Measles Outbreak, Australia Heat, Gay Panic Defense: Stories You Might Have Missed This Week
A measles outbreak hits the Northwest, Australia breaks heat records, and a fourth state mulls banning the gay panic defense.
Two Attorneys General Sue the EPA Over Smog Blowing in From Other States
The suit claims that sources of air pollution located within Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia are contributing to smog in New York and Connecticut.
The Week in Photos: From a Winter Storm in Connecticut to Mudslides in Montecito
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
Viewfinder: Strolling Through the Ice and Snow in Connecticut
People walk along a beach covered in snow and ice in Westport, Connecticut, on January 7th, 2018.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Former Child Prodigy Who, He Says, Is Finally Doing Something New and Interesting
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
How Paid Sick Leave Became a Major Issue for the Left
Mandatory paid sick leave is a government policy position that requires businesses of a certain size to give their employees a certain amount of time off. It has also sparked a fight that's made and broken political careers.