Reading Time: 9 minutes Women in the US won the right to vote 100 years ago today. But they still have a long way to go before being equally represented in politics.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the past three years, the president’s rhetoric has created a toxic climate that encourages hate speech, and even worse, acts of hate.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Robert Mueller may not have lived up to the media hype, but his testimony before Congress offered the public a day-long tutorial on his investigation.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Former special counsel Robert Mueller said his report on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election — and the possible involvement of people in Donald Trump’s orbit — would “speak for itself.” Here is why his testimony today is still vitally important.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Dominion Energy faced strong opposition when it proposed building a 600-mile gas pipeline across three states. It has had setbacks in the federal courts, but things may be changing.
Reading Time: 4 minutes President Donald Trump wants to cut the number of federal advisory panels by one-third. Critics say this will make it much harder for agencies to rely on objective facts to do their job protecting the environment as well as public health and safety.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Protests in more than 100 countries are coinciding with the first major election in which climate change may actually matter.
Reading Time: 7 minutes As Attorney General William Barr ratchets up his critique of the FBI’s role in the Russia probe, the former FBI general counsel speaks publicly for the first time about the bureau’s investigations of President Donald Trump and the Trump campaign.
Reading Time: 7 minutes It appears that neither average Americans nor Washington insiders are actually reading the Mueller report. Not poring over this legal document might harm democracy.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The report profiles Trump campaign staffers and their relationships with a huge cast of shadowy Russian operatives.