It’s worth looking at how local news stations have traditionally operated.
The Broadway hit offered an escape from the anxieties of World War II. But the America it portrayed – unified, patriotic and white – rings hollow today.
In order to avoid being labeled a communist sympathizer, King needed to publicly distance himself from the controversial poet. Privately, King found ways to channel Hughes' prose.
A new form of therapy gives people with dementia the opportunity to chat with other baseball fans, watch footage of old games and even play wiffle ball.
The effects of war, economic tension and accidental deaths have been mitigated by a sport that both cultures treasure.
The rise of 'fitspiration' seems to promote a body that is both impossibly thin and muscular. A new study explores whether this has become a new benchmark for women.
While it might seem like a longstanding tradition, it's a relatively recent phenomenon in the U.S.
Their culture places a high value on something many Americans don't.
Although loneliness may seem timeless and universal, the word seems to have originated in the 16th century,
If we’re going to grasp what makes Eakins' art so tragically powerful, we should be honest about the man who made them – and the impulses that drove him.
In the 1950s, NCAA Executive Director Walter Byers coined the term 'student-athlete,' which laid the groundwork for the organization to reap the windfall from its annual basketball tournament.
The unique role of the temperance movement in US history might explain why, when it comes to Americans' tastes, bland beer is still king.
Every March, millions of Americans watch the NCAA's annual college basketball tournament, while millions more fill in brackets to win their office pool.
The original arguments Congress made for 'springing ahead' have been thoroughly debunked. So why are they still being used by legislators today?
Sarcasm thrives in ambiguous situations, which makes it especially ripe for misinterpretation.
It's not just how characters look. How they talk and the role they play have a profound impact on kids, who are quick to categorize characters as 'good' or 'bad' based on superficial qualities.
Scores of Depression-era films depicted a pattern of sexual harassment that sounds all too familiar.
Only recently did it come to represent the dream of fame.
Sound, color and special effects transformed the moviegoing experience. These inventions decidedly did not.
For athletes returning home – especially those who are on the cusp of retirement – the transition can be daunting.
South Korea's lofty vision of transforming the region into a winter sports hub may be pipe dream.
After Columbine, teens weren't taking to the streets to call for more gun regulations. So what's changed?
According to a photojournalism expert, there can be a relationship between exposure to grisly images and activism. But there are also ethical considerations to be made.
It was long thought that humans everywhere favor pointing with the index finger. But some fieldwork out of Papua New Guinea identified a group of people who prefer to scrunch their noses.
While parents are growing more concerned about their children's easy access to porn, they often don't realize just how 'hardcore' and violent it has become and how early their kids are seeing it.