Culturally, this is an era in which people are held in high esteem when they stick with their beliefs and negatively labeled as “flip-floppers” or “wishy-washy” when they change what they think.
A Texas law that aims to eliminate almost all abortions in the state is part of a long-standing nationwide movement to restrict the right to abortion.
Children raised in areas with more atmospheric lead pollution grew up to have less adaptive and less mature personalities, according to a study I led of over 1.5 million people across the U.S. and Europe.
In collaboration with the United States Navy’s Underwater Archaeology Branch, I taught a computer how to recognize shipwrecks on the ocean floor from scans taken by aircraft and ships on the surface.
Every summer on the Discovery Channel, “Shark Week” inundates its eager audiences with spectacular documentary footage of sharks hunting, feeding and leaping.
The effort by Democrats and Republicans in Congress to find agreement over a federal infrastructure spending bill has hinged on a number of factors, including what “infrastructure” actually is – but the debate ignores a key historical fact.
Sexual double standards – in which women and men are judged differently for the same sexual behavior – will probably sound familiar to most people.
“We have to avoid a pregnancy,” said Rosa, about the possibility of getting pregnant during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Public figures live on within the words they are remembered by.
In Aldous Huxley’s 1932 novel “Brave New World,” people aren’t born from a mother’s womb.
Whether it’s black-and-white photos of Arkansas’ Little Rock Nine or Norman Rockwell’s famous painting of New Orleans schoolgirl Ruby Bridges, images of school desegregation often make it seem as though it was an issue for Black children primarily in the South.
Americans’ trust in the federal government has declined steadily in the last half-century, polls show.
COVID-19 has disrupted many aspects of daily life, including rituals both sacred and mundane.
Japanese writer Yukio Mishima has long been a favorite of the international press.
When doubts about a relationship start to creep in, people don’t just blurt them out.
The date of Easter, when the resurrection of Jesus is said to have taken place, changes from year to year.