Peel away at almost any story – from unrest in Venezuela to milk deliveries in Vermont – and eventually you’ll find a tale about oil. This explainer includes resources for reporters new to the global oil beat.
Joining fraternities and sororities distracts college students from their coursework. A new study suggests students' grades may suffer and they select easier classes to accommodate Greek activities.
Access to maternity leave after the birth or adoption of a child is not improving for women, though the number of men on leave is growing. Fathers are also more likely to receive paid leave.
Shortly after taking office, President Trump ordered federal funds withheld from so-called “sanctuary cities.” We look at the legal debates and what these communities could lose.
A lower resting heart rate partially explains why men commit more crime than women, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.
A collection of research on school meals, including cafeteria food waste, effects on academic performance and efforts to improve school lunch quality.
Federal laws protect air passengers and direct how airlines must compensate anyone bumped from a flight. This tip sheet helps journalists comb through the fine print.
Immigrants to the United States before the First World War made their new communities richer and better educated over the long-term, new research shows.
The EPA declined, after years of review, to ban the common insecticide chlorpyrifos in March 2017. We outline the controversy and the evidence it hurts developing brains.
In some states, 20 to 30 percent of working-age adults have a physical, emotional or cognitive disability, according to a new study that looks at disability prevalence in each state.