Sen. Warren is proposing universal child care as a way to rein in the soaring costs of raising a family. A sociologist explains what’s driving the trend.
It's 2019. And yet faxing is still often more secure, easier to use and better suited to existing work habits than computer-based messaging.
As politically polarized as the country may seem, when it comes to marijuana, Americans across the spectrum have changed their minds. A new study says it's all thanks to the media.
For those who don't smoke cigarettes, the dangers may seem distant. Yet smoking still kills millions each year. A new study suggests that e-cigarettes might curb this public health tragedy.
There's a notable disparity between the rate of employment for people with and without disabilities, especially in certain pockets of the US.
The current government shutdown is now the longest in American history, affecting about 800,000 federal employees.
Two-thirds of people who report workplace sexual harassment say they lost their jobs or are retaliated against in other ways. Most never receive any money.
Between November 2016 and October 2018, more than 130 government officials were publicly accused of sexual harassment or assault.
New data underscore that adults with no high school diploma or GED are at the greatest risk for the leading causes of disease and death.
Around 1 in 8 Americans was poor in 2017. That doesn't compare well to other developed nations.
Fleeing economic collapse, around 2.3 million Venezuelans have left the country over the past few years.
In 2015, over 320 million tons of polymers, excluding fibers, were manufactured across the globe.
Official records on police homicides are full of holes. A new study tries to fill in the gaps – and finds new evidence of racial and regional inequality.
Commercial nuclear reactors provide roughly one-fifth of the electricity produced in the US. But they face grave threats to their continued operation.
One in 4 US women receives an abortion sometime in her life. Who are the women who choose to end their pregnancies?
A White House Council concluded that the war on poverty is "largely over." But, while poverty among seniors has declined, poverty among adults and children as changed little over the last 40 years.
Over the last three decades, the number of US pilots has decreased by 30 percent. That problem is only going to get worse as demand increases.
The ban has major implications for thousands of would-be immigrants from all of the affected countries, except perhaps Venezuela.
Are most homeless mentally ill? Is it inevitable that a society will have homeless people? A researcher digs into the real data on homelessness.
Over the past 45 years, women have married later, attained higher education and joined the workforce in record numbers. Could it all be turned back?