Amid attacks on several food security programs from the Trump administration, this proposed change could ignite yet another debate about where we draw the line.
Five black transgender women have been killed in the United States so far this year.
Here's what will happen to abortion access in your state if the Supreme Court decision ensuring legal abortion throughout America is overturned.
Other research suggests that women are more likely to experience both sexism and sexual harassment in male-majority workplaces.
Legal evidence is needed to pin addiction and death on opioid manufacturers, but the science suggests that a large and ready supply of legal prescription painkillers led to many addictions.
Last year, a government watchdog report found that about 13 million American children went to schools where officials discovered lead in their drinking water. Now, advocacy groups have graded states' school water policies.
Between 2011 and 2016, drug overdose deaths in the United States involving the synthetic opioid fentanyl dramatically increased, according to a report released Thursday.
The Republican legislation, coupled with spending bills, accounts for 46 percent of the growing deficit.
A new report finds that funding gaps between white and non-white districts persist across all poverty levels.
Bills introduced in California and Oregon are the latest in an ongoing movement to enfranchise more young people.
A new study from the Pew Research Center shows 70 percent of teens see depression and anxiety as a major problem among their peers.
Massachusetts senator and 2020 Democratic hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled her plan for universal child care on Tuesday.
Over 100 members of Congress refused their paychecks in solidarity with unpaid workers.
A Pacific Standard analysis reveals the only other time a new Congress has introduced so many gun-control bills was in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting.
The speech was once useful for setting legislative agendas, but the digital age has made it a mostly useless spectacle.
There's reason to believe Trump's willingness to freeze worker pay might have created a rift that can't be fixed.
There are significant differences between what the Democratic and Republican parties hope to see the government address in 2019.
The study pinpoints a particular area and time period where climate change had a profound impact: countries affected by the Arab Spring between 2010 and 2012.