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America’s child care crisis is holding back moms without college degrees

After a series of lower-paying jobs, Nicole Slemp finally...

Paxlovid can lessen the chance of a severe COVID-19 illness. Why is it underused?

Thousands die from COVID every month. And yet, an antiviral treatment proven to lessen the chances of severe outcomes is going underused.

Secret US spying program targeted top Venezuelan officials, flouting international law

While there’s no clear mechanism to hold the United States accountable legally, the revelation threatens to roil already fraught relations with Maduro’s socialist government.

Grave peril of digital conspiracy theories: ‘What happens when no one believes anything anymore?’

Conspiracy theories have a long history in America, but now they can be fanned around the globe in seconds, amplified by social media, further eroding truth with a newfound destructive force.

Inside country music’s new golden era — and what comes next

Some of the biggest albums and songs of the year are credited to country musicians whose hits went beyond country radio stations and onto pop rotations.

At Florida’s only public HBCU, students are wary of political influence on race education

Students now fear political constraints might get in the way of teaching parts of their history.

Why more women live in major East Coast counties while men outnumber them in the West

Whether it refutes or confirms their suspicions likely depends on where they live.

Why have thousands of United Methodist churches in the US quit the denomination?

For decades, the denomination has been mired in intractable debates over theology and the role of LGBTQ people in the church.

Chronic fatigue syndrome is more common than some past studies suggest

Doctors have not been able to pin down a cause, although research suggests it is a body’s prolonged overreaction to an infection or other jolt to the immune system.


Booming Turkish TV drama industry captures hearts and minds worldwide and boosts tourism

Under the sweltering Turkish sun, tourists wander through sets...

Messi loses fitness battle at Copa America, puts goal of playing 6th World Cup on hold

Lionel Messi cried uncontrollably after he exited from a...

Border arrests plunge 29% in June to the lowest of Biden’s presidency as asylum halt takes hold

Arrests for illegally crossing the border from Mexico plunged...