Despite colleges dropping their testing requirements because of the coronavirus, students continue to sign up for the exams, believing that a score is the key to admission.
The discovery of a strange gas in its atmosphere puts the planet “into the realm of a perhaps inhabited world,” a researcher says.
A few glimpses of the landscape of Washington, and some of the animals and people calling it home
It’s a win-win: Elders get a way to combat loneliness, teachers and parents get help they desperately need, and children get another grown-up to guide them through remote learning.
As the U.S. heads toward the winter, the country is going round in circles, making the same conceptual errors that have plagued it since spring.
The White House’s new science adviser says: nothing. The science disagrees.
At the Canada-U.S. border, I encountered a study in contrasts.
The city was hit hard by the pandemic, but French leaders know transformation is necessary.
A decade ago, Katy Perry’s sound was ubiquitous. Today, it’s niche. How did a genre defined by popularity become unpopular?
The president did not just challenge Republican orthodoxy. He also blew up its establishment.
Work friendships are crucial to happiness. What happens when you can’t make them?
The meme is so powerful because of the awkward status of white women.
Recent images of African and Asian elephants in their natural habitat, as well as in preserves and protected parks
The partisan divide on disability rights is bigger now than at any time in recent memory.
A virus has brought the world’s most powerful country to its knees.
The idea that I might have to continue to work while facilitating another subpar semester of virtual learning is almost too much to bear.
So much hope is riding on a breakthrough, but a vaccine is only the beginning of the end.
Astronomers have captured a strangely comforting scene 300 light-years from Earth.
The federal Election Assistance Commission has neglected key responsibilities or ceded them to other agencies—and two of its four commissioners are spreading the president’s unfounded warnings about voting by mail.
Mike Liles found his wife and the mother of his five children dead on the kitchen floor—attacked in the couple’s home for the second time in two decades. Still, the family opted for restorative justice over the death penalty for the killer. What happened next made them question the very meaning of justice.