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A dearth of hospital beds has been a worldwide problem throughout the pandemic, but California, with a population of 40 million, has a particularly acute shortage
For two centuries the census count of all the residents of the country has been used to apportion seats in Congress. The case before the Supreme Court to change that goes to the heart of American democracy.
A Georgia prosecutor plans to bring the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black man, before a grand jury
When she was in sixth grade, Sandra Parks wrote an award-winning essay about gun violence and crime in her hometown, Milwaukee. On Monday, she was fatally shot when someone outside fired a gun at her home and a stray bullet went into her bedroom.
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
Protesters march up Seventh Avenue in New York City, following the grand jury decision in Ferguson.
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.