Being indoors with other people is a recipe for spreading the coronavirus. But removing airborne particles through proper ventilation and air filtration can reduce some of that risk.
For centuries Native Americans intercropped corn, beans and squash because the plants thrived together. A new initiative is measuring health and social benefits from reuniting the "three sisters."
More states are adding mask mandates as COVID-19 cases soar. If you’re traveling, shopping or seeing friends and family in person, masks are a crucial protective measure.
President Donald Trump may be trying to get state lawmakers to shift the outcome of the presidential election.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on another US medical emergency: a serious shortage of nurses.
Much as the South rejected President Lincoln's election with a massive armed uprising, could President Trump's many supporters rise up and overthrow a Biden-led government?
Women continue to be stereotyped as passive and meek. For this reason, international courts often let women war criminals off the hook.
A professor of wireless communications explains the origins of cellular networks and how they evolved into today's 5G networks.
In 1967 a Mexican reporter told the CIA he had met Lee Harvey Oswald in Mexico City just before the JFK assassination. New research and recently declassified intelligence pokes a hole in his story.
People know a lot about their friends and neighbors – and pollsters can learn from that information, if they ask.
Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.
The pandemic is bringing up tough new questions as parents and grandparents develop advance care plans. Here's how to start the conversation.
More than 70% of college students engage in some form of procrastination, research shows.
A philosopher writes about why many of us are feeling tired with the constant onslaught of information coming at us.
The number of students studying in the United States from other countries has continued to fall during the Trump presidency. An expert explains what that means for US students and the US economy.
While Trump's nominee to join the Fed favors returning to the gold standard, an economist explains why the US and the rest of the world abandoned it in the first place.
COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing across the US. Testing has ramped up over the past few months, but increasing hospitalizations, deaths and test-positivity rates show that the virus is out of control.
Reform-minded prosecutors across the US notched victories against traditional law-and-order candidates by running on progressive platforms to reduce mass incarceration and tackle police misconduct.
Investigations of the 9/11 attacks show that a short, unstable transition between two presidents can weaken US security. Trump's sweeping staff changes compound the risk, experts say.
Mink, the first woman of color in Congress, brought a racially and historically aware brand of feminism into lawmaking and ran for president in 1972. But women's history largely overlooks her.