Reading Time: 4 minutes When only the ultra-wealthy can buy protection from the effects of climate change, where does that leave the rest of us?
Reading Time: 27 minutes Known primarily as President Donald Trump’s former “fixer,” Michael Cohen deserves a much closer look in his own right.
Reading Time: 18 minutes The largest mass shooting in New York City in more than five years was largely ignored because it involved people of color — reflecting a wider, ongoing trend.
Reading Time: 4 minutes More college students are voting now than ever. Many of them prefer Democratic candidates, so GOP-controlled states are making it harder for them to cast ballots.
Reading Time: 22 minutes Why are the authorities not looking into ties between violence committed by Saudis on US soil and the Saudi royal family?
Reading Time: 5 minutes US Catholic bishops insist that abortion is the “preeminent” issue for Catholic voters in 2020. Will white Catholics in the Midwest listen to them?
Reading Time: < 1 minute Want to get a job as a federal judge but have no courtroom experience, no common sense, and no clue? No problem. If you are conservative enough, the GOP Senate will confirm you.
Reading Time: 4 minutes WhoWhatWhy assesses the global opinion of the president. Is Donald Trump loved or loathed? Is he a laughingstock or respected as a strong leader?
Reading Time: 16 minutes Ex-CIA officer Frank Snepp recalls the forgotten past of ex-CIA officer Bill Barr — and what Barr did that was so controversial the first time he was attorney general, nearly three decades ago.
Reading Time: 12 minutes A look at merging science and the knowledge of indigenous peoples to deal with today’s environmental crises.
Reading Time: 3 minutes New study says global warming could trigger potentially calamitous increase in arsenic levels while reducing rice crop yields.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Youth suicides by firearms are increasing, yet no federal laws focus on preventing these deaths, leaving children victim to minimal mental health access and loose gun laws.
Reading Time: 4 minutes By counting inmates as residents of districts with prisons — rather than where they lived prior to their incarceration — rural communities often get federal funds they do not deserve. The NAACP now wants to put a stop to this practice.
Reading Time: 2 minutes More movement on the investigation of billions in laundered funds that may have passed into the United States. Could suicides of bank officials be related?
Reading Time: 6 minutes Would an adjustment to their life expectancy get people to do something about climate change?
Reading Time: 3 minutes By refusing to retire from the Supreme Court in spite of various health scares, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a symbol of the anti-Trump resistance.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Like other Silicon Valley companies, Google prides itself on being open to different viewpoints. But when it comes to its employees wanting to organize, that supposed tolerance quickly reaches its limits.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A man with a seemingly hopeless spinal injury is walking today, thanks to experimental therapy — using stem cells derived from the fat in his own belly.
Reading Time: 17 minutes WhoWhatWhy probes the Russian connection, visits the dead banker’s family, and hears yet another version of what happened.
Reading Time: 16 minutes As millions of Americans are hunting for the latest fashion bargains on Black Friday, we take a look at the social and environmental damage that our clothes are doing to the planet.