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Why flood insurance needs an overhaul: 6 questions answered

Robert W. Klein, Georgia State University Editor’s note: The Trump administration plans to significantly revamp the pricing of flood insurance. While some homeowners would see...

Why Congress needs to make child care more affordable – 5...

Taryn Morrissey, American University School of Public Affairs Editor’s note: Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., recently reintroduced their Child Care...

Fossil fuels are bad for your health and harmful in many...

Noel Healy, Salem State University; Jennie C. Stephens, Northeastern University, and Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Many Democratic lawmakers aim to pass a Green New...

Only 1 out of 36 newly elected female representatives in Congress...

Malliga Och, Idaho State University and Shauna Shames, Rutgers University The 116th Congress will be the most diverse in U.S. history: 126 women will take...

#MeToo, workplace equality and the ‘wave of women’: 3 essential reads

Bryan Keogh, The Conversation and Nicole Zelniker, The Conversation Editor’s note: As we come to the end of the year, Conversation editors take a look...

Congress takes first steps toward regulating artificial intelligence

Ana Santos Rutschman, Saint Louis University Some of the best known examples of artificial intelligence are Siri and Alexa, which listen to human speech, recognize...

Child pornography may make a comeback after court ruling guts regulations...

Gail Dines, Wheelock College and David L Levy, University of Massachusetts Boston A federal appeals court judge just made it a lot easier for the...

Why are Democratic voters more approving of compromise than Republicans?

James Glaser, Tufts University and Jeffrey Berry, Tufts University At a time when political division is heightened and the parties in Washington are deeply polarized,...

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The hidden homelessness among America’s high school students

Stacey Havlik, Villanova University One in 30. That’s what a new first-of-its-kind study found was the number of students ages 13 to 17 who have experienced...