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.
Opinion: There’s no mystery about why the U.S. has so many gun deaths
The tragic mass shooting last weekend in a Dallas suburb took place as I was leaving the country to visit Britain. I might as well have taken one of Elon Musk’s rockets and landed on a different planet.
Opinion: The End of Title 42 (for real this time).
Title 42 will officially end at midnight. What does this mean for U.S. immigration policy, Mexico, and migrants along the border? Today, we break it down.
New York City passes law barring weight discrimination
New York City has passed a bill outlawing discrimination based on weight, joining a growing movement in the US to make size a protected trait on par with race and gender.
Serbia Announces Extensive Gun Controls In Wake Of Belgrade School Shooting
Serbia's government is instituting an extensive revision of existing private gun permits and other measures as the Balkan country mourns the victims of a mass shooting -- its first ever at a school -- that has sent shock waves through the country.
What Could Go Right? The Swiss cheese method for reducing gun violence
A multi-layered strategy for team red and team blue, and everyone in between
What Could Go Right? New protections for women in Uzbekistan
Domestic violence is now a criminal offense for the first time.
Progress in 5 Minutes: Caste as protected category
With Seattle's historic move to ban caste discrimination, along with recently added protections at some US universities, momentum is growing.
What Could Go Right? Mass decarceration?
Not exactly. But some states have lowered prison populations and kept crime rates low, too.
What Could Go Right? Love bites (less than it used to)
Over time, we’re dropping the bigotry, oppression, and suffering of marriages of old.
What Could Go Right? What do we owe Tyre Nichols?
Transforming a culture of police brutality, bit by bit
How Formerly Incarcerated People Won Legal Protection in Atlanta
The fight for anti-discrimination protections was led by campaigners like Bridgette Simpson, who know the issue first-hand.