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The Liberal Fantasy of Liz Cheney 2024

8/15/2022
Liz Cheney may still have a future in GOP politics. But it's hard to see it including a successful run for president in 2024.

Duration:00:04:31

NASA Satellites Paint Grim Picture For The Future of Antarctica’s Ice Shelves

8/15/2022
Twin studies using satellite observations show ice loss over Antarctica is twice as great as feared.

Duration:00:03:26

Thinking Too Hard Really Can Make You Tired, Scientists Say

8/15/2022
Researchers have found that high-demand cognitive work can lead to mental fatigue, making it harder to make decisions.

Duration:00:02:02

Column: Biden’s Decision To Quit Afghanistan a Year Ago Was—and Still Is—the Right Call

8/15/2022
The Taliban have crushed women’s rights and a humanitarian crisis has worsened, but the U.S. war was a hopeless exercise.

Duration:00:05:38

The Curious Case of the Australian Activist Arrested for Threatening to Blow Up China’s Embassy in London

8/15/2022
Drew Pavlou insists that a Chinese operative sent a bomb threat from a spoofed email account in his name.

Duration:00:07:31

What Experts Say About How Valuable The Inflation Reduction Act’s Green Subsidies Will Be

8/14/2022
The climate bill aims to help lower-income Americans electrify their homes and cars. Here's why experts say it will work

Duration:00:04:53

Board Diversity Is Sacrificed When Companies Underperform, Study Finds

8/14/2022
Struggling companies are more likely to experience a decrease in diversity on their boards, a study found

Duration:00:05:22

Polio Is Now in NYC’s Sewage, Suggesting That the Virus Is Circulating

8/14/2022
The polio virus has been found in New York City’s wastewater in another sign that the disease is quietly spreading among unvaccinated people.

Duration:00:03:31

Column: In A War of Ideas, Censorship Is A Lousy One

8/14/2022
The EU's ban on Russian propaganda doesn't serve democracy.

Duration:00:07:26

Column: Elon Musk Is Convinced He's the Future. We Need to Look Beyond Him

8/13/2022
Elon Musk is a singular visionary driving humanity toward a better future—or at least that’s what he and his admirers want us to believe. For…

Duration:00:11:57

Australia’s New Climate Bill Is Promising. But the Fight Over Ambitious Action Is Only Just Starting

8/13/2022
Australia is poised to pass new, ambitious climate legislation. But the bill does not ban new coal and gas projects

Duration:00:09:22

A New U.S. Crackdown Has Crypto Users Worried About Their Privacy

8/13/2022
Tornado Cash’s service has let hackers flourish, regulators say. But privacy experts worry the ban goes too far.

Duration:00:12:59

The Inflation Reduction Act Includes a Bonanza for the Carbon Capture Industry

8/13/2022
Some environmentalists are skeptical that the industry can deliver real emissions cuts

Duration:00:11:47

Analysts Warn Violent Rhetoric After FBI Mar-a-Lago Search Is a Preview of What’s to Come

8/12/2022
The surge in violent rhetoric drew concerns that it could inspire attacks on law enforcement, as analysts noted a wave of threats.

Duration:00:11:49

Trump Calls for ‘Immediate’ Release of Mar-a-Lago Search Warrant

8/12/2022
Donald Trump called late Thursday for the “immediate” release of the federal warrant the FBI used to search his Florida estate

Duration:00:07:37

How Rising U.S.-China Tensions May Hurt Efforts to Fight Climate Change

8/12/2022
"U.S.-China engagement on climate is sorely needed...to ensure that bilateral tensions do not irreparably harm the ability to reduce emissions"

Duration:00:05:32

A Hotter World Means More Disease Outbreaks in Our Future

8/11/2022
Extreme temperatures are fueling more encounters between people and pathogens.

Duration:00:06:11

Iranian National Charged in Plot to Kill Former Top Trump Advisor John Bolton

8/11/2022
The Justice Department announced Wednesday it charged a member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in connection with an assassination plot against former National Security…

Duration:00:08:07

How Prey Puts a Fresh Spin on the Predator Franchise

8/11/2022
As a movie villain, the Predator has pretty basic motivations. He's an alien who comes to Earth to hunt for fun with some cool gadgets.…

Duration:00:07:22

The Year’s Final Supermoon Reminds Us Why We Love the Night Sky

8/11/2022
The Sturgeon Supermoon is coming. The hoopla that's greeting it is rooted deep in our history as a species

Duration:00:08:03