Nov. 13, 2017

Americans have always hit their kids. Now, the majority of research says it’s time to stop.

“At times, it doesn’t have any effect, but it never has a positive effect.”

Nov. 10, 2017

I was dumped by a Trump voter

Here’s what it taught me about dating and the political divide.
Nov. 10, 2017

Why is it so hard to drink and dine with your dog in New York?

Restaurants and bars across the pond welcome four-legged patrons, but it's still frowned upon in pet-friendly New York City.
Nov. 8, 2017

How travel has changed in the age of Trump

New policies might be causing widespread airport delays, but numbers show that Americans are still traveling despite these obstacles.
Nov. 7, 2017

Trump ends protected residency for thousands living in US legally from Nicaragua

More than 5,000 Nicaraguans now have a little more than a year to leave the U.S. or face deportation. Hundreds of thousands more people are waiting to hear on their status.
Nov. 6, 2017

A white man allegedly killed 26 people at a Texas church, and white Americans will be fine

Muslims and nonwhite people face large-scale punishment following crimes by people who look like them. But after Texas, white life will likely continue uninterrupted.

Nov. 1, 2017

Schumer says Trump should respond more like Bush — actually he already is

Despite his divisive rhetoric, Trump’s policy response to the New York terror attack is right in line with the mainstream GOP responses of the last 20 years.
Oct. 30, 2017

What the “conspiracy against the US” and other charges against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates mean

The former Trump associates are charged with conspiracy, money laundering and more in connection with their work with the Ukrainian government.
Oct. 27, 2017

The strange reason deaf children aren’t taught sign language

“Deaf children suffer language deprivation and everyone knows it. It just goes on, to the ruin of yet another generation of deaf children.”
Oct. 25, 2017

Best countries 2017-2018: These 35 nations have the most valuable passports on earth

The value of a U.S. passport appears to be falling, according to a recent industry report. Here's why.
Oct. 24, 2017

Healthy eating guidelines from food pyramids around the world

In a country where french fries count as a vegetable, we could benefit from a little nutritional wisdom.

Oct. 23, 2017

Singapore to lower the number of cars allowed on its roads

Hit the road, overpopulation.
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Oct. 21, 2017

Attack on US soldiers in Niger: Here’s why the troops were there in the first place

The U.S. has been helping to fight terrorism in the African nation since 2013.
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Oct. 18, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Underestimating America, California’s progressive move and the army’s giant step back

It's Wednesday. Here are three things you need to read.
Oct. 12, 2017

Why moving to Sweden could fix your life

Sweden has plenty of jobs they need to fill right now.
Oct. 12, 2017

Here’s what Americans fear most in 2017 — and some ways to combat those anxieties

Whether you're scared of North Korea, pollution or zombies, you're probably not alone in your 2017-induced fears.

Oct. 6, 2017

3 dangerous myths about your rights at work that could get you fired and destroy your career

You don't have as many rights on the job as you may think you do.
Oct. 4, 2017

#TheyFeelPain: Doctors say the GOP’s anti-abortion campaign is based on pseudoscience

“Neurologically, the science is pretty incontrovertible.”
Oct. 3, 2017

Democrats heavily push “sensible gun laws.” Here’s why those aren’t enough.

There are many gun control proposals with broad support, but not necessarily broad impact.
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Oct. 3, 2017

“A crazed, gun-obsessed nation”: How mass shootings are affecting America’s reputation abroad

Mic asked policy experts and international citizens for their honest perspective on America — and how its reputation has changed over time.
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Sept. 29, 2017

US cuts Cuba embassy staff, stops processing visas in response to mysterious attacks on diplomats

The State Department will also urge Americans not to travel to the country.

Sept. 25, 2017

Trump added North Korea to his travel ban — but almost no North Koreans travel to the US anyway

From 2007 to 2016, just 918 nonimmigrant visas were issued to North Koreans for travel to the U.S.
Sept. 22, 2017

Apple iPhone 8 Release: Here is why people who live outside the US are lining up here to buy it

The iPhone X and iPhone 8 are Apple's most expensive phones yet — and they're even pricier abroad.
Sept. 20, 2017

Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico on your mind? Here’s how to make sure your donations count.

Charity scams got you worried? Here's how to make smart choices as you donate your money.
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Sept. 16, 2017

This week in Trump-Russia news: Somehow, Don Jr.’s infamous Trump Tower meeting just got shadier

Veselnitskaya was repping an accused Russian money launderer with government connections when she met with Don Jr.
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Sept. 13, 2017

Adrian Grenier wants you to put down your plastic straws to defend our oceans

The actor explains why everyone needs to #StopSucking.

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Sept. 12, 2017

Edith Windsor, gay rights pioneer and activist, dead at 88

Windsor's landmark Supreme Court case paved the way forward for the 2015 ruling allowing same-sex couples to marry and receive federal benefits nationwide.
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Sept. 1, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: chemical plant near Houston in danger of exploding

The important stories to know for Friday, September 1.
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Aug. 31, 2017

Trump administration agrees to settle first travel ban lawsuit

"I’m glad that the lawsuit is over. Me and my family are safe."
Aug. 31, 2017

State Department forces closure of Russian diplomatic hubs in US in retaliatory move

The State Department is forcing Russia to close three diplomatic hubs in the U.S.