The federal government spends about US$2,500 a year on child care and early education per child under 5, about half of the European average.
A British literature scholar explains how philosopher John Locke's theory of selfhood will not help the pandemic recovery, if individuals fail to see themselves as interconnected.
New research shows an ambitious state plan to broaden diversity at public universities is missing the mark when it comes to flagship universities.
Violence is a tough but necessary subject to address. Here are four articles on how to speak to your child about violence.
DNA has been storing vast amounts of biological information for billions of years. Researchers are working to harness DNA for archiving data. A new method uses light to simplify the process.
The US has one of the highest groundwater use rates in the world. When wells run dry, households may opt to conserve water, find new sources or sell and move.
Haitian president Jovenel Moïse is accused of overstaying his term, embezzling funds and dismantling parliament. Protests are a hallmark of his presidency – but the language of them has changed.
Video evidence can be powerful at a trial – but it does not always lead to a fair rendering of justice.
Professors of color are few and far between at America's business schools. Hidden obstacles in the search process help explain why.
Many states have found ways to remove partisan politics from their court systems.
Getting a good night's sleep on a regular basis can help you do well in school or at work. It might even make you better-looking.
Combining archaeological evidence, aerial scans and machine learning algorithms, researchers modeled how this medieval city grew over time.
President Biden wants to use his $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan to shore up child and home care. A scholar explains why that kind of care is just as critical as roads and bridges.
The process will take months, if it's even approved. But just the threat of waiving intellectual property rights could spur faster action.
Nicola Sturgeon wants Scotland out, Boris Johnson hopes to hold it all together and Mark Drakeford believes in the best of both worlds.
By looking at the eye bones and ear canals of extinct dinosaurs, researchers show that a small ancient predator likely hunted at night and had senses as good as a modern barn owl.
As American troops leave Afghanistan, a scholar of the country's history and culture reexamines his photos of the nation's people.
The lead author of a new UN report on methane explains the findings and how oil and gas companies could be making money and saving the climate at the same time.
Mary Washington raised George and his four siblings mainly alone, imbuing in George many of his best traits. Historians have focused instead on George's complaints about her.
The US is shifting to a new set of climate 'normals' – data sets averaged over the past 30 years. But normal is a relative concept in a time of climate change.