A contrast to the bumbling and immature fathers commonly found on sitcoms, Bob Saget’s character on ‘Full House’ reflected a shift in expectations of fatherhood that began in the late 1970s.
The lack of racial and ethnic diversity among nonprofit leaders could make it hard for their organizations to achieve their goals.
Students who are the first in their family to attend college view a college degree differently than children of college-educated parents, researchers find.
Five articles on the meanings of hope and how to think about resilience, healing and even joy in the midst of this winter’s bleakness.
A series of experiments explored the seemingly radical idea that opening up to strangers can be deeply satisfying.
The rising cost of groceries and gas is fueling the fastest increase in consumer prices in 40 years and widening the inflation gap between the rich and poor.
The murder of Ahmaud Arbery exemplifies the racial, often violent barriers still remaining in the US. The 25-year-old Black man was out for a jog. But three white men thought he was a criminal.
Renewable energy is expanding at a record pace, but still not fast enough. Here are the key areas to watch for progress in bringing more wind and solar into the power grid in 2022.
Tossing something into your recycling bin that can’t be processed does more harm than good.
The new year is a perfect time to adopt new health habits and routines. These four scholars reflect on the ways that they overcame the pandemic blues to get fit.
Voting rights are the subject of intense conflict between Democrats and Republicans. Does the degree of political outrage match the threat to voting rights?
While the numbers of people quitting their jobs in 2021 are higher than normal, a closer look at all the existing data suggests the current trend isn’t as dramatic as news headlines imply.
A former US ambassador to Kazakhstan explains the strategic and economic importance of Kazakhstan to the US.
Student loan forgiveness doesn’t benefit the economy the way some advocates believe it would, an economist argues.
Communication breakdowns between doctors and their patients have real-life consequences and can result in poorer health outcomes and sicker patients.
Criminal charges against former President Donald Trump for his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot could spark political consequences – not only for Trump, but for US democracy.
A hurricane that wreaked havoc from Louisiana to New York City, the Texas freeze and devastating western wildfires topped NOAA’s list of billion-dollar disasters in 2021.
Understanding where and how memories are formed could lead to more ways to treat conditions like PTSD and addiction.