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Comment: Yours is not your father’s climate change
Your experience of climate change depends on your generation and that of your children and grandchildren.
Comment: Hydro remains key to our next ‘Great Electrification’
Moving to a carbon-free electrical grid will rely on all sources of clean energy, especially hydropower.
Comment: Lawmakers risk second lawsuit over special education
Legislative funding proposals for special education fall far short of what school districts are due.
Comment: Legislation could threaten access to telehealth
A bill to protect consumers’ health data could inadvertently undermine teleheath services.
Comment: Arkansas makes it easier to hire kids at slaughterhouses
When teens as young as 13 were found cleaning meatpacking plants, Arkansas eased its child labor laws.
Comment: Ukraine’s fate may be decided by who leads GOP
A split among Republicans regarding continued support for Ukraine is being closed watched in Europe.
Comment: DeSantis can’t avoid taking side on Trump indictment
He risks alienating MAGA voters, but DeSantis has a slim window to step in front of GOP’s ‘beta wolves.’
Comment: This time, banking crisis won’t wreck the economy
The underlying causes of the Great Recession aren’t in place now. Expect the economy to muddle through.
Comment: Call between Xi, Zelenskyy will be awkward, pivotal
Xi, with hopes for reunification with Taiwan, will have to respect Ukraine’s desire for sovereignty.
Comment: Capitalism denuded Amazon; it can reforest it, too
Using carbon credits, Brazil’s president can help the farmers and ranchers who have been living off the rainforest.
Comment: Election fraud crew turns to polls to push message
Kari Lake asked Rasmussen for its help; they weighted a poll to produce the outcome she wanted.
Comment: Those with disabilities need housing benefit help
People with developmental disabilities often qualify for housing aid, but the process can be daunting.
Comment: Xi, Putin seeking different goals in Moscow meeting
Putin’s focus is on weapons for his war in Ukraine. Xi is looking for stability and global influence.
Comment: Disabled persons can help ease current labor shortage
There are hurdles, but the chief barrier is the attitude of employers reluctant to accommodate them.
Comment: Atmospheric rivers deliver hope for California’s summer
A recharge of reservoirs and snowpack may help the state avoid rolling blackouts during heat waves.
Comment: DOJ’s Trump probes should matter most to nation
A conviction for a hush-money payment won’t keep him from running. Being guilty of insurrection could.
Comment: AI is about to transform childhood; are parents ready?
Its uses — tutor, entertainer, companion — may be hard for parents to resist or look past its drawbacks.
Comment: Why we’re up to our necks in subscriptions
It didn’t end with streaming services. Now we’re subscribing to lunch. And we’re paying more than we know.
Comment: Pence may try to peal evangelics away from Trump
His comments at the Gridiron Club may show a willingness to question Trump’s commitment to faith.
Comment: Humble city bus key to improving public transit
A failure to adequately fund transit has left buses short of their full capacity for moving people.