Legal marijuana is finally doing what the drug war couldn’t
Black markets can't evade the basic laws of economics.
What must be done before domestic violence turns deadly
Karen Smith, a special education teacher in San Bernardino, tried to escape her violent husband, but he fatally shot her and an 8-year-old student. Domestic violence happens in every community, and studies show that the presence of a gun dramatically increases the risk that the relationship will end in death.
Celebrating 20 Years of Jewish Community Action
In 1995, seeking a new way to bring a Jewish voice to social justice in the Twin Cities, Rachel Breen, Steven Gray and Frank Hornstein founded the Jewish Met...
How Farm-to-School Summer Programs Feed Low-Income Families
Kids’ needs for nutritious meals don’t take a summer vacation. But for parents in need, help is available.
What the Rise of Skills-Based Volunteering Means for Nonprofits
Over the past ten years, the private sector has vastly increased their…
Ann Curry learns a family secret on the PBS series, 'Finding Your Roots'
Journalist Ann Curry, who graduated from the University of Oregon, makes a dramatic discovery on "Finding Your Roots."
10 Best Cities for Seniors Ranked
The SeniorScore calculated by one site takes into account more than 100 variables across major categories, such as health and safety, to pinpoint the best places to live in your golden years.
Here's how to get your children feeling good about maths
‘I was never any good at maths’ attitude towards the subject needs to change, writes Sheila Donegan, who says maths is an important part of life.
How to Choose a Cover Crop
Planting cover crops now can improve soil quality for your spring planting. Our no-nonsense chart will help you figure out exactly what to put in the ground this fall.
10 Fastest Growing Sports for Kids
Find out what sports are trending among youths so you can stay “with it.”