Just six months into the new administration, the relationship between President Trump and Attorney General Sessions is frayed. What does it mean for both the special prosecutor’s investigation into the president, and for the integrity of the Justice Department?
The investigation into a hazing incident involving student athletes at Hamilton High School has expanded, and Chandler police have submitted felony charges against the school’s principal and former football coach.
“Everything that we treasure in our business and our reputation right now is being damaged, and we need to get it corrected so we can try to move on and get our parks back open,” said John Giambi, one of Big League Dreams owners.
And next we bring you a story about the challenges of baking bread — in space, which turns out to be harder than you might initially think. A German company called Bake in Space has spent the last year tackling the rather complex problem of how to bake and eat bread in space.
For most observers over the decades, the so-called “elite” were people who were extremely wealthy and had access to essentially anything they wanted. But a new book, "The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class," argues that the elite are defined less by how much money they have and more on what is labeled "cultural capital."
The Department of Homeland Security recently announced that they’ll essentially double the cap on this year’s quota for these H-2B non-agricultural visas with an increase of 15,000 a year. But many think that increase is too little, too late. So what is the Department of Homeland Security’s motivation here?
Since President Trump took office, illegal immigration has gone down on our southern border. But over the weekend, nine migrants died in the back of a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Texas, in an incident that will be tried as a human-trafficking crime.
Our current political cycle isn’t one that many would label in extremely positive terms. But 200 years ago with President James Monroe at the helm of the ship of state, the U.S. entered a period known as the Era of Good Feeling. Erick Trickey, contributor to Smithsonian.com, wrote about the era.