Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
Author: Molly Bergen
Opinion: A son kneels for the anthem. A father raises the flag. Both are patriots.
One morning many years ago, my young son wondered why our car was idling in the middle of the road.
McClellan becomes 1st Black woman for Virginia in Congress
Democrat Jennifer McClellan, holding the receipt for a poll tax her father once had to pay tucked into the pages of a family Bible, was sworn into the U.S. House on Tuesday, becoming the first Black woman to represent Virginia in Congress.
US got a record-breaking 40% of its energy from carbon-free sources in 2022, report reveals
Carbon-free sources supplied over 40 per cent of the US’s total energy output in 2022, a new report reveals. This is an all-time high.
Scientists have mapped an insect brain in greater detail than ever before
Charting a larval fruit fly’s nerve cells and their connections took 12 years.
Opinion: Bootstrapping Has Always Been A Myth. The New American Dream Proves It
The classic leather boot has had many names over the years—lace-up, cowboy, congress, pale rider. To get your work boots on your feet 200 or so years ago, you would stand up and grab two small leather flaps on the sides, known as bootstraps, and pull the boot up.
What the 15-minute city misses
I live around the corner from my son’s elementary school. We’re five minutes from a Trader Joe’s and 10 minutes in the other direction from a Whole Foods.
B.C. will make contraception free — a first in Canada
Budget measure will be funded by $119M over next 3 years, Finance Minister Katrine Conroy says.
UK emissions fall 3.4% in 2022 as coal use drops to lowest level since 1757
Emissions from coal and gas fell in 2022, due to strong growth in clean energy, above-average temperatures and record-high fossil fuel prices suppressing demand.
Can the SVB crisis be solved in the longer run?
The failure and closure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) raise immediate issues as to how policymakers should react. I’d like to step back and consider what this implies for banking regulation more generally in the longer run.
AI can now forecast the next food crisis
Machine learning techniques can be successfully deployed to better identify food insecurity outbreaks across the world long before they take place, according to a new study.
India’s WPL aims to be a game-changer for women’s cricket
The newly launched Women’s Premier League is aiming to become the leading competition in women’s cricket.