Google's "Year in Search 2020" results reveal a year when "why" was searched more than ever.
The 2020 election cycle is not yet as wild as the 1876 election that made Rutherford B. Hayes president.
Carbon dating allows us to know exactly when ice was melted for drinking water in pre-Columbian America.
Britons could start receiving the vaccine within days.
The COVID-19 pandemic is making health disparities in the United States crystal clear. It is a clarion call for health care systems to double their efforts in vulnerable communities.
Experts plead with Americans to keep gatherings limited this Thanksgiving, while families devise new ways to celebrate the holidays.
It was a concept borrowed from the Iroquois, and one that America never quite mastered.
Recent American presidents have all faced a crisis of legitimacy in a trend that threatens the health of our democracy.
It's "the biggest blow to the war on drugs to date," said Kassandra Frederique, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance.
What qualifies someone for the top position in American government?
Both social media companies plan to implement special protocols on Tuesday as election results begin rolling in.
Partisan division has reached its peak, shows an alarming new study that identifies three crucial components.
States set their own voting laws, so where does this make voting easiest?
Nazi supporters held huge rallies and summer camps for kids throughout the United States in the 1930s.
Younger Americans support expanding the Supreme Court and serious political reforms, says new poll.
Confirmation bias is baked into the DNA of America, but it may soon be the nation's undoing.
What do we want to do with convicted criminals? Penology has several philosophies waiting to answer that question.
What would happen if you tripled the US population? Matthew Yglesias and moderator Charles Duhigg explore the idea on Big Think Live.
The U.S., China, and Russia are in a "vaccine race" that treats a global challenge like a winner-take-all game.
The Labour Economics study suggests two potential reasons for the increase: corruption and increased capacity.
The 'Charleston Loophole' has likely allowed thousands of guns to end up in the hands of people who would have failed a federal background check.