A St. Louis woman is evicted from her home.
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Studies show that tenants facing eviction who have a lawyer are a lot less likely to lose their home.
Jungle near the Palenque ruins, Chiapas, Mexico.
About 60% of Mexico’s forests are managed by local communities. A scholar who has studied the forests for 30 years explains how this system protects the forests and the people who oversee them.
Education reformer Howard Fuller has worked with GOP leaders in support of school vouchers.
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Howard Fuller’s support for school choice is connected to the Black Power movement and a pursuit to provide Black students a quality education by any means necessary.
Throughout the project, Beethoven’s genius loomed.
When Beethoven died, all he left behind were some sketches for his 10th Symphony. Now, thanks to the help of artificial intelligence, the composer’s vision is coming to life.
People in attend a talk at the American Atheists National Convention in 2014. Many Americans remain distrustful of atheists, surveys show.
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Americans are getting more comfortable with new forms of spirituality, but their views of atheists are still complicated.
Forceful words don’t always result in strong action.
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While surveys have shown a large share of unvaccinated workers threatening to quit over a mandate, the reality is few actually do.
Another door closes on federal police reform.
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Months of bipartisan talks in Congress aimed at reaching consensus over policing reforms have ended with no agreement. Two policing scholars argue that federal efforts are better placed focusing on supporting local measures.
The new findings, although preliminary, are raising concerns about the potential long-term effects of COVID-19.
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Reduced brain volume in people who have experienced COVID-19 resembles brain changes typically seen in older adults. The implications of these findings are not yet clear.
Power poles downed by Hurricane Ida in Houma, Louisiana, Aug. 30, 2021.
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Building even more power poles and transmission lines won’t avert outages when major disasters strike.
Many Americans who lost their jobs when the coronavirus pandemic began sought donated food.
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Food insufficiency rates rose across the board, researchers who analyzed government data found.
In August 2021, comedian Greg Gutfeld’s weeknight talk show ‘Gutfeld!’ became the highest-rated late-night talk show in the U.S.
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Critics have long pooh-poohed conservative comics. But in today’s fragmented media environment, right-wing comedy has become both a moneymaker and a force in politics.
The COVID-19 pandemic created attendance issues for students of all ages.
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COVID-19 upended families’ morning routines. Getting kids back on schedule and sticking to it will help ease difficult transitions, a child psychologist explains.
HFCs keep refrigerators cool, but their leaks are warming the planet.
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HFCs keep refrigerators cool, but when these short-lived climate pollutants leak, they warm the planet.
Arctic sea ice has been declining overall since NASA began tracking it by satellite in the 1970s.
A closer look at how ice cover changed through the months offers some important insights into the role of climate change and why every year isn’t a record.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and co-defendants return to court in November.
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A scholar who has visited Guantanamo 11 times to observe legal proceedings in the 9/11 terrorism case explains why the conflict continues to delay the case going to trial.
Some Americans are looking past Joe Biden, seeking the return of Donald Trump as president.
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A representative survey of American adults finds broader support for violent insurrection than many would like to think.
Are these the footprints of the first-known American teen?
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The New Mexico findings could rewrite the history of human migration to the Americas.
Several lawmakers from high-tax states like New York are pushing for changes to a key tax deduction in Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending package.
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The 2017 tax cuts put a $10,000 cap on the deduction for state and local taxes. The richest households would see the biggest gains from eliminating or raising the cap.
A gathering during the 73rd anniversary of the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), in Jakarta, Indonesia in 2019.
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Nahdlatul Ulama is the world’s biggest Islamic organization, initiating a reform movement, which it is calling ‘Humanitarian Islam.’
Colleges that let their athletes use their school brand for paid endorsements may appeal more to new recruits.
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A sports management scholar weighs in on whether college athletes can appear in their school’s swag while promoting various products.