Concerns about e-cigarettes are growing, with the AMA calling for a ban. With the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 21, it's worth asking: What do smokers think?
Ukrainian President Zelenskiy has some not-so-funny issues facing him. Having his country ridiculed in the impeachment hearings won't make solving them easier.
Mention fungi and most people think of eating mushrooms or yeasts in bread or beer. But fungi are now on the CDC's list of public health threats as the number of deadly infections they cause rise.
India's Supreme Court has allowed a Hindu temple to be built on the disputed site of a 16th-century mosque. The verdict could have long-term ramifications for India's tradition of religious diversity.
A new study highlights the importance of the 'intergroup sensitivity effect' in comedy, which gives people license to tell certain jokes, but not others.
Today’s autocrats rarely use brute force to wrest control. A human rights and international law scholar details the modern authoritarian's latest methods to grab and hold power.
Revolutions are built not on deep misery but on rising expectations. History may not provide much hope of immediate change in Hong Kong – but protesters may have a longer view.
Oligarchs have made headlines recently as the impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump move forward.
The United States is the only developed, democratic country that has a political culture of selling ambassadorships.
The effective teaching of news literacy needs to go beyond simple fact-checking, a journalism professor argues.
Emergency rooms wait times are notoriously long, sometimes even for the sickest patients. A new study shows that the long wait times are driving up health care costs.
Americans truly value local news. But 71% think that their local news outlets are doing just fine financially – which might explain why only 14% paid for a local news source in the past year.
An employment law expert explains why you shouldn't use an age-related insult at work to demean an older colleague.
Customers, cities and investors are all eager for a piece of PG&E, but it isn't the only US utility that may have new owners soon.