Latin America has 1.7 million Muslims, who are rarely noted. Two scholars — both converts to Islam — set out to understand the small but representative Muslim community in Chile. Here is what they found.
A researcher finds a remarkable link between how baby bats babble in monosyllables as they learn to speak in the same way that human infants do.
The Taliban has given every indication women and girls will once more face violence and repression as it takes back control of Afghanistan.
The Taliban have taken over the Afghan city of Herat, capping three weeks of furious fighting in which both men and women took up arms to defend their city while many residents fled gunfights and rocket attacks.
Ernest Knocks Off was 18 when he arrived at the Carlisle boarding school in 1879. He was one of many young Native people who fought — in his case, to the death — to retain their language and culture.
Pressure to take on ever more high-pressure work and ever more responsibility is familiar to many. But saying "no" can be especially difficult for people from racial minorities.
Athletes and spectators were lured to Olympia by a longing for contact with their compatriots and their gods.
In Latin America, common citizens have often donned outlandish outfits and comic book-inspired personas to lead demonstrations and promote social change.
New research suggests that an effective way to locate and track large concentrations of microplastics in the ocean could be from high in the sky.
As part of the nation's massive wartime mobilization effort, millions of Americans, for the first time, traveled abroad — where many had their first encounters with the marine predators.