Many cities lack the resources to analyze their own vast troves of administrative data.
If Americans become less healthy and have less access to health care, then everyone loses.
The Baha'i faith originated in Iran and today has 100,000 communities across the globe, including the United States. Here is their history.
Why do tech companies care so much about self-driving cars? If drivers no longer need to pay attention to the road, they can use their mobile devices even more.
After taking a class in which they give money away, students get more interested in donating to and volunteering at local nonprofits.
The Trump administration is considering requests from hunters to import wildlife trophies (body parts) on a case-by-case basis. Does this approach promote conservation or threaten endangered species?
A demographer at Penn State surveyed Puerto Ricans on the mainland to see if they had plans to return to the island.
Remember that story about the molecule found in turkey that makes you drowsy? Research shows it's a myth – tryptophan doesn't cause you to nod off, but it may be connected to cooperation.
Several studies suggest that suicide rates in the US vary along geographic patterns.
Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in the Manhattan bike path attack, wasn't a devout Muslim. He cursed and came late to prayers. A terrorism expert explains why such a man may want to be a martyr.
As artificial intelligence technology becomes more capable, it threatens more types of jobs – like lawyers, bureaucrats and managers. What social upheaval will happen if those people can't find work?
Long after the hurricane's over and the power comes back, residents can still experience lasting mental health issues.
Researchers have long been looking for clues into how to treat triple negative breast cancer. Could fighter blood cells that infiltrate the tumor provide insight?
Support for asserting Japan's military might in response to threats from North Korea and China may destabilize the region.
Cybercrime affects individuals and families as they navigate online life. But significant efforts focus instead on cybersecurity, protecting institutional networks and systems – rather than people.
Dropping old, bad habits is hard, but starting new, good ones may not be so difficult. Or so a recent study suggests. Read how a simple sign at an airport made a difference.
Australian and UK scholars weigh in on what firearm regulations in their countries have accomplished.
For Gandhi, whose birth anniversary is Monday, Oct. 2, nonviolent resistance meant placing one's own body in harm’s way to expose social injustices, which made it a powerful political tool.
Bacteria are everywhere, even on your drink garnishes and ice. While most are not going to harm you, some can make you very sick. Here are some things to consider at public drink stations.
A survey asked Americans what they would do if the Supreme Court started making many unpopular decisions. Here's what they said.