One hour, dozens of artifacts, and looters—a drill at the Smithsonian teaches museums how to plan for the worst.
California's remedial-class system holds back a disproportionate number of students of color.
Fecal transplants care caught in a legal limbo, even as they grow in popularity.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are told to avoid banned words and phrases like "fetus," "transgender," and "science-based" in budget documents.
It's the widest-ranging reshaping of the tax code in three decades.
The move opens the possibility for ISPs like Comcast or Verizon to adjust speed, cost, and access to different websites or types of data. Here's what that could mean for you and the country.
Countless independent analyses show the plan will increase the national debt but Steve Mnuchin is trying to convince us otherwise.
The question is: How can antitrust be used to check the power of tech’s biggest companies?
There are plenty of reasons for outrage coming out of Washington, DC, these days, but this week the divided region found a common enemy: an outrageously expensive highway toll.
There's a fiction at the heart of the debate over entitlements: The carefully cultivated impression that beneficiaries are simply receiving back their "own" money.
"The first black president in American history was a disaster for black wealth," authors of the think tank report wrote.
Doctors have practices in place that keep them from operating on the wrong body part. Cops should adapt them to try to cut down on police shootings.
Donald Trump's first year in office can best be seen as an all-out assault by the rich against the rest.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission tried for 16 years to make portable electric generators less dangerous. Then a Trump-selected official took charge of the agency.
If you're like us, you probably have no idea exactly how many of your neighbors — or fellow Americans, for that matter — have unpaid debts. A cool new interactive map from the Urban Institute is here to help.
From involuntary sterilizations to experiments conducted on black women, the medical history of the US is a bloody one.
While we appreciate a righteous, pro-net neutrality burn, we feel compelled to point out that Ron Swanson would probably advocate for getting rid of every single government regulation ever brought into existence.
The House and Senate Thursday sent Trump a bill that would fund the government for two more weeks.
If we were to give everyone a minimum basic income, would that improve our lives for the better or actually make it worse?
They bumped up the gosh-darn estate tax minimum to $11 million? Late night comedy shows pretty much write themselves now, huh?
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