Police officers who kill, injure or violate the rights of citizens are often not held accountable, even in civil court – because in most cases, they can't be sued for official acts.
Chronic absenteeism is a pressing issue in high-poverty schools, but research suggests that serving students breakfast during class can help keep kids in school.
A game theory expert explains why a witness to a troubling situation who is in a group may feel a lesser sense of personal responsibility than a single individual.
Installing solar panels over California's 4,000 miles of canals could generate less expensive, renewable energy, save water, fight climate change – and offer a solution for the thirsty American West.
Astronomers just measured the largest flare ever from Proxima Centauri, humanity's closest neighboring star. These flares could be bad news for life trying to develop on a planet orbiting the star.
The majority of Americans say they'd like to be able to vote for a third party. Donald Trump says he might start one. But neither is likely to happen.
Until the late 1800s, moments of widespread high-risk financial gambling weren't considered manias but the results of individual actors, who bore responsibility for the disastrous results.
Scientists watched in real time as rising ocean heat transformed the sprawling reef. It was a harbinger for ecosystems everywhere as the planet warms.
Confederate paper money was a promise to exchange the bill for gold or silver, but only after the Confederacy won the war.
Attempts to reform US police departments fail when they are unable to get community support. Perhaps it is time to take a different tack, argue two criminal justice scholars – one a former cop.
Marketers will soon be able to use AI-assisted vocal analysis to gain insights into shoppers' inclinations – without people knowing what they're revealing or how that information is being interpreted.
A viral TikTok video is helping girls bear witness to the harassment they experience at school.
COVID has now claimed over 200,000 lives on the subcontinent, and the knock-on effects are likely to be substantial.
All that planning, shopping, prepping, serving and cleaning can pay off with better physical and mental health for all members of the family.