If you think women aren't playing important roles in math, science and engineering, just hop on Twitter and see more than 17,000 of them proving you wrong. But female scientists say there's still much more to be done to encourage women to get into those fields.
Most of us might probably opt for a night of Netflix if we don't have plans, but new research says going out by ourselves is just as fun as having plans with friends. That's why the study's author says we should forget our fears and see that movie solo.
A new study of Supreme Court opinions says one thing is clear: Justices are far more negative in their decisions today than they've been throughout the entire history of the court. But that may not necessarily be a bad thing.
When a same-sex couple arrived at Clela Rorex's county office in 1975 to ask for a marriage license, she said yes. That decision may have been the first act in the long and still-incomplete battle for same-sex unions. Rorex says she wouldn't change a thing.
The leaders of Catalonia say they're ready to secede from Spain if they win an independence referendum this September. But even if Catalans vote yes, the Spanish government is dead set against any breakup.
Are people who choose not to have kids really "selfish, shallow and self-absorbed?" That's the title of a new book that explores why the childless are actually none of the above, and want the rest of society to understand their often-complex reasons for not having kids.
A photo exhibit now lining the halls of UN headquarters in New York shows Syrian victims of torture. It's hard to look at, but US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power says the images are yet more evidence that peace is desperately needed in Syria — and motivation to make sure the Assad regime is toppled.