The U.S. State Department rarely removes terrorist groups from its Foreign Terrorist Organizations list. Most terrorist groups, unlike the Colombian FARC, don’t want to put down their weapons.
The CDC’s updated mask guidelines say that cloth masks offer the least protection from COVID-19. Differences in the materials masks are made from and the ways they fit are the reason.
None of our authors can see the future, but many do have expertise that offers insights about what’s reasonable to expect.
A scholar conducted over 70 hours of interviews with people involved in the medical and funerary professions to understand the impact of changes in death rituals during the pandemic.
The results of the latest round of redistricting have advanced the anti-democratic trend where elected leaders choose their voters, undermining representative government.
The Pentagon has announced that as many as 8,500 troops have been put on standby to be deployed in Europe as a counter to the threat of the Russian military buildup on Ukraine’s eastern border.
Dating apps like Bumble have tried to shake up the gender dynamics of dating. Some users say their efforts fall flat.
Farmers are stuck in a chemical war against weeds, which have developed resistance to many widely used herbicides. Seed companies’ answer – using more varied herbicides – is causing new problems.
Airplanes use radio waves to determine how far off the ground they are. New 5G cellphone services come close to the same frequencies the airplanes use. Here’s how that can be a problem.
Views of the stages of adulthood are stuck in the early 20th century, even though they’ve changed a lot over the past 100 years.
Understanding how the brain translates smells into behavior change can help advance search and rescue technology and treatments for neurological conditions.
Wind turbines often can produce more power than is needed for electricity onshore. That extra energy could be put to work capturing and storing carbon.
Restricting drug access can make the overdose crisis worse, not better. A bioethicist explains what that means for an ethical drug policy.
International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorates the murder of 6 million Jews – but also their lives. Yizker bikher books lovingly document Jewish communities across Europe.
As Russia threatens to invade Ukraine, Ukrainians wonder about the worth of a 1994 agreement signed by Russia, the US and the UK, who promised to protect the newly independent state’s sovereignty.
The 13th Amendment is given credit for freeing an estimated 4 million enslaved people during the Civil War era. It also enabled a prison system of free labor and involuntary servitude.
Despite efforts to diversify its coaching ranks, the NFL still has an abysmal record of hiring members of minorities not only as head coaches but also for coveted assistant coaching jobs.
DNA and mRNA vaccines produce a different kind of immune response than traditional vaccines, allowing researchers to tackle some previously unsolvable problems in medicine.
A phenomenon first theorized over 200 years ago is also a telltale sign of nuclear tests.
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