Leaving your coat at home on a cold winter day doesn't automatically mean you're going to get sick. But it could make you more susceptible to germs.
Banking deserts make it harder for children and young adults to become financially literate, which leads to worse credit and a lifetime of disadvantage.
Americans tend to think that self-identified liberals and conservatives hold more extreme views than they actually do.
In a survey, Trump supporters showed the lowest faith in the Supreme Court, the federal government, the media and other pillars of society.
In a national survey, transgender individuals had worse employment outcomes, lower incomes and higher rates of poverty than cisgender people.
When candidates beat pollsters' expectations, that can mean more positive media coverage.
As the Fed warns of the risks posed by the new coronavirus, a supply chain expert explains how the outbreak could harm companies and the economy.
In his State of the Union address, Trump said workers are experiencing a boom in wages. The numbers say different.
Immigrants from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania constitute less than 1% of terrorism cases in the United States, and none of the cases in the last two years.
In 1868, during the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson, the Senate tied on two votes. Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase broke both ties.
The Never Again Education Act is meant to make Holocaust education more prominent in America's schools. A scholar of Holocaust studies explains why that's necessary.
In recent years, voters have shifted their views on issues based upon the positions of politicians – even when that shift clashes with their ideology.
Puerto Rico was once home to about 110,000 Taínos, an indigenous people decimated by the Spanish conquest. Their ancient homeland was located in the area hit hard by recent earthquakes.
Growing alarms over a 'rudeness epidemic' make it seem like incivility in the workplace is on the rise. The data suggest otherwise.
The true number of people who do not favor either of the two major political parties in the US has actually remained stable in recent years.
The era of Prohibition, which began in 1920 and ended in 1933, left many legacies – more modest drinking was not among them.
Forty percent of US babies are born to unmarried parents. But the new paid leave policy for most federal workers disadvantages single parents.
By 2050, the majority of Americans will not be white. That future is already on its way here – just look at the demographics of kids ages 10 and under.
Negro Matapacos became famous in Chile in 2011 for joining student protests. His image has now popped up around the world.
A new study analyzes the language in nearly 680,000 pet adoption ads.