Could these extra hands do more for the nonprofits they assist?
While the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing is an opportunity to celebrate a remarkable technological achievement, it's worth reflecting upon the creative vision that made it possible.
Municipal swimming pools flourished in the 20th century. But too often, their success was based on the exclusion of African Americans.
This state law is leaving up to a million people unable to participate in elections who might have gotten relief through an amendment voters approved. Critics call it a modern-day poll tax.
Federal and state agencies are carrying out a 35-year, multi-billion-dollar plan to restore Florida's Everglades, but have not factored sea level rise or other climate change impacts into their plans.
An engineering professor explains why rural areas are especially vulnerable to hurricanes, and what they can do to ensure that no one is left without help.
For the start of Atlantic hurricane season on June 1, scholars explain weather forecasting, evacuation orders, inland flooding risks and how social ties influence decisions to stay or flee.
Legislation requiring that all criminal debt associated with a citizen's conviction be repaid would leave thousands of people unable to cast ballots.
If undocumented immigrants choose not to fill out the questionnaire, then the official population of several states would deflate, costing them House seats and federal funding.
Governments should heed the expertise of the grassroots nonprofits that witness this scourge firsthand.
The Slave Societies Digital Archive documents the lives of approximately 6 million free and enslaved Africans in the Americas.
New research shows that when ex-offenders are told they're able to vote, their attitudes about democracy and justice improve.
New research shows that when ex-offenders are told they're able to vote, their attitudes about democracy and justice improve. A November ballot measure in Florida hangs in the balance.
The mayor of Tallahassee underspent three rivals to win the state's Democratic primary. But what awaits in the general election?
Red tide and a blue-green algae outbreak are fouling hundreds of miles of coast, killing fish and driving tourists away from beaches. Some of the causes are natural, but human actions play a big role.
Caribbean immigrants in Miami are upending old assumptions about black voters in Florida. Neither party should take them for granted in this November's midterm election.
GMO crops have been rejected by many countries and consumers. Now, an international team of researchers are creating better crops using DNA editing--without inserting foreign genes into the plant.
A criminologist reviews recent research to dispel common misconceptions about mass shootings.
How to move beyond the warm words about tackling urban heat islands to doing something about them.
The group, founded in 1871, didn’t try to smother virtually all gun control efforts until the mid-1970s.