Special Report

Most U.S. states imposed limitations on interstate and international travel shortly after the coronavirus began to spread across the country in the beginning of February. Five months later, with most...
The movie industry is populated by movie stars whose images are so ubiquitous in our culture that it can at times be hard to imagine a world without them. But even the biggest celebrities started...
The U.S. reported a record number of new coronavirus cases, with over a million new cases recorded since the beginning of June. Spikes in new COVID-19 cases have been reported in most states across...
On Tuesday, the United States reported 60,000 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day total since the pandemic reached American shores. Addressing Congress last week, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the...
More than 3 million COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the United States, and more than 130,000 people have died as a result of the coronavirus, by far the most cases and deaths of any country....
The overall risk of dying from intentional homicide has declined across the globe over the last few decades. In 1993, there were 7.4 homicide victims per 100,000 people worldwide. By 2017, that...
The United States was founded on immigration and, over time, became a melting pot of different cultures and ethnicities. With roots in varying parts of the world, it’s no wonder there are a...
COVID-19 has probably wreaked havoc on most people’s traveling plans. As cases resurge across the country and states are halting reopening plans, taking that long-awaited summer vacation abroad...
A successful film franchise can ensure box office earnings like few other movie offerings can. For this reason, major movie studios are almost certain to follow up a successful blockbuster with at...
The coronavirus pandemic in the United States — which again is growing at a fierce pace with about 1 million new cases recorded in June — is reshaping society in many ways, from how we...
The restaurant business just can’t seem to catch a break. First it was pretty much shut down completely around the country, with only takeout and delivery services permitted — which proved...
The U.S. is on pace to hit 3 million confirmed COVID-19 cases in the second week of July. There are now eight states with over 100,000 total confirmed cases. States like New York and New Jersey,...
Among the many cultural staples to take a hit as a result of the measures and restrictions aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19 have been movie theaters. But many movie studios — and...
New daily cases of COVID-19 are steadily climbing worldwide — and much of that increase is driven by the virus’s resurgence in the United States. There were 46,727 new cases of the...
When it comes to beer, there’s nothing wrong with everyday thirst-quenching lager, readily available, easy to quaff, and usually inexpensive. Lovers of craft beer, though, look for something...