 prison inmates. Not on the list for release: tens of thousands of academics, journalists and others the regime sees as political threats.
A pedestrian wearing a protective face mask walks past a nearly empty restaurant in New York City.
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We don't know how long-lasting the effects of the virus will be, but the outbreak is already having a deep psychological impact on people and disrupting life on a massive scale.
Des islamistes pakistanais protestent contre la clémence de la Cour suprême à l'égard d'Asia Bibi, une chrétienne pakistanaise accusée de blasphème, à Karachi, le 1er février 2019.
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Au Pakistan, en Iran et en Arabie saoudite, le blasphème est passible de la peine de mort. Ces lois n’ont pas seulement des motifs religieux : elles répondent aussi à des préoccupations politiques.
Penistaan agama seringkali adalah masalah politis.
Pakistan, Iran, dan Arab Saudi menghukum penista agama secara keras. Hukum semacam itu memiliki motif politik dan agama: hukum tersebut adalah alat untuk menghancurkan perbedaan pendapat
Pakistani Islamists march to protest the Supreme Court lenient treatment of Asia Bibi, a Christian Pakistani woman accused of blasphemy, in Karachi, Feb. 1, 2019.
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Pakistan, Iran and Saudi Arabia all punish blasphemy harshly – even with death. Such laws have political as well as religious motives, says a scholar on Islamism: They're a tool for crushing dissent.
One-fifth of U.S. teen girls reported experiencing major depression in 2017.
New research finds that the different ways boys and girls use digital technology might explain the discrepancy.
Mohammed Morsi, elit Ikhwanul Muslimin menjadi Presiden Mesir pertama yang dipilih secara demokratis.. Kemudian lengser pada 2013 dan meninggal dalam status terpidana pada Juni lalu.
Beberapa tahun yang lalu, Ikhwanul Muslimin di Mesir dan gerakan Gulen di Turki memiliki kekuatan untuk merealisasikan idealisme mereka. Bagaimana bisa mereka jatuh begitu cepat?
Mohammed Morsi, a member of the controversial Islamist political organization the Muslim Brotherhood, was Egypt’s first democratically elected president. He was overthrown in a coup in 2013 and died on trial this June.
A few years ago, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and Turkey's Gulenists were running the show. Now both religious movements face political repression. How did they fall so far, so fast?
Teens aren’t necessarily less social, but the contours of their social lives have changed.
In the late 1970s, 52 percent of 12th-graders hung out with their friends almost every day. By 2017, only 28 percent were doing so.
Between 2009 and 2017, rates of major depression among 20- to 21-year-olds more than doubled.
Some have called reports overblown, with others going so far as to call it a myth. But the data that continues to emerge tell a different story.
A worker marks timber logs at a concession area in Sarawak, Malaysia. Rainforest logging in Asia feeds much of the world’s thirst for timber.
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In a global economy, passing laws to conserve forests, fisheries or other natural resources can simply shift demand for those goods to other countries or regions where they aren't as well protected.
Sleep deprivation among teens spiked after 2012 – just as smartphone use became common.
Some say the hysteria over screen time echoes parents' worries that their kids were watching too much TV in the 1980s. But new studies show there's nothing overblown about parents' growing concern.
In the 1960s, the Temple established nine residential care facilities for the elderly and six homes for foster children in the Redwood Valley.
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Throughout the movement's history, African Americans and whites lived, worked and protested side-by-side. It was one of the few long-term experiments in American interracial communalism.
If screens are kept at an arm’s length, measures of well-being tend to improve.
As their kids get older, should parents should be more – not less – vigilant?
SAT reading scores in 2016 were the lowest they’ve ever been.
In 1980, 60 percent of 12th graders said they read a book, newspaper or magazine every day for pleasure. By 2016, only 16 percent did.