Annual Dec. 5 tradition sees performers don blackface and afro wigs. But a growing number of Dutch citizens — and Rev. Jesse Jackson — believe it's time to wave goodbye to the custom.
Although memorials to past pandemics are not as prolific as war memorials, they do exist. A scholar of visual culture provides a brief history of such monuments around the world.
Millions of outgoing US President Donald Trump's supporters have flocked to the far-right social media platform where hate speech thrives.
Talking with people who hold different political views doesn't have to be an exercise in futile rage. Here are some tips to help you diplomatically and fruitfully discuss controversial topics.
Choosing former Secretary of State John Kerry as climate envoy is the first step. To regain trust, the US will also have to take concrete actions to cut its own greenhouse gas emissions.
As Thanksgiving nears and fear grows in the US, people in China are traveling and enjoying time with family. While some in the US credit China's authoritarian regime, there's more to the story.
Could outgoing President Trump's many supporters rise up and overthrow a Biden-led government, as the South rejected President Lincoln's election with a massive uprising?
There are two new COVID-19 vaccines that appear to be more than 90% effective. Here's an explanation of the technology that distinguishes them from traditional inoculation methods.
The pandemic has put a spotlight on an uncommon yet increasingly noticed disorder. But even in an era of health and home goods shortages, extreme clutter is not what you might think.
Death by suicide is the second most common form of death for veterans under age 35. But being there as friends and neighbors for veterans (and for everyone) can really brighten their prospects.