The pandemic has spurred many workers to contemplate their futures – and whether they ever want to return to office life.
Edward Hopper, 'Morning Sun' (1952) via hermien_amsterdam/flickr
The pandemic exposed the contradictions and tensions at the heart of 'creative class' cities and jobs.
‘Untitled’ from the series ‘Imaging/Imagining.’
Photo by Raymond Thompson, Jr.
Three decades after poet Frank X. Walker coined the term 'Affrilachia,' the region's poets and artists continue to create work that probes the world of a people long ignored.
An insect-friendly wildflower swath at California State University, Fullerton’s arboretum.
Looking for a new gardening challenge? Turning your yard into an insect-friendly oasis could mean less work and more nature to enjoy.
Bumble’s IPO raised $2.15 billion for the women-go-first dating app.
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A finance scholar explains what an IPO is, how it works and a new way companies are going public that's winning the hearts of WallStreetBets Redditors.
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in 1955.
Market prices are supposed to reflect a company's fundamental value. When they no longer do, bad things can happen.
Pipeline construction cuts through forests and farms in Appalachia.
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Pipeline companies have run roughshod over several regions where they're building, racking up safety and environmental violations. Many residents feel trapped, with no control over their property.
GameStop shares soared after some retail investors teamed up to jack up the price.
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The easy answer as to why trading was halted relates to the stock's 'volatility' after its dramatic climb in recent weeks. But it could also mean something fishy is going on.
Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they storm the U.S. Capitol.
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Teachers shouldn't avoid this topic, no matter how uncomfortable it might make them to discuss it with children and teens.
Who else will Trump save from the chop before leaving office?
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Speculation has swirled over whom President Trump may pardon before leaving office. But why do presidents have the right to pardon, and how should it be used?
Over one-third of college athletes in the study who tested positive for COVID-19 had evidence of inflammation around the heart.
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Cardiologists say student athletes who test positive for COVID-19 should see their doctors to determine if heart tests are necessary, even if they don't have symptoms.
Private insurers saw telehealth claims increase over 4,000% from 2019 to 2020.
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Widely adopted in the US when pandemic precautions kept people home, telehealth faces a challenge as insurance coverage changes, right when its popularity had surged.
The USPS is playing a major role in this year’s election.
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Two legal scholars explain what's causing the USPS mail delays, what they mean for the election and the agency's deeper financial problems.
Former House Speaker John Boehner holds a press conference June 25, 2012, after the Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 decision upholding the Affordable Care Act.
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Democrats are outraged at what they say is the hypocrisy of allowing a president to appoint a new Supreme Court justice near the end of his term. One of their biggest practical concerns is the ACA.
Voting, the right thing to do?
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'I don't like the candidates,' 'I don't know enough to make a decision,' 'I don't want to give this election legitimacy' – an ethicist takes on nonvoters.
Nigerian women use nudity to turn traditional ideas of protest on their heads.
Nigerian women have successfully used their naked bodies as an instrument of power, rather than shame, to protest injustice.
The USPS has suffered delays in recent months.
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The Postal Service plays a critical role in the supply chains of small businesses and in keeping rural America connected. There's no reason it can't continue to do so despite its financial woes.
Leaders of the Aba women’s protest against a tyranical warrant chief in Nigeria in 1929.
National Museum of Unity, Nigeria
The petitions help us understand how Igbo women created spaces in a patriarchal society for active engagement with policies enforced by colonial rulers.
Children are at risk of getting sick from coronavirus and need to practice social distancing and mask wearing too.
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Research shows that children can become infected with the coronavirus and spread it to others. Though rare, some kids do become severely ill and a few have died from COVID-19.
Telehealth is booming like never before, and many patients and health care providers across the U.S. are using it for the first time.
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Telehealth has seen massive increases in use since the pandemic started. When done right, remote health care can be just as effective as in-person medicine.
Using minced oaths became a habit in NBC’s The Good Place.
From 16th-century playwrights to 'The Good Place,' wordplay has found clever ways to get around uttering profane and blasphemous language.