It’s part of a decadeslong trend.
Funding for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children quickly halts during government shutdowns.
The rating agency demoted the US government’s creditworthiness to AA+, its second-highest ranking, on Aug. 1, 2023.
There’s pretty much no one left in the US who hasn’t been exposed to the coronavirus, whether by vaccination, infection or both.
Getting an extra star or two from a prominent ratings group can make a bigger difference than a social media campaign or a slew of thank-you calls.
New research shows that companies are shifting record amounts of their profits to tax havens, despite a global effort to crack down on the practice.
With the help of thousands of citizen scientists, a new study measured exactly how much brighter night skies are getting every year.
For the first time, researchers have been able to produce estimates of the rate of hate crimes against LGBTQ people.
A new analysis of this type of fraud shows it’s a growing problem that almost half of Americans consider an ‘acceptable’ crime.
Pandemic-related policies made it easier for states to afford to cover more people and made that coverage more stable for millions of Americans who rely on the program for health care.
Discarded pieces of landing gear, crashed spacecraft and wear and tear have produced a lot of debris that is now scattered around the Martian surface.
Armed conflicts today involve slavery in many different forms, from forced marriage to child soldiers.
Calls for tougher laws against assaults on teachers have been thwarted by efforts to keep kids in school.
As more younger, single men ask for one following the Supreme Court abortion decision, a urologist explains what to expect with a vasectomy.
About a third of American adults in Generation Z lack the money or resources needed for reliable access to nutritious food.
Soaring inflation in the US has been driven in part by large increases in the price of groceries – a burden that falls disproportionately on lower-income families.
A new study that breaks down the number of trans teens by state could give policymakers a better idea of how many kids will be affected by anti-trans legislation.
An alternative approach to measuring poverty detected a decline in 2021, amid a surge in government support for low-income families.
A new study finds that by 2030, less than one-third of the world’s major crop harvests will go directly to feed people.
Plentiful meat substitutes might be making plant-based diets more popular.