Politics

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has provided emergency economic stimulus packages and funded vaccine research and development programs. Meanwhile, state governments have borne...
Only 44 people have ever become president of the United States. All were men; all but Barack Obama were white; and all but John F. Kennedy were Protestant. Most of them were lawyers or had a...
The United States started 2021 just about the same way it ended 2020 — by setting dismal records amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. It took 292 days for the United States to reach its first 10...
Many hoped the holidays would provide a respite from the unpredictability of schools’ schedules. Even after the winter break, if and how school can operate changes almost daily. 24/7 Wall St....
The United States is still going through an unprecedented coronavirus surge. With new daily COVID-19 cases reaching over 300,000 for the first time on Jan. 8, the federal government may soon require...
Many hoped the holidays would provide a respite from the unpredictability of schools’ schedules. Even after the winter break, if and how school can stay open changes almost on a daily basis.  24/7...
Many hoped the holidays would provide a respite from the unpredictability of schools’ schedules. Even after the winter break, if and how school can stay open changes almost on a daily basis.  24/7...
COVID-19 claimed its first 100,000 lives in the U.S. at the end of May, four months after the first confirmed case. At the time, some of the states with currently high cases per capita — such...
Though indoor gatherings rather than in-person instruction are largely blamed for the third — and so far worst — COVID-19 wave, many education officials are shutting down schools for...
Several months into the academic year, many school districts across the country are scrapping their original plans for the academic year amid the pandemic, aimed to keep as many schools as possible...
Gun sales have skyrocketed in the United States since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. As of the end of November, 35.4 million firearm background checks had been completed since the start of...
In the November 2020 elections, four different states voted to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes — Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota. Once those initiatives go into...
State governments are constitutionally granted the power to control taxes, make and enforce laws, and regulate commerce within their borders. With these tools, state governments across the country...
School officials and health experts spent months and countless hours ahead of the beginning of the school year developing plans to bring students back into the classroom safely amid the COVID-19...
School officials and health experts spent months and countless hours ahead of the beginning of the school year developing plans to bring students back into the classroom safely amid the COVID-19...