Court rules Texas and Louisiana can cut Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, putting a host of medical services low-income patients rely on at risk. Image via Shutterstock.
Texas and Louisiana Want to Defund Planned Parenthood. That Is Having Consequences Beyond Those States.

Low-income patients in Texas and Louisiana who utilize Planned Parenthood’s many health services will soon see their options restricted.

Joe Biden addresses a virtual gathering of mayors
Biden to Mayors: We’re Here for You

President-elect Joe Biden stressed common purpose and partnership in his address to the US Conference of Mayors, offering a marked contrast to Trump’s history of divisiveness.

Patient receives coronavirus vaccine candidate during a clinical trial
More Vaccines and a Distribution Plan Provide Glimmer of Hope in COVID Fight

Another drug company announced an effective vaccine candidate, while Dr. Anthony Fauci cautions Americans to “hang in there” and follow safety recommendations a little longer.

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Kids Are Missing Vaccines Due to COVID. That Could Lead to a Measles and Whooping Cough Comeback.

Routine immunizations for childhood diseases have decreased by an alarming rate, leading to an elevated risk for outbreaks in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Polar bear in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Trump Is Running Out of Time. So He’s Taking It Out on the Polar Bears.

President-elect Joe Biden vowed to oppose oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. In the countdown to inauguration, Trump’s White House is doing all it can to ensure it happens.

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
More than 400,000 Georgians Use to Get Insurance. The GOP Doesn’t Care.

Georgians are losing access to, and with it impartial assistance in comparing, and choosing healthcare coverage.

In this Oct. 27, 2020, Artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg walks among thousands of white flags planted in remembrance of Americans who have died of COVID-19 near Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
US Breaks Own Record for Most COVID Cases in One Day

On Wednesday, the US recorded 103,000 new cases of coronavirus—the single highest count reported in one day since the start of the pandemic.