A fifth of the world's oil travels through the narrow waterway.
The Vietnam War ended in 1975. But it's still harming the health of Vietnamese people born after the conflict ended.
It's why Marvel's effort to break the worldwide box office record is doomed, as an economist explains.
Approaching gender parity on the boards of big nonprofits might help narrow the pay gap among the sector's highest-paid leaders.
Between 2000 and 2015, the population of U.S. citizen minors living in Mexico more than doubled. Who are the kids living on the other side of the border?
The 1929 immigration measure has become a focal point due to Trump’s crackdown on undocumented people, including families.
President Trump has discussed firing Fed Chair Jerome Powell over the central bank's interest rate policies. Research shows this kind of political meddling is usually bad for the economy.
Although far fewer Americans took the charitable deduction on their tax returns, giving stayed fairly steady, according to the annual Giving USA report.
A study of over 700,000 state and local drug arrests shows that two out of three cases involve a small amount of illegal drugs.
The Fed said it's ready to act to 'sustain the expansion.' The latest jobs report suggests it may have to act soon.
An economist explains why the long-term drop in the participate rate is an even bigger problem for the US economy than the May slowdown in jobs growth.
President Trump plans to put a 5% tariff on every Mexican good that crosses the border unless Mexico does more to reduce the flow of migrants.
With hurricane season comes the usual efforts by insurance companies and government agencies to calculate the economic costs. An economist explains how they're doing it wrong.
China has reportedly halted all purchases of US soybeans. Here's why that's going to be very painful for American farmers.
Approximately 25% of women – representing all races and backgrounds – will undergo an abortion before the age of 45.
The US divorce rate has fallen steadily over the last 30 or 40 years. It's likely because young adults are taking more time to decide to marry.
The number of Airbnb properties has exploded since its founding in 2008. A hospitality management expert looked at how this has hurt hotels.
During a military mission, whether in peace or in war, the inability to identify an object within an area of operation represents a significant problem.
Why does the impact of rain in a puddle look different from when it falls elsewhere, like in a lake or the ocean? A 'puddle equation' dives deep into the secret math of ripples.
The Uber driver walkout raises questions about how workers can fight for better pay and benefits in the age of the gig economy – a topic frequently on the minds of Conversation scholars.