Reading Time: 4 minutes Scientists say the coronavirus could survive for days on voting machines, so election officials are seeking strategies to protect both public health and the right to vote.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Crowded detention centers not only jeopardize the lives of detainees, they threaten all of us.
Reading Time: 14 minutes To mark World Press Freedom Day, we look at how COVID-19 has impacted the free press around the world. It’s not a pretty picture.
Reading Time: 6 minutes As the coronavirus threatens workers’ lives and livelihoods, unions are proving their worth.
Reading Time: 10 minutes An American businessman who manufactures face masks in China says the White House rhetoric makes it more difficult for the US to obtain life-saving products.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Hong Kong, a city about the same size as New York, has successfully contained the coronavirus without the need for lockdowns. One important reason for Hong Kong’s success offers valuable lessons for citizens battling the virus elsewhere.
Reading Time: < 1 minute If you’re not washing your wrists, you could be doing it wrong. And forget hand sanitizer. A primary care doctor explains how to most effectively get germ-free hands.
Reading Time: 38 minutes Comedians perform before live audiences to earn a living and to hone their craft. For many, the coronavirus eliminated — overnight — their ability to do either.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia has gone out of his way to stymie federal aid meant to help the jobless. We could have predicted that.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Although some banks say they won’t do it, the law that authorized the issuance of the $1,200-per- person economic stimulus checks allows banks to keep part of the money to cover their (often ridiculous) overdraft and late fees.