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To mark the passing of the pandemic, @GraceLP and her son decided to fold a single origami crane every day. Together they learned how making art helps people bear the unbearable.
It became harder and harder for the mayor of Lake Charles, La., to hide his desperation after one disaster after another pummeled the city and he struggled to convert the attention into something more than sympathy.
Nearly a quarter of the US population was covered by excessive heat warnings or advisories on Thursday, as sweltering temperatures stretched across 20 states in a band of misery from Washington State to Florida.
“In hindsight, I wish that it had not become law.” In Arkansas, Gov. Asa Hutchinson reconsiders a measure banning mask mandates as coronavirus case surge.
“It takes your breath away. The amount of knowledge they held, and connection to our past." The virus has killed Native American elders at particularly high rates, robbing tribes of precious bonds of language and tradition.
A Georgia prosecutor plans to bring the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black man, before a grand jury
U.S. health insurance premiums could increase as much as 40% next year if the coronavirus pandemic results in millions of Americans needing hospital stays, a new analysis warns
The acting chief scientist was removed after he sent some new political appointees a message that asked them to acknowledge the NOAA’s scientific integrity policy, which prohibits manipulating research or presenting ideologically driven findings.
Late prescriptions. Late paychecks. Missing mail-in ballots. Trump's war on the Postal Service could hit his fans as well as his foes.
After losing an ugly G.O.P. congressional primary last year, Denver Riggleman is leading a charge against the conspiracy-mongering coursing through his party. He doesn’t have many allies.