From the oath-taking on the Bible during the presidential swearing-in ceremony to the 'awe' and 'restraint' of the early Christian world, the meaning of 'religion' has gone through a long journey.
Researchers find that the most devoted fans take their team's defeats personally and often blame losses on the refs or cheating. Sound familiar?
The spread of tawny crazy ants may be driven, in part, by their need for calcium. The calcium-rich limestone bedrock of the lower U.S. Midwest may provide ideal conditions for populations to explode.
St. Matthew is the patron saint of civil servants – making the Washington, D.C., church bearing his name a fitting venue for presidents, both past and present.
From designing vaccine supply chains to improving PPE to rebuilding trust, systematically bringing engineering knowhow to public health problems could make a huge difference.
For decades, presidents routinely replaced large swaths of the government workforce, often requiring them to pay fees to political parties in exchange for their jobs.
Since 1953, the economy has only rarely been in recession when a Democrat was in the White House.
Facial recognition, social media and location tracking give law enforcement a leg up in a monumental investigation.
It's concerning that tech executives can exercise so much power over who can use their platforms. But the alternative – government intervention – could be much worse.
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.