Researchers found census records showing the entrepreneur and philanthropist owned slaves as late as 1850, contrary to the long-held belief that his family freed all slaves when he was a boy.
Areas across the country are implementing preventive measures such as curfews. Some experts are questioning whether these minor changes will be enough to control the virus.
The lethal march of COVID-19 passes 100,000 deaths in the U.S. despite some predictions it would not. The grim milestone presents a moment to consider who has died and how many others might follow.
A small team at Johns Hopkins University early on created what's become one of the most authoritative interactive online dashboards, tracking COVID-19 data around the world.
Around 20% of U.S. adults live with chronic pain. Medical schools traditionally haven't dedicated much time to teaching about pain and pain control, but one top school now has a mandatory course.
The Department of Homeland Security is warning about the dangers of using Chinese-made drones, while some lawmakers want to prevent transit systems from buying Chinese-made subway cars.
Researchers want new activists to lean on decades of public health research when engaging in work with policymakers and candidates seeking elective office.
A report from Johns Hopkins University and Human Rights Watch finds an alarming decline in the quality of health care across the country.
The way we offer assistance to people fleeing conflict no longer works, says Paul Spiegel, a former director of program management at the U.N. refugee agency. He has a few ideas about how to fix it.