It’s an age-old battle between parents and kids.
Leaving your coat at home on a cold winter day doesn't automatically mean you're going to get sick. But it could make you more susceptible to germs.
Theo Lacy Facility in Orange, California.
Between 1983 and 2013, the number of immigrants detained in rural county jails has increased.
President Donald Trump holds up a newspaper to show a headline that reads, ‘Acquitted,’ at the 68th annual National Prayer Breakfast, in Washington D.C..
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The National Prayer Breakfast has been a time to forge friendships. But, as a scholar says, Trump used it to praise his accomplishments, malign his enemies, and thank God for being on his side.
JPMorgan’s Dimon, center, recently criticized socialism.
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In some ways, many of America's CEOs are like closet socialists whose corporations offer a working model for what a socialist United States could look like.
A protest against Islamophobia in TImes Square in March 2019.
In retweeting a doctored image of Nancy Pelosi standing in a hijab in front of an Iranian flag, Trump is playing into fears that Iran and Islam are evil and anti-American.
Social campaigns to address the obesity crisis in America are failing.
Nearly 40% of Americans are obese, and the numbers are climbing. The U.S. needs to get serious about solutions.
Some of the major events in US-Iran relations highlight the differences between the nations' views, but others presented real opportunities for reconciliation.
Thomas Uhle, a grow manager, tends to marijuana plants growing at GB Sciences Louisiana in Baton Rouge in August 2019.
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Claims about the medical benefits of cannabis are greatly exaggerated on Twitter, a recent study found. Most of the mistruths came from bots. How can the medical falsehoods online be stopped?
The American Dialect Society chose ‘they’ as its ‘Word of the Decade.’
Pronouns rarely, if ever, change. Then along came the gender nonbinary 'they,' which was just anointed ‘word of the decade.’
Willpower and habits involve different parts of the brain.
It's incredibly difficult to will away bad habits. But two simple strategies can make things easier.
Remembering why you want to eat better and take better care of yourself can help you stick to your resolutions. Being present to family is one important reason.
New Year's resolutions are often no more than good ideas that last a few weeks. Research suggests, however, that putting purpose behind your resolutions can make a big difference. Here's how.
A night of revelry can mean an uncomfortable day after.
Researchers know the basic biology of what happens to your system after a night of heavy drinking. Unfortunately, evidence-based cures for the common hangover are still at the investigation stage.
Kamala Harris’ campaign fizzled as her past as a prosecutor haunted her candidacy.
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More and more district attorney candidates are running on reversing the government's traditional approach to crime and punishment. And they’re winning.
Bad customer service is increasingly good for companies who use it.
Bad customer service is actually good for companies' bottom lines.
President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One, June 6, 2019.
When the founders wrote the Constitution, they had to devise a punishment fitting for a civil servant's impeachment. One possible punishment: banishment from the community.
Actress Olivia Wilde plays reporter Kathy Scruggs in ‘Richard Jewell.’
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The persistence of this trope might say something about the barriers women in media continue to face.
Scams of elders are common during the holidays, when companies prey on people’s loneliness and longing to help their families.
People often associate the holidays with children, leaving older adults out of mind, but there's reason to pay attention to them at this time of year. They are a prime target for financial scammers.
NYPD officers turning their backs on New York mayor Bill de Blasio after he remarked on police violence, Jan. 4, 2015.
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No 'blue wall of silence:' A military lawyer explains why the US armed forces take accountability and justice seriously.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry speaks during an event about the environment at the White House on July 8, 2019, as President Trump looks on.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
A Christian movement led by independent religious entrepreneurs, often referred to as 'apostles,' is changing the religious landscape of the US.
President Donald Trump pictured with HHS Secretary Alex Azar on June 24, 2019, after signing initial legislation to require hospitals to reveal their prices.
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Would you buy a pair of shoes without knowing the price? Consumers have bought medical care from hospitals for years without knowing the costs, but new regulations will change that.