Noise permeates every aspect of modern life, especially city life. Is there anywhere a person can go for real silence?
Facebook users recently tried to stage a revolt to protest the social networking site's privacy settings. But quitting Facebook is more difficult than they thought.
A little girl recently had a big effect on the contentious debate over immigration in America, igniting criticism from all sides.
At least nine states have plans to introduce legislation similar to Arizona's new immigration law. Not everyone is happy about it, and everyone is looking to the feds.
The Obama administration has quietly revolutionized the nation's drug policies by starting to treat illegal drug use as a public health issue.
Jeffrey Brewer made a fortune on the internet. Now he's trying to use computers to help people with type 1 diabetes monitor their health.
For health care to work in America, experts say that patients need to accept less care, and providers need to earn less money.
Clowns Without Borders is trying to spread laughter among the tent cities and makeshift hospitals of post-earthquake Haiti.
Are U.S. Senators doing the formaldehyde industry's bidding?
Instead of pouring aid into poverty-stricken countries like Haiti, Stanford economist Paul Romer thinks building new "charter cities" is a better option.