The US and Canada have had a long, supportive relationship. But the recent closure of the US-Canada border because of the coronavirus underscores a growing divide between the two countries.
Dan Birman, director of the new Netflix feature documentary 'Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story,' discusses his filmmaking process and the importance of the case.
Laws enabling citizens to apprehend suspects, which date back to medieval England, were historically used in the US to suppress slave revolts.
Thousands of dams across the US are aging and overdue for maintenance. Taking them down can revive rivers, restore fish runs and create new opportunities for tourism and outdoor activities.
A mental health crisis has begun, as social isolation from the coronavirus and loss of jobs, income and loved ones have left people reeling. A transformation of care is badly needed.
In Mexico City, feminist groups spray-painted the names of Mexico's murdered women on the pavement of the Zócalo, the capital city's enormous main square, during the International Women's Day March.
Since the state's first coronavirus case surfaced, trained case investigators have traced the contacts of every person who tested positive. Here's what else South Carolina got right.
Whether they're holding hands and singing Ring Around the Rosie or posing during a TikTok video, kids connect to each other and find joy through dance.
Policymakers need to figure out ways to sustain the behaviors that are helping flatten the curve as cities begin to end their lockdowns.
The U.S. suicide rate has been increasing for decades. According to a sociologist who studies suicide, depression is just one factor among many implicated social conditions.
Our expert assessed all the controlled studies so far on hydroxychloroquine. His findings may surprise you.
When other posts have presented misinformation, the company simply removed the tweets, but Trump is being treated differently.
Did members of Congress illegally sell stocks after getting inside information about the pandemic from federal officials? A former lawyer for the House says proving such cases is very difficult.
Even those of us spared the worst of COVID-19 are missing our favorite pastimes, places and people. But pleasure can also take unexpected new forms in a pandemic.
Small-scale gold mining operations in developing countries are major sources of toxic mercury pollution, using techniques that haven't changed much since the California Gold Rush 150 years ago.
It doesn't matter how smooth your conversations have been. Absent the touch, taste and smell of a potential partner, you're essentially flying blind.
The primary objective of CHEOPS is to better understand the planets that we’ve already found. And its mission is now in full swing.
Cosmologists had only been able to find half the matter that should exist in the universe. With the discovery of a new astronomical phenomenon and new telescopes, researchers just found the rest.
You might have already felt what it would be like inside a cloud made of condensed water vapor.