Politics

Even though the pace of new COVID-19 cases declined by 16% in mid-August from the average two weeks earlier, total cases in the United States have still risen to nearly 5.5 million with over 170,000...
It’s been said that the American vice president may be a heartbeat away from the most powerful office in the world. And on Aug. 11, California Sen. Kamala Harris made history after presumptive...
Most U.S. states imposed limitations on interstate and international travel shortly after the coronavirus started spreading across the country in February. Now, more than six months later and after a...
Every state has started a process of reopening, but with a wide array of strategies and rules put in place. Recent increases in some areas caused many states to take action and halt plans for further...
After many states across the country set new records in daily new coronavirus cases in the middle of July, COVID-19 infections are once again appearing to be leveling off. Some of the increase in...
When students return to school for the start of the 2020-2021 academic year, their schools and classes will look very different than they did in March, when schools were suddenly ordered to close...
Across the world, freedom of the press is entering a critical era. Several crises, from the coronavirus pandemic to a polarized public — have serious consequences for journalism and global...
After an alarming surge that began in June and continued through most of July, it appears that the COVID-19 pandemic may be leveling off in the range of 55,000 to 75,000 daily new U.S. cases. This is...
The United States has surpassed more than 4.1 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. The four largest states — New York, Florida, California, and Texas — have each reported more than...
From July 14 to July 20, local and state health authorities reported an average of nearly 64,000 new COVID-19 cases per day, up from roughly 55,000 per day the week before. In an effort to slow the...
The U.S. set a new record in new coronavirus cases in one day, reporting more than 67,000 cases on July 15, up from the 60,000 record a week earlier. Some of the increase has been the result of...