Gun-related deaths continue to mount in the United States, despite legislative efforts to curb them. Slate is building off the attention trained on these deaths to build an interactive map, using social media, crowdsourcing, and news reports, that tracks gun-related deaths in the United States.
Increased incarceration rates in communities with high unemployment and poverty has some researchers questioning the drug policy in the United States. They're suggesting the drug problem is actually an outgrowth of U.S. drug policy -- which needs to be changed.
When four Mormons went on their mission trips to China, they unlocked a passion for Chinese music. They learned new instruments that have allowed them to present a completely different type of music from anything heard in the United States.
The United Nations was going to be located in the United States -- that much was sure. But just where the new headquarters, the new capital of the world, would be located, was much debated back in the 1940s. A new book looks at that battle.
North Korea followed through on its threats and conducted its third nuclear test on Tuesday, Monday night in the United States, believed to be its most powerful to date. The test was roundly criticized, even by North Korea's lone ally, China. A United Nations Security Council meeting has been called.
Huawei is one of the biggest tech companies you've largely heard little about. That's in no small part because the company has been largely blocked from moving into the U.S. market in any major way, because of security concerns. But the company is already here, in ways not readily seen.
The water levels in North America's Great Lakes, recently hit record lows. Though these changes are directly connected to climate change, some scientists suggest changes in behavior will need to be made to adapt to lower water levels in the future.
A New York-based design team has created a line of clothing that hides the wearer from airborne thermal imaging, with drones particularly in mind. The design team behind the clothing is hoping its art and design project will help promote discussions about the high price of privacy.
A memo obtained by NBC News explains the legal rationale for the drone strike that killed an American citizen. But one critic says this memo, by expanding the definition of what constitutes an imminent threat to U.S. national security, this memo is distinctly different from the legal justification for torture.
Despite voters rejecting California's Prop 37, other states are now considering similar initiatives to require labeling of genetically modified food. In Washington, grassroots leaders are hoping for a victory against the deep-pocketed food industry.