Arts Apr 25In “Ballet Across America,” Misty Copeland and Justin Peck paint dance’s diverse future
“I hope that American ballet will continue to evolve in a way that really embraces who we are as artists and Americans,” Copeland said.
Health Dec 12Herbal drug kratom faces uncertain legal future, despite public outpouring
Kratom, a leafy-green herbal supplement used by an estimated 3 to 5 million Americans, has inspired tens of thousands of responses in a public comment period over its possible controlled substance designation by the Drug Enforcement Agency.
Politics Aug 05What you need to know about changing voting laws this election
A guide to why you should check your state’s voting laws before November.
Health Sep 23After controversy, pharmaceutical company will lower price of AIDS drug
After outrage from the public and even presidential candidates, Turing Pharmaceuticals has announced it will reduce the price of the drug whose cost had previously increased by more than 5,000 percent practically overnight.
Education Sep 15For first time, Alabama schools required to teach climate change, evolution
For the first time, Alabama students will be required to learn about evolution and climate change after the State Board of Education unanimously voted to update the science standard for 2016. The last time the science standards was updated was…
World Sep 11Hungary enacts tougher laws on illegal immigrants
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that beginning next week, immigrants found crossing into the country illegally will be arrested.
Nation Sep 07Kentucky clerk Kim Davis appeals contempt of court ruling
Kentucky Rowan County clerk Kim Davis appealed her contempt of court ruling over her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses.
Nation Sep 04Hungary agrees to bus migrants to Austria
Hungary gave in to pressure today, and agreed to bus migrants to Austria. The buses will apparently pick up the migrants stranded at Budapest's main train station, as well as those that had already begun walking.
World Sep 02First polio outbreak since 2010 reported in Europe, WHO says
The World Health Organization reports two children in southwestern Ukraine have been diagnosed with polio for the first time in Europe since 2010.
Nation Sep 02Hundreds of migrants stranded in Budapest
Hundreds of migrants have been left stranded outside the Keleti Train station in Budapest after Hungary blocked asylum-seekers from travelling to European countries for the second day today.