"What went wrong? The answer is: Almost everything went wrong, and almost everything that did go wrong had been foretold."
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"Voter fraud is very rare, and the risk of widespread fraud is probably very minimal, even with all-mail elections," a political scientist argues.
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With news that the US bought almost the entire global supply of remdesivir, new research shows the drug saves more lives in places with overwhelmed ICUs.
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New research provides a lives-for-lives comparison of economic shutdown versus business as usual during the pandemic.
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A new dashboard shows the disparities in how COVID-19 affects different income levels, various racial groups, and those with other health conditions.
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We tend to interpret "all men are created equal" in the Declaration of Independence to mean individual equality. That's not right, says historian Jack Rakove.
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"The most privileged workers will have a job that can be done at home... Unfortunately, only a quarter of the US workforce falls into this category."
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Calls for emergency medical services have dropped 26.1% since March, but EMS-attended deaths have doubled, research finds.
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