Compared to Russia, war with China is a deeper nightmare.
Thanks to globalization, we plebes can pay just $6.49 for a whole Whopper meal fit for a 16th-century king.
In the early 20th century, the Klan's virulent nativism and anti-Catholicism fueled its interest in education policy.
The Biden administration's antitrust efforts are being shut down by judges, except for a single successful case where best-selling authors were involved.
Reading and math scores declined between 2020 to 2022, reversing two decades of improvement.
A ballot initiative approved in November decriminalizes consumption of natural psychedelics.
While rising crime created headwinds for candidates who supported criminal justice reform, the apocalyptic storm never quite arrived.
Standing with blank pages in hand, the protesters' goal is to make manifest the implied violence that authoritarian states use to keep order.
Living without government services isn't necessarily cheaper or easier, but it sure beats putting up with municipal bureaucracies.
If political pressure to forgive debt can work once, why wouldn't it work again every five or 10 years?
If all Californians bought E.V.s tomorrow, it would be a nightmare.
Seventeen retired federal judges, appointed by both Republicans and Democrats, filed a brief supporting his appeal.
The Supreme Court said in 1942 that local activity, not just interstate activity, was subject to congressional regulation.
While Biden issued pardons and ordered a review of marijuana's Schedule I status, he still supports the federal ban on weed.
The regulations that increase building costs on Earth will have the same effect in space.
One insurance company started offering a space travel policy last year.
A dying star and a young star orbit each other within a plume of burning dust and gas.
Privatization can free orbital innovation from ground-bound politics.
The 23-foot-tall polymer structure has room for two and fits inside a SpaceX Starship.
NASA has spent more than $420 million on the development of spacesuits with very little to show for it.
The last time there was a manned mission to the moon, Pong had just been released on Atari.
Democrats paid $435,000 to back a pro-Trump Republican in Michigan—nearly $100,000 more than the candidate himself raised.
Thousands of people from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka have died while working on enormous infrastructure projects in the lead-up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Mendel had a history of run-ins with the state.
Despite experts recommending that birth control be sold over the counter, the U.S. still treats the pill like it's 1960.
At least we can treat the results of bad policy as case studies for what might otherwise have been dry lessons in economics and finance classes.
The Trump administration briefly liberalized dishwasher standards, but the Biden administration quickly reimposed the old rules.
The Constitution's commerce clause guarantees a domestic free trade zone. A state law that bars a resident from traveling to take advantage of another state’s economic activity would be unconstitutional.
The FDA's nicotine restrictions will push consumers toward black-market suppliers, who are completely unconstrained by the FDA’s regulations.
Uniting for Ukraine, a program providing private support to displaced Ukrainians, has proved more effective than the government's own resettlement efforts.