Shoes are displayed at the San Juan Capitol in June 2018 to pay tribute to Hurricane Maria’s victims.
A survey shows that most Puerto Ricans didn't highly rate the official information coming out of the island. With the Institute of Statistics in trouble, the situation is likely not to improve.
The nation was bitterly divided over slavery in 1860, when this political cartoon was published.
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Lincoln's description of the Union as a house divided is well-remembered today. But many Americans fail to heed its lessons about equality and the moral foundations of popular government.
Fans hold banners and cheer, as the U.S. team takes the field for a World Cup qualifying soccer match against Panama, Oct. 6, 2017, in Orlando, Fla.
AP Photo/John Raoux
Sports fans are of two types: purists and partisans. The attitudes of both can affect the game. An expert explains which one you are and what that means.
Travel is up around the world – but not to the US.
In 2016, the number of international tourists to the US dropped by more than 2 percent, while tourism trended upward worldwide. There are several explanations for the dip.
Hurricane Maria’s destruction likely have led to thousands more deaths than originally estimated.
Official reports state that just 64 people died in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. The latest estimates put the real number at 4,645. How did the count go so wrong?
The FBI Building in Washington, DC.
An informant gathered information from Trump campaign staffers for the FBI's Russia probe. An historian writes that informants are one of the most basic ways the FBI and police investigate.
A female deer tick on a piece of straw.
The CDC recently announced an uptick in diseases spread by vectors such as mosquitoes and ticks. Here's why and what you can do to lower your risk.
A luxury home near Philadelphia.
Middle-class houses in the US have grown ever larger. The average single-family home is almost twice the size of a home in the 1960s. It's time to consider the downsides of sizing up.
Juvenile residents sit in a classroom at detention center in Atlanta.
AP Photo/David Goldman
Research reveals that the factors that put youth at risk of sexual assault while in custody are significantly different from those that put adults at risk in prison.
Anda mungkin sudah berencana ingin menghapus Facebook. Tetapa kenapa begitu sulit untuk melakukannya?
Para ahli menjelaskan keuntungan psikologis yang didapat dari Facebook yang membuat orang susah untuk berhenti menggunakannya
Starbucks workers in Seattle.
AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File
Three studies found that customers and managers rate black employee performance lower than white employees because they're perceived as unfriendly or rude.
Strong enough to do the job.
The 10,300 women serving in fire departments across the US face ill-fitting gear, hostility and sexism. But in the end, they say, people "don't care you're a woman when their house is on fire.'
Former FBI Director James Comey.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
Here are three lessons that former FBI Director James Comey, took from the 20th-century American Christian philosopher, Reinhold Niebuhr.
Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
Past presidents have made strange requests of the FBI, some of which were documented by J. Edgar Hoover.
A lithograph by French caricaturist J. J. Grandville depicts the torture of too much noise.
Bibliothèque nationale de France
Is noise the real monster? Or is it our own intolerance of unwanted sounds?
Mushrooms for many are just an addition to a slice of pizza, but the fungi are now gaining a reputation for their nutrients.
Mushrooms, long popular on pizza and in cooking, are getting more attention for their health benefits. Here are some reasons you might want to add them to your grocery list and not just your pizza.
The nation has struggled with school integration since school segregation was outlawed in 1954.
Some communities are seeking to secede from larger school districts to form their own school districts in the name of 'local control.' But court rulings find race is often at play.
Caster Semenya celebrates winning the women’s 800m at the Rio Olympics.
A new policy may spell the end of Caster Semenya's illustrious running career.
The ISS sees us on Earth, but look up at night and you may see it, too.
A couple thousand satellites are orbiting Earth right now. Under the right conditions, your naked eye can spot these human-made objects in the night sky.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. displays the poster to be used during his Poor People’s Campaign in 1968.
AP Photo/Horace Cort
King argued for a national guaranteed income that would keep people out of poverty. Fifty years later, the Poor People's Campaign still resonates.