by Alice Ollstein Posted on May 22, 2015
85-year-old activist nun Megan Rice was just released from federal prison, but she could be forced to go back behind bars.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on May 22, 2015
"It’s really fascinating because Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was gambling that he could ram a re-authorization through at the last minute, and he lost."
by Nicole Flatow Posted on May 21, 2015
The decision by a grand jury to indict all six cops is the latest remarkable outcome in the Baltimore case, distinguishing it from other prominent cases of police brutality.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on May 21, 2015
King v. Burwell, in other words, threatens the individual health insurance markets in about three dozen states. The Senate Republican's proposed response to King, however, is to blow up the individual health insurance market in all 50 states.
by Carimah Townes Posted on May 21, 2015
The Department of Veterans Affairs has been prevented from recommending marijuana for years.
This time, the forces of religious discontent are not mustering in support of racism, they're mustering in favor of anti-gay discrimination.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on May 21, 2015
According to the report, guest-workers earn about 11 percent less than green-card holders.
by Kira Lerner Posted on May 21, 2015
The legislation would give Secretary of State Kris Kobach even more power to make voting a political issue.
The DOJ's estimates are way off.
"The thing that was very striking is that I’ve been a natural hair stylist for ten years," a hair stylist said. "I haven’t done major relaxer treatments in ten years, and I do deal with some coloring, but the effects last for years.”