Reading Time: 1 minute Rare-earth elements are essential to current and emerging technologies and one country controls their supply.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Republicans lash out at an impartial federal agency after their various health care bills get unfavorable scores.
Reading Time: 1 minute Power plants are increasingly turning to renewable energy and moving away from coal, but will the White House follow suit?
Reading Time: 1 minute Who is Chris Wray, the former Assistant Attorney General, who was unanimously advanced by a Senate committee this week and is one Senate vote away from replacing James Comey as director of the FBI?
Reading Time: 1 minute Nevadans lined up July 1 to reap the benefits of a November vote legalizing recreational marijuana. However, as state and federal laws governing the drug become more disparate, Attorney General Jeff Sessions promises to crack down on growers.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Government agencies continue to delay Obama-era regulations, leading to an influx of legal challenges from states.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Over half of the EPA’s Board of Scientific Counselors have been dismissed to make way for fossil fuel advocates, leading many to worry about the vanishing role of independent scientific review within the agency.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Electoral boycotts and economic problems overshadow Puerto Rico’s latest bid for statehood.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This week marks the 52nd anniversary of Griswold v Connecticut, the Supreme Court case that paved the way for accessible contraception. We take a look back at the history of birth control and the importance of vigilance in a time of legislative regression.
Reading Time: 2 minutes On May 18, the FCC quietly voted to propose new rules governing Internet service providers. The intent is to appeal net neutrality regulations enacted under the Obama administration.