Hundreds of US cities have red light cameras to try to catch traffic violations and prevent accidents. But research shows that the cameras may encourage other types of accidents.
Fifteen years after the Northeast Blackout of 2003 cut power to 50 million people in the US and Canada, experts explain that many threats to the electricity grid remain.
Insider trading, like what Rep. Chris Collins is accused of engaging in, is one of the sexier crimes in securities law.
The Trump administration is considering a change to capital gains that could be a windfall for the rich. A scholar explains what they are and how they're taxed.
Not all who register vote. Research shows factors like timing and major tragic events can influence who, in the end, makes it out to the polls.
Economists, politicians and the media watch GDP closely. But it isn't the best way to measure the health of the US economy.
The Trump administration is considering a change to how capital gains taxes are calculated that would save investors roughly $100 billion over a decade.
What's the connection between kids making paper snowflakes and wearable devices that stretch and bend with your body? Engineers who find design inspirations from many sources.
A 15-year-old fleeing violence in El Salvador came to the US in 1985. Her case set in motion a Supreme Court decision that would affect how authorities treat children in their custody for decades.
Tokens, the next stage in the development of blockchain technologies, can help expand blockchains' uses beyond simply exchanging money.
One in 4 US women receives an abortion sometime in her life. Who are the women who choose to end their pregnancies?
Papa John's is hoping to use the corporate strategy to prevent founder John Schnatter from taking back control over the pizza chain.
Low pay pushes drivers to work extremely long hours, causing more crashes and more traffic deaths.
Emptying and refilling a battery is a lot like pouring water from one glass to another, over and over again.
Based on his age in 'dog years,' could your animal pal legally buy alcohol? Or would he be cashing in on his senior discount? Veterinarians are more interested in life stage than a particular number.
The hotel company filed an unprecedented lawsuit against the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas last October, arguing it has immune from liability under federal law.
This tradition is so strong in the US that all lawyers are encouraged to volunteer at least 50 hours of pro bono service per year.
With artificial intelligence, machines can now examine thousands of medical images for signs of disease. Will this technology replace doctors – or work side by side with them?
New research discovered how people use emoji to express their concern and support during tragedies and disasters.
For example, 77 percent of Russians see Trump as 'self-centered.'