Even though a House majority voted to impeach, President Trump, the process will likely not be finished before he's left office. A philosopher argues why the impeachment is an important moral action.
Since its creation, the infamous diagonal blue cross with white stars on a red background has been a symbol of white resistance to giving Black Americans more political power.
The fusing of Christian nationalism and violent extremism on display during the attack on the US Capitol can be traced, in part, to two incidents in the early 1990s.
The FBI has long warned that white supremacist groups are seeking to infiltrate police, which makes the events of Jan. 6 all the more concerning.
Congress passed a new law in late 2020 that will change how students apply for money for college. An expert explains what the changes mean for students and families.
Massive vaccine distribution efforts take a lot of coordination. The rollout of the Salk polio vaccine in the US in 1955 holds lessons for those delivering COVID-19 shots today.
Pointing out the benefits of white privilege has become a racial justice rallying cry, but associating 'white' with 'privilege' in the classroom can harm academic performance among students of color.
The Mega Millions lotto pot for Jan. 15 is the second largest it's ever been. Taxes on the lotto go to state governments, but often the money isn't spent in quite the way it's supposed to be.
With obscenities and violence, rioters at the Capitol left an obvious message: angry contempt for women.
Words have consequences. And decades of research supports the contention that Donald Trump's words could in fact incite people to mount an insurrection at the US Capitol.
The US faces many of the same problems Germans faced after World War II: how to reject, punish and delegitimize the enemies of democracy. There are lessons in how Germany handled that challenge.
'Orphan drugs' with high price points are being tested as treatments for COVID-19. There's a better way to spur low-cost innovation for new drugs.
Scientists are experimenting with using dogs to sniff out people infected with COVID-19. But dogs aren't the only animals with a nose for disease.
A biologist explains where proteins come from and what role the 20,000 or so proteins in your body play in keeping you alive and kicking.
What would happen, the Russian novelist wondered, when people lacking any semblance of ideological or moral convictions rise to power?
Caregivers can strategize with young gamers and challenge racist and sexist stereotypes.
Anti-nutrients naturally occur in food and can block the amount of other nutrients available for your body to use. But their effects aren't all bad, which is why they're undergoing an image makeover.
Onlookers who recognized the flag wondered why the mostly white mob had 'coopted' Vietnamese history. But Vietnamese Americans are Trump supporters, too, some driven by a potent fear of socialism.
AI algorithms can solve hard problems and learn incredible tasks, but they can't explain how they do these things. If researchers can build explainable AI, it could lead to a flood of new knowledge.
There's no going back to normal after COVID-19, partly because our pre-pandemic world was anything but normal.