List of NEH grants

Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions is questioning why thousands of taxpayer dollars are being spent by the National Endowment for the Humanities on vague research topics.

Sessions has flagged the following grants:

- "What is the meaning of life?" ($24,953)

- "Why are we interested in the past?" ($24,803)

- "What is the good life and how do I live it?" ($25,000)

- "Why are bad people bad?" ($23,390)

- "What is belief?" ($24,526)

- "What is a monster?" ($24,999)

- "Why do humans write?" ($24,774)