Reading Time: 5 minutes In Florida, Democrats hope that — in response to the El Paso massacre — people will be fed up with mass shootings and demand gun control.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The devastating cuts to the University of Alaska’s budget can be linked to similar cuts nationwide engineered by budget mercenary Donna Arduin for almost 25 years.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A group of legal activists believes that Americans would be more willing to embrace the idea of removing President Donald Trump from office if they understood the impeachment process better.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Democrats have been talking about impeachment all year, but is it starting to divide them? Ask progressive insurgents launching primary campaigns.
Reading Time: 2 minutes What would happen if the minimum wage were increased to $15? New research shows over 33 million Americans would get a raise. Is there a downside?
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: 7 minutes A collection of essays by a 1974 class of sixth graders in Boston casts a new light on the battle — often marred by racist violence — to end school segregation.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Felix Sater, a key figure in President Donald Trump’s life, is being questioned today by the House Intelligence Committee. Since we’ve been watching him long before he became a person of interest, we already have a wish list of questions designed to pick the locks on his knowledge that is so dangerous to Trump.
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 A solid majority of Americans agree that blacks in the US are still suffering the consequences of 250 years of slavery. But what should be done about it? The House of Representatives is taking a look today on how a historic wrong can be righted.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Witty, hilarious, and incisive comments that explain stupidity — and breathtaking specimens of the thing itself as shown in statements of US politicians.
Reading Time: 7 minutes On National Gun Violence Day, we present seven stories that illustrate the US’s obsession with guns and some of the issues we must face before the epidemic of gun deaths can be addressed in a meaningful way.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Pursuing the American dream — getting an education that leads to a career that leads to the good life — can, for many people, end up in suicide. Because of the brutal, relentless burden of students loans.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Beyond the pomp of official Memorial Day celebrations, there is too much that seems to have been forgotten.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A senior Republican demands answers from the Pentagon on why the Department of Defense routinely overpays for hardware.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Legal weed blocks users from buying guns, as state cannabis laws come into conflict with the federal gun background check system.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Florida lawmakers want to protect the families of mass shooting victims at the expense of free press.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The report profiles Trump campaign staffers and their relationships with a huge cast of shadowy Russian operatives.
Reading Time: 7 minutes From Parkland to Pittsburgh, nonprofits are helping students deal with gun violence trauma. But advocates say schools should play a bigger role.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Corporate debt is piling up and may lead to the next recession, at a time when many US families haven’t fully recovered from the last one.