The Second Amendment declares the importance of state-government authorized militias, like these National Guard troops guarding the California State Capitol building. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli When…View More Why the Second Amendment protects a ‘well-regulated militia’ but not a private citizen militia
U.S. teachers often struggle to depict the realities of slavery in America. Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images Nervous. Concerned. Worried. Wary. Unprepared. This…View More Here’s what I tell teachers about how to teach young students about slavery
Jeff Bezos paid no taxes in some years despite gaining billions in wealth. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky A new report that shows America’s biggest billionaires paid…View More Senator Warren’s wealth tax might prevent billionaires from paying nearly nothing in taxes – but it’s probably not constitutional
Many school nurses are taking on even more responsibilities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Pete Bannan/MediaNews Group/Daily Times via Getty Images When many people think of…View More School nurses have a big job – is 1 for every 750 kids really enough?
Traffic at the south entrance to Yellowstone National Park on Aug. 20, 2015. Neal Herbert, NPS/Flickr If you’re headed out into the wild this summer,…View More Overcrowded US national parks need a reservation system
Navy veteran Faron Smith Jr. reacts as he receives a COVID-19 vaccination at a Veterans Administration pop-up vaccination site on April 17, 2021, in Gardena,…View More Veterans took an especially bad hit during the pandemic
Scholars can be more reliable than search engines. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a…View More Why do I need anything other than Google to answer a question?
Outside Columbus, Ohio, a bailiff signs a writ of eviction for a tenant on March 3, 2021. Stephen Zenner/Getty Images Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Idaho,…View More Despite federal moratorium, eviction rates returning to pre-pandemic levels
Fire a set of high-power lasers at a tiny speck of hydrogen isotopes and you can initiate nuclear fusion, the process that powers the Sun.…View More How much energy can people create at one time without losing control?
Building a U.S. offshore wind industry will require more than just fast-tracking permits. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images The United States’ offshore wind industry is tiny, with…View More US approves its first big offshore wind farm, near Martha’s Vineyard – it’s a breakthrough for the industry