Politics

The United States has confirmed almost 1.9 million cases of COVID-19, and more than 107,000 people have died from the coronavirus disease as of June 4. As nationwide cases have been declining, states...
John Harrington, Hristina Byrnes
The U.S. is rapidly approaching 2 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, but as a whole, the country has likely seen the worst of the pandemic — for now. There are a handful of states, however,...
Grant Suneson
More than 130 days have passed since the first known case of COVID-19 was identified in the United States. Over that period, nearly 1.8 million Americans have been infected — and over 100,000...
Samuel Stebbins
There have been nearly 1.8 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the United States, and at least 100,000 people have died. COVID-19 cases have mostly concentrated in densely-populated states....
Grant Suneson
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately hurt black and poor people across the United States. For many Americans, it has laid bare harmful inequities entrenched in the U.S. economic system. Since...
Evan Comen, Thomas C. Frohlich, Michael B. Sauter
The United States recently hit a grim milestone with 100,000 known deaths attributable to the novel coronavirus. The U.S. has been the hardest hit country in the world with more than 1.7 million...
Samuel Stebbins
The United States is approaching 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths, which is by far the most of any nation and more than one-quarter of all confirmed global deaths from the disease. As steep as the...
Michael B. Sauter
The United States is approaching 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths, which is by far the most of any nation and more than one-quarter of all confirmed global deaths from the disease. As steep as the...
Michael B. Sauter
The COVID-19 pandemic is, first and foremost, a public health crisis. However, the harm the virus has wrought extends far beyond public health. The U.S. economy has been devastated — and...
Samuel Stebbins, Grant Suneson
Since late March, Congress has approved over $3 trillion in relief funds. The aid has been disbursed to state governments, individuals, and businesses through four aid packages: an $8 billion measure...
Thomas C. Frohlich
Despite health experts’ warning of the dangers of reopening the economy too soon, some states have allowed stay-at-home orders to expire, and every state has lifted at least some restrictions on...
Hristina Byrnes
While almost every part of the country has been affected in some way by COVID-19, some parts have been hit much harder. As of May 19, there have been about 470 confirmed cases of coronavirus for...
Michael B. Sauter
Despite health experts’ warning of the dangers of reopening the economy too soon, every week more states are allowing stay-at-home orders to expire. Governors have lifted some restrictions on...
Hristina Byrnes
So far, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. have been largely concentrated in a handful of states. Nearly half of the 1.3 million known infections in the country to date have been reported in New...
Samuel Stebbins
More than 1.3 million Americans have been infected with the coronavirus since the first case was confirmed in the U.S. on Jan. 21, 2020. From President Donald Trump down to state and local leaders,...
Samuel Stebbins