One more casualty of the coronavirus pandemic: open government. Since the crisis began, local, state and federal officials throughout the United States have locked down information from the public.
The response by Chinese donors to this pandemic so far illustrates how the country's philanthropy is beginning to go global.
How accurate will the 2020 census be? A demographer explains which communities are hard to count, how the coronavirus could affect the process and what's at stake.
Coroanvirus has ended politics as normal. What will campaigning look like without handshaking, high fives and the kissing of babies?
Using distance to avoid getting sick has deep evolutionary roots for humans and many other species.
Federal government officials are on television almost every day responding to the coronavirus pandemic. But it's the nation's governors who are taking aggressive action in the states.
From health care to social work, America's public schools bridge many gaps for children and their families.
The use and support for telehealth has never been higher in the US. Hospitals and patients are flocking to adopt the technology but regulatory roadblocks remain.
The new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, spreads faster than the H1N1 influenza virus and is much deadlier. SARS-CoV-2 is particularly skilled at keeping cells from calling out for help.
There are now dozens of test for COVID-19 with hundreds more awaiting the FDA's authorization. So which test is best? Does anyone know?
Exponential growth, such as in a viral epidemic, starts deceptively slowly, then quickly balloons. A mathematician explains the importance of early action and the costs of delay.
Did members of Congress illegally sell stocks after getting inside information about the pandemic from federal officials? A former lawyer for the House says proving such cases is very difficult.
During our current bout of collective trauma, many of our coping strategies have mimicked the ways Americans responded to the Kennedy assassination.
Gratitude has a strong connection to well-being, but more than that, two psychologists say, it could have a powerful effect on others. So, don't hold back when it comes to expressing it.
Before a vaccine is available to teach your immune system to ward off the coronavirus, maybe you can directly use molecules that have already fought it in other people.
The United States is at risk of lacking data from more than 10 million undocumented immigrants in the 2020 census.
Colleges will likely offer bigger financial aid packages to compete for students amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 outbreak, a former admissions officer says.