Between hurricanes and rising costs, retiring to Florida may become more difficult for some. Here are things to consider before making a move.
Exit polls indicated abortion rights and inflation were top motivating issues for voters, but views toward guns also played a significant role.
An analysis of insurance fraud shows it’s a growing problem that almost half of Americans consider an "acceptable" crime.
By kindergarten, white and Asian students are three to four times as likely as Black and Hispanic students to display advanced math skills.
Many elevators don't have a floor numbered 13. Here's how common superstitions like the fear of 13 can gain steam.
Flash droughts can develop within a few weeks, causing water shortages, damaging crops and worsening fire risks.
A former math teacher explains what’s behind the recent drop in math scores for the nation’s fourth and eighth graders.
Research shows cannabis use could cut the need for opioids directly by interacting with the body’s own natural opioid system to produce pain relief.
Many people think they’re allergic to cat hair, but that’s not entirely the case.
What if a single blood test could screen for most common cancer types all at once? This is the promise of multicancer early detection tests.
A new species of bacteria that doesn’t normally live in the gut may trigger an immune response so strong that it spreads to the joints.
Just five days before the first pitch of the 1947 World Series, a deal was struck to air the Series on television.
Today’s creepy clowns are not a divergence from tradition, but a return to it.
With National Pit Bull Awareness Day celebrated on Oct. 26, it’s a fitting time to ask how these dogs came to be seen as a dangerous threat.
Because Dylan draws from songs from the past, he's been accused of plagiarism. But this view is colored by a distorted grasp of the creative process.
Liver transplant waitlists can range from 30 days to 5+ years. Developing treatments to spur liver regeneration could help cut demand for scarce organs.
Wildfires are remaking western U.S. forests. They also change animal behavior and interactions between predators and prey.
Dog people like to smugly point out dogs’ long history as humankind’s best friend. But research shows cats’ reputation as an aloof pet is undeserved.
Preliminary property damage estimates for Ian so far range from $42 billion to as much as $258 billion, with some landing in the middle.
Bees face threats from parasites, pesticides and habitat loss. Shorter winters, more extreme weather and more habitat destruction won’t help.
Tackling this global problem requires an international effort, particularly by rich nations where the demand for exotic pets is increasing.
Here's a psychologist's answer to a curious kid's question: Why do people feel déjà vu? The topic didn't reach the realm of science until recently.
Not all students have access to the same level of parental help at home. So why are they judged as if they do?
In opinion polls Alla Pugacheva has been routinely selected as one of the most popular Russians, often appearing second only to Vladimir Putin.