A new study finds that black and Hispanic faculty earn lower wages than white faculty. But the wage gap between male and female faculty is even larger.
Offshore tax havens help disguise the extent of income inequality. New research looks at who evades taxes, where, and how they contribute to inequality.
Amid the opioid crisis, the synthetic drug fentanyl stands out for its danger and the sheer number of Americans it has killed. This tip sheet offers reporters background and resources.
Resourceful journalists know how a birth, marriage or death certificate can yield good leads. We explain how to find these vital records.
This explainer helps journalists understand what DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is and how the program impacts local communities and undocumented immigrants.
Employees’ ability to socialize and collaborate is a valuable skill that employers are increasingly rewarding, a forthcoming paper finds.
Americans tend to shun redistributive economic programs. But widening income inequality may be changing that position, a new paper shows.
The odds of a black child being identified as disabled and placed in special education are 56 percent lower than that of an otherwise similar white child, a new study suggests.
Despite regulatory hurdles, a growing body of scholarship is answering important questions about the health impacts of medical and recreational pot.
Americans have lived without the fear of nuclear war for decades. As North Korea challenges this coziness, new research finds Americans largely ready to push the nuclear trigger.
The American military trains officers from around the world. Back at home, they are nearly twice as likely to attempt a coup than officers who do not receive U.S. training.
A new study suggests most people who earn money illegally do it by selling drugs and earn less than $1,500 a week, on average.
Because federal judges wield significant power, they are at the core of a president’s legacy. We explain how they are chosen and confirmed.
This collection of academic research examines the issue of bullying and child suicide. We included research that looks specifically at suicide and bullying among sexual-minority youth, including gay and lesbian students.
A new study suggests taxing sugar instead of soda is a more effective way to help people cut calories.