The era of Prohibition, which began in 1920 and ended in 1933, left many legacies – more modest drinking was not among them.
Forty percent of US babies are born to unmarried parents. But the new paid leave policy for most federal workers disadvantages single parents.
By 2050, the majority of Americans will not be white. That future is already on its way here – just look at the demographics of kids ages 10 and under.
Negro Matapacos became famous in Chile in 2011 for joining student protests. His image has now popped up around the world.
A new study analyzes the language in nearly 680,000 pet adoption ads.
The number of old people will increase, while the proportion of white Americans will continue to fall.
December 25 is the least popular day to give birth in the US, Australia and New Zealand, and second only to Boxing Day on Dec. 26 in England, Wales and Ireland.
All seven Democrats set to take the stage on Dec. 19 had vowed to boycott the debate in support of a union that represents 150 food service workers in California.
Fewer people belong to a congregation or identify as Protestant or Catholic. And yet, most congregations say their membership is growing or stable.
Transgender people experience high rates of discrimination in housing and shelter services.
President Trump and Democrats recently agreed on a deal to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. A trade scholar explains what's new.
Reading books from people with diverse backgrounds is good for kids.
Volcker's legacy involves more than fighting inflation – he showed why central banks need to remain free of meddling from politicians, including the president.
Marginalized groups said that they had experienced discrimination at the workplace, at the doctor and with the police.
A teen asks why so many young people don’t stand for the Pledge of Allegiance or the national anthem. The data shows that young Americans today do view the U.S. more negatively than older generations.
Use of installment loans has grown dramatically in recent years – all without the regulatory scrutiny that tamped down on abuses in the payday loan market.
Giving away big sums of money is supposed to make the world a better place. So, why are so many deep-pocketed donors getting themselves and the causes they support in trouble?
Over the last 35 years, the number of Americans who have moved has steadily declined to nearly half of their previous levels.
Most countries manipulate their currencies – at least a little – but at the moment that's not the real reason they are undervalued relative to the dollar.
As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization celebrates its 70th anniversary with a leaders' meeting in London, five US scholars shed light on NATO's history and its potential future.