Our country is sharply divided over issues of civil rights, the environment, economic policy and the direction we're heading. The president derides what he calls "fake news," but he frequently makes statements that are demonstrably untrue. In times like these, it's more important than ever to understand how democracy operates and how our government makes decisions that affect our lives.
These webpages will provide tools – including real news – for building that understanding
Since he was sworn in to lead the $12 billion agency in charge of federal lands and natural resources, Zinke has made unprecedented changes that could leave a lasting mark on America’s wilderness and its environment.Read More
Here are some stories of Americans living daily with the reality of high-cost medications. And there are millions of others just like them.Read More
The delay is just one symptom of the largely passive response to the Russian interference by President Trump, who has made little if any public effort to rally the nation to confront Moscow and defend democratic institutions.Read More
A community of hobbyists has begun experimenting with more powerful tools for making computer-generated videos, including FakeApp — a program that was built by an anonymous developer using open-source software written by Google.Read More
The meetings have produced little in the way of concrete movement on major policy issues, and some Republican officials complain privately that they have only undercut the potential for such progress, because they show a president devoid of clear views.Read More
The 37-year-old presidential son-in-law has not been officially accused of anything. But amid numerous controversies, here is a guide from VOX to the many woes of the senior White House adviser.Read More