A Christian movement led by independent religious entrepreneurs, often referred to as 'apostles,' is changing the religious landscape of the US.
People think they're good at detecting disinformation, but most people actually aren't. A group of researchers searches for the best way to help users steer clear of online deception campaigns.
The Trump administration is demanding that Japan and South Korea pay more for hosting U.S. troops.
Hillary Clinton got the most individual votes from US citizens in 2016, but Donald Trump won the most electoral votes.
Attitudes toward single women have repeatedly shifted – and part of that attitude shift is reflected in the names given to unwed women.
The story of the album, which was released 40 years ago, is a classic tale of how bands struggle with unchecked egos and competing visions.
Babies born with the HIV virus in their blood are at a turning point in the infection. With immediate treatment these children can develop much stronger immune systems to fight the virus.
Figuring out how much to spend on gifts can be stressful.
Teachers grappling with how to teach current events at divisive times should emphasize history, study original sources and address polarization.
Would you buy a pair of shoes without knowing the price? Consumers have bought medical care from hospitals for years without knowing the costs, but new regulations will change that.
Vaping continues to be in the news, with the CDC recently linking vitamin E acetate to the deaths and illnesses caused by vaping. But just what is vaping? And is it different from e-cigarettes?
President Donald Trump and his supporters exhibit the methods of science deniers. Like anti-evolutionists and flat-earthers, they reject what they don't want to believe and accept what they favor.
Members of the research team that wrote the software that unmasked thousands of Twitter bots explain the next phase of their work: getting the public involved in the fight against disinformation.
Should all-white juries be permitted in death penalty cases involving black defendants?
Does it seem like your friends have better lives than you do? Mathematics, in the form of the "majority illusion," can help explain why.
We have more neurons in our cortices than any other species, courtesy of an early technology – and along with them came our long, slow lives, with plenty of chances to gather around the dinner table.
Thanksgiving is a life-enriching practice worth cultivating all year long.
It doesn't have to be a week of tiresome turkey sandwiches. A food historian explains how the French came to see leftovers as an outlet for creativity and experimentation.
Hoffa's ghost continues to haunt the labor movement.
Twenty years after a landmark report on preventable deaths and injuries in hospitals, is the medical profession doing better?
One of the worst consequences of diabetes is foot ulcers, which often lead to amputations. As Diabetes Awareness Month comes to an end, an expert explains the dangers and some promising solutions.
While there are negative impacts, many of the risks of too much screen time are overblown. A scholar who has studied the topic for years offers some tips for finding the right balance.
In northern Syria, Trump has caused U.S. allies and rivals to view American commitments in a new, uncertain light. Other countries may now shift to depend less on the U.S., weakening national power.
Interviews with the Yazidi survivors of IS attacks that killed 3,100 people in 2014 reveal the emotional, cultural and spiritual scars of religious persecution.
Democratic candidates are keen to burnish their climate credentials by calling for grand electric vehicle plans. But there are both economic and political reasons for going slowly.