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 Ukraine's long, often-strained relationship and what the future may hold for Ukraine and the world.
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.
What Does the Second Amendment Really Mean?
The answer to that question is as old as the country itself, and it continues to evolve as Americans debate...
What Would It Take to Amend the Constitution?
It’s not easy to change the Constitution—and that’s exactly what the Framers intended.
What Does BIPOC Stand For? Why It’s Important to Know What This Acronym Means
13 Ways Coronavirus Is Different From All Epidemics Through History
We've seen a variety of pandemics and epidemics throughout history but COVID-19 is something else entirely.
8 Geniuses Who Made History in Quarantine
These celebrated people emerged from plague, exile, months of bed rest, or wartime occupation with some seriously incredible work.
What Really Happened in Chappaquiddick? 15 Eerie Facts About the Shocking Ted Kennedy Scandal
In 1980, Reader's Digest commissioned reports on tidal conditions and the speed of the car on the night of the...