The real winners and losers in America's lottery obsession
Americans spend almost $100 billion a year on state lotteries. Why do so many states receive just a fraction of that money?
Watch Live: House Transmits Article Of Impeachment Against Trump To The Senate
The U.S. House of Representatives is formally transmitting the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate, setting the stage for the trial in that chamber the week of Feb. 8. Watch the ceremony live, beginning at 4 p.m. PST / 7 p.m. EST.
Kanye West's 'Jesus Is King' Makes History But The Genre Crossover Is Nothing New
Kanye West isn't the first hip-hop artist to crossover to gospel.
Latest Romaine E. Coli Outbreak A 'Tough One For CDC,' Food Scientist Says
The CDC says some romaine lettuce is safe to eat after an E. Coli outbreak. While some stores are opting to start selling the produce, others never stopped.
Brett Hennig: Should We Replace Politicians With Random Citizens?
Brett Hennig says democracy — and the process of voting — is broken. To fix it, he has a radical suggestion: replacing politicians with a demographically representative selection of random citizens.
Vivek Maru: How Can We Make Legal Support Accessible To All?
Often, people who don't understand the law or can't pay for lawyers end up being mistreated. Lawyer Vivek Maru calls for a global community of paralegals to place the law on the side of the people.
Robin Steinberg: How Can We End The Injustice Of Bail?
The bail system disproportionately impacts low-income people of color and pressures defendants into pleading guilty. But Robin Steinberg is implementing a plan to fix this--without waiting for reform.
Steven Wise: If Chimpanzees Can Feel And Think, Should They Also Have Legal Rights?
Animals like chimpanzees are autonomous beings with rich emotional lives, says animal rights lawyer Steven Wise. He's working to get courts to recognize them as "legal persons" and grant them rights.
Canada's Wild Salmon Caravan Connects Future Of Fish And Indigenous People
Warming oceans and development threaten the West Coast's wild salmon. So activists started a traveling celebration to draw attention to the plight of the sockeye in Canada's Fraser River.
Cannon Beach Has A Rabbit Problem
Cannon Beach residents are split between those who love the rabbits and those who want to be rid of them.