Ethics, as defined by Merriam-Webster is "the discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation... the principles of conduct governing an individual or a group." Our experts, Marianne Jennings, [...]
Can we be a self-governing nation when so many people are ignorant about civic issues? Are Americans too overwhelmed, throwing their hands up and thinking their voice does not matter?
West Nile virus (WNV) and Zika are infectious diseases which are primarily transmitted by infected mosquitoes. Zika can also be sexually transmitted. Contracting the Zika virus during pregnancy is becoming more problematic as it can cause congenital brain abnormalities in the fetus which we may not be aware of until the child is born.
Over the past 10 years, the question of mankind's role in the warming climate has become a deeply polarized one in U.S. politics. An October survey from Pew Research found that only 15 percent of conservative Republicans think climate change is a function of human activity, compared with 79 percent of liberal Democrats.
In Dallas, poverty has increased by 42% in the last 15 years. And more than 27,300 Dallas residents with full-time jobs live in poverty; 38 percent of Dallas children live in poverty.