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We took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse for you — and there appears to be a winner
When contrasting weed and alcohol, there are lots of factors to consider, including effects on your heart, brain, and behavior. One seems to be worse for you.
A spike in gun sales after the Sandy Hook massacre led to a tragic increase in accidental deaths — especially among kids
Five years later, a study shows that people bought lots of guns after the Sandy Hook shooting. Rates of accidental firearm death spiked, especially among kids.
Vice President Mike Pence echoed President Donald Trump's response to the protests in Charlottesville over the weekend and criticized the media's response.
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"Crime and killings in Chicago have reached such epidemic proportions that I am sending in Federal help," Trump tweeted. "1714 shootings in Chicago this year."
Members of Congress have already received more threats than they have during all of last year, writes Paul D. Irving, sergeant at arms.
The victims died trying to deescalate a situation where Jeremy Christian was "ranting and raving" at two young Muslim women.
Venezuela admits homicides soared to 60 a day in 2016, making it one of the most violent countries in the world
A rare official announcement about crime rates indicates deadly violence in Venezuela soared to new highs in 2016.
Trump’s speech highlighted victims of crimes by immigrants — but a look at the data shows it’s incredibly rare
President Trump's speech to Congress highlighted victims allegedly killed by immigrants. But on foreign-born crime and terrorism, the facts aren't on his side.
At least 55 people, including one US citizen, died during a stampede following a clash between anti-government protesters and police in Ethiopia on Sunday.