Just before he left, the departing attorney general adopted a policy to limit the Justice Department’s ability to oversee abusive police departments. That same policy could also hamper the department’s role in environmental, voting-rights, and other cases.
Teachers and school administrators are on the front lines of this crisis, but often aren’t given the tools to help.
Federal law already bars felons from having a firearm, but many animal cruelty crimes — even those that involve torture and mutilation — are prosecuted as misdemeanors.
Even by Georgia standards, the voter purge of late July 2017 was remarkable. In a single day, more than half a million people — 8 percent of Georgia’s registered voters — were cut from the voter rolls.
Even as net prices begin to fall at some schools, many families are priced out.
A one-of-a-kind ballot question could be a bellwether of sentiment toward academia.
Audits and criminal referrals are down sharply since Congress cut the tax agency’s budget and management changed priorities.
As the opioid epidemic continues to rage across the country, with a record 72,000 drug overdose deaths estimated in 2017, the fallout is increasingly manifesting itself at construction sites, factories, warehouses, offices and other workplaces.
The bill would bar states and localities from setting safety rules for driverless cars, even though there are no federal regulations nor any requirement for regulations to be adopted in the future.
Wildlife advocates are pushing measures such as expanding an existing contraception program, reducing acreage available for grazing and mining and allowing more wild horses on public lands.
Colleagues and I recently completed the largest meta-analysis ever undertaken of outcomes for existing treatments for anorexia. Our analysis revealed major flaws in the way people are currently treated for this illness.
Some applicants are told: Start here after going somewhere else for freshman year.
One recent study found microplastic particles — fragments measuring less then five millimeters — in globally sourced tap water and beer brewed with water from the Great Lakes.
Despite tight budgets and high risks, colleges hope niche degrees will spur demand.
“Most people believe government no longer represents the people,” said Sheila Plotkin, founder of the group We, the Irrelevant. “It represents campaign donors, special interests, the wealthy.”
A North Dakota district’s drive to teach competencies means eliminating age-based classrooms.
People infected with Toxoplasma gondii are more likely to be entrepreneurs, according to new research.
Since Oxford University Press proclaimed “locavore” the 2007 word of the year, the local food scene has exploded in communities around the world.
The gang is not invading the country. They’re not posing as fake families. They’re not growing. To stop them, the government needs to understand them.
Universal preschool has a significant positive effect on reading scores of children from low-income homes, but programs targeted to poor children do not.