Caring for loved ones is harder during the coronavirus pandemic.
The United States has 53 million caregivers, according to the latest estimate. And COVID-19 makes what they do much harder.
Being a member of a certain age group shouldn't be a liability.
China has its eyes on a post-coronavirus world.
Ng Han Guan/AP Photo
Beijing is touting its role in the world and praising its autocratic governmental system and its huge countrywide surveillance network. Hawks in Washington aren't impressed.
L'infirmière Shelia Rickman participe à une manifestation après le service, le lundi 6 avril 2020, dans le quartier de Hyde Park à Chicago, après que les médias ont rapporté qu'un nombre disproportionné de personnes noires mouraient des suites du COVID-19 dans la ville.
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Aux États-Unis, le taux de mortalité dû au Covid-19 est plus élevé chez les Noirs que chez les Blancs, ce qui constitue une nouvelle illustration des inégalités existant dans le pays.
Oil sheen in a Louisiana marsh that was heavily affected by the 2010 BP spill, Sept. 27, 2013.
AP Photo/Gerald Herbert
The 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill caused widespread damage in the Gulf of Mexico, but some parts of this complex ecosystem fared better than others.
Nurse Shelia Rickman participates in an after-shift demonstration on Monday, April 6, 2020, in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, after media reports of disproportionate numbers of black people dying from COVID-19 in the city.
AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
Blacks are dying at higher rates from COVID than whites, showing yet another example of gaps in outcomes between blacks and other groups. The cause is more sociological than biological.
Samuel Diaz, a delivery worker for Amazon Prime, loads his vehicle with groceries from Whole Foods in Miami.
AP Photo/Lynne Sladky
Delivery workers and others who ensure most people don't have to go outside for essential goods are creating what economic theorists call an uncompensated 'positive externality.'
Census Campaign executive director Victoria Kovari looks over a Detroit map showing city neighborhoods that were undercounted in the 2010 census.
AP Photo/Corey Williams
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.
On March 29 in Berlin, the Brandenburg Gate is almost deserted due to restrictions on public life.
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Germans are struggling like the rest of the world with the coronavirus. And while Germans have a strong safety net and medical system, one thing may fall victim to the virus: relations with the US.
Counting Americans is a complicated process.
The 2020 census will now count some groups differently than it has in the past. That could make a difference in the final count – affecting which states receive funding and congressional seats.
Emma up front and center in new adaptation of classic novel.
Through careful framing and dialogue, Autumn de Wilde's movie portrays Emma as the embodiment of perfection, rather than less-than-faultless heroine of Austen's book.
An East Brainerd Elementary School lunch, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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The millions of US children whose parents can't always afford enough nutritious food for their families get about a quarter of their calories from what they eat at school.
Fears of the census may have informed the Bureau’s 2020 tagline.
U.S. Census Bureau
A quarter of Americans, many of them non-white, are worried about data privacy and confidentiality in the 2020 census.
Reducing fine particle air pollution from petrochemical complexes, like this one near the Houston Ship Channel in Texas, is a low-cost way to lower air pollution mortality.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
A new study takes an innovative approach to reducing fine particle air pollution and spotlights key sources: factories that burn coal and oil, petrochemical plants and burning wood for home heating.
Demonstrators shout slogans during a rally for free speech near the University of California, Berkeley campus.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
A lot of the pressure that leads college students to keep their views to themselves comes from other students, not faculty, new research shows.
Buttigieg, Sanders, Biden and Warren stand on the debate stage on Feb. 7.
AP Photo/Charles Krupa
Seven candidates met on the debate stage in New Hampshire on Feb. 7. We asked three scholars to pick out some of the night's biggest moments.
It is harder for stay-at-home moms to return to work than for stay-at-home dads.
Stay-at-home parents have a hard time reentering the workforce after spending time away.
Teachers can suffer abuse on the job.
From being subjected to harassment and threats to getting assaulted or having their cars keyed, many American teachers are being victimized.
The new ban applies to citizens of Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania.
Immigrants from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania constitute less than 1% of terrorism cases in the United States, and none of the cases in the last two years.
Diplomacy has provided a solution for how countries in conflict can communicate.
Even when countries have broken ties with each other, they can communicate – as the US and Iran did just a few days ago.