The rising prices at the supermarket checkout are a problem with no simple explanation. But Democratic hopes may depend on finding the right answer.
They’ve aligned themselves with forces they despise. But lefty anti-vaxxers don’t see the contradiction.
Even some Texans who wouldn’t themselves have an abortion think that the state’s new abortion law is too extreme.
Some advocates on the left want America to talk about pregnancy and birth in gender-neutral terms. But this language change might not be so easy for the country to embrace.
In an interview, San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin discusses fatherhood, who deserves to be punished, his relationship with the police, and more.
Vanishingly few people have legitimate reasons to avoid COVID-19 vaccination. Some say their doctors told them not to get vaccinated anyway.
The new administration promised competency and efficiency, but it has struggled all year with consistent pandemic messaging.
The historically libertarian organization now says that strict public-health measures protect freedom rather than limit it.
Students have endured tremendous trauma during the pandemic—and teachers know learning can’t happen without healing.
In a crisis like the one that hit the world in March 2020, only one thing will restore confidence: limitless cash. An excerpt from Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World’s Economy.
Most Democrats don’t approve of Texas’s new abortion ban. But they hope it may help them gin up voter enthusiasm.
For half a decade, Republicans gaslighted Democrats about Trump’s Court nominees’ views on abortion. The jig is up.
Until now, Republicans have had a lucrative, no-risk way to rail against abortion. But accountability is coming.
If John Seago and his allies get their way, abortion would be completely illegal in the United States. Would they be ready for the consequences?
Evacuees from Afghanistan filed out of the airport security checkpoint quietly, a few groups every 20 minutes: men in beige waistcoats, veiled women with curly-haired babies, toddlers clutching juice boxes.
Gavin Newsom’s struggles could spell trouble for Democrats everywhere.
Electoral politics is about popularity. So why does being mean seem to be popular?
Thanks to absentee ballots, drop-off boxes, and curbside voting, people with disabilities turned out in record numbers in the 2020 election. That’s likely to change.
Becky Pringle, the president of the National Education Association, won’t back a blanket vaccination requirement yet—but she thinks there are other ways to ensure that students and teachers are safe.
Several states have low vaccination rates, rampant COVID-19 spread, and no mask mandates in schools. Parents are worried for their kids.