Law & Policy

Square one for U.S. nuclear waste management program

Thousands of tons of highly radioactive spent fuel are in temporary storage in 35 states, with no permanent solution being discussed. International experts led by Stanford show how to end this status quo.

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Lax state gun laws linked to more child gun deaths

States with strict gun laws have lower rates of gun deaths among children and teenagers, and laws to keep guns away from minors are linked with fewer gun suicides in this age group, a Stanford study found.

Gun safety is a top issue for California voters

With the midterm elections less than a week away, a new poll by Stanford scholars shows that California voters are more passionate about voting in this campaign than in previous elections, with 83 percent of respondents planning to vote.

Americans are not financially prepared for old age, study finds

A new report published by the Stanford Center on Longevity looks at the financial security of Americans at different life stages, with a focus on two key areas of economic stability: homeownership and retirement. Across generations, Americans are falling short.