A recent ruling makes it harder for schools to ignore claims about sexual harassment or assault.
The Supreme Court ruled in 2020 that DACA, a policy that shields undocumented young immigrants from deportation, could continue. Now a Texas court says it can't. An immigration lawyer explains.
Student loan debt has long been considered a drag on the economy. But will canceling it actually do much to spur spending? An economist weighs in.
In track and field, it's a common belief that middle lanes are the fastest. But according to the data, middle lanes aren't better, and in the 200-meter sprint, outside lanes might even be faster.
Students' academic worries persisted through the pandemic. A developmental scientist offers tips to support young people heading back to school.
The results of Foote's simple experiments were confirmed through hundreds of tests by scientists in the US and Europe. It happened more than a century ago.
Multiple factors determined whether or not individual Americans adopted COVID-19 safety measures, according to statistical analysis of public opinion data.
It's difficult to tell a shipwreck from a natural feature on the ocean floor in a scan taken from a plane or ship. This project used deep learning to get it right 92% of the time.
If you ever felt nauseous, fatigued or disoriented after using your phone or computer, you may be experiencing a condition similar to motion sickness.
The US has split into "two Americas," one of the unvaccinated and one of the vaccinated. The differences in deaths and hospitalizations between the two populations are striking.
New state laws in the US banning teaching about systemic racism raise the question: Does the Constitution protect public school teachers' right to choose how and what to teach?
Two decades have passed since the US invasion of Afghanistan toppled the Taliban's Islamic extremist regime. Despite efforts to update its image, the group still holds hard-line views.
A task force of polling experts found surveys notably understated support for Donald Trump, both nationally and at the state level. Here's what may have gone wrong, according to a polling historian.
A biomedical engineer explains the basic research that led to the discovery of insulin and its transformation into a lifesaving treatment for millions of people with diabetes.
An economist explains what a recession is, who decides and why it took so long to learn that the COVID-19 downturn was officially over.
Nearly 60 years after a radiation-leaking reactor was removed from a US Army base on the Greenland ice sheet, the military is exploring portable nuclear reactors again.
In 1970, Gil Scott-Heron penned a spoken word song called 'Whitey on the Moon' that criticized the 1969 Moon landing. A hip-hop scholar explains why the song still reverberates today.
'When in doubt, throw it out' – and more tips to make sure your festive feast won't make you sick.
While women felt more included when they perceived male colleagues as allies, men who saw themselves that way reported more personal growth as a result.