daylight saving time
A bipartisan group of senators wants to make daylight saving time permanent. But sleep experts say standard time is better, because it saves morning light and is more in sync with our natural rhythms.
A bill that would keep daylight saving time permanent for the entire nation is now stalled in Congress.
More than a third of U.S. states now support the idea of making daylight saving time permanent. It's already in effect for about eight months of the year.
In a new study, researchers found that deer-vehicle collisions peaked in October and November, partly due to both daylight saving time and deer mating season.
The Senate this week voted with unanimous consent to adopt permanent daylight saving time hours to eliminate the need to change clocks twice a year.
For those wishing for an end to annual clock shifting, this push in Congress is perhaps better late than never. It would still require House approval and President Biden's signature to become law.
Most of the country will "fall back" during Sunday's wee hours. Many sleep researchers say daylight saving time does more harm than good.
Under a proposal, each EU member state would need to choose either "summertime" (daylight saving time) or "wintertime" (standard time). The change would go into effect in 2021.
North Carolina's clocks recently sprang forward one hour due to daylight saving time. And now, some North Carolina legislators say it should stay that way all year long.
This weekend, most people in the U.S. will reset their clocks and spring forward. In Florida, there's a push to never fall back.