The 2017 hurricane season has brought unprecedented destruction to the Caribbean and southern United States. As millions of people around the world have watched these events unfold from afar, no doubt some have found themselves ...
The public agency that was responsible for black, smelly water being discharged into water below Niagara Falls says it's hired an engineering firm to evaluate the discharge.
Negative media portrayals of Latino immigrants—as much as specific policies and laws—tend to drive the perception of immigration issues in the United States, according to a recent study by a University of Kansas professor.
The nomination of the first woman presidential candidate by a major party has shattered some gender barriers, while at the same time reinforced certain stereotypes and double standards that still exist for women.
Researchers have analysed data that reveals which plane crashes the public is interested in and why. They counted the number of page views and edits of Wikipedia articles about 1,500 plane crashes around the world to discover ...
In recent months, lone offender attacks – sometimes called "lone wolf" attacks – have regularly populated news headlines. Just in the past week, we've seen a single shooter killing people in a mall in Washington state ...
Study finds even positive media coverage of Malala Yousafzai contains sexist assumptions about Muslim women
A new study has found that seemingly positive media coverage of feminist campaigner Malala Yousafzai is actually full of patronising assumptions about women in Muslim countries.
Bitter primaries hurt high-profile candidates' chances in the general election, Stanford research shows
A divisive political primary that receives heavy media scrutiny reduces the party nominee's chances in the general election, Stanford research shows.
The online editions of Sweden's main newspapers were knocked out for several hours by unidentified hackers at the weekend, police said Sunday as they launched an investigation.