The cryptocurrency is spurring use of renewable energy even as it undermines existing economic, political, and cultural elites.
Federal Judge Susan Brnovich was recently forced to declare a mistrial, which was a bad sign for the prosecution.
How far do "emergency powers" really extend?
Oregon will license and regulate psilocybin-assisted therapy by 2023. Some health care professionals aren't willing to wait.
Leading candidates Larry Elder, Kevin Faulconer, and Kevin Kiley cite homelessness, crime, housing costs, and energy shortages as evidence that one-party rule is failing the Golden State.
I witnessed firsthand how U.S. actions that favored one group inevitably angered another, which is why the war is an endless game of whack-a-mole.
Small-scale drug possession is now a $100 infraction that can be dismissed with a call to a drug abuse assessment hotline.
Billionaires are going to space. They will help us get there too.
Federal Judge David O. Carter says Los Angeles' “inaction" is "so egregious, and the state so nonfunctional" that it's likely "in violation of the Equal Protection Clause."
The government and media relied on studies plagued by shoddy statistics to make the case for blocking evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maybe their self-proclaimed inventor, Richard Montañez, did lie about his role. What matters most is how this fiery snack has been repurposed and reinterpreted by legions of fans.
Ignore the hype: Latin American immigration is (still) the city’s greatest strength.
Growing criticism of big-city progressive D.A.s George Gascón and Chesa Boudin underscores the importance of distinguishing necessary reform from simply failing to enforce the rule of law.
Police were finally able to catch the serial killer using DNA genealogy databases—violating many innocent people's constitutional right to privacy.
The data behind apocalypse 2030 is based on placing blame, not predicting the future.
Conservative state legislators are taking a page from the playbook of pro-immigration activists and the marijuana legalization movement.
Fiscal hawks have been sounding the alarm about rising debt levels for decades, but their nightmare scenario of runaway inflation hasn't come to pass. How do we know if this time is different?
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says we should be "dreaming big." But the Golden State's vaunted high-speed rail project is turning out to be a train to nowhere.
"We don't need to use a faulty model and apply it to the very real terrorism problem that we have at home," says terrorism expert Max Abrahms.
Reason was the anti-establishment brainchild of a brilliant but erratic 20-year-old student who lived with his mother and drove a delivery van for a living.
Despite billions in additional funding and assurances from the CDC and Anthony Fauci that schools can operate safely in person, the unions are holding out for 100 percent vaccination and lower transmission rates.
"Direct primary care is about as close to a free market in health care as you've ever seen in our country," says Dr. Lee Gross.
Two states and two Disneys—California vs. Florida—and their radically different approaches to dealing with the pandemic.
Venezuela has the world’s largest proven oil reserves. It's out of gasoline.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Bryan Fogel fought Saudi censorship to make his new documentary, The Dissident.
Government grows in response to a crisis.
"Let's do the thing, which saves the most lives," says economist Alex Tabarrok: Instead of holding back second doses, use them all right away.
"When I started my blog," says journalist Yoani Sánchez, "it was like an exorcism of something that was inside of me."
The original formulation of OxyContin didn’t create the opioid crisis, argues psychiatrist Sally Satel, and removing it from the market didn’t make the problem go away.
Aaron Reynolds is just trying to make people laugh, but his content may have been flagged on Instagram for interfering with the election.
Though journalists tend to despise the WikiLeaks founder, his fate could impact the future of their profession.
Restaurant owners speak out about the "crippling" order, which will last at least three weeks.
Virginia Postrel's new book explores economics, politics, and technology through textiles.