The odds of a vaccinated person getting sick with COVID-19 have changed since the more transmissible Delta variant came to dominate the U.S. pandemic, but probably not as much as you think, David Leonhardt writes in Tuesday's New York Times. In July, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the "terrifying fact" that "vaccinated people with the Delta variant... Read more
“This is not a ‘What happens in Texas stays in Texas’ situation,” said NARAL’s Kristin Ford.
Texas’ six-week abortion ban is one of the most — if not the most — draconian and unprecedented anti-abortion bills to ever become law. It seemed almost unfathomable that it could be enacted, and yet at midnight Wednesday, Senate Bill 8 went into effect as Texas abortion providers, patients... Read more
Population shifts revealed by the 2020 Census herald changes to come in US politics as the country becomes more diverse, experts say. The number of Americans who identify as white has fallen below 60% for the first time and population growth is being driven by ethnic minorities.
Results of the once-in-a-decade count will be used to draw voting districts ahead of... Read more
Government officials and health experts are leaning on the private sector to lead the U.S. out of a coronavirus surge caused by the highly infectious Delta variant.
The reason lies largely in the fact that the federal government won't issue a blanket mask or vaccine mandate, and some states are actively fighting mitigation measures.
"We don't have the ability to function as... Read more
“I hope to live a long time. I have a lot of things I want to do and experience with my wife and my friends and my family,” H. Scott Apley wrote last month.
A Texas Republican leader who was hospitalized earlier this week with COVID-19 has died just days after he posted an anti-vaccination message — and previously shared an image touting a... Read more