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Republican Convention takeaways: All Trump, all the time

Republican Convention takeaways: All Trump, all the time

To Trump, the answer to nearly any crisis is almost always more Trump.
Drive to beat Trump unites Democrats behind Biden

Analysis: Drive to beat Trump unites Democrats behind Biden

Fierce opposition to Trump is uniting a wide swath of the American electorate around Biden.
Key takeaways from night 2 of the Democratic convention

Key takeaways from night 2 of the Democratic convention

On the second night of the Democratic National Convention, party leaders tried to blend its past with its future.
Five takeaways from first night of the Democratic convention

Five takeaways from first night of the Democratic convention

Integral to Biden’s pitch is the idea that he can unite the country against President Trump.
America, understand that coronavirus isn't like the common cold

America, understand that coronavirus isn’t like the common cold

It is high time to understand that coronavirus isn't like the common cold.
Trump floats November election delay, but it won’t happen

Trump floats November election delay, but it won’t happen

It was the first time Trump publicly raised the idea of pushing back the balloting.
Here's how Trump's opposition to mail voting hurts the GOP

Here’s how Trump’s opposition to mail voting hurts the GOP

Republicans in the critical battleground state now find themselves far behind Democrats.
Reality shows shortfalls of Trump's claim to 'best testing'

Reality shows shortfalls of Trump’s claim to ‘best testing’

In Sun Belt states where the virus is surging, testing has been a challenge everywhere.
Rising coronavirus infections threaten economic recovery

Rising coronavirus infections threaten economic recovery

Positive momentum could come to a halt later this summer if infections and deaths rise.
It's Trump's call on what the GOP convention will look like

It’s Trump’s call on what the GOP convention will look like

The late August event will not be the four-night infomercial for Trump's reelection
How risky is flying during the coronavirus pandemic?

How risky is flying during the coronavirus pandemic?

Air travel means spending time in security lines and airport terminals. How safe is it with COVID-19?
‘White power’ flare-up in retirement haven reveals tensions

‘White power’ flare-up in retirement haven reveals tensions

The flare-up at the Trump parade doesn’t represent the vast majority of residents of The Village.
As racism protests roil US, Florida revisits dark past

As racism protests roil US, Florida revisits dark past

The Ocoee massacre one of many that engulfed communities during the Jim Crow era.
Americans are the unhappiest they’ve been in 50 years

Poll: Americans are the unhappiest they’ve been in 50 years

The survey draws on nearly a half-century of research from the General Social Survey.
Trump as thug or hero? Depends on what network you watch

Analysis: Trump emulates strongman tactics, tests his limits

In words and in actions, President Donald Trump is increasingly emulating the strongman leaders.
Trump as thug or hero? Depends on what network you watch

Trump as thug or hero? Depends on what network you watch

Cable television news do little to promote peace, love, and understanding in its most-watched hours.
American public space, rebooted: What might it feel like?

American public space, rebooted: What might it feel like?

Can you reopen a society without its physical institutions at full capacity?
Trump's defense for handling COVID-19 also failed

Trump’s defense for handling COVID-19 also failed

Another shameful episode representative of President Trump's refusal to admit minor misstatements.
After the virus, how will Americans' view of the world change?

After the virus, how will Americans’ view of the world change?

The notion of a virus that came from a distant “elsewhere” stands to carve deeper grooves.
Trump’s Big Promises on COVID-19 Often Fall Short

Trump’s Big Promises on COVID-19 Often Fall Short

Often, the reality falls short of the promise. So do Trump’s big promises on COVID-19.
5 Primary Takeaways: Joe Biden is Democrats’ Antidote

5 Primary Takeaways: Joe Biden is Democrats’ Antidote

Joe Biden’s surge toward the Democratic presidential nomination rolled on with a dominating victory in Florida.
The Preventable Death of an Asylum Seeker from Cuba in Solitary Cell

Special Report: The Preventable Death of an Asylum Seeker from Cuba in Solitary Cell

Roylan Hernandez Diaz’s long journey ended inside a white-walled cell in the solitary confinement wing of a Louisiana prison.Nearby were the last of his...
The Glitz of Super Bowl Heads to a Blue-collar Part of Miami

The Glitz of Super Bowl Headed to a Blue-collar Part of Miami

Roughly one in four residents of Miami Gardens, where Super Bowl 54 will be played, live below the poverty line.
Why Teen Depression Rates Are Rising Faster for Girls than Boys

Why Teen Depression Rates Are Rising Faster for Girls than Boys

They both use smartphones. So why are girls experiencing more mental health issues?

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