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.
Single Fathers Are At Higher Risk For Health Concerns
"The Day Ahead" takes a look at the growing number of single fathers in the U.S. and the effect being a single parent has on their long-term health.
World Cup Overshadows Numerous Competing Countries' Crises
"The Day Ahead" is taking a look at how a mutual love for soccer often makes World Cup fans forget about crises happening within the home countries.
The History Of Pride In America
"The Day Ahead" is going back to 1969 to take a look at how June's monthlong celebration of pride and the LGBTQ community got its start.
Rising Rent In America's Largest Cities Is Increasing Homelessness
"The Day Ahead" looks at the direct link between rising rent and housing shortages that in turn lead to homelessness across America's cities.
Pop Culture Is Influencing Women's Breast Cancer Decisions
There's an increase in women undergoing double mastectomies in hopes of preventing cancer — and the trend might be linked to Hollywood.
True Crime Stories And What's Behind Our Obsession With Them
"The Day Ahead" takes a look into our obsession with true crime stories and how Hollywood is changing the game.
Multi-Level Marketing Businesses: Side Hustle Or Pyramid Schemes?
"The Day Ahead" takes a look at multi-level marketing businesses and breaks down just how fast these side gigs are growing.
Why Veganism Is Taking Over
The Day Ahead looks at the many factors playing a role in why people all over the country are switching to a vegan lifestyle.
How One Author Is Bringing Diversity To Children's Books
The Day Ahead sat down with author Daralynn Walker to discuss how she is changing children's literature with her diverse and unique characters.
The Little Extras In Your Budget Add Up ... Really Quickly
If you haven't heard of the 50/30/20 rule, we have something for you to watch.
Why Are So Many Adults Watching Cartoons?
Cartoons are having a moment. From classics like "The Simpsons" to "BoJack Horseman," they're super popular ... with adults.
The Emerging World Of Tech That Helps Treat Autism
From facilitating social connections to communication skills, social media and tech's perceived weaknesses can be a strength for people with autism.
Are Millennials Ruining Marriage? Or Playing It Smart?
Millennials are on track to have the lowest rates of marriage by middle age than any other generation on record. And there's no one reason for it.
How Reboot Culture Has Influenced Hollywood
Movie reboots have recently become a pretty common way to recycle source material. We explore the effect reboot culture has had on Hollywood.
'Social Camouflage' Might Lead To Underdiagnosing Autism In Women
Rates of autism diagnoses in the U.S. have increased steadily over the past 20 years, with one exception: women.