Young people of color are disproportionately affected by the lifelong consequences of having a criminal record.
Miles murieron después del paso del huracán María, pero no debió ser así. Las primeras evidencias debían haber llevado al Gobierno a una respuesta mucho más consistente.
The US$2 billion that the Amazon founder and his wife are donating to help the homeless and educate young kids may appear selfless. But this money may also soften calls to raise taxes on the rich.
A Sept. 14 report on drug use suggested that opioid use has declined. But troubling trends in drinking among teens and young adults stood out. An addiction specialist explains the unique dangers.
Today, 8 out of every 10 Americans live in a city or suburb.
Cybercriminals may steal data from laptops and mobile phones when they are plugged in via USB ports.
With fall almost upon us, there's a lot we can learn from the changing season.
Social psychologists have been busy documenting the harmful effects that this brand of chivalry has on women. But are they missing something?
Hosay, a religious ritual performed by Trinidadian Muslims, combines the somber Islamic observance of Ashura, brought by immigrant Indians, and the joy of Trinidad's famous carnival.
Las campañas electorales de Andrés Manuel López Obrador y Donald Trump revelan cómo sus simpatizantes operaron en línea para ayudar a sus candidatos y derrotar el statu quo político desde afuera.
It's been one year since a Category 4 storm turned Puerto Rico into a disaster zone. Today, nearly every pillar of society — including the economy, health care and schools — remains hobbled.
Transgender voting rights could be undermined in two broad ways during the 2018 midterm elections.
The Masterpiece Cakeshop case in the Supreme Court was not just a showdown over gay rights and religious liberty. It also reveals an ongoing process of redefining US suburban life as more diverse.
Through games and household tasks, parents can help their children learn basic math skills like counting, geometry and algebraic thinking.
Does it seem like everyone you know drinks apple cider vinegar, mainly in hopes of losing weight? Vinegar has a long history of high hopes attached to it. A doctor who loves vinegar explains.
Trump's plan to slap $200 billion more in tariffs on Chinese goods is premised on yesterday's waste-fueled economy. Tomorrow's economy is 'circular.'
The billions of dollars worth of aid dispatched every year to alleviate the suffering and damage after earthquakes and hurricanes would do more good if it didn't get clumped up.
The Mother of All Demos.
In 1968 computers were the size of a room. But after the founding of Intel and the introduction of the mouse that year they would eventually fit in a pocket – and change the Silicon Valley forever.
A 90-minute presentation in 1968 showed off the earliest desktop computer system. In the process it introduced the idea that technology could make individuals better – if government funded research.
An expert explains why the Jewish practice of abstaining from food on Yom Kippur is so out of step with the rest of Jewish tradition.
In a completely new approach to treating addiction, researchers use genetically engineered skin cells to inactivate cocaine and block cravings and addiction in mice.
Cuba es un país laico. Pero frente a una nueva Constitución que permitiría el matrimonio gay, las iglesias han salido con fuerza a oponerse, otra señal de cambio en la isla comunista.
Over the course of two years, a sociologist studied a group of affluent, white kids to see how they made sense of sensitive racial issues like privilege, unequal opportunity and police violence.
Cuba is avowedly secular. But as the country debates a new Constitution that would protect LGBT rights, churches have come out strongly against gay marriage — a sign of change on the Communist island.
From human suffering to political chicanery to environmental degradation, the tide of bad news, blared in headlines every day, seems overwhelming. One poet and classics scholar asks: What can be done?