Cab drivers have long discriminated against African-Americans and other minority groups. New research suggests ride-hailing apps haven't solved the problem.
Rising use of e-commerce is clogging city streets with delivery trucks, especially during holidays. To manage this traffic, cities need smart strategies for modernizing their urban freight systems.
The end of fossil fuels is approaching fast. But the question remains of what to do with those that remain, waiting to be sold.
Most Americans care about the environment, but they didn't vote that way this year. Two political scientists urge the movement to build better connections with blue-collar workers and immigrants.
The protesters have scored a big victory in the Dakota Access Pipeline conflict, but it's served only to illuminate the sharp divisions over energy policy in the US.
Long viewed simply as 'germs,' the hidden half of nature turns out to be crucial to the health of people and plants.
Exit polling shows that Hillary Clinton actually won the poor and working class vote. If “Make America Great Again” wasn’t fueled by an angry underclass, what powered it?
The trend toward marijuana legalization is growing, but the legality, or illegality, of cannabis at the federal level hasn't changed at all.
Masculine cultures foster a greater sense of belonging and ability to be successful in boys than they do in girls.
A study with pre-school children found that their motivation and interest improved when they believed they were part of a group.
A computer model suggests that while more cases of Zika can be expected in the continental U.S. outbreaks will probably be small and are not projected to spread.
Researchers have studied the part of the brain associated with disgust to reveal people's true attitudes.
Like George Washington, Colin Kaepernick is willing to sacrifice for America.
Researchers have found that some individuals have a 'language aptitude,' which depends on how their brain is organized.
New research suggests a mythical flood in China really happened about 4,000 years ago. It's the latest case of scientists matching ancient tales to actual local natural disasters.
Until the 1930s, American radicals stood apart from the two mainstream parties. That changed when a muckraking journalist ran for governor of California.
The movement was on the offensive. Then two men changed the game by killing cops.
China claims ownership of almost all of the South China Sea and refuses to abide by a recent ruling calling that hogwash. Why does China want to control the sea so badly?
In a part of Washington state hit hard by extreme fire, a fire ecologist explains how prescribed burns and thinning can make the land more fire-resilient.
Rolling reaction from the US, Russia, France, Poland, Greece, Australia and Belgium to the UK's decision.