Federal law doesn't require background checks for private gun sales. Many 2020 Democrats favor background checks for all gun purchases. Can universal background checks curb gun violence? Here's what the research says.
This collection of research, compiled to help journalists write about Black Friday and winter holiday shopping, examines shopper experiences, holiday pricing, shopping psychology and Black Friday aggression.
Nearly every 2020 Democratic candidate polling above half a percentage point nationally supports raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Most research finds small job losses from minimum wage hikes.
A first-of-its-kind study from researchers at the University of Alabama’s new Veterans and Media Lab offers new insights into how news photos portray veterans.
Research associates new policing tactics in Camden, NJ, with lower rates of gunshot patients at a major regional trauma center, part of a turnaround for a city once synonymous with violent crime.
A forthcoming study offers new insights into voters' behavior at the polls, including their reactions to long lines and voter ID laws.
New natural resource revenue may exacerbate corruption in states already struggling with government corruption, new research finds.
Exposure to extremely hot weather relative to the norm during pregnancy puts women and infants at risk for health problems.
To save money and help with teacher recruitment, a growing number of public schools are taking Fridays off. We've gathered research on the benefits and consequences of four-day school weeks.
A new paper quantifies the amount of household instability U.S. children experience over the course of their childhoods. A key source of instability: siblings, stepsiblings and other relatives.