Warnings of the court’s declining credibility are hardly new, but after Roe’s fall, they’ve intensified and moved well beyond the bench.
Some lawyers and Congress members see the hearings as a road map for the Department of Justice to prosecute Trump.
Nearly five years later, some have concluded that the forces of backlash have won.
Reinfection may become the norm even for people who have received several vaccine doses.
Democrats are warning that Roe’s fall could threaten a wide range of privacy rights — including the right to birth control.
Western countries are flooding Ukraine with weapons. Can they help end the assault, or will they just make it bloodier?
Musk says he wants to transform Twitter into “the platform for free speech around the globe.” The reality could look very different.
How much of the blame does he deserve, and how much more can he do?
Raising interest rates will pour cold water on an economy many believe is overheated — but at the risk of triggering a downturn.
It’s the biggest victory for organized labor in a generation. Was it a fluke or the start of a new era of labor activism?
The seams of the global economic order were deeply frayed by the pandemic. Could this conflict cause it to unravel?
The Russian invasion has essentially stalled. Will it end in a peaceful resolution or something far more terrible?
European leaders are realizing they can no longer depend on Russian fossil fuels. But whether renewable energy fills the gap is an open question.
Russian people, businesses and products with little or no relationship to the invasion have found themselves in the culture war’s crosshairs.
The Russian president has ordered his nuclear forces into a higher state of alert — the first time the Kremlin has done so since 1991.
A new politics of pandemic resignation is setting in, but what it would look like to “get on with our lives,” and how to do so, remains unclear.
Web3 is a still-nascent, fuzzy idea, but if you squint, you can see its growing intrusion onto mainstream culture. How much of it is hype?
China’s repression of Uighur Muslims looms large over the Games. What should participants — viewers included — do about it?
Are we relying too heavily on tech platforms to enforce the boundaries of socially acceptable speech?
Five ways of looking at the rise in murders — and how to bring them back down.
A large number of Americans believe it’s possible, even likely. Could they be right?
With Covid here to stay, some public health experts say we need to adapt to a “new normal.”
Higher interest rates could put a cap on rising costs, but it could also make the economy worse for workers.
A Michigan prosecutor hopes the strategy can prevent more school shootings. But some on both sides of the gun control debate are wary.
Legal scholars, researchers and writers consider how the country could be transformed.
More than 100,000 Americans died of overdoses in a single year, exceeding the number of people who died from car crashes and guns combined.
Thanksgiving is back, but Covid hasn’t gone away. Here’s how to have a safer, peaceful and tasty holiday.
$550 billion for new spending is big, but many say America’s infrastructure needs are even bigger.
This pandemic winter won’t be like the last one — but it won’t be “normal,” either.
Americans feel good about their own financial situations, but their general outlook on the economy is anything but sunny.
Most Americans don’t like this disruptive ritual — but they’re split about which side of the clock-switching system they prefer.
The biggest one: How many more degrees?
Stories about real-life murders are everywhere — and some think it’s rotting our brains.
U.S. officials believe that Russian-wielded microwave weapons are to blame for the mysterious illness. There’s a simpler — and stranger — explanation.
The “Great Resignation” could be a sign of a major realignment in the labor market, or it could be just a temporary readjustment.
Family welfare policies never took off in the United States as they did in the rest of the wealthy world. Some Democrats think the country is ready.
Lab-grown meat has been hailed as a solution to humanity’s unsustainable consumption of animal products, but some say the idea is a fantasy.
Democrats are staring down a decade of powerlessness, and some strategists think shutting up about racial injustice and immigration could save them.
Congress appears to have averted economic disaster for now, but only by punting it to early December.
Leaked internal documents show that the world’s dependency on Facebook and its family of apps comes at a great cost.
The Capitol riot has been described as both a bullet dodged and a dress rehearsal for a more successful attack on American elections.
The president promised a “humane” immigration policy. Images of U.S. agents menacing Haitians at the border tell a different story.
The degrowth movement argues climate change isn’t a problem we can simply innovate our way out of.
Nine months after the first Covid vaccine was approved for use, most of the world’s 7.8 billion people have yet to receive even a single shot.
As rich countries ponder the marginal utility of third doses, billions of people around the world are still waiting for their first.
There are only two options: adapt or suffer.
The answer depends on what Democrats do next.
Congress allocated enough money to stave off a wave of evictions, but it’s not being sent to renters fast enough.
Once the bête noire of environmentalists, nuclear power is now being hailed by some as a solution to a warming world.
Companies like Mastercard are cracking down on adult content. Are they doing more harm than good?