A Louisiana university helps solve the national shortage of black doctors, Uber drivers are left with car payments after a raise in fees, and Mother Jones explores whether mammograms do more harm than good.
Social media has become a fundamental part of my life. As an American in 2015, I am the rule, not the exception. So what does healthy use of these sites look like?
In this video, The Atlantic asked a group of experts what we can do to be happier. Turns out our obsession with happiness might actually be hurting us.
A California tribe fights bottled water; an Argentinian province dedicates 1 percent of civil service jobs to transgender workers; and Brazil's Supreme Court delivers a blow to corporate politics.
New landmark report announces national campaign to encourage Americans to walk more, by making communities safer and more accessible.
“Nobody knows what the hell they’re doing,” and other tips from people older than you.
New Orleans sees a wave of grassroots activism after Katrina, D.C. stops a major utility merger, and a food writer lays out the superpowers of breast milk.
University of Montana professor George Price on permaculture, race, and how he's standing up to tar sands extraction.
Despite a deck stacked against women and people of color, the voters rewarded both.
The Fear Project uses art to visually interpret the parts of life that scare us the most, normalizing fear as a part of ourselves.
A Mexican artist turns guns into a force for good, Banksy turns Disneyland into something dismal, and GynePunks bring open-source gynecology to the masses.
With more than a quarter of the Tenderloin’s housing stock owned by nonprofits or the government, longtime residents have staying power.