Over a month after Hurricane Maria, citizens are still facing limited access to medical help and the increasing threat of illness.
Advances in data, computing, and fundraising have given politicians new power to gerrymander democracy away.
The president declared a public-health emergency in an empathetic speech—but left some crucial questions unanswered.
Hurricane Maria has exposed and intensified the island’s ecological crisis and its human consequences. Can it build a sustainable future?
As the island continues to face dire conditions, President Trump suggested Thursday he may pull back on federal aid.
Fresh rain fell on saturated soil Wednesday, elevating the threat of landslides and slowing efforts to distribute relief.
In two rules released Friday, the White House rolls back some of the ACA’s key requirements for employers to cover birth control.
Narrow definitions of the term actually help continue the work of the architects of the post-Jim Crow racial hierarchy.
Recovering from the devastation of two hurricanes raises tough questions about the legacy of American colonialism.
The NFL has become increasingly central to how America perceives itself, which means that sport and politics can never be divorced.
Members of the island’s diaspora are coping with the trauma of Hurricane Maria by using technology to connect with family and help people on the island.
What J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic The Hobbit still has to offer, 80 years after its publication
Nobody knows exactly what the latest Obamacare-replacement legislation will do. That may be the point.
The bill would take funding from governments facing public-health crises to provide a short-term boon to a smaller number of states that have refused to expand Medicaid.
The new Affordable Care Act replacement currently making rounds in the Senate looks different than previous efforts, but the fundamentals are still the same: fewer funds, fewer rules, and fewer people covered.
The new plan from Senator Bernie Sanders needs a tax policy not just to fund it, but to dictate how it works.
During its second meeting on Tuesday, the Kris Kobach-led group heard presentations that sometimes followed a circular logic.
As unprecedented hurricanes assault coastal U.S. communities, residents and experts fear the storms could unleash contamination the EPA has tried to keep at bay.
In the age of climate change, the only way to protect the American coastal metropolis is to rethink it entirely.
First responders are suing over the exposure they say they suffered following a fire and detonation on the premises of the Arkema facility, which flooded during Hurricane Harvey.