April 26, 2021

Opinion

Opinion – Congress Should Ask: Does Health Care Policy Put Patients First?

As the U.S. faces many urgent and emergent challenges, including COVID-19 and the economic downturn the virus has caused, Congress clearly has a lot on its plate. In this chaotic climate, lawmakers will need to carefully prioritize the issues they address, balancing attention to crisis with action on long-needed reforms. Advocates for the chronically ill

Elections

Election conspiracies live on with audit by Arizona GOP

Months after former President Donald Trump’s election defeat, legislative Republicans in Arizona are challenging the outcome as they embark on an unprecedented effort to audit the results in the state’s most populous county. The state Senate used its subpoena power to take possession of all 2.1 million ballots in Maricopa County and the machines that

Political geography

Young adults’ relocations are reshaping political geography

Garima Vyas always wanted to live in a big city. She thought about New York, long the destination for 20-something strivers, but was wary of the cost and complicated subway lines. So Vyas picked another metropolis that’s increasingly become young people’s next-best option — Houston. Now 34, Vyas, a tech worker, has lived in Houston

COVID-19

Virus ‘swallowing’ people in India; crematoriums overwhelmed

With life-saving oxygen in short supply, family members in India are left on their own to ferry coronavirus patients from hospital to hospital in search of treatment as the country is engulfed in a devastating new surge of infections. Too often their efforts end in mourning. The stories are told on social media and in

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