The vice president may be second in line for the most powerful job in the nation, but there isn't necessarily a lot to do besides wait – unless the president wants another adviser.
A leaked database shows at least 10% of the far-right Oath Keepers militia is active police or military – people professionally trained in using weapons and conducting sophisticated operations.
Formal ceremonies and rituals can trigger psychological signals that command people's attention and strengthen the perceived importance of those moments.
In claiming the election was "stolen" from him and using the office of the president to the benefit of his family, Trump dips into the authoritarian playbook to convert power into property.
Lifestyle medicine targets the root of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Experts explain why everyone should embrace these free prescriptions for good health.
For some sand-dwelling plants, stickiness is a defense tactic that keeps predators at bay.
The former Federal Reserve chair has the experience and broad respect to get businesses to move on climate change and to lay the foundation for real and lasting progress.
Looming threats of more possible violence signal broader opposition to the Biden administration in what could become a loose campaign of domestic terrorism.
Solar power doesn't have to be just for the wealthy anymore. With the right kind of financial incentives, households at all income levels can benefit from affordable clean energy.
The Trump White House questioned the value of foreign aid and neglected policies related to helping low-income countries. But US aid had already needed improvement.
Even during COVID-19, there are ways to keep your teeth healthy.
Apple, Twitter and other tech companies were able to unilaterally shut down much of Trump's communication infrastructure. That's a lot of power.
COVID-19 has been found in pets, zoo animals and in a wild mink in Utah. Monitoring wildlife for COVID-19 is important for animals and humans, both of whom face risks from a jumping virus.
Different groups carried their own symbols at the riot, but they all share a common idea.
Pro sports teams use big data to win big. It's time for colleges to get students in on the action, a computer science professor argues.
Hydrogen sulphide is a smelly, poisonous gas, but it plays an important role in aging and longevity. New research shows that eating less meat could be a key to harnessing its healthy effects.
Two strategies can make videoconferencing as effective as meeting face to face, or even better.
As invasive species transform the world, frontline agencies take solace that species needing unique partners can’t invade alone. A new study on figs shows they may find new partners to invade anyway.
Anonymous satire by a 1709 political writer worked like today's partisan clickbait.
A violent coup to overthrow the government, perpetrated and fueled by white supremacist ideology spread by the white media happened ... in Wilmington, North Carolina, in 1898.