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The Resorts World Las Vegas passenger station will be the first of more than 55 stops that will form the Vegas Loop.
The Boring Company, Elon Musk’s transportation startup, is charging full speed ahead in Las Vegas. On Thursday, it debuted its newest construction: the first passenger station within its sprawling network of subterranean roads, 40 feet below the heart of Sin City.
Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg announced the launch of the $1 billion program to fix devastation to minority communities caused by highways.
The Biden administration announced on Thursday that it is launching a $1 billion project to redress damage done to historically disadvantaged communities—primarily Black and brown neighborhoods—which have been the target of past racist infrastructure projects.
The EPA chief and White House national climate advisor stress the centrality of the private sector for reaching the government’s ambitious net-zero goals now.
While there is a lot the U.S. government can do to curb climate change, it still will need the private sector to be a pivotal partner (especially in light of the recent Supreme Court ruling limiting the power of the EPA). Working with business remains one of the “suite of tools” the Biden administration is harnessing to reach its ambitious net-zero goals in line with the Paris Agreement, according to the federal government’s top climate and environment leaders.
The Supreme Court ruled that Biden did not violate federal law by ending Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy.
Today, the Supreme Court ruled that the Biden administration’s scuttling of the Migrant Protection Protocol—which has also been referred to as the “Remain in Mexico” policy—didn’t violate federal immigration law. The Protocol, put in place under the Trump administration in 2019, required that some asylum-seekers await their immigration proceedings in Mexico.
Jackson’s swearing-in ceremony will take place today, after the court handed down the last of this term’s controversial verdicts.
Ketanji Brown Jackson is set to become the first Black woman justice in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court.
In a new ruling, the Supreme Court sharply limited the EPA’s power to regulate power plant emissions (or potentially any major regulations at all).
To avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the world has less than a decade to cut emissions roughly in half. But Congress hasn’t managed to pass climate legislation yet. And at a time when the head of the United Nations has warned that the world is “sleepwalking to climate catastrophe,” the Supreme Court just limited the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate emissions from power plants.
Every year, the AIGA recognizes the best designed book covers. This year’s winners highlight the vibrancy and diversity of the moment.
I used to be embarrassed that I often buy books based on their cover, but I’m not anymore: Book covers are a labor of love, filled with artistry and design.
Zero Trust is a strategic approach to cybersecurity that secures an organization by eliminating implicit trust and continuously validating every stage of a digital interaction.
From keynote presentations at the cybersecurity industry’s biggest events to everyday news headlines, everyone appears to be talking about Zero Trust. The Biden administration has now even mandated it for government agencies. Countless security vendors put it in their marketing materials, but what is it, how did we get to this point, and how do organizations and now federal agencies put it into practice?
One local nail polish company’s vocal decision to stay “neutral” on Roe v. Wade has become a battleground.
After the fall of Roe v. Wade, big corporations from J.P. Morgan to Meta to Disney to Netflix have rushed to align their messaging with the national zeitgeist—one that largely spurns the unpopular Supreme Court ruling.
An exciting new logo for PBS Kids expands the network’s take on inclusivity, but the channel mascot Dash disappears from the limelight.
Not until having children did I enter the universe of PBS Kids—the child-friendly arm of the Public Broadcasting Service. With 13.5 million TV viewers between the ages of 2 and 8—supplemented by nearly half a billion streams on digital platforms and an app full of interactive games—the public service is a juggernaut in free family programming.
One of the challenges oral pills face is getting digested by the stomach before they can deliver their payloads and carry out their intended effects.
For patients and physicians, taking medications orally is often the most desirable way to administer drugs. Among other advantages, swallowing a pill is safer, more convenient and less invasive compared to injections or other ways to take a drug.
Shoddy roofing inspired the creation of three internal courtyards—and changed the layout completely.
Like thousands of buildings around the world, there was a brick-walled storefront on a major boulevard in Detroit that easily could have been ignored. Wide, squat, and mostly windowless, it had been a meat market, a bait and tackle shop, and a furniture store at various points over the past seven decades. Inside, it was a dark cavernous space, the kind of fluorescent-lit errand store where people went to buy a rack of ribs or a mattress, depending on its goods at the time—and then got out.
A winner of the annual Biodesign Challenge Summit, the moss filter draws inspiration from one of the most unique ecosystems in the world.
High up in the Andes mountains, 12,000 feet above sea level, lies one of the world’s most unique ecosystems. Known as Páramo, the landscape is responsible for 70% of Colombia’s fresh water; in part, thanks to moss species that trap moisture from the fog, rain, and melting glaciers; store it in the soil; then release it gradually to the lowlands. When the water passes through the moss, it’s so clean it’s considered safe to drink for about 40 million people across Columbia, Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador. But the moss can filter a lot more than dirt and pollutants: It can also filter microplastics.
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