Cold shutdown reduces risk of disaster at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant – but combat around spent fuel still poses a threat

Cold shutdown reduces risk of disaster at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant – but combat around...

Energoatom, operator of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukrainian city of Enerhodar, announced on Sept. 11, 2022, that it was shutting down the last operating reactor of the...
Free preventive care under the ACA is under threat again – a ruling exempting PrEP from insurance coverage may extend nationwide and to other health services

Free preventive care under the ACA is under threat again – a ruling exempting...

Many Americans breathed a sigh of relief when the Supreme Court left the Affordable Care Act in place following the law’s third major legal challenge in June 2021. This decision...
A New Mexico official who joined the Capitol attacks is barred from politics – but the little-known law behind the removal has some potential pitfalls for democracy

A New Mexico official who joined the Capitol attacks is barred from politics –...

A county court in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Sept. 6, 2022, became the first in more than 150 years to disqualify a person from public office because they participated...
US is becoming a ‘developing country’ on global rankings that measure democracy, inequality

US is becoming a ‘developing country’ on global rankings that measure democracy, inequality

The United States may regard itself as a “leader of the free world,” but an index of development released in July 2022 places the country much farther down the list....
Russia’s harsh purge against alleged ‘Nazis’ in occupied Ukraine follows Soviet playbook for rooting out real Nazis from Germany after WWII

Russia’s harsh purge against alleged ‘Nazis’ in occupied Ukraine follows Soviet playbook for rooting...

Even as the Ukrainian military in September 2022 retook some territory lost to the Russian invasion, Moscow has been quietly fortifying the land it holds, which it intends to keep....