In Baltimore and other segregated cities, the life-expectancy gap between African Americans and whites is as much as 20 years. One young woman’s struggle shows why.
More than 40 percent of all coronavirus deaths in America have been in nursing homes. Here’s how it got so bad, and why there might still be more to come as cases surge in the Sun Belt.
Some public-health experts say the costs of keeping schools closed outweigh the hazards of reopening them.
The pandemic has sparked an interest in dubious cures such as colloidal silver—and some are trying to capitalize on it.
Suicides and overdoses among young adults were already skyrocketing before the pandemic started. Now experts fear that the situation is going to get even worse.
On who looters are, what they want, and why some protests are more likely to include them
America’s flawed approach to sick leave is making the pandemic worse.
You can choose between a mask and a face shield, but you can’t choose nothing.
Yes, you’ll have to stay six feet apart even when you’re in the water.
Did it need to take a pandemic to let us Zoom with our therapist in our PJs?
All over the United States, adults and children have been quarantined for weeks with people who hurt them.
The future of jobs after the pandemic is a blurry mix of work, life, pajamas, and Zoom.
If the flu and coronavirus hit at the same time this fall, America might have a longer, more severe lockdown.
Why Americans didn’t see this pandemic coming
Experts predict the outbreak will lead to a rise in populism. But will workers turn their rage toward corporate CEOs, or middle-class “elites”?
Workers who clip dogs’ nails and trim their fur say they still have to show up to their jobs, and they’re terrified for their health.
The United States’ secretive medical stockpile was prepped for a bombing, not a pandemic.
Big retailers have rolled out sick leave during the pandemic, but some workers describe a confusing process for getting paid.
Even one of the last bastions of normal American life could not escape the outbreak.
Workers at the Queens, New York, facility say employees were expected to come in for their night shift after the case was identified. Amazon denies this.
It’s a surprisingly tricky question.