Two women hold mock pro-life signs in what they call an ‘Abortrait room’ at the Satanic Temple’s headquarters to protest abortion laws.
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The Satanic Temple, a nontheistic group, is invoking the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to challenge Texas’ new anti-abortion law.
When people can’t afford what they want to eat, they have to make a lot of calculations at the supermarket.
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A scholar of nutrition opens up with a personal take on food insecurity in America.
Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C. is one of several colleges using federal money to clear their students’ debt.
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Colleges and universities are using federal money to clear their students’ debt. An economist explains who will benefit from this move.
Eating right can be an emotional issue, as well as a question of economics.
Detecting food insecurity requires more than assessing what’s in your refrigerator or measuring the distance between your home and the closest supermarket.
Already the Biden administration has forgiven nearly $3 billion of student loan debt from 113,000 borrowers.
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Student loan debt has long been considered a drag on the economy. But will canceling it actually do much to spur spending? An economist weighs in.
As coronavirus cases surge, unvaccinated people are accounting for nearly all hospitalizations and deaths.
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The US has split into “two Americas,” one of the unvaccinated and one of the vaccinated. The differences in deaths and hospitalizations between the two populations are striking.
A study found that 22.8% of college students had experienced at least four adverse childhood experiences.
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Multiple difficult childhood experiences can lead to depression and anxiety during college, research has found. Lack of support often makes things worse.
For years, the market was inundated with heavy IPAs. Now drinkers are starting to push back.
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Thanks to shifting tastes and improvements to the brewing process, more craft brewers are offering low-alcohol and nonalcoholic options – and are going toe to toe with America’s beer giants.
Child care insecurity can increase stress and anxiety and decrease quality of life.
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Child care insecurity has received much less attention than food insecurity, but it is similarly complex. And affordability is only one part of the problem.
Engineering lessons can be found in many books kids already have at home or their local library.
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Picture books and young adult biographies can introduce kids to design-based thinking and engineering habits like creativity and persistence.
Candida auris can cause serious infections among patients in hospitals and other group medical care settings.
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Prevention may be the best way to cope with the worldwide wave of treatment-resistant fungal pathogens.
A ‘100-year flood’ doesn’t mean you’ll be flood-free for the next 99 years.
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Flood plain statistics can be confusing. There are better ways to think about the risk of severe weather than 100-year storm or flood.
Summer schools need to address the emotional and academic needs of children.
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This year summer schools will have to figure out how to tend to the emotional and academic needs of students coming out of remote learning.
Many of the tombs in Japan are elaborately decorated. Nearby visitors can buy flowers, buckets. brooms and other gardening tools to tidy up the graves.
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In a Japanese tree burial, cremated remains are placed in the ground and a tree is planted over the ashes to mark the gravesite. Environmental responsibility is part of Buddhism.
Il ne faut pas exagérer l’importance des notes.
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Pour éviter la tricherie, les recherches suggèrent que les professeurs se concentrent sur ce qui pousse leurs étudiants à apprendre en premier lieu.
Mass cremations in the city of Bengaluru, India, due to the large number of COVID-19 deaths.
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As cremation grounds struggle to keep up with the long line of people dying from COVID-19, age-old customs are being pushed aside.
In Atlanta, Ga., one person’s sign reflects the actual verdicts that had just been delivered in the Derek Chauvin trial.
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How does pretrial publicity affect jury verdicts? What kind of verdicts are made when the jury is racially diverse? An expert on juries answers questions raised in the wake of the Chauvin verdicts.
Putting less emphasis on grades is essential.
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In order to keep students honest, research suggests that educators should focus on what's driving them to learn in the first place.
Most children don’t get severely ill from COVID-19, but they can still spread the virus.
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With a third of adults saying they likely won’t get the vaccine, the US has a herd immunity math problem.
The lines between political fandom and sports fandom have blurred.
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Researchers find that the most devoted fans take their team’s defeats personally and often blame losses on the refs or cheating. Sound familiar?