'People Are Being Killed Like Flies': Denied Asylum in the U.S., Cameroonians Fear Increasing Violence Back Home
Martin fled Cameroon when security forces imprisoned his father and started regularly raiding Anglophone villages. The U.S. government might send him back.
Outer Space Treaties Didn't Anticipate the Privatization of Space Travel. Can They Be Enforced?
If human civilization begins to expand into space, will colonists feel loyalty to their country, their planet, or Elon Musk?
The Farms of the Future Were Built for Outer Space. Will They Work on Earth?
It will be years until NASA is ready for a journey to the red planet, but if Earth continues to suffer from climate change, Mars could come to us.
What It's Like to Get Reproductive Care at an Anti-Abortion, Anti-Contraception Clinic
Changes to the Title X family planning programs have brought onboard a new kind of reproductive health clinic. What does that mean for patients?
Amid Its War on Fair Housing Protections, HUD Takes a Rare Aggressive Action Against Los Angeles
HUD reached a deal with Los Angeles to improve disability access, but has left other discrimination cases unaddressed.
ICE Denies Claims That It Detains Immigrants During Tragedies Like the El Paso Massacre
Activists warn the practice of detaining people at courthouses and other government venues has discouraged immigrants from cooperating with authorities, even when they are victims of violent crimes.
The Trump Administration Is Giving a Pass to Corporate Wrongdoers of the Financial Crisis
Settlements with two big United Kingdom-based banks over financial crisis-era misdeeds reveal how the Trump administration has eased up on white-collar criminals.
Firearm Buybacks Could Be Part of a Solution for Gun Violence in the U.S.
The strategy is complicated by the sheer number of guns in American homes—nearly half of the total number of firearms worldwide.
The DOJ Is Finally Bridging the Gap Between Online Radicalization and Domestic Terrorism
The choice to treat the El Paso, Texas, shooting as domestic terrorism opens up law enforcement's ability to investigate 8chan and the sites where extremism finds a home.
Utilities Are Threatening to Deny Service If Pro-Gas Measures Aren't Adopted
National Grid sent many New York customers an email encouraging them to contact state officials in support of pipeline construction or risk shortages.
The TSA's Technology Is Discriminating Against Trans People
The creator of the TSA's body-scanning tech says that a gender button is unnecessary and ineffective.
As Governor Rosselló Resigns, Questions About Puerto Rico Voting and Representation Resurface
After being controlled by the federal government for over a century, could Puerto Rico be on a path to statehood?
Trump's Controversial Tweets Are Nothing New for Baltimore
President Donald Trump's use of the the word "infest" in tweets to an African-American congressman to describe a majority-black city is part of a larger pattern.
The Political Polarization That Elected Jair Bolsonaro Still Hangs Over Brazil's Democracy
The left-right divide—a healthy feature of a pluralist political system—is so toxic now that divergence of opinion has surpassed the realm of policymaking.
Customs and Border Protection Is Separating Families Based on HIV Status
Health and Human Services removed HIV from a list of communicable diseases that bar immigrants from entry into the United States in 2010.
The NRA's Legal Counsel and Executives Have Been Billing the Non-Profit Millions of Dollars in Fees
Accountants have been attempting to investigate what they believe to be financial mismanagement since 2018, but attempts were thwarted according to a senior employee.
Big Ag Monopolies Have Stifled Small Farmers. 2020 Democrats Want to Break Them Up.
When a few agribusinesses have all the power, one choice by them can determine the course of a farmer's entire production. Will 2020 change that?
How Health Officials in Pro-Life States Are Quietly Dismantling Abortion Access
Without the fanfare of a bill signing or a Supreme Court decision, the first state without an abortion clinic is in sight.
After Police Cooperated With ICE, California's Sanctuary Law's Strength Will Be Tested in Court
Immigrant rights advocates are set to bring one of the first legal challenges against a city that allegedly contravened the California Values Act.