From Supreme Court cases to blockbuster films, these are the narratives on sex and gender that dominated the news this year.
It's the age of the Internet and of budget cuts. But the vast majority of respondents in a recent Pew study said that, were their local library to close, it would be sorely missed.
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The story of Rupee’s improbable adventure spread fast. But some facts got lost along the way.
When a vessel went down off the Cornish coast, a Gibson would be there to document it.
Registered sex offenders are subject to special rules on Halloween night
The U.S. transports crude oil, petroleum, and natural gas through a nearly 2.5 million-mile pipeline network. Who's standing watch to deal with leaks and explosions?
In founding the Pennsylvania Hospital, America’s wiliest Founding Father promoted public health by leveraging politics with religion.
Meet the House conservative hardliners.
People are planting more trees, thinking carefully about coastal development, and anticipating the future of California's wineries.
There is no way to clean up a molasses spill.
When it comes to navigational apps, where's the line between utility and racism?
A watered-down version of the classic Spanish tradition comes to the U.S., but can it offer comparable thrills?
The absence of wood-eating worms may make the Southern Ocean a treasure trove for maritime archaeologists.
By choosing not to recognize the Washington NFL team's official mascot, the online magazine maintains its contrarian reputation.
The public's evolving relationship with sharks has long included wrangling and killing for sport. This may be the last summer such behavior is applauded.
A new documentary about snowboarder Kevin Pearce has thrills and heroics, but forgoes the standard feel-good underdog story for a cautionary tale about head trauma in sports.