During online, oral arguments in Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants before the US Supreme Court this week, an attorney was interrupted by a dissenting opinion—from a toilet.

A sweeping UN climate report released yesterday offers a familiar dire forecast for the planet.   But this report addresses a brand new factor—COVID-19—and UN chief António Guterres warned that the outbreak must not distract from the climate change fight. "Both must be…

The jury is still out—does Jill Biden love her husband Joe, or really love cheese?  

On his way to yesterday's historic election victory, Boris Johnson paused on Wednesday to give TV commentators more than the cold shoulder. On his final day of campaigning, he ducked his entire frame into a refrigerator to ice out an interview with Piers Morgan.  

In last night’s second Democratic primary debate, health care proved a contentious issue sure to divide and define candidates.

As tick-borne diseases rise sharply in the US, lawmakers have ordered the Pentagon to investigate whether the Department of Defense experimented with using insects as bioweapons from 1950-1975.   Some 30,000 cases of tick-borne Lyme disease are reported to the CDC each year…

Reports of human rights abuses in Eritrea are coming into focus this week, Deutsche Welle reports, at the United Nations Human Rights Council underway in Geneva and in a new report by Amnesty International

Even health-savvy voters are unclear on the health policy proposals of candidates and elected officials. The Kaiser Family Foundation convened focus groups of active voters in Texas, Florida and Pennsylvania. Takeaways included:

Former US President George H.W. Bush died Friday at the age of 94, prompting obits noting the demise of a bygone era in American politics.  

A case of diabetes is diagnosed every 21 seconds in the US. The productivity cost of this “silent disease” topped $327 billion in 2017. POLITICO assembled a working group to share strategies for stemming the scourge.   The group agreed that effective prevention happens at…