People are panicking and sketchy information is spreading fast, but rapid vaccine and anti-viral deployment should blunt the epidemic's health and economic effects in the coming year.
Thanks to the first fall in drug overdose deaths since 1990, plus a continuing decline in cancer deaths
The case for offering victims of our foreign policy a chance to get out and start over.
U.S. life expectancy peaked in 2014.
Signing a trade with Japan is a small step in the right direction, but it only cancels out a portion of the damage that Donald Trump has done.
Rising temperatures are mostly happening in the winter and at night.
At least in the lower 48 states.
"My cousin committed suicide while on duty at the armory after coming home from a tour abroad."
The U.S. is the world's biggest producer of oil and natural gas
The war continues and it's costing lives.
In the home of the brave, a kid can't hold a pencil on the school bus.
Not yet in the United States, new studies suggest
Is the solution a "fertility dividend" that makes a portion of a person's Social Security benefit dependent on each of their offspring's earnings?
"Climate-related threats to Americans' physical, social, and economic well-being are rising," says report.
Anti-immigrant fearmongers of demographic doom proved wrong in the 19th and 20th centuries, and today's will be no different.
Meanwhile U.S. carbon dioxide emissions continue to fall
Projections of minority-majority U.S. population are based on outdated and arbitrary ethno-racial Census categories.
Despite the E.U.'s carbon markets and vast renewable energy subsidies
How is America's Energy Future looking nine years after I first panned it? Not so good.
New report claims U.S. overpopulation will blight their futures.
Increased wealth and technological progress give people greater liberty to decide when, how, with whom, and if they want to reproduce.
Don't believe the hype about the U.N.'s resolution on the death penalty.
Muhammad cartoon publisher Flemming Rose talks about immigration, free speech, and toleration.
At least for the next several decades.
New study finds Americans would prefer warmer weather on balance
The U.S. is warning North Korea to denuclearize or else.
New Hampshire, Alaska, and Oklahoma are tops, but can you guess the three worst states?
U.S. total fertility rate close to lowest ever too