News media scholar Thomas Patterson offers three tips to help journalists avoid being part of the misinformation problem.
A forthcoming study offers new insights into voters' behavior at the polls, including their reactions to long lines and voter ID laws.
When Americans go to vote, journalists are never far behind. These 11 tips from veteran reporters and voting scholars can bolster your Election Day coverage.
Print newspaper coverage of suicide falls short of expert recommendations, new research in JAMA Network Open 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.
The federal agency charged with ensuring fairness in housing is proposing a rule change critics say would make it harder to fight housing discrimination — and supporters say would help prevent unnecessary lawsuits.
When Democratic presidential candidates appeal to Latino voters, white Democrats become less supportive, a study finds.
Research shows the extent to which doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants across the nation have oversupplied patients with opioids, spurring a national crisis.