As part of a new 'metering' policy, US officials are turning asylum seekers away at ports of entry along the southern border. Thousands wait, straining the resources of Mexican border towns.
A study of over 700,000 state and local drug arrests shows that two out of three cases involve a small amount of illegal drugs.
China has reportedly halted all purchases of US soybeans. Here's why that's going to be very painful for American farmers.
Approximately 25% of women – representing all races and backgrounds – will undergo an abortion before the age of 45.
The number of births in the US is down 2% – to what the CDC calls 'the lowest number of births in 32 years.' This drop brings the US more in line with its peers.
Americans' votes in 2020 will likely be a statement on what they think of Trump – rather than a measured choice between him and the Democratic candidate.
Since #MeToo, the number of women and men who say that they've been sexually assaulted or harassed in recent months has not changed much.
Since the Great Recession, most of the nation's rural counties have struggled to recover lost jobs and retain their people.
By 2050, the US will be a 'majority-minority' country, with white non-Hispanics making up less than half of the total population.
White men have historically and disproportionately held official, managerial and professional occupations. But women and people of color are slowly gaining.
Hispanics oppose Trump's immigration policies in larger numbers than the rest of the population. But their opinions are divided sharply across partisan lines.
People who are 65 and up can expect to live longer than ever before. Does it make sense to keep classifying everyone in this group as old? A pair of demographers argue for 'age inflation.'
For many working women, motherhood is a major interruption to their career. Some eventually work their way back up to full-time work, but there are many other paths that women might follow.
For decades, New England students took field trips out into the Long Island Sound. Their data show how quickly the sound is warming, leading to fewer American lobster, rock crab and winter flounder.
Roughly one-third of the league won't be trying to win this season. What's fueling this trend?
When it comes to innovation, Santa Clara County is way ahead of the rest of the US. Between 2000 and 2015, more than 140,000 patents were granted there – triple the number of the next-ranked county.
President Trump says that the white working class is being pushed out of the job market. But that doesn't seem to be true for the best-paying blue-collar jobs.
Millennials are more financially conservative than their high debt balances might suggest.
New England Patriots CEO Robert Kraft's criminal charges in a suspected sex trafficking case draw new attention to this illicit underground economy.
Washington, California and Florida are mulling a permanent switch to DST. Proponents say that doing so could improve health, save energy and prevent crime.