April
04,
2020
| 03:15 PM America/New_York
During this global pandemic, perhaps it is more important than ever to express gratitude to the important people in our lives – not just loved ones, but the countless public officials, health care professionals and others who are fighting on the
April
03,
2020
| 01:08 PM America/New_York
Different states empower different types of officials to declare an emergency. This is important because a lack of clear lines complicated the response to Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana and, later, Hurricane Rita in Texas.
March
28,
2020
| 12:27 PM America/New_York
The current push to interpret the Age Discrimination in Employment Act will raise the burden of proof for victims to a nearly impossible level. It will also make it difficult for aging federal workers to maintain and succeed in their
March
20,
2020
| 08:26 PM America/New_York
As families everywhere adjust to social distancing measures like closed schools and child care centers, workplaces and more, parents are grappling with questions regarding their kids’ use of technology. Rebecca Dore, an expert on children and media,
February
18,
2020
| 07:04 PM America/New_York
Throughout history, artists and songwriters have expressed a longing for equality and justice through their music.
February
05,
2020
| 07:24 PM America/New_York
Italian films and TV shows have started to glorify criminality, crafting and portraying mafiosos as alluring antiheroes.
February
04,
2020
| 04:03 PM America/New_York
Scientists in Australia, announced Jan. 29 that they were able to grow the Wuhan coronavirus from a patient sample in the laboratory. This was the first time the virus had been grown in a lab outside China. This is good news, since it will allow
January
31,
2020
| 04:28 PM America/New_York
Less than a decade after 18-year-old Kobe Bryant got drafted into the NBA in 1996, the league made all players spend at least one year in college or playing overseas before they could enter the professional basketball league. Ohio State's Nicole
January
24,
2020
| 03:03 PM America/New_York
Long before there was Jamal and Latasha, there was Booker and Perlie. The names have changed, but my colleagues and I traced the use of distinctive black names to the earliest history of the United States.
January
09,
2020
| 03:20 PM America/New_York
There is much uncertainty about how gender would affect the viability of a female presidential candidate. It’s still not clear which Democrat actually has the best chance of winning in 2020, and it’s actually not clear that gender matters
January
07,
2020
| 05:08 PM America/New_York
Despite the claims of optimists, the odds that an international conflict will snowball into a bloody war haven’t gone down significantly since the end of World War II. Trump administration officials’ confidence that the present conflict with Iran