Trump has repeatedly misconstrued the territory as not being part of the United States. But it is.
Hispanics oppose Trump's immigration policies in larger numbers than the rest of the population. But their opinions are divided sharply across partisan lines.
Childhood asthma cases caused by traffic pollution are on the decline. But children in some parts of the country are faring better than others.
A quarter-century ago, more than 100 nations agreed to engage in freer trade with one another and signed the declaration that established the World Trade Organization.
Muslims are not new to America. The first Muslims came as slaves and left a deep influence on a host of music genres, such as the blues and jazz.
For many working women, motherhood is a major interruption to their career. Some eventually work their way back up to full-time work, but there are many other paths that women might follow.
When President Trump declared the US full, little did he know he was wading into a centuries-old economic debate.
Both presidents brought border traffic and trade to a standstill in hopes of changing Mexican policy in the drug war. And both failed to achieve their goals.
Backpack programs that give students easily prepared foods, like boxed macaroni and cheese and canned beans, can make a difference.
For decades, New England students took field trips out into the Long Island Sound. Their data show how quickly the sound is warming, leading to fewer American lobster, rock crab and winter flounder.
Why are three-pointer shots from the corner more efficient than the ones above the break? The answer: More than 90 percent of corner three-point shots are assisted.
A new study examined how growing numbers of single women in one of the world's most expensive cities are contributing to its gentrification.
A study that compared Habitat for Humanity affiliates found that what nonprofits are doing may matter more than how much they’re spending.
About 47 million adults in the US are expected to gamble on March Madness this year. A growing share of the bets will actually be legal.
If undocumented immigrants choose not to fill out the questionnaire, then the official population of several states would deflate, costing them House seats and federal funding.
Scientists worldwide are calling for a moratorium on gene editing in germline cells. But what is a germline cell? How does it differ from other cells in our body? Why does it matter if we edit them?
The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that the families of the Sandy Hook shooting victims could sue a gun maker, a decision that could open the floodgates to more lawsuits.
What raises a common winter storm to the level of 'bomb cyclone'? It's all about rapid, sharp changes in atmospheric pressure – and the scientists who coined the term meant to highlight their power.
In many cities, convention holds that there's a lane for walking and a lane for standing on the escalator. But human systems engineers suggest this isn't the most efficient option for the system.
Civilian casualty counts are a powerful tool for propaganda – and for establishing peace.