Rebecca Leber
Staff Writer

Andrew "I'm Not a Scientist" Cuomo Listens to Scientists on Fracking
December 17, 2014

The New York governor has announced a ban on fracking.

The Watered-Down Climate Deal Won't Be Enough to Stop Global Warming
December 14, 2014

Can the world come together to truly fight climate change? This weekend didn't bode well. 

IUD Use Has Almost Doubled Since 2010
December 12, 2014

The CDC breaks down data based on age, race, and education.

The Laws Protecting Pregnant Workers Are Incredibly Unclear
December 04, 2014

The legal issues of Young v. UPS aren't as straightforward as they seems. 

Body Cameras Can Reduce Racial Bias—But They Can't Make Juries Punish Police Wrongdoing
December 03, 2014

The decision to not charge a police officer in the death of Eric Garner shows the limits of everyone's favorite check on police power.

If You Care About the Future of the Planet, the Next Two Weeks Matter
December 03, 2014

We'll have a few more answers when this summit is over.

NYC Police Said Stop-and-Frisks Reduce Violent Crime. This Chart Says Otherwise.
December 02, 2014

Stop-and-frisks are plummeting—and so are violent crimes.

The Supreme Court's New EPA Case Has More to Do With Climate Change Than You Think
November 26, 2014

How mercury regulations will help determine the level of greenhouse gases.