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  • Here’s How the COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy Is Working So Far in the United States

    Getting pharmacies more involved could be a game changer for the COVID-19 vaccine, particularly for reaching minorities, older adults without internet access and others left behind.

  • COVID-19 Is Derailing Other Important Scientific Research

  • Remote Learning Isn’t New: Radio Instruction in the 1937 Polio Epidemic

  • Why GameStop Shares Stopped Trading: 5 Questions Answered

  • TikTok Sea Shanty Trend: How COVID-19 Pandemic Life Mirrors Months at Sea

  • Why COVID-19 Won’t Kill Cities

    Two scholars of cities explain why dense, urban areas will survive – and thrive – long after the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic ends, and even if they don't get a bailout.

  • Why Do Presidential Inaugurations Matter?

  • How to Stay Safe With a Fast-Spreading New Coronavirus Variant on the Loose

  • Black People Are 3 Times More Likely to Experience Pulse Oximeter Errors

  • Neighborhoods With MLK Streets Are Poorer & More Segregated: Study

  • How MLK’s Atlanta Church Became a Seat of Black Power for Generations

    Ebenezer Baptist Church has played a vital role in America's civil rights struggle. It was the spiritual home to MLK and now to Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock.

  • How Many People Need to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine to Stop the Coronavirus?

  • Can the 25th Amendment Be Used to Remove Trump After Capitol Siege?

  • The Original ‘War on Christmas’: Why Puritans Cracked Down on Celebrating

  • Can Employers Force Workers to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine? Yes, With Exceptions

  • The Coronavirus Vaccine: A Doctor Answers 5 Key Questions

  • Aliens May Be Out There, but UFO Sightings Aren’t Persuasive: Astronomer

  • When Can Children Get the COVID-19 Vaccine? 5 Questions Answered

  • Coronavirus Vaccines: Health Experts Identify Ways to Build Public Trust

  • George Washington Used His First Thanksgiving to Unite the Country

    For his first presidential Thanksgiving, George Washington aimed to pull his country together in the face of the many internal divisions that could yank it apart.

  • ‘Constructive Arguing’: Keep the Peace at Your Thanksgiving Table

  • Election 2020: Why Are Americans So Enamored With Election Polls?

  • Presidential Election 2020: Will Russia Influence the American Vote?

  • What It’s Like to Lose a Presidential Election

  • The 2020 Election Will Shape Congress Through 2030

    When voters in November pick among the candidates for state legislatures, they are choosing the people who will make the new electoral maps for congressional elections.

  • Here’s How Congress Could Decide the 2020 Election

  • Underappreciated Catholic Voters Could Be Critical in the Presidential Election

  • First Debate: What Biden & Trump Said on the Courts, Race & Election Integrity

  • How COVID-19 Is Changing the English Language

  • Can Trump & McConnell Seat a Supreme Court Justice Before Election Day?

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death has sparked a battle over the future of the Supreme Court. Against that backdrop, a nominee faces prescribed steps towards a confirmation vote in the Senate.