When children view their abilities as something they can change over time, they’re more apt to deal well with challenges, researchers say. And what parents say can help or hurt.
The fires near Fort McMurray, Alberta, have been burning all week, and responders are still far from containing them. Take a look at how the emergency has unfolded.
Some 50,000 pounds of tubers were scattered across hundreds of yards of highway in Charlotte, blocking the road for hours and setting off a mashup of potato-related puns.
Rising property values in Oregon in the ’90s led voters to cap property taxes. The state turned to income tax to fund its schools. But that can be unpredictable, and schools have suffered ever since.
Despite uncertain odds, the company landed part of its Falcon 9 rocket in the open ocean for a second time. The rest of the spacecraft continued on to put a communications satellite into orbit.
Small businesses in Seattle have to pay a minimum of $15 an hour starting in 2021. But chef Renee Erickson has adopted higher pay for employees of her restaurant group ahead of schedule.
Ten years ago, there wasn’t much doctors could do to keep people with age-related macular degeneration from going blind. A colon cancer drug changed all that. But not everyone has been saved.
Boaty McBoatface received more than 124,000 votes in an online poll by Britain’s Natural Environment Research Council — more than 10 times the 11,000 votes for Attenborough’s name.
Analysts had expected the economy to gain significantly more jobs. The economy has gained an average of about 250,000 jobs monthly for the past six months.
Scientists drilling beneath the Gulf of Mexico have hit the layer deposited when an asteroid the size of Staten Island, N.Y., hit Earth. Samples might contain details from that fateful day.
At North Korea’s first Workers’ Party Congress in 36 years, Kim declares “unprecedented results” in recent nuclear and missile tests. He’s shown greater willingness to speak publicly than his father.
“We’re still here, we’re still battling,” regional fire chief Darby Allen told residents last night. He added, “The beast is still up, it’s surrounding the city.
Aviation High School mixes advanced academics with aviation mechanics — and a paid internship at a big airline.
The judge blocked a state agency from licensing the facility inside a private detention facility for undocumented mothers and children who have crossed the Texas-Mexico border.
Sesame Workshop, the company behind Sesame Street, unveils a new initiative to reach kids in a digital and mobile age. NPR gets a sneak peek.