Thursday, August 21
Feds Want to Track the Homeless
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is requiring local government and nonprofit organizations receiving grants for homeless programs to keep detailed files on their clientele.
Tuesday, August 19
The big bhangra
It was once the gritty folk music of rural India. Now bhangra has become this season's must-have musical accessory for some of the hottest acts in pop. But, as the mainstream beckons, can it keep its soul?
Monday, August 18
Some key mutations were harmful in the short term but survived the forces of natural selection and ultimately played a crucial role in the genetic development of a newly evolved complex function.
How viruses spread
US notches world's highest incarceration rate
If current trends continue, it means that a black male in the United States would have about a 1 in 3 chance of going to prison during his lifetime. For a Hispanic male, it's 1 in 6; for a white male, 1 in 17.
Wednesday, August 13