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Nick Lehr/The Conversation via Wikimedia Commons “The First Lady of Song” Ella Fitzgerald would have turned 100 on Tuesday, April 25: institutions from the Library of Congress to the...

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The May 22 suicide bombing at a concert in Manchester, England has claimed at least 22 lives. Once again we find ourselves mourning the loss of innocents and wondering how our societies can find normalcy...

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Senate leadership has indicated that passage of the American Health Care Act “will not be quick,” but it may not matter. Individual insurance markets already are shaky, in limbo by a lawsuit that...

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In claiming responsibility for the attack in Manchester at an Ariana Grande concert on May 22, the Islamic State group has sunk to a new low. We have seen terrorists target venues where young people congregate...

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Editor’s note: The following is a roundup of archival stories. June 1 marks the start of Atlantic hurricane season, which runs through November. While hurricanes can occur at any time of year, they...

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If you’ve watched flamingos at the zoo – or if you’re lucky, in the wild – you’ve likely wondered how flamingos manage to sleep standing on one leg. Of course, as humans, we think standing...

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Every year, over half a million military service members and veterans enroll in undergraduate institutions. Only about half leave with a certificate or degree. Getting a college degree can help graduates...

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President Donald Trump studiously avoided the phrase “radical Islamic terrorism” in his speech at the Arab Islamic American Summit in Saudi Arabia on May 21. He instead accentuated the positive, calling...

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The Trump administration has announced its plan to transform education funding as we know it. The new budget proposal takes aim at a host of elementary, secondary and higher education programs that serve...

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A January 2017 Pew survey showed that Americans rate terrorism as the top priority for the Trump administration and Congress. They put the issue ahead of the economy, education, jobs and health care costs....