‘The Human Psyche Was Not Built For This’
How Republicans in Montana hijacked public health and brought a hospital to the brink
As Colorado River Dries, the US Teeters on the Brink of Larger Water Crisis
The megadrought gripping the western states is only part of the problem. Alternative sources of water are also imperiled, and the nation’s food along with it.
Minnesota Set To Become ‘Abortion Access Island’ In The Midwest, But For Whom?
Out-of-staters have long traveled to Minnesota for abortions, but as neighboring states restrict access to the procedure, data suggests patients of color may not make the trip.
How A Secretive Billionaire Handed His Fortune To The Architect Of The Right-Wing Takeover Of The Courts
In the largest known political advocacy donation in U.S. history, industrialist Barre Seid funded a new group run by Federalist Society co-chair Leonard Leo, who guided Trump’s Supreme Court picks and helped end federal abortion rights.
A Government Official Helped Them Register. Now They’ve Been Charged With Voter Fraud.
Ten Florida men with felony convictions have been charged with voter fraud because prosecutors say they registered and voted illegally. Critics say the punishments are unfair.
Texas Officials Celebrated End of Abortion Rights After Cutting Back Postpartum Medicaid Extension
Gov. Greg Abbott claimed Texas provides expectant mothers “necessary resources so that they can choose life for their child,” but it is now one of a dwindling number of states not to offer Medicaid coverage for a full year after residents give birth.
DOJ Investigating Texas’ Operation Lone Star For Alleged Civil Rights Violations
Emails obtained by ProPublica and The Texas Tribune confirm that federal authorities are probing discrimination claims involving Gov. Greg Abbott’s multibillion-dollar border initiative.
Federal Patient Privacy Law Does Not Cover Most Period-Tracking Apps
A patient privacy law known as HIPAA, passed in 1996, hasn’t kept pace with new technologies and at-home tests.
The Other Cancel Culture: How a Public University Is Bowing to a Conservative Crusade
With a rising national profile and donor base and relatively little state funding, Boise State University should be able to resist pressure by the Idaho Legislature. Instead the university, led by a liberal transplant, has repeatedly capitulated.