The upcoming presidential election has many recipients of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program on edge. The 2012 program implemented by President Barack Obama protects many of the 800,000 immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
Over the past decade, thousands of children have been treated at emergency rooms after swallowing high-powered magnets. At least two children in the U.S. have died.
Although 35 states, three U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis for recreational or medical use, there still are no uniform standards for regulating potentially harmful contaminants in cannabis products.
Since the pandemic began, OSHA reports that it has received over 10,000 complaints from workers concerned about a lack of protections against the coronavirus. But six months into the crisis the agency had issued citations to just two employers.
Kenosha, WI helped give Donald Trump a slim margin of victory in 2016, a win that can be traced in part to the healthy majority who years ago supported the Kennedys versus racist former Alabama Gov. George Wallace.
More insidious than visible eyesores like discarded bottles and takeout containers, tiny plastic pellets have escaped into waterways by the countless billions as a result of failures by industry.
The wars the U.S. government has fought since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, have forced 37 million people — and perhaps as many as 59 million — from their homes, according to a newly released report from American University and Brown University’s Costs of War Project. Until now, no one has known how many …
Perhaps the most critical component of U.S. military power is its relentless presence around the world. The globe is indisputably covered with U.S. military bases. Recent estimates put the number as high as 800 in more than 80 countries, but a true number may be harder to come by as bases open and close under …
For decades, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has required automakers to build seats strong enough to meet a safety standard. But experts regard the standard as laughably weak.
At least 27 million workers under the age of 65 suffer from medical conditions — including heart disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease — that put them at increased risk of dying from COVID-19, according to a study by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Such conditions tend to be more prevalent among people of color.