While a record number of women are headed to Congress, a number of conservative measures passed across states. What explains this?
The de Young Museum of San Francisco recently opened an exhibit devoted to the Islamic fashion scene. Here’s how Muslim women’s fashions challenge popular stereotypes.
Research shows that women work more collaboratively than men in groups and create more inclusive solutions to thorny problems. More women in Washington could bridge America’s yawning partisan divide.
As their kids get older, should parents should be more – not less – vigilant?
Mass shootings bring terror in ways that people watching from afar can only imagine. And yet, society at large is affected, a trauma psychiatrist writes.
Born Farrokh Bulsara, Mercury came from a Parsi family that practiced Zoroastrianism, a religion that influenced Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
In 1968, Lyndon Johnson’s ridicule of presidential candidate Hubert Humphrey as weak and feminine tells us something about how a party of progressives still struggles with the idea of masculinity.
Two of the fastest growing segments of the American population Latino and Asian-American voters – also are part of evangelical America. Their views on immigration are very different.
Veterans of past wars have long been at the forefront of peace advocacy in the United States.
A former middle school teacher offers a series of tips on how educators can teach young people to engage in more civil discourse.
The odds of foreclosure double for families who send their kids off to college, according to two researchers who say their findings show a need for new ways for Americans pay for higher education.
Almost a third of American adolescents have anxiety disorders. Researchers in developmental neuroscience are figuring out that how the brain matures over time may be part of the reason why.
A recent study that showed that 110 of 111 brains of deceased NFL players had a serious brain disease raised concerns once again about concussions.
Many Americans feel anxiety or dread when it comes to math. A lot of that anxiety starts in childhood.
Wives sometimes chide their husbands for being cold or distant toward their sons. But men express their love in subtle ways that deserve to be honored rather than belittled.
The Iffy Quotient measured misinformation on social media in the run-up to the recent elections. Facebook has gotten better at combating untrustworthy links, but Twitter still struggles.