National News

Racial justice

Barack Obama’s “Race Speech,” ten years later

Legal news

Bending Toward Justice: Trump faces trio of lawsuits over sex, sexual harassment

Environmental protection

A David vs. Goliath story: WV Tree sitters halt construction of Mountain Valley Pipeline


New Jersey teachers’ strike ends, but questions remain about health care costs

Disaster relief

About 30,000 people ordered to evacuate Santa Barbara area as massive storm threatens Southern California

State government

Michigan GOP is divided on the freedom of information

Drug policy

Connecticut legislators reject marijuana legalization bill — but other bills are still pending


Meet the Democrats and independents who want to replace Paul LePage as Maine governor

Criminal justice

America can’t execute drug dealers because we’re already too bad at state-sanctioned murder


We shouldn’t praise universities for encouraging ‘respectful’ protest

Cynthia Nixon riding the subway

Subway troubles delay, define Cynthia Nixon’s first campaign event