Tag: Wyoming

What Christian Nationalism Has Done to Wyoming Is a Sin

CASPER, Wyo. — I first saw it while working the rope line at a monster-truck rally during the 2016 campaign by my husband, Tim, for Wyoming’s lone congressional seat. As Tim and I and our boys made our way down the line, shaking hands and passing out campaign material, a burly man wearing a God […]

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Why Those Super Low College Admissions Rates Can Be Misleading

In recent weeks, many colleges and universities across the country sent out their decisions to applicants. Top tier schools are touting their very low acceptance rates: “Record-low 5.6 percent of applicants admitted to Class of 2027,” a headline in Vanderbilt’s student newspaper proclaimed. “N.Y.U. acceptance rate drops to 8 percent for Class of 2027,” Washington […]

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McConnell is among few high-profile Republicans to stay silent on Trump’s indictment.

“This cannot stand,” the Fox News host Jesse Watters told his viewers. “This doesn’t feel right. Something feels terrible.” Sean Hannity declared that Alvin L. Bragg, the Manhattan district attorney, “has literally thrown the rule of law to the wind in exchange for a cheap act of petty political vengeance.” As the world absorbed the […]

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Wyoming Becomes First State to Outlaw Abortion Pills

A bill introduced in Texas, a state that already bans abortion, includes many provisions that seek to close off any access to pills, including making it difficult for Texas patients to learn about or use abortion services outside of the state. The bill would make it illegal to manufacture, distribute or “provide an abortion-inducing drug […]

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A Brief History of Spying With Balloons

A Chinese balloon seen hovering over Montana this week has been described as an “intelligence-gathering” airship by the Pentagon and a stray civilian research airship by China. Whatever its intended use, the balloon offers a reminder of how for more than a century, governments have used balloons for surveillance and observation, most often during times […]

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