Lead Story

The Future of the Affordable Care Act

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on a new healthcare bill that could leave millions without insurance


Nation & World

Political Prisoners Chelsea Manning and Oscar López Rivera to be Released»

In his final days in office this January, former President Barack Obama set the ground for two important political prisoners to be released this month.

Culture & Activism

A Dream No Longer Deferred: Saving Langston Hughes’s Home»

In July 2016, writer Renée Watson decided to try and save Langston Hughes’s home to preserve his legacy and what he stood for.

Science & the Environment

Emissions Cuts Up in Smoke?»

MIT scientists say that even if all of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan is put into place, the United States will not reach its Paris climate accord promise to lower greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025.


Getting Wild With the Komodo Dragon»

The komodo dragon, Varanus komodoensis, is the biggest lizard in the world.


How Did Youth Experience China’s Cultural Revolution?»

Red Scarf Girl helped me understand the enormous impact of the Cultural Revolution on everyone in China and how those changes still affect people today.