America lost an icon of hope and possibility last week.  John Lewis, activist, organizer, fighter for equality, and a long-serving representative known as the “soul” of the US Congress, died of pancreatic cancer on July 17.

The CDC’s culture of avoiding politics—and its physical location in Atlanta—have left the organization unprepared for the recent onslaught of attacks from Washington.  

The US clocked another record-breaking day with 60,500 new COVID-19 infections reported yesterday, according to Reuters—the largest one-day increase by any country since

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