Peru is a city in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. It is part of the Ottawaâ€“Peru, IL Micropolitan Statistical Area. Peru and its twin city, LaSalle, make up the core of Illinois Valley
Edward Diener, Psychologist Known as Dr. Happiness, Dies at 74
Since the 1980s, he was recognized as a leader in measuring what he called ?subjective well-being.? And, yes, he was very happy.
Conflicts Within the A.C.L.U. Over Free Speech and Racial Justice
Readers react to an article about turmoil at the organization as progressives question its defense of offensive speech as a First Amendment right.
Lawmakers Rush to Help Afghans Seeking Visas for Helping the U.S.
With President Biden planning to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by September, a bipartisan coalition in Congress is rushing to bring Afghans facing retribution to the United States.
The European Union Recommends Opening to Americans to Rescue the Summer
The bloc recommended that its 27 member nations lift a ban on nonessential travel from the United States, but each country will decide for itself.
Hopes Fade for Imminent Federal Deal on College Athletes, Pressuring N.C.A.A.
New state laws are scheduled to take effect on July 1, but there are vanishingly low expectations for a deal in Washington in the coming days.
The Story of Modern Art and Design, Housed in a Suburban Detroit Basement
The storage facility of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, in the unlikely enclave of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., is a treasure trove of iconic objects.
Law Schools Scramble for Deferrals
In the most competitive year in recent memory, some schools are offering incentives to ease their over-enrolled classes.
They Won Eurovision. Can They Conquer the World?
The Italian rock band Maneskin is a hit on the charts, and its members want to become a rare long-term Eurovision success story.
Why American Women Everywhere Are Delaying Motherhood
The birthrate is falling for American women in their 20s, especially in places where the local economy is booming.
Encounters With Ghosts on Georgia?s Golden Isles
?I?ve spent a lifetime trying to outrun the ghosts of the South,? writes the author, whose African American grandparents were born in Georgia. A road trip reveals both the weight of the past and hope for the future.