Widely adopted in the US when pandemic precautions kept people home, telehealth faces a challenge as insurance coverage changes, right when its popularity had surged.
Once an atheist, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban embraced Christianity on his way to power – and has used it to consolidate his position since.
Philosophers say now is the time to mull over what qualities should grant an artificially intelligent machine moral standing.
This could be your healthiest – and most fun – Halloween ever, despite COVID-19. It's a great time to ditch the sugar.
Despite the attention paid by the press when two Black hip-hop artists signaled their support for Donald Trump, they do not represent swelling enthusiasm for Trump from young, Black men.
The upcoming presidential election outcome may be disputed. Five scholars provide a history of contested elections in the US and explain what happens when an election outcome is challenged.
After a year of unrest Chileans voted decisively on Oct. 25 to replace their constitution, a relic of the military dictator Pinochet. Civilians, half of them women, will write the new constitution.
Cities are stepping up to provide free Wi-Fi for families in need in order to close the digital divide in education. But will those efforts make a difference where it counts?
Statistical models debunk claims by Trump and others that undocumented immigration into the U.S. increases crime, building on a litany of past research.
The 2020 wildfire season has shattered records across the West. It's a trend that's headed in a dangerous direction.
Dogs process the sensory world very differently than humans, but love in a way that is entirely familiar.
More Americans are getting benefits, and more of the people getting benefits are eligible for higher levels of support.
Coronavirus cases have risen sharply across the Mountain West, Midwest and plains. Over 70% of nonmetropolitan counties are now "red zones," suggesting viral spread is out of control.
Trump launched his trade war to save American manufacturing. An economist explains why it hasn't worked out as planned.
Two new studies significantly advance our understanding of water on the Moon and where to find it.
Are antibodies that attack a patient's own organs contributing to severe forms of COVID-19? A new study suggests specific antibody tests that may reveal the answer.
The CDC has released conflicting messages on masks and transmission of the coronavirus. A scholar explains the nature of trust and why institutions need to be careful.
The judicial theory has been a major talking point during the past three Supreme Court nominations. But what does it actually mean?