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Biden Just Signed the Inflation Reduction Act. Now the Hard Work on Climate Really Begins

8/17/2022
The next chapter of the climate fight involves a tug of war between industry, activists, and policymakers.

Duration:00:08:55

Why Insulin Is So Expensive in the U.S.—And What the Inflation Reduction Act Does About It

8/17/2022
Here's what you need to know about high insulin prices and the new law.

Duration:00:07:35

China Warns the U.S. Against Sailing Warships Through the Taiwan Strait

8/17/2022
China’s ambassador to Washington, Qin Gang, said China viewed such Taiwan transits as an escalation by the U.S.

Duration:00:03:48

Trump’s Messaging on FBI Search Echoes His Statements on Jan. 6

8/16/2022
Trump publicly offered an olive branch to law enforcement on Monday, while continuing to stoke the rage of his supporters over the Mar-a-Lago search.

Duration:00:07:56

What to Know About the Origins of the Espionage Act

8/16/2022
Documents reveal that the FBI is investigating whether former President Trump violated the Espionage Act of 1917. Here's what to know

Duration:00:04:34

School Meal Prices Are Rising—And That Could Leave Kids Hungry

8/16/2022
Although schools are racing to find innovative solutions, millions of families could be paying more for breakfast and lunch this year.

Duration:00:09:14

Scotland Just Showed How Easy It Is To End ‘Period Poverty’

8/16/2022
Globally, around 500 million people who menstruate live in "period poverty"—the inability to access menstrual products because of financial constraints.

Duration:00:06:25

Film Academy Apologizes to Sacheen Littlefeather for 1973 Oscars

8/16/2022
The Academy apologized to her for the abuse she endured nearly 50 years after Sacheen Littlefeather stood on the Academy Awards stage.

Duration:00:03:34

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