From weddings to dinner out, how wholesome gatherings could bring next COVID-19 wave

From weddings to dinner out, how wholesome gatherings could bring next COVID-19 wave

There are growing concerns that the coronavirus might be spiking again in Los Angeles County.Officials have been desperately trying to...

‘Normal’ unlikely to come before 2022 as COVID-19 surges unchecked, Fauci says

‘Normal’ unlikely to come before 2022 as COVID-19 surges unchecked, Fauci says

It may be 2022 before a coronavirus-weary world begins to feel a greater sense of normality, says the nation’s top...

From Nepal to Saudi Arabia, reporting how a dead man came back

From Nepal to Saudi Arabia, reporting how a dead man came back

I had been living in Katmandu, Nepal’s capital, for only a few weeks — still adjusting to the predawn bell-ringing,...

Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to Supreme Court by GOP senators

Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to Supreme Court by GOP senators

The Senate on Monday confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in the most partisan confirmation vote for...

Chileans approve rewriting of constitution in landslide vote

Chileans approve rewriting of constitution in landslide vote

Chileans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to rewrite the country’s current constitution, which dates from the military dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet...

Column: 2020 political ads: The good, bad and deceptive

Column: 2020 political ads: The good, bad and deceptive

The 2020 campaign is on track to break records: not only in votes cast, but also in money spent and...

Pence’s Indiana hometown built by very different Republican

Pence’s Indiana hometown built by very different Republican

The welcome sign on State Road 46 promises “Unexpected” and “Unforgettable.” It stands above an outsize tribute to NASCAR champion...

Masks could save over 100,000 lives in the U.S., study says

Masks could save over 100,000 lives in the U.S., study says

If Americans would stop complaining about face masks and wear them when they leave their homes, they could save well...

How Facebook censorship helps suppress dissent in Vietnam

How Facebook censorship helps suppress dissent in Vietnam

For months, Bui Van Thuan, a chemistry teacher turned crusading blogger in Vietnam, published one scathing Facebook post after another...