Articles by Hayley Sperling

World War I was a defining moment for the United States. Soldiers shipped out to the Western Front, many more people took on unconventional roles at home, and Americans across the board were forced to make compromises in daily life.More
The term "excited delirium" describes a physical and mental state that has been cited as a cause of death in dozens of officer-involved deaths across the United States in recent decades.More
It's not an undertaking that most people must think about in everyday life, but dealing with cow carcasses is serious and oftentimes strenuous business.More
While potatoes are typically grown on commercial farms, backyards can just as easily produce their own spud harvests.More
Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease, and its prevalence is growing as the nation ages.More
In the aftermath of tragedy, people often go searching for answers: How could this happen? Why did someone do this? Could this have been avoided?More
When it comes to elections in Wisconsin, just about everything seems to be growing more complicated.More
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The 2017-18 influenza season is well underway across the United States, and it's proving to be a rough one.More
While much of the nation's eyes were turned toward the South, struggle for equal opportunities and accompanying social unrest also reached a boiling point in northern states, particularly in cities like Chicago, Detroit and Milwaukee.More
A building intended to serve as a symbol of freedom and democracy marks its centennial in 2017. But before the Wisconsin State Capitol building rose in the center of Madison, two earlier state houses stood in its place.More