Reading Time: 4 minutes Afghan forces are unlikely to field enough pilots to fly US-supplied Black Hawk helicopters after planned US withdrawal.
Reading Time: 3 minutes If anyone can make a bad situation worse, it’s Elliott Abrams. He’s now the US special envoy for Venezuela. What could possibly go wrong?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Kids and young adults involved in the halted climate lawsuit ‘Juliana v. US’ are seeking an injunction to stop the federal government from allowing more fossil fuel extraction.
Reading Time: 3 minutes There is nine times more water in the air around us than in all the oceans combined. Technology is helping us harvest it.
Reading Time: 9 minutes A conversation with California Rep. Mike Thompson (D), chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force.
Reading Time: 8 minutes When crucial government agencies start functioning again after a shutdown, the gears don’t spring into action overnight. And what was left undone over 35 days may still harm public health and consumer protections.
Reading Time: 9 minutes A WhoWhatWhy investigation has shown that voter suppression was a factor in the razor-thin outcome of the Virginia House race that gave Republicans control of the chamber — and could now hand them control of the state’s governorship.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Nearly every person in San Francisco has health insurance. Can the city’s program serve as a model for the rest of the country?
Reading Time: 30 minutes The first of two excerpts from former Army intelligence officer John Newman’s latest book, ‘Into the Storm: The Assassination of President Kennedy Volume III.’
Reading Time: 3 minutes The US has dropped out of the list of the world’s 20 least corrupt countries.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Stacey Abrams knows all about the impact that voter suppression and other anti-democracy measures can have on an election. We hope she uses the response to the State of the Union address to urge Americans to fight for democracy — while they still can.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Election integrity activists are suing Texas state officials over a controversial and misleading advisory that asserts that thousands of “noncitizens” illegally voted.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Scientists have linked being rocked all night to better sleep, even for grown-ups.
Reading Time: 14 minutes A new organization seeks to take on ‘climate breakdown’ and global capitalism through direct, nonviolent action.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Stoking fears of voter fraud, the Texas secretary of state issued an advisory that asks local election officials to investigate noncitizen voters. Except it turns out that the claims are vastly overblown.
Reading Time: 9 minutes The “Remain in Mexico” policy pushes Central Americans back across a dangerous border, limiting access to legal help and a chance at a new life in the United States.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Was the Green Party icon unwittingly useful to President Vladimir Putin of Russia — or wittingly? OPINION
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Colorado Supreme Court’s decision in an environmental case was based on a dissent by a racist judge who revealed confidential information to a third party.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This thing you may not have heard about could just be what saves humanity from extinction.
Reading Time: 5 minutes How scared should the uber-rich be of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Elizabeth Warren? We are about to find out. OPINION