According to promises made a few years ago by automakers and the tech industry, we should all be sharing the road with millions of driverless cars by now. What happened?
The group is designed to combat false info that threatens American security, but critics from both sides of the aisle have serious doubts about the administration's anti-disinformation strategy.
Critics say abortion rights protesters are endangering the Supreme Court's political independence, but supporters say the justices should face the public that's affected by their decisions.
The sudden emergence of abortion as a key election issue could give Democrats a chance to reverse trends that appear to be setting up a big GOP victory come November.
The Supreme Court appears poised to overturn nationwide abortion rights. Democrats' options to push back are limited, but they do exist.
The Supreme Court has historically ruled that public employees sacrifice some of their freedom to religious expression when working for the government. A new case may change that longstanding precedent.
Dr. Anthony Fauci believes the country has moved past the "full-blown explosive" dangers of the virus. Is his optimism warranted?
Would throttling back content moderation policies create more room for free expression or open the flood gates for hate speech and abuse?
How did a political party that has in the past been defined by its reverence for the free market become so eager to take aim against one of the world's most recognizable companies?
The Nordic nations have long valued strategic neutrality, but Russia's invasion of Ukraine has showed the dangers countries face by trying to avoid choosing sides.
Republicans have pulled out of the commission that has planned the debates for decades, creating real questions about whether we'll see major party candidates square off in 2024 and beyond.
Committee members say they have plenty of evidence to support a criminal referral, but some worry that issuing one might undermine efforts to hold him accountable.
Americans cumulatively spend 2 billion hours every year filling out their tax returns. There are plenty of proposals to make the process easier, but getting Congress to agree on one of them is a tall order.
An uptick in cases driven by the new subvariant will test America's scaled-back COVID response, but many experts believe the country is well positioned to contain the threat.
For the past two years, a controversial public health rule has blocked most migrants from seeking asylum in the U.S. President Biden's plan to repeal the policy has sparked both relief and concern.
Limited data suggests that another vaccine dose can provide extra protection, but it's unclear how substantial the difference really is or how long it lasts.
There's plenty of evidence that Russian forces have violated the international rules of warfare, but the systems in place to enforce those laws move slowly and have limited power.
Recent breakthroughs by workers at companies like Amazon and Starbucks are seen by some as a sign that organized labor is primed for a resurgence.
The U.S. already spends hundreds of billions more than any other country on defense, but some argue that's not enough in today's volatile world.
Though the initial shock has worn off, the viral moment has stayed in the public conversation because of the broad range of cultural forces it invoked.
An official visit to the Caribbean marred by PR blunders and anti-colonial protests has raised questions about how the monarchy can atone for its imperial past and prepare for its uncertain future.
The government's financial watchdog wants to require companies to disclose how much they're contributing to climate change and how they plan to cut back on fossil fuel emissions.
A long list of studies using decades' worth of data have found no significant evidence that laws requiring public identification of sex offenders do anything to prevent sex crimes.
Iran has made significant progress toward a nuclear weapon since the Trump administration pulled the U.S. out of the Obama-era agreement.
“It could give millions a chance to finally buy a house or start their business or help their kids get an education, too.”
“You signed a contract…If you don’t want to deal with the financial pressure of debt, don’t take out the loan.”
“Without action from Biden, Black student debt will hinder his agenda with respect to eliminating racial inequities.”
“Blanket relief could end up routing too much relief to those who do not need it and too little to those who do.”
“Unlike a number of other policy issues, student debt relief doesn’t need to be pushed through a narrowly controlled Congress.”