In the Pacific Northwest, people with nowhere else to go are forming micro-communities with communal kitchens and toilets but teeny, individual sleeping units. Could tiny homes, once the provenance of
Humans—and mice—are much more likely to feel empathy toward friends than strangers. New research finds that stress hormones are to blame, writes Robert M. Sapolsky Among the many contradictions of humans,
It’s a surprising development for a president who has faced criticism on the issue. The Supreme Court’s new move toward a definitive ruling on same-sex marriage could cement President Barack Obama’s claim
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Almost all state and local tax systems grab a larger share of income from the poor than from the rich, but these 10 have the most “regressive” tax structures for 2015, a new analysis by the Institute Taxation
For the first time, more than half of U.S. public school students live in low-income households, according to a new analysis from the Southern Education Foundation. Overall, 51 percent of U.S. schoolchildren
The Justices will hear four cases challenging state bans on same-sex marriage, a decision that could bring an end to the question of the freedom to marry. In what will be a landmark decision, the U.S.