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Is it ethical to keep pets and other animals? It depends...

David Favre, Michigan State University New York City’s comprehensive new code for animal welfare restricts when horse-drawn carriages can operate and bans the sale of...

To stop police shootings of people with mental health disabilities, I...

Jennifer Sarrett, Emory University After Shukri Ali Said left her house during a mental health crisis on April 23, 2018, her sister called 911 for...

How the US military has embraced growing religious diversity

Ronit Y. Stahl, University of California, Berkeley In 1919, Lee Levinger buried four soldiers in France. The responsibility to preside over a funeral was not...

Mormons in Mexico: A brief history of polygamy, cartel violence and...

Rebecca Janzen, University of South Carolina Nine members of a prominent Mormon family in northern Mexico, all women and children, were gunned down on Nov....

Why Joe Biden was denied communion at a church

Bruce T. Morrill, Vanderbilt University Former Vice President Joseph Biden, who is a Roman Catholic, recently stopped on the campaign trail to attend Sunday Mass...

Day of the Dead: From Aztec goddess worship to modern Mexican...

Kirby Farah, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Day of the Dead might sound like a solemn affair, but...

Most witches are women, because witch hunts were all about persecuting...

Bridget Marshall, University of Massachusetts Lowell “Witch hunt” – it’s a refrain used to deride everything from impeachment inquiries and sexual assault investigations to allegations...

Fundamentalism turns 100, a landmark for the Christian Right

William Trollinger, University of Dayton These days, the term “fundamentalism” is often associated with a militant form of Islam. But the original fundamentalist movement was actually...

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Boost in high school students taking advanced computer science could change...

Christina Gardner-McCune, University of Florida Often when I speak with students who are majoring in computer sciences, many of them tell me that they have...