DOVER, Del. — Democratic lawmakers in Delaware have introduced a measure that would allow composting of human bodies as an alternative to burial or cremation.…View More Human composting legislation considered in Delaware
HONG KONG — The Hong Kong government on Tuesday introduced the final details of a push to drastically overhaul the city’s election system, including a…View More Election Overhaul Plan Threatens to Sideline Hong Kong’s Opposition
Prince Philip dead: Live updates as the nation mourns the Duke of Edinburgh Eamonn Holmes and Alex Beresford lead tributes to Prince Philip Queen starts…View More A New Unicorn Takes Shape
By Gillian Friedman More large companies have voiced their opposition to Republican-led efforts to restrict voting, this time in Texas. On Thursday, American Airlines and…View More American Airlines and Dell speak out against proposals in Texas to restrict voter access.
ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill gutting a Civil War-era law that allowed residents to arrest one another, a move championed by…View More Georgia to Weaken Citizen’s Arrest Law Cited in Ahmaud Arbery’s Death
The United States has made some progress in reducing the shockingly large share of the population that lives behind bars, mostly by dialing back the…View More Opinion | Too Many People Are Locked Up for Small Thefts
WASHINGTON — If Democrats eliminate the filibuster, there is one senator who would have an outsized impact in the 50-50 chamber on issues that could…View More In Washington, Policy Revolves Around Joe Manchin. He Likes It That Way.
It is hard to imagine a more fitting job for Congress than for members to join together to pass a broadly popular law that makes…View More Opinion | For Democracy to Stay, the Filibuster Must Go
BUENOS AIRES — For the first time in more than a century, women in Argentina can legally get an abortion, but that landmark shift in…View More Abortion Is Now Legal in Argentina, but Opponents Are Making It Hard to Get
Imagine the following hypothetical situation: Frank and Ellen meet at a night course and end up getting drinks together after class several times. The drinks…View More Opinion | You Were Duped Into Saying Yes. Is That Still Consent?
PARIS — The crow of a rooster and the ringing of a church bell at dawn. The rumble of a tractor and the smell of…View More French Roosters Now Crow With the Law Behind Them
Oregon has an addiction problem. Pockets of rural poverty, chronic homelessness and cities with lots of young people have given the state one of the…View More In the Pandemic, a Shifting Ballot Debate on Legalizing Drugs
Joe Biden got it exactly right in expressing an ambivalent openness to pushing for legislation — entirely constitutional — enlarging the number of Supreme Court…View More Opinion | The Supreme Court’s Test: Preserving Its Legitimacy
WASHINGTON — There was a framed copy of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 on the wall of the chambers of Justice Ruth…View More Justice Ginsburg’s Judicial Legacy of Striking Dissents