Dobbs represented a remarkable legal victory, but the anti-abortion cause has struggled to win hearts and minds.
Because, among other things, it’s cool.
A Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention panel recommended Americans 6 months old and older get the latest COVID-19 booster. A day earlier, the Food and Drug Administration OK'd the booster, calling it safe and effective at protecting against circ
"Modified mosquitoes have officially made it to Ohio.”
Here are quick answers to questions about the House impeachment inquiry of President Biden
Conspiracy theories attempt to link recent wildfires with plans for “smart cities,” but there’s no connection. Most smart city technology is small-scale and incremental — such as adding software and sensors — and doesn’t require destroying
With COVID-19 cases increasing a few schools and companies have temporarily reinstated mask mandates. Conservative commentators, politicians and social media users warn that lockdowns are impending, but public health experts disagree.
The pandemic had something to do with it, but so did policy.
Some southern border gates in Arizona are opened during the summer monsoon season to keep flooding from knocking down the fencing. This practice began under former President Donald Trump’s administration.
When elected Georgia governor in 2018, “Brian Kemp was over $7 million in debt.” Kemp “cut a deal” to select Dominion Voting Systems as Georgia’s voting machine vendor and “has never been in debt since.”
CLAIM: Increased incidence of a meat allergy linked to tick spit in the U.S. is connected to a project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that involves genetically modifying cattle ticks.
Vice President Mike Pence on Jan. 6, 2021, could have approved the 2020 electoral votes on the condition that Congress pass an overhaul of election law.
We end up with more extreme candidates, for starters.
‘Iowa is basically testing the waters for the rest of the country,’ state GOP Chairman Jeff Kaufmann tells The Dispatch.
Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed U.S. Attorney David Weiss as the special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden. Weiss had been investigating Hunter Biden for years, but special counsel status gives him broader authority.
REVIEW In a video from August 2023, conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and InfoWars employee Rob Dew claimed that the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines contain a bovine protein called alpha-gal that “creates an autoimmune response in those
The government doesn’t define people as “unemployed” unless they are actively looking for work. This has been the policy since the 1940s.
Donald Trump’s case is unusual because he’s a former president, and “no reasonable prosecutor would bring this case unless and until they were confident they had an extensive and comprehensive factual record,” one legal expert told PolitiFact.
Some are wary of stronger ties with New Delhi, but the two nations share common interests.
Plus: Anti-abortion push threatens PEPFAR renewal.
Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump are telling Republican voters they will end automatic U.S. citizenship for children born here to parents illegally in the country. But that promise — and others — can’t be unilaterally met.
Welcome to the collision of politics and the law.
Refusing to challenge the frontrunner puts him on a path to the nomination.
Transgender people make up about 1% of the U.S. population, yet surveys show people perceive they make up 20%! What can psychologists tell us about our tendency to overestimate minority groups and how that might influence the political landscape?
She explains in an interview with The Dispatch why she’s looking beyond polling to measure her campaign’s success.
On July 7 2023, a Reddit user asked what was going on with Sriracha eBay listings in a post to r/OutOfTheLoop, echoing a bevy similar questions on other platforms: What’s going on with people selling siracha on ebay for crazy amounts?
In striking down Biden’s loan forgiveness, the Supreme Court upheld the separation of powers.
After Hunter Biden accepted a plea deal from federal prosecutors June 20, observers said he was treated more leniently than actor Wesley Snipes and rapper Kodak Black, defendants in similar cases. Experts said the cases cannot be directly compared.
In his two-part interview with Fox News’ Bret Baier, former President Donald Trump shared his perspective on key events at his Mar-a-Lago and Bedminster properties that prosecutors cited in his indictment. Legal experts say some of his comments could
As former President Donald Trump moves toward a trial in his federal documents case, he faces stiff odds: About 90% of federal defendants plead guilty to avoid the chance of conviction at trial, and four-fifths of those who go to trial are convicted.
Generative AI recently exploded into view thanks to new tools that let people use prompts to create realistic images and text. Here’s what to know about what it is and how it works.
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Trump has compared the classified documents case against him with the Clinton socks case. A conservative group sought to force Clinton to turn over oral history recordings he once kept in his sock drawer, but the court ruled against the group.
One argument made by Sen. Lindsey Graham in defending former President Donald Trump after his indictment is that he’s no spy, so why is he being charged like one? But this line of argument misconstrues the Espionage Act provisions being used to charg
Target has partnered with GLSEN, an education nonprofit that advocates for LGBTQ+ affirmation, inclusion and safety in schools, for 12 years. GLSEN supports policies that let educators maintain student privacy about sexual orientation and gender identity.
Republican-led states are leaving a national program designed to help states strike outdated voter registrations. The states’ exit from ERIC could make it harder for them to find people on the rolls who moved or died before the 2024 elections.
With the failure of First Republic Bank, the U.S. banking sector has experienced three massive failures within just a few weeks. What does this mean? And is there more to come?
A number of social media posts highlight that one can be used as voter ID and the other can’t—but fail to explain that the 60+ Oyster card has more stringent application requirements.
Store Closing sign seen outside Walmart at Delta Park in North Portland, Oregon. (via Getty Images)Examining claims that crime in Portland is to blame for recent business closures.Continue reading Why are Businesses Fleeing Portland? »
“The abortion pill has been linked to the deaths of at least 28 women in the U.S. alone.”