The Obama administration has argued that gender identity is protected under federal law. The states say the government is overreaching.
The secretary of state negotiated the nuclear deal and wants it to work. He recently went to Europe to encourage banks there to invest in Iran.
Sean Penn’s new movie set in Africa got booed at Cannes. Critics said its African characters were “bleeding wallpaper.” Here are 4 films that give African characters (and actors) their due.
A report issued by the department’s inspector general found that previous secretaries of state also failed to comply with record-keeping and security policies.
It’s not unusual for males to try to impress females with big body parts. Consider antlers on deer, or elaborate tails on peacocks. Some male fruit flies take a different approach: giant sperm.
Ukrainian pilot and national hero Nadiya Savchenko had been held by Russia for almost two years. Russia had sentenced her to 22 years in prison for murder — she called it a propaganda stunt.
It’s illegal to sell such ceremonial items in the U.S., but they’re popular (and profitable) in France. The art and artifacts are due to hit the auction block Monday.
The health agency is making changes so it can get boots on the ground if a pandemic strikes. But critics say it hasn’t gone far enough.
House Republicans will begin rolling out their policy agenda in June. It will, in theory, allow lawmakers to run with Donald Trump on ideas they agree on, and be able to demonstrate where they differ.
Researchers are trying to figure out what cows are saying to each other — and us. Often, it seems that cows moo to communicate that something is wrong, or different.
Telling your parents you have mental health issues can be tough, even if you are a trained psychotherapist. Add in another culture and there’s even more room for apprehension and misunderstanding.
The fur started to fly when Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov told his 1.8 million Instagram followers that his cat is missing. Then the HBO host got involved and turned the saga into Internet catnip.
Following a gruesome killing, allegedly by a former Marine, controversy over the presence of American troops on Okinawa is adding another layer to Obama’s historic trip this week.
The Afghan Taliban confirmed that a U.S. drone strike killed their leader last week, and they announced his successor: Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, an extremist scholar without military experience.
The author of a new meta-analysis says the importance of grit — a concept that has gained wide traction in education circles — has been exaggerated.