In 1974, Congress invented the reconciliation process to reduce deficits. More recently, reconciliation has been used in ways that increase the deficit. A public policy scholar explains the process.
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According to a study conducted in collaboration with the Nobel laureate in economics, Lars Peter Hansen, decision theory is an effective tool for finding the best trade-offs.
Joe Biden has said he wants to return the United States to the Joint Collective Plan of Action, also known as the Iran nuclear deal.
But the window of opportunity may be closing.
Our newfound ability to reincarnate the dead as chatbots presents several legal and ethical dilemmas.
Building a mini star on Earth, and holding it together inside a reactor, is not an easy task.
There will be lessons we can learn for the future of childbearing once the pandemic is over.
As few as 100 companies produced 60% of revenues in eight ocean industries in 2018.
Since the revolution, Tunisians’ call for "bread, freedom and social justice" have fallen on deaf ears.
A range of factors influence the behaviour of minibus drivers in Ghana. This involves a complex web of factors, motivations and constraints.
Where there are not enough health workers to deliver medical care, one solution is to move certain tasks to less specialised health workers, a process called task-shifting.
An average healer in the rural South African town where the study was done experiences about 1,500 occupational blood exposures in their lifetime.
Until now, researchers haven’t quite known why the immune systems of breastfed babies are better equipped.
TV programmes with certain themes can help boost our mood.
Rashes and lesions are a potentially useful way of spotting COVID-19 patients who are otherwise asymptomatic.
A hospice doctor spent 10 years studying the end-of-life experiences of over 1,400 terminally ill patients.
Are reparations for slavery enough for colleges to make amends? A scholar argues that access and student loan debt must also be addressed.
A year after it became clear that COVID-19 was becoming a pandemic, there is still no cure, but doctors have several innovative treatments. Some are keeping patients out of the hospital entirely.
Contrary to popular belief, falling natural gas prices didn’t accelerate coal power plant retirements. Here’s what did.
Student protesters in Turkey recently used this mythical figure to express their queer identity. An art historian explains the significance.
The New York Times’ 1619 project and Donald Trump’s 1776 Commission had very different interpretations of US history. Similarly, the Bible has more than one narrative