Without their devices, regular GPS users take longer to negotiate a route, travel more slowly and make larger navigational errors.
The internet makes it easier for discarded stuff to land in someone else's home instead of the dump.
In 18 states, parents can choose to exempt their children from vaccines for nonmedical 'philosophical' or 'personal belief' reasons.
In the next Congress, white men will make up 60 percent of the House and 71 percent of the Senate – a historic low.
After a year of headlines and ousted CEOs, Congress has yet to pass a single piece of legislation on sexual harassment – let alone hold a hearing. That will change come January.
While a divided Congress will likely mean gridlock, there are two economic policies likely to see significant change: trade and infrastructure.
Communities that are majority black, Hispanic or Native American are over 50 percent more vulnerable to wildfire compared to other communities.
Two accomplished women are running against each other to replace Sen. Jeff Flake.
Many Americans feel anxiety or dread when it comes to math. A lot of that anxiety starts in childhood.
The shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue joins a list of more than 200 other ideologically motivated attacks by far-right extremists since 1990.
A lucky South Carolinian may soon have a windfall of more than $1.5 billion. Academic research has some suggestions about what the lucky person should do next.
Outed. Denied care. Openly harassed. These are just a few of the experiences reported by American transgender and non-binary individuals when seeking medical care or social services.
Coastal real estate prices appear to be taking a hit, but mostly in neighborhoods with more climate change believers.
There are some good explanations for the mismatch between regional support for climate action and the areas where renewable energy is making the biggest inroads.
Lotteries purportedly generate money to support public education. Jackpots are getting bigger and bigger – but states don't seem to be spending any more on education.
Explaining how carbon taxes and cap-and-trade systems work is simpler than figuring out how high those taxes and caps should be.
Yes, giant mosquitoes are a thing. They're specialized to wait out the dry times only to emerge from their eggs when high water provides the perfect larval environment.
A new public opinion survey reveals Americans largely agree on sentencing reform, and how money spent on prisons could be reinvested in communities.
The results of a study that measured public responses to a policy aimed at reducing carbon emissions contradict a common environmental concern.
A person in the US can expect to live an average of 78.8 years. But that number can change by decades depending on the community they come from.