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A new study finds that the gap is actually largest in America's wealthiest neighborhoods, challenging widely-held beliefs about the relative impacts of class and race on life outcomes.
The so-called atmospheric river is expected arrive Tuesday and last through Thursday night. The system could bring season-high rainfall and flash flooding. See the full list of evacuation orders here.
By the end of February, it looked like the state was going to experience one of its driest winters ever. Then storms started to roll in. But will they be enough?
"It's showing some forward progress," explained Pat Wayne, program director at Create CA. "Not of course what we'd hope it would be, but we're going in the right direction."
Trump traveled to New Hampshire on Monday to outline his plans to combat opioid addiction. New Hampshire's death rate from opioid overdoses is twice the national average.
We all think of airplanes as hotbeds for diseases. But how easily do pathogens spread on jets? Now scientists have created "Fantasy Flights" to find the risky seats.
Research suggests that African-American and Latino children with autism are diagnosed later in life because of bias on the part of healthcare providers or lack of access among families, among others.
The National Transportation Safety Board said it was sending a team to investigate the incident. The incident could be the first pedestrian death involving a self-driving vehicle.
A database used by retailers is supposed to help decrease the probability that a return is fraudulent by recording the state-issued identification of a consumer and building a shopping history off of it.
President Trump says "there will always be change, and I think you want to see change." Already he's had more Cabinet turnover in 420 days than 14 of his predecessors had in their first two years.
The Associated Press, working with New York's Housing Rights Initiative, has uncovered dozens of cases in which false applications were filed for building permits in rent-controlled properties.
Many doctors oppose the idea, and similar laws elsewhere haven't increased the number of moms treated.
Now that marijuana is legal in more than 20 states, we all may be exposed to more marijuana on the street. Researchers warn that secondhand smoke from pot poses risks to the heart, lungs and arteries.
Time to gather up your tax papers: this year's April 17 filing deadline is just around the corner. We have tips if you need assistance.
Whether it's due to fear of deportation or family estrangement, the refusal to fill out the FAFSA keeps some high school seniors from attending college.
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After talking with more than two dozen women in the music industry, Noisey's Andrea Domanick finds sexual harassment and abuse is rampant.
The fourth explosion in less than three weeks in Austin, Texas, appears to be the work of a serial bomber, officials said Monday.
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Facebook is facing criticism in the wake of a report alleging that the tech giant misused user data when it allowed a political data firm to harvest information on millions of users.
As the opioid crisis grows in prominence both in communities across the U.S. and on the political stage, there’s another opioid issue that’s rising to the forefront: the shortage of these painkillers in hospitals.
Week in politics: What led to Andrew McCabe’s firing, why the president is lashing out (again) at the Mueller probe, and more| March 19 2018, 9:27 AM
AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the weekend headlines in politics and looks ahead to what to watch for this week.
The U.S. Department of Justice and AT&T are set to face-off in court on Monday at 10 a.m. EST over the company's $85 billion agreement to buy media giant Time Warner Inc.
The tragic death of a family of four in their van sheds light on the hidden world of homeless families and the obstacles they face in finding available resources.
Elon Musk's venture and other privately operated space companies, including Blue Origin run by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, have had plenty of ups and downs.
The sale of recreational marijuana has been legal in California since the turn of the new year. But almost three months in, legal pot is still struggling to establish itself.
"Black Panther" continues to rule the box office, five weekends straight. That hasn't happened since "Avatar" back in 2009. Here's why that's significant.
Heavy rains will drench the Los Angeles area starting Wednesday, with some areas projected to get as much as six inches of rainfall.
Snapchat is a social media behemoth in Venice, where it grew so much that it frustrated some locals. Now the company is moving part of its staff to Santa Monica.