Sunday, February 18, 2018
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The Empty Rituals of an American Massacre

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expressed his "deep sadness," but continues to block gun-control proposals that enjoy the support of most Americans. Leah...

Why Can’t the U.S. Treat Gun Violence as a Public-Health Problem?

The actual amendment sponsored by Jay Dickey, a congressman from Arkansas, did not explicitly forbid research into gun-related deaths, just advocacy. But the Congress...

Why Better Mental-Health Care Won’t Stop Mass Shootings

Improved access to treatment might help many Americans, but experts say it would not prevent Las Vegas-style tragedies Lucy Nicholson / Reuters Fifty-eight...

Education Is Performance Art

One half of the entertainment duo Penn & Teller explains how performance and discomfort make education come alive. Damian Dovarganes / AP Education,...

Meet the Computer Scientist Championing Paper Ballots

Barbara Simons believes there is only one safe voting technology. John Cuneo For years, Barbara Simons was the loneliest of Cassandras-a technologist who...

Essential Oils Might Be the New Antibiotics

Faced with increasingly drug-resistant bacteria, scientists and farmers are now looking to plant extracts to keep people and animals healthy. Lucas Jackson /...

A Popular, Widely Available Supplement Was Just Officially Declared an Opioid...

A pill that's been credited with delivering super-human strength, feelings of euphoria, powerful pain relief, and better focus has now been linked with 44...

The Congressman Who Infuriates the President

"It has been our practice to not disclose testimony, but to reveal when witnesses refuse to answer questions," Schiff said. "We don't allow witnesses...

Boycott the Republican Party

If conservatives want to save the GOP from itself, they need to vote mindlessly and mechanically against its nominees. Edmon de Haro A...

Superb Owl Sunday II

A special Sunday event, a photographic essay celebrating a few of these magnificent raptors. Not Eagles (nor Patriots), these superb owls hail from Europe,...