More than 20 million Americans have been arrested for violating marijuana laws since 1970, and despite the enactment of cannabis liberalization policies in dozens of states over the last two decades, more than half a million Americans are still arrested annually for marijuana possession offenses. As a result, millions of Americans continue to bear the stigma and
December 23, 2020
The French government will not accept any passengers arriving from the U.K. amid fears over the new mutant coronavirus strain. Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images David Kennedy, Penn State A new variant of SARS-CoV-2 is spreading rapidly in the United Kingdom, with over 1,400 cases since September. SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, generally
Planetary scientists have confirmed the existence of a large saltwater lake under the icy surface of Mars, and they discovered three more lakes beneath the red planet’s south pole. The discovery, which was published in the journal Nature Astronomy in September, is based on radar data obtained from the European Space Agency’s Mars Express spacecraft.
Clay Reynolds is starting to make peace with a gut-wrenching reality: He may have to once again close his business, Arrichion Hot Yoga and Circuit Training. The $900 billion pandemic relief package that Congress has just approved contains billions in aid directed specifically at struggling small companies like Reynolds’. Arrichion received a loan last spring
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Miguel Cardona, Connecticut’s education chief and a lifelong champion of public schools, to serve as education secretary. The selection delivers on Biden’s promise to nominate someone with experience working in public education and would fulfill his goal of installing an education chief who stands in sharp contrast to Secretary Betsy