The conviction of a high-ranking cardinal for sexually abusing two boys shows that civil authorities, and not Church officials, will bring abusers to justice.
Typhus, tuberculosis, and other illnesses are spreading quickly through camps and shelters.
The national security adviser could be our best hope for protecting the world from Donald Trump’s impulses.
Fertility-clinic start-ups are trying out cute Instagram ads and other social-media-friendly tactics to reach young, anxious patients.
How the pawpaw fell from grace
Googling yourself has become a rite of passage.
Attorney General Mark Herring’s acknowledgment that he once wore blackface in college deepens the crisis in the Old Dominion.
There’s scant evidence that they’re effective. They can, however, be psychologically damaging—and they reflect a dismaying view of childhood.
Parents know that football comes with a risk of brain damage. But many black families feel that the sport is still the best option for their kids.
“There’s nothing in the taste that tells you what you are eating is about to kill you.”
In a new book, a black evangelical challenges his white counterparts to take full responsibility for their complicity in racism, and to commit to changing America.
If alien civilizations exist, could we spot their industrial footprints in space?
Over the past decade, a group of HIV activists has helped pioneer gene therapy.
The alleged creation of the world's first gene-edited infants was full of technical errors and ethical blunders. Here are the 15 most damning details.
A new book shows that many of the director’s musical achievements were the result of unrecognized collaboration.
Despite vast increases in the time and money spent on research, progress is barely keeping pace with the past. What went wrong?
The same factors that have helped her weather past crises could help her again.
Only 52 percent of the state’s homicides result in an arrest when the victim is black. Could automating police work help?
He’s maybe the least respected good quarterback there ever was. But for all his obvious faults, no one can say he fell short of expectations.
California voters are being asked to tax big corporations to solve local problems. But is that the companies’ responsibility?