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One of the most urgent issues of our time is on the minds of world leaders this week.
International—and intranational—tensions are high in Buenos Aires.
A new study indicates that teachers and parents may be looking for ADHD in the wrong places—and missing it in others.
A viral Thrillist story about a burger joint left out domestic abuse charges against the owner—but intimate partner violence isn't a private issue.
A new study shows that exposure to police violence is linked with negative mental-health outcomes.
A lack of scientific literacy is correlated with undue fears around genetic modification, chemicals, and common food production techniques.
Nearly two weeks after Election Day, we still don't know who will join the historic 116th Congress in every district.
Cross-examination could soon be a right for those accused of sexual misconduct—but it may not be the most effective way to reveal the truth.
Record-high temperatures continue to exacerbate fire, drought, and other negative weather patterns around the world.
Both amendments were patterned after a successful policy change in Tennessee.
Issue 2 would amend the Arkansas constitution to require a photo ID at the polls and disqualify provisional ballots that aren't certified with proper ID.
In one of the most consequential mid-term measures nationwide, Florida's Amendment 4 would automatically restore voting rights to most felons who complete their sentences.
The outcome of the race between indicted incumbent Duncan Hunter, a Republican, and Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar, could affect President Donald Trump's immigration policy, at least at California's border with Mexico.
The Pittsburgh massacre wasn't the first—or last—act of anti-Semitism in the past week.
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The state election could serve as an effective referendum on Angela Merkel's government.
Most of them say Trump is to blame for rising pessimism and fear.
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Misogyny isn't a bug in white supremacist thought—it's a feature.
Aurelia Skipwith is a biologist and lawyer who's been with the Department of the Interior since April of 2017.
Science shows that a binary model for sex doesn't hold up to human variation.
There are few other places where the wealth gap is so visible.
Aid Access will mail the two-drug cocktail used across the world to women in the United States.
A cloned aspen grove that's thrived for millennia is feeling the pressure of just 50 years of human activity.
Shepard's murderer unsuccessfully claimed gay panic, a defense that's still legal in 47 states.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke directed federal agencies to smooth the way for installing seismic sensors out west.
Ethanol won't save us from oil dependence—or climate change.
The Trump administration is doing the opposite of what a new report says is needed to keep global climate change to a minimum.
Next month's elections will serve as an effective referendum on Trump.
On Friday, a jury convicted Jason Van Dyke, a white Chicago police officer, of the second-degree murder of black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Research suggests that being surrounded by well-off peers in not-too-intense academic environments can lead to lifetime gains.
A new rule might open the door for regulation rollbacks on radiation and harmful chemicals.
The Supreme Court nominee's confirmation hearings touched a raw nerve for survivors of sexual violence.
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