Very old and healthy secrets - when you're young. When it comes to getting old, some of us are much better than others. If I were to live to 95, I would prefer health, persuasion and content. So I want to know about health and very old secrets. Fortunately, scientists are...
Who has more faith in vaccine safety: parents in France or Bangladesh? What causes some people to say no to vaccines - not to be sure? A survey of nearly 66,000 people on immunization attitudes found some surprising results. In France, 41 percent of respondents said they had no confidence...
As America's attitude changes, some evangelicals are digging; Adapt to the other In recent years, the cultural wars in the United States have increasingly expanded within the evangelical Christian community in terms of gender roles, sexual behavior and the definition of marriage. On the one hand, christians are determined to...
Barber shop: protest, NFL marijuana. MICHEL MARTIN, host: It's time for the barber shop. This is where we talk to interesting people about the news and what they think of. Join us this week in the shape of Kevin Blackistone. He is a professor of journalism at the university of Maryland...
Barber shop: protest, NFL marijuana. MICHEL MARTIN, host: It's time for the barber shop. This is where we talk to interesting people about the news and what they think of. Join us this week - Kevin Blackistone. He is a professor of journalism at the university of Maryland and a frequent...
Deepa Malik was about to make history. Seated in a custom-made chair on a hot day in Rio, Malik — paralyzed from the chest down — held a 6.5-pound shot put between her neck and right shoulder. She took a deep breath and hurled the shot 15 feet across...
Utah Republicans will vote on Tuesday in a special primary in the race to succeed former Rep. Jason Chaffetz. Given how solidly Republican the district is, the race is seen as effectively crowning his eventual successor. It has also exposed growing divisions within the GOP over President Trump and...
America's culture war, waged in recent years over gender roles, sexuality and the definition of marriage, is increasingly being fought inside evangelical Christian circles. On one side are the Christians determined to resist trends in secular society that appear to conflict with biblical teaching. On the other side are...
Sitting at his desk in a stuffy office with a rainbow flag hanging behind him, 31-year-old Patou Izai says it takes a lot of courage to come out as gay in Kinshasa, the sprawling capital city of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Although this vast, volatile Central African nation does...
Do mass shootings, like the tragic event in Las Vegas on the evening of Oct. 1, change people's minds about gun control? From a policy perspective, we can ask whether changes in gun regulations would likely affect the occurrence of mass shootings and other forms of gun violence. (We certainly...