Tishaura Jones became the latest with a Tuesday win to become the first Black woman mayor of St. Louis. Barbara Rodriguez Originally published by The 19th Tishaura Jones was elected Tuesday as the first Black woman mayor of St. Louis, the latest in a recent surge of Black […]
Is dream interpretation real? Good question. I’ve wondered about dreams since I was a kid, but until recently, I wasn’t sure. Now, I am. Sure, that is, that I can’t make any sense of it. Here’s how my two dreams muddied the mirror.
A sunny walk through the cherry blossoms is a public service. Because cloudy, even rainy weather this weekend dims the pleasures of Roosevelt Island’s peak, we shot this video for those who will miss it.
Faith in numbers: Trump held steady among believers at the ballot – it was the nonreligious vote he lost in 2020
Ryan Burge, Eastern Illinois University For all the predictions and talk of a slump in support among evangelicals, it appears Donald Trump’s election loss was not at the hands of religious voters. As an analyst of religious data, I’ve been crunching data released in March 2021 that breaks […]
The purpose of play — for children, monkeys, rats or meerkats — has proved surprisingly hard to pin down. Scientists continue to toss around ideas. By Chris Woolston 3.30.2021 Anyone who has ever chucked a tennis ball in the general vicinity of a border collie knows that […]
Caitlin Clark, Colorado State University Whether baked as chips into a cookie, melted into a sweet warm drink or molded into the shape of a smiling bunny, chocolate is one of the world’s most universally consumed foods.
Central Park, New York City, Easter 2021
Biden wants corporations to pay for his $2 trillion infrastructure plans, echoing a history of calls for companies to chip in when times are tough
Stephanie Leiser, University of Michigan President Joe Biden just proposed a roughly US$2 trillion infrastructure plan, which he ambitiously compared to the interstate highway system and the space race. He aims to pay for it solely by taxing companies more, including the first increase in the corporate tax […]
Katheryn Houghton March 30, 2021 Linda Heim knew her dad didn’t plan to wait for the cancer to kill him. For decades, he’d lived in Montana, which they’d thought was one of the few places where terminally ill people could get a prescription to end their life.
Tamra Burns Loeb, University of California, Los Angeles; Alicia Morehead-Gee, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, and Derek Novacek, UCLA School of Medicine Baseball great Jackie Robinson was a living, breathing example of athleticism and apparent good health, playing four sports at UCLA and becoming the […]