The Ross Ice Shelf appears to be melting in previously unknown ways. The same mechanisms could be melting other giant ice shelves, too.
ProPublica’s Documenting Hate database shows that the terrorizing of people where they live is alive and well decades after the civil rights movement.
As the 116th Congress convenes, power has shifted from Republican control of both the Senate and House to a Republican Senate and a Democratic House. How can American political history help us anticipate what might be in the offing?
More than one-third — or 37.3 percent — of 12th-graders reported vaping at least once in the past 12 months, according to a survey by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
An eight-year campaign to slash the agency’s budget has left it understaffed, hamstrung and operating with archaic equipment. The result: billions less to fund the government.
What role did political advertising play in the 2018 midterm elections? Here are our top observations.
A fateful decision by Congress more than 40 years ago gives the sites unique immunity from safety oversight, even as hundreds of employees have been killed or seriously injured.
Just before he left, the departing attorney general adopted a policy to limit the Justice Department’s ability to oversee abusive police departments. That same policy could also hamper the department’s role in environmental, voting-rights, and other cases.
Teachers and school administrators are on the front lines of this crisis, but often aren’t given the tools to help.
Federal law already bars felons from having a firearm, but many animal cruelty crimes — even those that involve torture and mutilation — are prosecuted as misdemeanors.
Even by Georgia standards, the voter purge of late July 2017 was remarkable. In a single day, more than half a million people — 8 percent of Georgia’s registered voters — were cut from the voter rolls.
Even as net prices begin to fall at some schools, many families are priced out.
A one-of-a-kind ballot question could be a bellwether of sentiment toward academia.
Audits and criminal referrals are down sharply since Congress cut the tax agency’s budget and management changed priorities.
As the opioid epidemic continues to rage across the country, with a record 72,000 drug overdose deaths estimated in 2017, the fallout is increasingly manifesting itself at construction sites, factories, warehouses, offices and other workplaces.
The bill would bar states and localities from setting safety rules for driverless cars, even though there are no federal regulations nor any requirement for regulations to be adopted in the future.
Wildlife advocates are pushing measures such as expanding an existing contraception program, reducing acreage available for grazing and mining and allowing more wild horses on public lands.
Colleagues and I recently completed the largest meta-analysis ever undertaken of outcomes for existing treatments for anorexia. Our analysis revealed major flaws in the way people are currently treated for this illness.
Some applicants are told: Start here after going somewhere else for freshman year.
One recent study found microplastic particles — fragments measuring less then five millimeters — in globally sourced tap water and beer brewed with water from the Great Lakes.