In many sub-Saharan African countries, 20% of mothers have suffered the death of a child, a new study finds. In Mali, Liberia and Malawi, it's common for mothers to lose two children.
Pets might not protect us from the coronavirus, but they can help us get better.
A study of 2,000 travelers shows that nearly two-thirds will reduce their travel in the next year.
A family therapist and childhood development expert encourages parents and others raising kids to focus on the 4 R's: routines, rules, relationships and rituals.
Even as Americans are all told to remain at home, millions are now unemployed and must scramble to figure out how to pay for that home.
Nonprofits and concerned residents are teaming up with the local government to solve a daunting problem in a city with the nation's highest per-capita rate of homelessnesss.
For most of the past five decades, income inequality has been higher in rural counties than in urban areas. Now, urban areas are catching up.
Some economists are predicting joblessness to surpass the record level experienced at the height of the Great Depression as 22 million people file for unemployment benefits.
The United States is at risk of lacking data from more than 10 million undocumented immigrants in the 2020 census.
Exponential growth, such as in a viral epidemic, starts deceptively slowly, then quickly balloons. A mathematician explains the importance of early action and the costs of delay.
With home deliveries surging, more of the packages we receive may be vulnerable to 'porch pirates.' A criminal justice expert led a team to get a closer look at how these thieves operate.
Countries have been trying to count their populations since the Han dynasty in China.
As long as teachers are creative and resourceful, kids will keep learning. What's less clear is how schools will make up for the lost time if they remain closed for several months or longer.
There are ways to use tech to help kids learn, explore their interests and get creative.
The Trump administration is asking for US$850 billion in stimulus spending. Given the debt's already at record levels, can the US afford it?
Two transportation scholars argue that telecommuting could play an important role in solving the coronavirus crisis.
Most commercial hand sanitizers are mainly alcohol, but forget about hitting the liquor store and mixing your own.
The millions of US children whose parents can't always afford enough nutritious food for their families get about a quarter of their calories from what they eat at school.
In 2002, Mike Veeck, a minor league baseball owner with a knack for bizarre promotions, decided to set the record for lowest attendance – and bar fans from entering the stadium.
A quarter of Americans, many of them non-white, are worried about data privacy and confidentiality in the 2020 census.