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6 things you can do to cope with boredom at a...

Erin C. Westgate, University of Florida More and more of us are staying home in an attempt to slow down the spreading coronavirus. But being...

Ancient Greeks purged city-states of disease as they would a human...

Meghan Henning, University of Dayton and Candida Moss, University of Birmingham With the spread of the coronavirus, the world is becoming pointedly aware of the...

Religious communities are offering baptism by Zoom – such innovation has...

Samuel L. Boyd, University of Colorado Boulder The coronavirus pandemic is forcing entire countries to rethink deeply-held social norms. Faith leaders are coming up with...

How India came to love cricket, favored sport of its colonial...

Lars Dzikus, University of Tennessee and Adam Love, University of Tennessee After emphasizing that “America loves India” during the “Namaste Trump” event, President Donald Trump...

Why Trump’s post-impeachment actions are about vengeance, not retribution

Austin Sarat, Amherst College Since the end of his Senate impeachment trial, President Donald Trump has carried out a concerted campaign against his Democratic political...

Women in Arab countries find themselves torn between opportunity and tradition

Alainna Liloia, University of Arizona Arab women, long relegated to the private sphere by law and social custom, are gaining new access to public life. All...

How China does Valentine’s Day

Wei Li, Frostburg State University Americans celebrate love on Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day — a holiday named for Saint Valentine, a third-century Roman clergyman who...

Gay rights dispute is pulling apart the United Methodist Church, after...

Scott T. Vehstedt, American University The Methodist Church, the largest mainline Protestant denomination in the United States, is headed toward a divorce. In early January, mediators...

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