More than 2.6 million households in America are headed by a single father.
The deeper significance of Jeff Spicoli
Firearms have been touted as a great equalizer between the sexes. But in cases where self-defense matters most, women tend to find their own weapons turned against them.
Across the nation, people have different questions they ask when meeting someone new. There are hidden meanings in all of them -- including a popular one about schooling.
It's not easy to justify gut feelings with logical arguments. But that doesn't stop people from trying—in the NFL, in state legislatures, and beyond.
It's been just three weeks since Missouri executed Herbert Smulls before his appeals were exhausted. And virtually nothing has gone right for the state in its efforts to implement the death penalty since.
Two powerful and fascinating interactive tools
Why a publication's cost-cutting decision matters in higher ed
If the conservative justices uses the same logic they have in the past, Hobby Lobby's case against the contraceptive mandate doesn't stand a chance.
A confident grown woman gets an unexpected email from her childhood bully.
The Georgia Supreme Court ponders whether death-row inmates can demand to know about the drugs being used to kill them—a question with profound national significance.
It predicted "above-normal" temperatures. Oops.
A picture is worth a thousand words; the right map, maybe more
Virginia prosecutors hid exculpatory evidence and defied a federal judge in a death-penalty case. Will the Supreme Court let them get away with it?
Geospatial information is changing the way we approach the world around us. Here's an example.
The publishing industry is in terrible trouble, as we all know. But more high-quality work keeps getting published than anyone could possibly read. A few suggestions for today
What we discuss at the national level has surprisingly little to do with startup decisions. Some provocative data about where America is growing, and why.
A familiar voice in a new location
The curious geography of American greetings