Full story - June 22, 2016
Seddique Mateen
Omar Mateen frequented at gay bars and signed up for gay dating apps. A psychological researcher talks about a relationship between repressed sexual identities and homophobia.
Full story - June 20, 2016
Obama in London
A vote to leave the European Union may make Britain a less-valuable US ally and have American businesses questioning their investments in the UK.
Full story - June 17, 2016
The future of war?
Fully autonomous weapons are quickly moving from the realm of science fiction toward reality. Was safeguards will we have to make sure the "killer robots" can't act on their own?
Full story - June 14, 2016
Omar Mateen
We now know that many boys who descend on people with guns are motivated by fears that they are perceived as homosexual and that attacking suspected or known homosexuals is a way for boys to demonstrate heterosexuality to their peers.
Full story - June 13, 2016
Investigators at scene of Orlando shootings
A researcher clears up misconceptions about gun ownership and the effectiveness of background checks.
Full story - June 08, 2016
Donald Trump and America First
At one point, "Americas First" attracted hundreds of thousands of members.
Full story - June 06, 2016
Muhammad Ali
According to Dr. Daniel Ashton, the media landscape we live with today is an opportunity to examine the heightened visibility and increasingly intimate relationship between the public and celebrities like Muhammad Ali, David Bowie and Prince.
Full story - June 03, 2016
These two women are taking on Wal-Mart
“Even when I was working,” the former Wal-Mart employee says, “I couldn’t afford to pay for my apartment. When my son got hurt and couldn’t work any more, I was evicted. There were three homeless workers at my Wal-Mart.”
Full story - May 31, 2016
 A detail from Stanisław Wyspiański’s “Macierzynstwo” (1905).
Why is there still a debate about it? We’re talking about who gets to have a life away from the home.
Full story - May 26, 2016
Victorian-era, middle-class black women who loved to read and write didn’t have many role models.
While looking through old British newspapers, I was astonished to read an 1893 announcement in The Daily Telegraph proclaiming Sarah E. Farro to be “the first negro novelist” with the publication of her novel “True Love.” I wondered: who was this woman? The Daily Telegraph didn’t get it exactly right: We know now that Farro wasn’t the first African-American novelist. But after doing more research, I soon realized that Farro had made her mark writing about white people — and that this may also be the reason her work was forgotten.

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