While many politicians argue eliminating tuition will help more Americans go to college, studies show the results of “free college” programs differ according to their scope and structure.
Here's what the research says about the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates’ various proposals to address the opioid epidemic.
New research forthcoming in Political Analysis finds U.S. legislators have been literally crossing the aisle less and less since the 1990s.
To help you understand what to watch out for as the 2020 census gets underway, comics journalist Josh Neufeld created this graphic guide to the decennial count.
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.
Why the census matters and what it will mean for public health in the United States.
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.