A scene from a protest in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25 2020. Image via Shutterstock
Research Shows the Mass Protests Did Not Lead to More COVID-19 Infections. This Is Why.

Protest organizers in Philadelphia have championed social distancing, wearing face masks, and more to stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Why the Supreme Court’s Ruling on ‘Faithless Electors’ Really Does Matter

Writing for the Court, Justice Elena Kagan said a state is permitted to instruct “electors that they have no ground for reversing the vote of millions of its citizens.

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Labor Secretary Scalia Calls Reopening Workplaces ‘Safe’ as COVID-19 Spikes Across U.S.

The partial economic recovery in June was spurred on by states rushing to reopen. So has the uptick in coronavirus cases.

Instacart worker Saori Okawa loads groceries into her car for home delivery on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in San Leandro, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
The Gig Economy Was Already Broken — Then the Pandemic Hit

“One week I might have seven, eight, 10 families I was shopping for. I had a week when I had no money. That’s definitely a challenge.”

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One Year Ago, Police Killed ‘Stoney’ Chiefstick at a Fourth of July Celebration. This Is His Story.

Community members in Poulsbo, Washington, will honor the life of Stonechild “Stoney” Chiefstick, a Native American man who was killed by police in 2019.

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What Freedom Looks Like to Me: 6 Americans Tell Us Their Hopes of Liberation and Justice

The writers in this series discuss a range of topics, from dealing with everyday racism and growing up impoverished and food insecure to living with a widely misunderstood mental health disorder, and more.

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‘Gone AWOL’: Ex-CIA Director Leon Panetta Slams Trump’s Coronavirus Response

“The president, rather than bringing together some kind of national strategy to confront this crisis, simply resorts to tweeting about vandalism and other things to kind of divert attention from the crisis that’s there."

Vida Kazemi is sworn in as a U.S. citizen by Allen Chrysler, immigration services officer, during a drive-up naturalization ceremony. (Image via AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
More Americans Than Ever Support Expanding Immigration. Trump Is Still Using COVID-19 to Gut It.

A new Gallup poll found that 77% of respondents overall expressed sentiments that immigration was a good thing for America.