This month marks the three-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 shutdown. It is surreal to look back at the early days of the pandemic. The shift from normal life to the setting of a dystopian novel was swift and jarring, and the amount we didn’t know about the disease was staggering. There are things we
The COVID-19 pandemic caused historic learning setbacks for America’s children, sparing no state or region as it erased decades of academic progress and widened racial disparities, according to results of a national test that provide the sharpest look yet at the scale of the crisis. Across the country, math scores saw their largest decreases ever.
Opinion: People Are Fleeing the Self-harm Progressives Inflicted on Their Own Cities – Michael Barone
In recent weeks, I’ve noted how, as COVID-19 mask mandates fall by the wayside, the nation has been moving away from what now seems excessive risk aversion. And I’ve described the National Bureau of Economic Research paper assessing how the costs of the lockdowns have exceeded the benefits. As one might expect, the damage has
Migrants wait at the border while U.S. battles over lifting COVID-19 ban on processing asylum applications – Cronkite News
Photo: An infographic inside the Kino Border Initiative explains what it means to ask for asylum Rosario, 24, married as a teen, had two children and raised them while her husband worked. It took him eight years to earn enough money to furnish their home in the southern Mexican state of Michoacán. But it was
Photo: Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to the media about the U.S. southern border The Biden administration is expected to end the asylum limits at the U.S.-Mexico border by May 23 that were put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to people familiar with the matter. The decision, not yet final, would
The Academy Awards have always loved a comeback story. This year, the Oscars are attempting to star in one, too. On Sunday, the Academy Awards will try to bounce back from a 2021 ceremony that was plagued by pandemic restrictions, a botched ending and record-low ratings. The 94th Academy Awards will return to their usual