Some words sound so odd that you can't help but wonder where they came from. Etymologist Anatoly Liberman's book "Word Origins and How We Know Them: Etymology for Everyone" takes readers on a journey to learn where words come from.
Alabama recently passed a near-total ban on abortion. Several other states have also passed laws restricting abortions. What might happen if the legal challenges against these restrictions reach the Supreme Court?
Minnesota has the ninth-highest rate of missing and murdered indigenous women in the nation, according to a recent report from the Urban Indian Health Institute. More than half of native women across the country have experienced sexual violence and, in some places, native women are nearly ten times more likely to be murdered than the rest of the population. Minnesota is one of several states across the country trying to address this problem through legislation. Lieutenant Governor Peggy...
Scientists have gotten the first photograph of a black hole, and competing commercial ventures are making dramatic strides beyond the atmosphere. Are we seeing a renewed public interest in space? What's the latest in space exploration and astronomy?
After the 2016 presidential election, many Americans described the country as being divided. One historian says that to understand the polarization of today, we need to start by looking at the events that have unfolded since 1974.