Reading Time: 5 minutes The agency tasked with keeping Americans safe from nuclear disasters, as a result of budget cuts, is considering reducing the number of safety inspections at nuclear power plants. Scientists think this is a terrible idea.
Reading Time: 11 minutes How to prevent over half a million nonviolent ex-felons, most of whom are black, from voting? Let us count the ways.
Reading Time: 3 minutes An indigenous tribe in Peru has gotten a Chile-based oil company to withdraw its plans to drill in their mountain region. But will their victory be short-lived?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Is an organization that says it promotes science and public health actually lobbying on behalf of the food industry? A new study suggests it is.
Reading Time: 4 minutes America’s newest arrivals bring degrees, job skills, and fluency in English, a new study shows.
Reading Time: 9 minutes As the 2020 campaign gets closer, political divisions are likely to be reflected in the debate over the National Popular Vote Compact, falling along predictable party lines.