Public school teachers have been slowly stripped of permission to punish. In a nutshell, the best research finds that mild-to-moderate punishment works far better than any alternative (rewarding, ignoring, talking) at correcting misbehavior.
Kentucky and South Carolina prohibit doctors from treating the sexual partners of their STD-infected patients. When doctors can cut down on reinfections by giving antibiotics to partners, some don’t want to.
The U.N. peacekeeping chief says a joint military operation by U.N. and Congolese forces to rout rebels from their strongholds in the Ebola-hit northeast Congo has "achieved quite significant results" and is still under way.
Thanksgiving is one of the busiest holidays for road trips. Approximately 48.5 million Americans are expected to drive 50 miles or more for the 2018 holiday period, says AAA. If you’re planning to hit the road you’ll want to plan accordingly.