Compensation for descendants of enslaved people is broadly controversial, and especially so among whites and Republicans. Researchers say one reason may be misperceptions about the racial wealth gap.
The U.S. and Canada have reached a deal that will allow both countries to turn back migrants at unofficial border crossings. President Biden announced the deal in remarks to the Canadian Parliament.
Author Carole Lindstrom follows Caldecott-winning We Are Water Protectors with another children's book featuring Native culture. She says she hopes it helps kids "see themselves in a positive way."
Across the country, parties are consolidating political power in states and squeezing out the moderate middle. In Montana, that squeeze is changing political representation and whose voice counts.
Rachel Jamison Webster learned she is related to Benjamin Banneker at a cousin's wedding. The news was unexpected, not only because of Banneker's place in history but also because the author is white.
South Korea's government has moved aggressively to encourage more childbirth, but its ongoing struggles point to the complexity of a challenge that is only becoming more salient around the world.
In the wake of ongoing school shootings, architects are designing schools to minimize risk and increase student connection.
Pulitzer winner for Evicted Matthew Desmond examines why the U.S. has more poverty than other rich nations. He finds it spends big on social programs, but gives the most to those who need it least.
For the first time in decades, Democrats run the show in Michigan, passing legislative priorities they've been after for years: repealing a 1931 abortion law, repealing right-to-work and more.
Most states pay or offer some financial compensation to state lawmakers for their work. Not New Mexico. That can be a barrier for many people trying to enter politics. A new bill could change that.
Law enforcement organizations are promoting a new film about children being exploited into sharing sexual images and videos. But many of the film's key claims lack context.
While supporting some of the state's most restrictive LGBTQ laws, Tenn. Lt. Gov. Randy McNally admitted to regularly commenting on nearly naked online photos of a gay man with heart and fire emojis.
When a grant for accessible playground equipment didn't cover all the costs, the students at a Minnesota elementary school launched a fundraising campaign.
The social media giant has introduced a 60-minute daily limit and other measures aimed at users under 18, as TikTok and other tech companies face growing calls to better protect young people online.
Participants were asked questions about their parents' general parenting style and how that affected their thoughts and feelings in the previous two weeks.