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  • What Is Behind the State of Texas Takeover of Houston Public Schools?

    Political power and a history of racism lurk behind the recent state takeover of the Houston public school system.

  • The Collapse of Major US Banks Leads to Bills Calling for More Regulation

  • The Battle of Bakhmut Exposes Russia’s Fault Lines in the War in Ukraine

  • Why Rain on Snow in the California Mountains Worries Scientists

  • Why SVB & Signature Bank Failed So Fast – & the US Banking Crisis Isn’t Over Yet

  • Why the Humble City Bus Is the Key to Improving US Public Transit

    High-quality bus service is the fastest route to rapid, comprehensive public transit in the United States. This country was once a leader in bus transit, and with adequate funding, it could be again.

  • ChatGPT & Cheating: 5 Ways to Change How Students are Graded

  • 3 Big Numbers That Tell the Story of Secularization in America

  • Overclassification Overkill: The U.S. Government Is Drowning In a Sea of Secrets

  • James O’Keefe Fired by Project Veritas: 5 Questions Answered

  • War in Ukraine: 6 Lessons Learned a Year After Russia Invaded

    Considered to have one of the most powerful militaries in the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin has little to show for his invasion of Ukraine. Here are six lessons learned in the first year of the war.

  • Why Are So Many Gen Z-ers Drawn to Old Digital Cameras?

  • How Dangerous Was the Ohio Chemical Train Derailment?

  • Turkey Earthquake Video Shows Buildings Collapsing Like Pancakes: Here’s Why

  • Biden’s Second SOTU: How Does a State of the Union Speech Get Written?

  • Why the Fed Raised Interest Rates by the Smallest Amount Since Inflation Battle Began

  • US Debt Default Could Trigger Dollar’s Collapse, Economist Warns

  • Why Russia’s War in Ukraine Today Is So Different From a Year Ago

  • The Last of Us: Fungal Infections Really Can Kill – & They’re Getting More Dangerous

  • Starbucks Fans Are Steamed: Why Changes to Reward Programs Stir Up Anger

    Many Starbucks customers are irked by recent changes to its popular rewards program. But they may not have as much to complain about as it seems.

  • How Do You Vaccinate a Honeybee? New Tool Will Help Protect Pollinators

  • Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.: 5 Things Learned From the MLK Collection at Morehouse College

  • Can Voters Remove George Santos From Congress Before the Next Election?

  • How to Counteract the Harmful Health Effects of Sitting All Day: New Study

  • Why America Has a Debt Ceiling: 5 Questions Answered

    Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced the US will hit its $31 trillion debt ceiling on January 19, 2023. Economists and markets are worried Congress won’t act in time, which could trigger a financial crisis.

  • A Tip Too Far? Why Tip Fatigue May Be Setting in for North Americans

  • ‘Spare’: How the Soap Opera Around Prince Harry’s Memoir Will Affect the Royal Brand

  • Italy’s Pasta Fight: A Scientist on How to Cook Spaghetti Properly & Save Money

  • Are Gas Stoves Bad for Your Health? Federal Government Considers New Regulations

  • Democracy Under Attack in Brazil: 5 Questions About the Storming of Congress & the Military’s Role

    The sacking of key democratic institutions in Brasilia, Brazil, by supporters of former president Jair Bolsanaro has parallels with the January 6 assault on the US Capitol but was different in one key way: the position of the military.