Piped, in-home water isn’t universal, and people of color are disproportionately more likely than white Americans to lack piped water, finds new research in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences.
Medicare Part D is an optional program to help people enrolled in the federal health program pay for prescription drugs. With annual expenses running to about $100 billion last year, it is the dominant insurer
Josh Neufeld uses comics journalism to explain racial health disparities and related misinformation during the coronavirus pandemic and the 1918 flu pandemic.
In this new Q&A, Josh Neufeld explains comics journalism and the benefits and challenges of reporting the news in comics form.
Whether a state’s population is fully represented in the House is based on census collection practices dating back centuries. The number of House seats a state gets will affect its sway in coming presidential elections.
In the last of his Election Beat 2020 columns, Thomas E. Patterson argues that the Republican Party is in trouble.
The outcome of the 2020 presidential election is in the hands of those voters lucky enough to live in a battleground state -- but some battleground states are more crucial than others.
New research in Science delves into the rise of political sectarianism in America -- and how to fix it.
Adults with health problems or disabilities are less likely to vote but their numbers are enough to swing some elections, a recent analysis finds.
How could America’s news outlets, our guardians of the truth, be a big source of misinformation? Thomas E. Patterson explains.