With Democrats on the cusp of winning the narrowest possible control of the Senate, President-elect Joe Biden faces a wider avenue for enacting some of his campaign agenda, though the chamber’s legislative procedures will still pose limits. Raphael Warnock beat Republican opponent Kelly Loeffler in Georgia’s runoff elections on Tuesday, […]

Read: A dreadful new peak for the American pandemic Public-health experts learned a lot over the spring and summer. Lockdown and stay at home are not just inaccurate terms; they are unnecessary measures. Outdoor activities are great and largely safe. Schools and child care can, with precautions, stay open unless […]

Something deep in our national psyche idealizes illegal street racing. Maybe it’s the “bad boy” element of flaunting the law and public safety, or the thrill-seeking, the flirting on the edge of disaster. With each passing weekend it’s increasingly apparent that the Dallas Police Department and City Council crackdown on […]

12 unexpected ways algorithms control your life Mashable’s series Algorithms explores the mysterious lines of code that increasingly control our lives — and our futures. Blame the algorithm. That’s become the go-to refrain for why your Instagram feed keeps surfacing the same five people or why YouTube is feeding you […]