The race pitted a singing cowboy against a millionaire software entrepreneur – and it got ugly at the end.
Candidate Donald Trump called NATO 'obsolete.' Since becoming president he has reversed that view, but what he said – and didn't say – during his recent visit will not have put NATO leaders at ease.
More than half of American families aren't able to save a dime to cover the cost of college, and the 529 college savings plan has done almost nothing to change that.
It's been 80 years since this beloved landmark opened to San Francisco traffic. In the interim, technology has advanced – is there a better way to span this strait?
Homelessness among veterans overall is on the decline. But researchers see an increasing number of homeless vets who are single mothers or supporting young families.
Among the Christians of the Middle East, the largest number – some eight million or so – is of Egypt’s Copts. Here's their story.
Energy from the sun's rays can cause skin damage and cancers. Sunscreens can absorb or reflect the dangerous UV light. Here's how it works.
For millions of girls and women, menstruation is a burden. Here's why helping displaced and poor women and girls with their periods is a way to show true respect for them.
Readers read, viewers watch and players do. That level of engagement gives games real power to influence people both within and outside the play itself.
President Trump claims that churches suffer from the over-regulation of their political speech. In reality, oversight is lax for religious groups and secular tax-exempt nonprofits alike.
Banned from the BBC, denied its rightful place on the charts, 'God Save the Queen' – released 40 years ago this month – remains one of the most controversial protest songs of all time.
Brazil's president, who came to power after his ex-boss was impeached, now finds himself embroiled in corruption charges, which threaten to derail the economic recovery he has championed.
In past wars, taxes were increased to cover some of the extra spending. That's not the case for the war in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the costs are adding up fast.
Surveys show Trump's election is damaging America's reputation abroad, which research suggests could deal a sharp blow to US trade.
Two atmospheric scientists explain how they weigh evidence such as ocean temperatures, wind speeds and other climate patterns to predict how many Atlantic hurricanes are likely to form this year.
In the 10 years since Google Street View launched, the platform has provided ample fodder for artists, who have used it to comment on surveillance, poverty and gentrification.
Poor experiences in childhood can have a lifelong effect on health. How can caregivers help prepare children to handle past and future trauma?
A linguistics scholar explains why the loss of Arabic in Israel would be a loss of history, culture and possibly human rights.
Of all the places for a jihadist militant group to operate, it would be hard to find a more conducive country than Libya.
The GOP was once the political home of anti-Catholicism. And the Vatican, it was believed, would use a Catholic president as a way to meddle in US politics.
Does musical taste even matter anymore? Or does a data-driven feedback loop – where what you enjoy in the past shapes what you hear today – influence what you'll like in the future?
More tornadoes occur in the United States than in any other country, mainly in the Great Plains, the Midwest and southern states. Two meteorology professors explain what causes these dangerous storms.
Graduate students are on hunger strike, demanding that Yale negotiate with their newly elected union. But Trump appointees could change the landscape of collective bargaining for everyone.
Trump avoided many of the missteps his critics feared, but he failed to acknowledge the presence of America's large Muslim population and its contribution to American society.