Erie, Pennsylvania just experienced record snowfalls, while much of the US is in a deep freeze. Is this proof, as President Donald Trump exclaims, that global warming is a sham?
With a cocktail, a cup of coffee, or a friend, here are ten of our 2017 podcasts worth catching up with — or hearing again.
Powerful forces in the US and abroad are spending a lot of money and effort on undermining democracy. In 2017, we tried to call them out on it when others were silent.
One of the things that sets WhoWhatWhy apart from other news sites is that nearly all of our articles come with their own artwork. These “panoramas” offer a visual representation of what the stories are about. Here are some of our favorites from 2017.
Decades from now, students and college professors will be studying President Donald Trump’s tweets as part of their political science curriculum. Let that sink in.
The battle of humankind vs. nature might have been a draw this year — with several huge blows to the environment as the planet metaphorically struck back with devastating natural disasters. It is a fight with no winners.
Fed stonewalling on routine records for Boston Bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev highlights overarching lack of government transparency.
It would be tough for us to pick our best stories of 2017, but here are a few that you might have missed. More than anything, they show the wide range of issues we covered this year.
We wrote a special Christmas poem to celebrate the passage of the GOP’s tax reform legislation. Finally things are looking up for billionaires.
After a federal official told staff not to use certain words in budget documents, the pushback was huge. But there might have been a method to this madness.
The Pentagon’s newly disclosed UFO program discovered wondrous, strange and, perhaps, unexplainable sightings. But scientists argue that mystefying objects need not be interstellar in origin.