In 2017, there were over 11 million “opioid misusers” in the United States with the epidemic is expected to claim nearly half a million lives in the next decade.
A growing trend toward on-demand media consumption is causing a shift in the ad world and helping make the internet’s biggest names even bigger.
Based on numbers from a 2017 survey, 1.3% of toddlers born in 2015 have yet to receive any vaccines, while for children born in 2011, that figure was 0.9%.
Trade deficits aren't necessarily bad for a country's economy.
People born in New York City who do not identify as male or female can now opt for a third gender category of X on their birth certificates.
Women in the US might be earning more doctoral degrees than men, but it doesn’t mean they’ll end up earning as much.
The Bullitt Center in Seattle offers an example of how buildings can reduce their carbon footprint and become more energy efficient.
The nonprofit Bees in the D is managing a network of beehives in Detroit to offset the decline of honeybees.
The belief that openness to people from around the world is essential is widely shared across most demographic groups.
Barry Eichengreen explores the status of the dollar as an international currency.
Los Angeles and many places across the US celebrated their first Indigenous Peoples' Day this year.
A new rule means that, in Austin, Texas, restaurants must compost food waste or give it to others.
The rising sea levels and heavy rain caused by climate change are affecting people and their livelihoods across the world today. Here are seven reports from an already flooding planet.
If the recent cosmic ray signals are right, Voyager 2 will be the second man-made object to reach interstellar space.
Bill de Blasio and Sadiq Khan are withdrawing New York and London’s investments in fossil fuel companies and have launched an initiative to encourage other cities do the same.