Source: U.S. News and World ReportDisability advocates worry the college admissions scandal will spark a backlash against students who need accommodations to level the playing field.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportA grandparent’s mental decline or a great uncle’s waning memory may indicate you, too, have greater risk for Alzheimer’s disease — especially if closer relatives have the condition, a new study says.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportThree Norwegian lawmakers have nominated Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, who has become a prominent voice in campaigns against climate change, for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportThe head of the U.N. women’s agency is calling for the revolution in technology to be used to benefit the world’s poor and especially women who will not achieve gender equality without "the giant leap that 21st ce…
Source: U.S. News and World ReportA Malaysian minister has decried the presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender groups at a march celebrating International Women’s Day on Saturday, calling it "a misuse of democratic space".
Source: U.S. News and World ReportPope Francis is denouncing the "depraved hatred" behind a wave of anti-Semitic attacks in parts of the world and says interfaith dialogue can help counter it.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportAs climate change becomes a hotter topic in American classrooms, politicians are pushing back against the scientific consensus that global warming is real and man-made.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportTransgender troops to testify before Congress about serving openly, earning medals, promotions, as ban hovers over them.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportUnited Methodist Church faces likely upsurge in defections and defiance after delegates at crucial conference reject effort to ease bans on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT clergy.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportWhite Americans are the least likely to support using race and ethnicity as a factor in college admissions.