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Jan. 13, 2018

Chain migration: How conservatives created the transformative policy they’re now attacking

Trump and Republicans are attacking "chain migration" — a policy created by conservatives with racist intentions that's gone on to transform the country.

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Jan. 11, 2018

Mic Wakeup: Federal courts, Vermont and ‘Black Panther’ all had an awesome week

It’s Thursday, Jan. 11. Here are three stories you need to read.
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Jan. 9, 2018

Mic Wakeup: The threat of a shutdown, deportation and nuclear war all loom in Trump’s White House

It’s Tuesday, Jan. 9. Here are three stories you need to read.
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Jan. 8, 2018

More questions than answers face 200,000 Salvadorans who just lost their protective status

Salvadorans just lost their protected status and nobody knows what's next.
Jan. 8, 2018

After outcry, H&M apologizes for black child model in “coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie

"We believe in diversity and inclusion in all that we do and will be reviewing our internal routines," H&M said in a statement.

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Dec. 28, 2017

People can be quick to blame victims of fatal shootings, study says

People who read negative details about a shooting victim are more likely to want a lesser sentence for their shooter, study says.
Dec. 22, 2017

Here’s how much the new tax bill is going to penalize you for being an employee

The new tax bill will significantly privilege freelance work over traditional employment, undermining a number of workplace protections and benefits.
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Dec. 21, 2017

UN condemns US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, defying Trump and Haley

The Trump administration has suggested it will cut aid to countries that vote for the measure — and possibly funding to the U.N.
Dec. 7, 2017

Career inspiration: 15 emerging jobs growing fastest in the US

Looking for a new job in 2018? Coding gigs are hot, but you don't have to love math or science to get in on an emerging career area. Here are ideas and some smart advice.
Dec. 6, 2017

What may happen after Trump’s decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

The Trump administration just made a dangerous decision that could reignite tensions in the region. Here's what you need to know about what happened and what could happen next.

Dec. 6, 2017

2018 Food Trends: Here’s what everyone will be eating (and Instagramming)

Is this the year for sparkling cold brew and tajin-topped ice cream?
Dec. 5, 2017

Here’s what Republican tax cuts could pay for

The tax cuts could pay for a decade worth of food stamps, nutrition and health care for infants and mothers, heating assistance for low-income families and cash grants to poor, struggling families.
Dec. 1, 2017

Scientists (known haters of fun) want to ban glitter from our sad world

Glitter, the ultimate problematic fave.
Nov. 30, 2017

Thanks to global warming, we might have to kiss 13,000 American archaeological sites goodbye

If trends continue, the U.S. will lose thousands of precious archaeological sites in the next century.
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.