How to Help Ukraine Right Now
After Russia’s recent military invasion, Ukraine’s residents are in need of aid. Here are some quick and effective ways to...
What Is a No-Fly Zone? And How Would It Change the War in Ukraine?
No-fly zones have been used sparingly in history—in Iraq, Bosnia, and Libya—and Ukraine is asking for one now.
Is the Pandemic Over? Here’s What the Experts Say
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, and there's reason for hope.
I Fled Ukraine—Here’s Why I’ll Definitely Go Back
Ukraine will always be my home—and no Russian invasion will change that.
The Complicated Ukraine-Russia War, Explained in Simple Terms
As war erupted in Ukraine, many people wondered how things got to this point. Here, we break down Russia and...
What Is Book Banning and How Does It Affect Society?
The United States has a long history with book banning, and it’s not only picking up steam in 2022—it’s also...
Why Do Supreme Court Justices Serve for Life?
It's a question many have about the U.S.'s highest court—and the rationale dates back to America's founding.
6 Places You’re Most Likely to Catch Coronavirus
Life was this close to being back to normal, and then came the super contagious Omicron variant. These are the...
50 BLM Charities (and Organizations) to Donate to Right Now
Today and every day, Black Lives Matter and numerous nonprofits exist in a show of allyship toward the Civil Rights...
The 18 Best Face Masks for COVID-19 Protection and Comfort
A new variant means it's time for a new mask.
Henry Louis Gates Jr.: The Lasting Impact of Alex Haley’s “Roots”
Alex Haley’s landmark book began in Reader’s Digest, where he worked as a senior editor. Its impact is still being...
8 Things You Need to Know About the Omicron Variant
With new information about Omicron emerging every day, scientists are understanding more about how the new Covid-19 variant spreads—and what...
20 Best Books by Native American Authors to Read Right Now
This diverse array of compelling reads will stick with you long after you've put the books back on your shelf.
The 44 Best LGBTQ+ Books to Read Right Now
From recent releases to classic works, these are the LGBTQ books you should add to your bookshelf ASAP.
Should You Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine and Flu Shot on the Same Day?
What's the safest COVID-19 vaccine and flu vaccine spacing per the CDC? Here's what experts say about those and other...
13 Things That Are About to Get More Expensive
Get ready to shell out even more for some of your go-to items, thanks to shipping wars, labor issues, and...
How to Respond When Someone Says “All Lives Matter”
9 Things You May Not See in Theme Parks Anymore
Theme parks are open again, but you'll definitely notice some differences if you visit one right now.
What Hotel Buffets Look Like Now, Post-Pandemic
Plated meals, an increased reliance on waitstaff, and higher costs may become the new normal for this popular hotel staple.
10 Things Flight Attendants Aren’t Allowed to Do Anymore
Between ongoing coronavirus infections and lingering fear, the pandemic has altered the way we fly, including what flight attendants are...
What Anti-Racism Means and What It Means to Be Anti-Racist
It's not enough to get mad about racial inequality. You have to do something about it.
Colorism vs. Racism: What’s the Difference?
Even within minority communities, discrimination persists in unexpected ways. If you’ve never heard of colorism, here’s what you need to...