Although the war in Syria is in its eighth year, statisticians have established that the world is becoming increasingly peaceful. Their data are derived from a war database that contains information about all wars dating back to 1800.
In a historic decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) has decided to no longer classify transgender people as mentally ill. The declassification should lead to less stigma.
New Zealand's government has vowed to get the country's entire homeless population off the streets before winter hits the country next month.
The country aims to develop a more sustainable food system that relies on plant-based foods instead of animal agriculture.
The goal of cultural evolution is to help us make ethical decisions about how to govern society.
Rather than sending misbehaving children straight to the principal's office, a Merrillville elementary school in US is teaching basic meditation techniques.
The tiny Nordic nation first introduced legislation last March to help close an existing wage gap, but the law did not come into effect until the first day of 2018.
New charity is installing vending machines with food and items like socks for the homeless in the United Kingdom.
Scotland takes a big step toward exploring universal basic income.
While some African regions have outlawed child marriage over the course of the last decade, the practice is still prevalent in certain communities.
The architects created a vibrant community where the inmates would be reminded of a life they once left behind, therefore encouraging an eagerness to leave the system and return to society.
More than a decade of data indicates teens have become far less likely to abuse alcohol, nicotine and illicit drugs, and they also are less likely to engage in delinquent behaviors, such as fighting and stealing, according to results of the US survey.