Full story - February 19, 2021
A pantry cabinet with a variety of food packages
The Biden administration is trying to shore up SNAP, a mainstay of the safety net, as part of its new plans.
Full story - February 08, 2021
Two women sit outside, using their cell phones. They are wearing face masks in addition to head coverings.
Muslim women say the practice of wearing masks during the pandemic has given them more confidence to wear religious face coverings in public.
Full story - February 01, 2021
Three women protestors hold up signs reading "More Love, Less Hate"; "We are One. Do not divide us in the name of religion"; and "Love is not a crime."
India's most populous state has brought in a law to police interreligious marriages, known as the 'love jihad' law. Here is what that means.
Full story - January 27, 2021
Two men stand on both sides of a projector screen, displaying pages of Anne Frank's handwriting.
Information about the Holocaust may be easy to find online, but the best sites offer artifacts and authentic accounts from people who survived the experience, a Holocaust scholar argues.
Full story - January 13, 2021
Crowds carrying hate symbols as they stormed the U.S Capitol on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C.
The crowds that stormed the US Capitol on Jan. 6 were not just engaged in an effort to support Trump. The symbols they carried were of an extreme form of anti-Semitism.
Full story - January 11, 2021
An illustration of two people of different races.
A race-changing scandal raises suspicion about the motivations of 4,580 newly elected city council members and mayors who only recently began to identify as Black.
Full story - January 07, 2021
Trump supporters gesture to US Capitol Police in the hallway outside of the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021.
Though it started as a series of conspiracy theories and false predictions, over the past three years, QAnon has evolved into an extremist religiopolitical ideology.
Full story - January 06, 2021
Protesters supporting US President Donald Trump break into the Us Capitol on Jan. 06, 2021, in Washington, DC.
Ore Koren is a scholar of civil conflict and political violence. He reacts to the events that unfolded at the US Capitol on Wednesday.
Full story - December 27, 2020
A pregnant woman wearing a red shirt holds her belly with a plastic gloved hand.
With vaccines forthcoming for most Americans, many groups — including expectant mothers — are wondering if the vaccine is safe for them and their babies. A physician-scientist explains.
Full story - December 27, 2020
Bye-bye, burners.
Shifting from fossil fuels to electricity is climate-friendly, but serious cooks don't think much of electric stoves. Will induction cooking finally catch on as an alternative?