(NEW YORK) -- As the Chinese government increased its crackdown on political speech and dissenters in Hong Kong in recent years, tens of thousands of longtime residents have fled to nearby Taiwan to escape the oppression. For many ex-pats, like Annie Zhang, a former editor... Read More.
(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) -- Amid growing concerns over the potential threat of monkeypox, executives from Moderna said Wednesday they have initiated a research program to consider whether the company could create a monkeypox vaccine with mRNA technology. "We're obviously very aware of the monkeypox concern and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Universities across the country are studying their relationship to slavery and are being called on by students to address their histories by making symbolic and financial reparations. During the colonial era the wealth of universities, in the form of endowments and benefactors, was... Read More.
(CHEYENNE, Wyo.) -- Lyle Neiberger would have turned 33 this year. But he is forever 17, frozen in his father Lance’s memory. “I’ve never been angry at my son. I've always been angry at me. Why didn't I see it? What if I would have done... Read More.
(OAKHURST, Calif.) -- The Washburn Fire in central California has now scorched 4,700 acres across Yosemite National Park to Sierra National Forest as of Friday morning, officials said, growing over 300 acres overnight. According to park officials, the fire is 27% contained, with more than... Read More.
(FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.) -- Two wildfires are threatening communities near Flagstaff, Arizona, as the fire danger remains high due to dry, hot conditions. The largest, the Pipeline Fire, has quickly swelled to over 20,100 acres since first reported on Sunday and is 0% contained. It is... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A White House event on Wednesday meant to highlight the action President Joe Biden is taking to deal with the nation's baby formula shortage turned into a political problem when he raised new questions about when he realized just how urgent the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- With masks no longer required and mitigation measures seen by some as a thing of the past, a coronavirus resurgence is spreading among the tight circles of the Washington elite. On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi became the latest high-profile Washington dignitary to... Read More.