When the Beetle was first introduced, Americans had never seen anything like it. Among art car enthusiasts, it became the ideal canvas for self-expression.
While the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing is an opportunity to celebrate a remarkable technological achievement, it's worth reflecting upon the creative vision that made it possible.
The more they fight, the more popular they become – and the more pushback they receive.
Municipal swimming pools flourished in the 20th century. But too often, their success was based on the exclusion of African Americans.
While 92% of adults feel that talking with their loved ones about end-of-life care is important, only 32% have actually done so.
Studios are starting to realize that diverse casts and diverse stories have a massive earning potential.
Because professional athletes are thought to be paragons of physical and mental toughness, their psychological health has long been a taboo topic. That's starting to change.
The programs that Americans of all political stripes like to watch seem to be united by a common theme.
A photo of a drowned father and his 23-month-old daughter at the US-Mexico border has prompted horror and outrage on social media. Can it spur aid for migrants?
This overdue honour is a welcome sign of the growing power of Native Americans.
With major dailies giving a megaphone to the police, the coverage of Stonewall is a reminder of what's lost when alternative media outlets wither away.
According to the General Social Survey, the percentage of men and women who identify as gay or lesbian has held firm. But the share of women who say they're bisexual has skyrocketed.
Female athletes barely receive more attention than horses and dogs. And if you're a woman who wants to become a sports journalist, you should steel yourself for some social media venom.
Lee, who is blind and autistic, upended the assumption, held by many, that people with disabilities lack rich interior lives.
Why do female college coaches seem to be held to a different standard than their male counterparts?
King was once thought of as a saint beyond reproach. It eventually emerged that he was a womanizer. But we now have to ask the unthinkable: Did King enable abuse?
The US divorce rate has fallen steadily over the last 30 or 40 years. It's likely because young adults are taking more time to decide to marry.
According to a new study, those who have a tendency to sabotage their relationships may find solace in the fictional worlds of TV and movies.
While the 2019 'Aladdin' is a big improvement from the 1992 version, it still recycles some old tropes.
With sharp political commentary just as likely to be found on Tumblr as in the pages of the Times, why aren’t the best internet memes being published in the nation's top periodicals?