10 ways schools, parents and communities can prevent school shootings now

After a shooter killed 17 people at a Florida high school, many have expressed frustration at the political hand-wringing...

Here’s how witnessing violence harms children’s mental health

When children learn about news like the deadly school shooting that claimed more than a dozen lives on Feb....

What the 5Pointz ruling means for street artists

A four-and-a-half-year legal battle that pitted street artists against landowners has come to an end. On Feb. 13,...

The media need to think twice about how they portray mass shooters

The lead story on The New York Times homepage provided the overview of the latest massacre at an American...

It’s time to end the debate about video games and violence

In the wake of the Valentine’s Day shooting at a Broward County, Florida high school, a familiar trope has...

How can women feel comfortable saying no when they are told they can’t say...

The #MeToo movement has demonstrated huge success in raising awareness around sexual harassment and assault. This effort has faced...

Black lung disease on the rise: 5 questions answered

Editor’s note: An article published Feb. 6, 2018 in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that ...

It’s getting harder to prosecute politicians for corruption

The high-profile corruption case against New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez was recently dropped by federal prosecutors after a five-year...

Andrew Johnson’s failed presidency echoes in Trump’s White House

Who’s the most vulgar, racist, thin-skinned, vituperative U.S. president? As a historian of Reconstruction, I’ve always believed that...

Trump may owe his 2016 victory to ‘fake news,’ new study suggests

Could “fake news” have helped determine the outcome of the 2016 presidential election? Social media users and intensely...