Traditional ordination into a Buddhist monastic life requires meeting guidelines based on male and female genders.
China’s international lending projects have big potential impacts on oceans and coasts. By cooperating more closely with host countries, Beijing can make those projects more sustainable.
Morality police first appeared in Iran soon after the Islamic Revolution of 1979. But similar forces were present in parts of the Middle East even prior to the date.
Given their numbers advantage, Russian troops were expected to quickly capture Ukraine. That didn’t happen, and with winter approaching, more Russian military defeats are expected.
A doctrine embraced by some conservatives could be adopted by the US Supreme Court. And if the court does, Americans’ political power will be dramatically limited.
Shock results happen, but that doesn’t make it any easier for lower-ranked nations to rise up the ranks, a soccer economist explains.
Recent years have put more attention on LGBTQ people’s struggle for acceptance in the LDS church, but asexual Latter-day Saints face unique challenges.
Microglia, immune cells disguised as brain cells, are known as the janitors of the brain. Dialing up their usual duties just enough could provide an avenue to treat neurodegenerative disease.
Publicly traded companies must have independent oversight and make regular financial and other disclosures. The Trump Organization has none of these safeguards.
Until now, little research has been done about how people become nonprofit executive directors and how well-prepared those leaders are for their jobs.
Georgians appreciate the national attention from the runoff election, but the cost and tendency for a drop in turnout may lead to reform of the state’s ballot contests.
The Supreme Court’s initial questions during the 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis opening arguments focused on whether the case might be premature, and what kind of discrimination is at play
Compared with past midterms, voter turnout among young people jumped in 2022 – but it was still below 30%.
The right is explicitly laid out in the same treaty that led to the Trail of Tears.
A medical myth persists that the B vitamin thiamine is a systemic insect repellent that wards off mosquitoes when taken orally. But scientists have disproven this mistaken belief again and again.
Indonesia has criminalized same-sex sexuality, but trans people are finding support in some trans-inclusive mosques and churches.
Denmark, despite its cold and gloomy winters, is full of people who consistently rank among the happiest in the world.
Text-to-image generators like DALL-E and Stable Diffusion portend a future where anyone with a computer can fake a photograph of just about anything.
Pictures and sound, flying through the air to a box in your house? Back in the 1940s, it seemed like a miracle.