Americans tend to think that self-identified liberals and conservatives hold more extreme views than they actually do.
North America's prairies once were home to millions of wild animals. Today, most of that lands is farmed or developed, but some grasslands have never been plowed and could be rewilded.
'Bee-washing,' marketing claims that purport to help bees, can diminish the important distinction between a honey bee and native bee.
Banking deserts make it harder for children and young adults to become financially literate, which leads to worse credit and a lifetime of disadvantage.
Films of the battle for Iwo Jima, being digitized 75 years after they were made, offer connections and lessons for Americans of today.
Biden, Sanders, Warren and other candidates are calling for far more federal spending for schools in low-income areas.
Becoming friends with classmates from different backgrounds can help people reject negative stereotypes. And teachers are able to help make that happen.
US military leaders have to plan for operations all over the world, so they can't afford to ignore climate change or debate its causes.
After a bribery scandal that took down four presidents and led Congress to dissolve, some Peruvians are putting their faith in an austere religion called the Israelites of the New Universal Pact.
Nine states and the District of Columbia currently have laws that permit assisted dying, but the laws are so restrictive that they are often more hurdle than help.
In a survey, Trump supporters showed the lowest faith in the Supreme Court, the federal government, the media and other pillars of society.
While identifying a new disease by its place of origin seems intuitive, history shows that doing so can have serious consequences for the people that live there.
In recent years Bangladesh has seen an increase in attacks on religious minorities. A scholar explains how certain extreme views on how Islam is to be followed are taking center stage in the country.
A growing chorus of people say the US has never been so politically divided. A Civil War historian reminds readers that there was once a far more divided time.
Images without context or presented with text that misrepresents what they show can be a powerful tool of misinformation, especially since photos make statements seem more believable.
Thousands of Chinese producers are at risk of going bust as a result of the outbreak.
The Constitution provides Congress with plenty of tools to hold the White House to account. So what moves does the legislative branch have left?
Will the White House plans to boost spending on career and technical education help today's teens land better jobs?
During the 'love glut,' roughly 1 in 5 of all comic books were romance comics, as publishers scrambled to appease readers' appetites for scandalous storylines.