The Why: Halloween Special
All your spooky Halloween questions, answered.
Halloween is the time of the year where we dress up in costumes, but it’s also so much more.
Today on The Why, we’ll explore it all: Why is the holiday such a huge commercial success? Why are adults just as into it as kids? Why do we always hear about tampered candy? And why do many of us love scary movies?
Why Isn't There An RSV Vaccine?
In a press release Pfizer says its maternal shot was 69% effective in preventing severe RSV infection in infants 0-6 months.By Damian Dovarganes / AP
How Did Evergreen Trees Become A Christmas Symbol?
Early Americans with strong Christian beliefs denounced Christmas trees, calling them a pagan symbol.By Yorgos Karahalis / AP
Why Is College Enrollment Dropping?
College enrollment is on the decline as students weigh a number of factors forcing them to reconsider higher education.By Ted Shaffrey / AP
Why Is The Death Penalty Process Taking Longer?
The Death Penalty Information Center found more than half of the executions over the last decade, took 25 years, or more, to finalize.By Newsy / Death Penalty Information Center
Ex-Cop Who Kneeled On George Floyd's Back Gets 3.5-Year Term
J. Alexander Kueng was sentenced Friday to 3 1/2 years in prisonBy Hennepin County Sheriff's Office
Oldest DNA Reveals Life In Greenland 2 Million Years Ago
Researchers were able to get genetic information out of the small, damaged bits of DNA to reveal what life was like 2 million years ago in Greenland.By Beth Zaiken / AP