Domestic Violence Can Be More Complicated For LGBTQ Community
Suffering from an abusive partner can take a toll on a person, but imagine dealing with that while also hiding a major part of your life.
How Abusers Use Social Media As A Weapon
Abusers can use social media to harass, stalk or even control what their partners are doing.
The Type Of Domestic Violence You Can't See
Financial abuse is an invisible weapon used in some domestic violence situations, and it can be just as hard to recover from as physical violence.
How Did Our Fascination With Aliens Begin?
There are a ton of theories about extraterrestrial life, but when did they first start influencing American pop culture?
What Is Space Weather?
It's not just the weather here on Earth that affects us.
Who Makes The Rules In Space?
Countries are working together to set guidelines for international cooperation in our solar system.
What Would It Be Like To Live On Mars?
Humans here on Earth seem to have an obsession with sustaining life where no man has gone before ... the red planet.
Farming Doesn't Look The Way It Used To
You don't see farms in the middle of the hustle and bustle of cities like New York or Chicago, but a new wave of farmers thinks you should.
Where Is The Farming Industry Headed?
With more and more young people looking for a 9-to-5 job with benefits and paid time off, who will tend to the thousands of farms across America?
Is Your Health Profile For Sale?
Data brokers compile health and frailty profiles that have wide-ranging applications for drug companies, advertisers, insurers and other buyers.
DNA Testing Companies Are Helping To Solve Murder Cases
DNA websites are now being used for a lot more than just putting together your family tree.
Do Apologies From Major Corporations Really Mean Anything?
Companies often make mistakes and occasionally they apologize, but do those apologies have an effect on the consumer?
'The Day Ahead' Talks Gender And Children
An in-depth look by Newsy's morning show at what for some families is an incredibly complicated topic.
Black Representation On Screen Has Evolved ... And Needs To Continue
"The Day Ahead" takes an in-depth look at the portrayal of black actors in film.
Children Of Color Are Going Missing At An Alarming Rate
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children says black and Latino children make up more than half of all missing kids.
How Children's Toys Can Create Stereotypes
Different toys help kids learn different skills, and often times they can have a long-term impact on us.
Parents Are Going Further Into Debt To Send Their Kids To College
While graduates are emptying their pockets trying to dig themselves out of debt, it's actually their parents who are sinking trying to help them out.
More Parents Are Raising Their Kids As Gender Creative
The conversation about gender in America has expanded in recent years, and now more parents are allowing their children to pick for themselves.
The Debate Continues Over The Pledge Of Allegiance In Schools
The original Pledge of Allegiance was simple and had a theme of unity, but today it no longer resonates with everyone.
Today's Horror Films Are Hitting Too Close To Home
When it comes to horror films today, filmmakers are shying away from traditional blood and gore and focusing more on the fears of society.
Did You Know You Can Create Your Own Micronation?
You technically don't need anyone's permission to create your own "micronation" — a place where imagination meets exploration.
More People Are Donating To Causes Ignited By Their Rage
In a time when social movements are in overdrive, people are finding new ways to create change. One of those ways is something called rage giving.
What Is Tribalism?
Tribalism can be seen as liberals vs. conservatives in today's political climate. But when you take politics out of it, the meaning is much deeper.
The Evolution Of Black Representation In Film
Just as race relations in the U.S. have changed throughout history, so have the roles of minorities in film. It wasn't always pretty, kind or fair.
Are Police Getting Proper Training On How To De-Escalate Situations?
The reaction to police shootings in the U.S. ranges from rage to confusion and now there's a conversation about how they might be preventable.
What Was The Original Message Behind The #MeToo Movement?
Last year the movement against sexual assault was loud, unapologetic and seemingly unified, but the #MeToo movement wasn't born in 2017.
Can The Health Care System Do More To Help Victims of Sex Trafficking?
UNICEF says sex trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world. This health care program is trying to identify and help victims.
Are Mass Shootings Contagious?
It seems like every time we turn around, there is another mass shooting in an unthinkable place. But what if there was a way to predict them?
Experts Warn of Growing Dangers to Expectant U.S. Mothers
Women in rural communities are less likely to get the maternal health care they need while pregnant.
The Rise And Fall Of Big Tobacco
Big Tobacco once had a lot of influence in the U.S. through advertisements and television. In 1964, however, that began to change.
Should Opioid Makers Be Treated Like Big Tobacco?
There are a lot of similarities between one of the major health epidemics of the 20th century and the one dominating headlines now.
House Democrats Demand To Know Cost Of Child Separations
The White House says it's reunited all but 711 children with their parents. Democrats want to know how much the practice is costing taxpayers.
The Drug Epidemic That Ruled The '80s
The opioid epidemic has swept the country, and while it is devastating, it isn't anything new. The drug of choice back in the 1980s? Crack.
NYC Group Allows Drug Users To Safely Inject In Bathrooms
A New York City organization has a nearly one-of-a kind approach to keeping drug overdoses at bay.
Group Brings Health Care To The Streets For Those Battling Addiction
The Corner Project is hoping to make a difference in its community by providing health care services to those who are battling addiction.
The Evolution Of Video Games
Video games have influenced our culture and history since 1972. They have evolved from arcade games to consoles to online gaming and smartphones.
Younger Generations Are Leading The Movements For Change
Now more than ever, it seems young people are speaking out about issues they are passionate about and advocating for what they believe in.
The Number Of School Resource Officers Is Growing
With more resource officers being placed in schools across the country, the debate over what role they should play in education heats up.
Maternal Mortality Rates Are Higher In U.S. Than Many Other Countries
Despite being one of the most powerful countries in the world, the U.S. fares worse in pregnancy-related deaths than other developed countries.
People With Mental Illness Are More Likely To Encounter Police
A lack of police training combined with a lack of treatment for people with mental illness is resulting in more and more encounters gone wrong.
Millennials Have Their Own Style Of Parenting
Millennial parents use technology more than previous generations to help them raise their kids.
Victims Of Domestic Abuse Have A High Risk For PTSD
"The Day Ahead" is bringing light to the mental health issue of PTSD and how women who have suffered domestic violence can experience aftershocks.
The Unique History Of Women's Reproductive Rights
"The Day Ahead" is exploring the history of women's reproductive rights and all the changes since the 19th century.
Rihanna Is Creating A New Standard For The Beauty Industry
"The Day Ahead" is exploring the lack of inclusion within the cosmetic industry and how newcomer Rihanna is changing the game.
Pop Culture Is Changing How We Talk About Mental Health
Television, music and celebrities are starting conversations about mental health that can have life-changing effects.
#MeToo Movement: What About The Boys?
"The Day Ahead" explores the idea of toxic masculinity. With no movement in equal size to that of women, the boys are getting left behind.
How The Rainbow Flag Became A June Staple
"The Day Ahead" takes a look at how the signature rainbow pride flag originated and how bright colors were once used as covert communication.
Few Companies Are Equipped To Hire And Work With Autistic Employees
"The Day Ahead" looks into the demand for jobs in the autistic community, but few companies are equipped to hire and work with autistic employees.
Public Support For The Death Penalty Is On The Decline
"The Day Ahead" takes a deeper look into the controversy of the death penalty and how each state is uniquely handling capital punishment.
Technology Has The Power To Help People With Autism Cope
"The Day Ahead" looks at how technology can play a major role in the lives of adults with autism.