An excerpt from Vince Beiser's new book about how sand transformed civilization.
A homecoming in Red Cloud, Nebraska.
Is it really a good idea to scan the irises of thousands of vulnerable people?
Journalists are misrepresenting a new study about the number of children killed every year by firearms.
Survey polled 1,601 gun dealers, pawnshops, and gunsmiths in 43 states.
Washington's Initiative 502 legalized pot across the state, but provided only a few guidelines for how to produce, process, and retail the drug. What regulations will lawmakers put in place—and will they convince black market users to switch to a new, regulated industry?
Exodus International's Alan Chambers, Ken Mehlman, and others like them have done serious damage to a righteous cause. Is an apology enough?
Why we should be treating gun violence as a disease—and why most states can't.
Why do Burger King and McDonald's start to sell the same salad? There's a name for that phenomenon.