A greater exposure to democracy leads to a higher level of self-reported happiness.
Time behind bars can increase the likelihood that someone will re-offend, research finds. In many cases, programs that rehabilitate, rather than punish, may be a better solution.
National security, borders and migration, climate change and global food supplies, war and terrorism. These make up the academic field of security studies.
The majority of national park visitors—roughly seventy-eight percent—are white? Why, and why does that need to change?
Researchers consistently observe that longshot horses are overvalued by bettors at the racetrack. Why are they willing to risk it all?
Our best stories about the vast histories and cultures of Americans with ancestry in Asia and the Pacific.
A selection of stories on the history of reproductive rights and abortion to foster dialogue inside and outside of the classroom.
Confronted with discrimination and violence, gangs evolve and serve members differently, even when patterned after existing groups.
The Nation of Islam is controversial. Its practical purposes for incarcerated people transcend both politics and religion.
The Hindu festival of Holi celebrates love, colors, and the arrival of spring. How it's celebrated can vary significantly throughout India.