These Volunteers Risked Their Lives to Save 2,000 Animals from War-Torn Ukraine
Amid constant danger, volunteers at a Ukraine pet shelter are making sure no animal is left behind.
What Overturning Roe v. Wade Could Mean for the United States
What would the end of Roe v. Wade mean for women's health, civil rights, and American politics?
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...
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.
How Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky Is Redefining Leadership for a New World
Volodymyr Zelensky went from political comedian to political icon in a remarkably short time. And his unique skill set...
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...
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 Is Critical Race Theory—And Why Is It Important to Understand?
Critical Race Theory has been alternately criticized and celebrated, but do you actually know what it is? Here, experts define...
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...
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...
13 Air Travel Rules You Should Know Before Flying During the Pandemic
Getting ready to fly? Read these important rules before you head to the airport to make sure you're cleared for...
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...
How to Respond When Someone Says “All Lives Matter”
The 20 Best Books by Latinx Authors You’ll Want to Read Right Now
From memoirs to noir and YA to essays, these books feature fresh perspectives and diverse voices—and you won't be able...
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...