A quirk of mathematics gives voters in some small states, like Rhode Island and Nebraska, an extra edge over voters in other states. This happens not only in the US, but in other countries, too.
A new project for Detroit middle and high schoolers combines athletics and mathematical concepts.
New research shows how attractive employees can rub some customers the wrong way.
Private prisons have long been a topic of controversy in the U.S. A professor of sociology explains what they are and why they matter.
The odds are stacked against the striking workers at General Motors. A sociologist who's studied the decline of the US auto industry explains why.
Pot taxes will change the ability of some to purchase recreational marijuana.
Studies suggest that marriage improves your health. But bisexuals don't seem to reap those benefits.
Most of the time, these operations were not urgent – unlike the one following this disaster that summoned some 600,000 people to the site of the worst nuclear accident of all time.
The US economy may be in worse shape than it seems.
Single parents and unmarried parents who live together spend less on their children than married parents.
Several presidential hopefuls have offered proposals to close the racial wealth gap, from baby bonds to reparations. A simulation suggests policies short of direct aid to blacks won't do the trick.
The Democratic candidates hoping to replace Trump in 2020 debated a host of critical issues but never brought up the equally important challenge of Americans' food security.
A bankruptcy filing always means there's not enough money to go around, but the process ensures both debtors and creditors are protected.
Hotels in the Bahamas are helping the islands recover from the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Dorian, just as they did in Florida following Irma in 2017.
The volume of migration to the US from Mexico dropped 53% between 2003 and 2017.
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For children born in the shadows of overseas US military bases to local women, their citizenship status has long been contested.
The usual way we calculate the economic damage of natural disasters underestimates their true toll – which is key to understanding the costs of climate change.
The color of American money goes back to the British colonies.
Under the right circumstances, homework help from parents is helpful.