Equality

Over 8.3 million COVID-19 infections have been reported in the United States since the pandemic first reached the country, equivalent to more than one in every 50 Americans. More than 220,000...
Public health experts anticipate that the winter months will usher in a surge of new COVID-19 cases. A meaningful spike in the infection rate may have arrived sooner than predicted, however. With the...
For the more than 100 million American citizens who cast votes in U.S. presidential elections, voting is a matter of being old enough, completing voter registration, and casting a ballot. However,...
It has been seven months since COVID-19 was declared a national emergency in the United States, and in that time, nearly 220,000 Americans died from the novel coronavirus — by far the highest...
Infectious disease experts have long warned that the U.S. could face a second wave of COVID-19 during the fall and winter. In the second week of October, cases have been on the rise. Health...
During the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden, Trump was criticized after telling the Proud Boys, a white nationalist group, to “stand back and...
More than 7.5 million COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the U.S. as of Oct. 7, by far the most of any country. Though the spread of the novel coronavirus has slowed nationwide, six months since...
It has been about seven months since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic in the United States, and in that time, more than 210,000 Americans died from the novel coronavirus — by far the highest...
As the U.S. continues to contend with the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of daily new cases has continued to fluctuate. After the initial spike in cases in March and April, the number of daily new...
The police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor earlier this year sparked one of the largest protest movements in U.S. history and have inspired a national conversation on police conduct. And...
Throughout August and early September, the number of daily COVID-19 cases diagnosed in the U.S. appeared to be in decline. Yet the week ending Sept. 27 was the second week in a row in which the...
As of Sept. 21, nearly 7 million Americans have been infected with the novel coronavirus. While in general, the states with the highest infection rates have the highest death rates, there are a host...
After several weeks of declining COVID-19 cases, health authorities nationwide reported more average daily cases per capita in the most recent week than in the week before. There were 11.5 average...
More than 6.8 million COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the U.S. as of Sept. 18, by far the most of any country. Though the spread of the novel coronavirus has slowed nationwide, six months into...
Over the past month, many colleges and universities have reopened for the fall semester. While some are only offering classes online amid the COVID-19 pandemic, others are going ahead with in-person...