Russia is attempting to claim more of the Arctic seabed, an area rich in oil, gas and minerals. It's also expanding shipping and reopening Arctic bases. Here are two things the US can do about it now.
For middle-class and wealthy families, securing government aid tends to be free of hassles. For low-income families, the process is often stigmatizing and the benefits meager.
The Supreme Court recently dealt defeat to Florida in its 20-year legal battle with Georgia over river water. Other interstate water contests loom, but there are no sure winners in these lawsuits.
In the aftermath of Adam Toledo's death, police and a prosecutor framed the incident as a confrontation with an armed male holding a gun. Should reporters have been so quick to accept that version?
The pandemic changed people's dining-out experience, with takeout becoming more common. But since dining out became fashionable in the 18th century, how and where people go to eat has been evolving.
Because Brazil's economic prosperity in the last two decades is increasingly linked to the Amazon's good health, restoring the country's economy is a critical first step toward ending deforestation.
Only one president has done so – Franklin Delano Roosevelt – but others considered it, and even tried.
As GOP-run statehouses across the country tighten voting restrictions, a bill in Congress would, its Democratic sponsors say, undo more than 15 years of moves to make voting harder.
It's normal for different people to mount stronger or weaker immune responses to a vaccine, but post-shot side effects won't tell you which you are.
Asian Americans are more likely to participate in remote learning than other racial groups, federal data show. To understand why, three experts weigh in.
A scholar explains the religious beliefs of Sikhs as well as the prejudices and barriers that many Sikhs in America face.
Most pandemic policies have benefited those already best off in US society and ignored people for whom neither mass shutdowns nor reopening offer relief.
Using the incredible wealth of fossil data and a modern ecological theory, researchers estimated population density for the extinct apex predator.
Gun violence as a whole is much more common, and much more deadly, than mass shootings are.
This infusion of funds will help struggling child care providers and support parents who have to exit the workforce to care for their kids.
A new study suggests exposure to police violence may affect the outcome of a pregnancy.