The Affordable Care Act has a date with the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 10. In the wake of Justice Ginsburg's death, the health care law hangs in the balance of a court with a four-four split.
The 17th-century plague of Italy has lessons for today: Back then, too, people broke public health laws, but there were clergymen who intervened.
If families embrace reading as fun and routine and teachers work more closely than before with the families of their students, it's possible that remote learning won't be a huge obstacle to literacy.
Americans 65 and older are living longer. The change toward longer old age in the U.S. will have profound effects on health care needs, families and what it means to be old.
Hurricane stalling has become common over the past half-century, and their average forward speed has also slowed.
New risk models show nearly twice as many properties are at risk from a 100-year flood today than the government's flood maps indicate.
A quantitative analysis of potential nominees to the Supreme Court reveals that conservatives could get a real lock on the nation's highest court.
Colleges should let students of color choose their own roommates to make a more supportive environment, says a researcher who looked at student housing policies.
The battle to expand private education in South Carolina amid the pandemic mirrors previous struggles over civil rights and highlights the ways systemic racism has undermined public education.
Microbes in the gut aren't just important for digesting your food. In pregnant women, these gut microbes are producing chemicals that are essential for proper brain development of the fetus.
New research shows homes in white areas have appreciated $200,000 more since 1980 than similar homes in nonwhite areas – a result of both old racist housing policies and modern real estate practices.
Clothing is a way for politicians to convey authenticity and to tell their story.
Researchers are developing tattoo inks that do more than make pretty colors. Some can sense chemicals, temperature and UV radiation, setting the stage for tattoos that diagnose health problems.
Born into a coronavirus world: how new parents and infants can stay safe.
White people are often defensive when they're called out for these subtle snubs and insults. But researchers have found that microaggressions correlate with racial bias.
The Supreme Court doesn't have to be so polarized. Many European countries make judicial appointments in a term-limited, intentionally depoliticized way to promote consensus and compromise.
Several vaccines are in Phase 3 trials. So when will we know whether any of these will protect against COVID-19?