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.
COVID-19 survivors often experience physical symptoms for months after their initial symptoms abate. Now, a large study shows that even more suffer from psychiatric and brain issues.
Transgender youth have a number of research-backed medical options available to them. The multidisciplinary approach ranges from promoting family support to hormone treatments to surgery.
A new study finds more deciduous trees like aspen are growing in after severe fires in the region, and that has some unexpected impacts.
The dire conditions that brought waves of Cubans to the US in the 1980s and 1990s are again escalating on the communist island, provoked by Trump-era sanctions and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Electric scooter rides soared from zero to 88 million a year between 2017 and 2019. But launching e-scooters in cities without safe infrastructure or clear rules of the road can be deadly.
Consider the bill known as the Stark Naked Act of 1997, one of many pieces of legislation with curious, perhaps manipulative, names.
Since the pandemic began, parents have had to negotiate their own workplace demands and other responsibilities with around-the-clock child care responsibilities.
Despite bleak employment outlooks, college graduates can take some simple steps to boost their chances of finding a job, a veteran career services counselor says.