11:49 a.m. Sept. 22, 2020
- By Bob Blancato
Social Security, Medicare, prescription drug prices—Aging in America panel weighs in on election topics Changes they’d like to see, whoever is elected presidentWhat’s in store for older Americans from the 2020 presidential election?
11:04 a.m. Aug. 12, 2020
- By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Vaping makes teens up to 7 times more likely to catch COVID-19: study Lawmakers are calling for a temporary e-cigarette ban during the coronavirus pandemic Lawmakers are calling for a temporary e-cigarette ban during the coronavirus pandemic
2:54 p.m. Aug. 4, 2020
- By Beckie Strum
NYC health commissioner, Dr. Oxiris Barbot, suddenly resigns amid tensions with mayor In her resignation letter, Barbot wrote “city leadership must better utilize the department’s expertise”Barbot was a leading figure in what was once the national epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.
11:31 a.m. Aug. 3, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: U.S. death toll climbs to 155,000, as COVID-19 enters ‘dangerous new phase’ President Trump continues to blame resurge in new cases on testing, calling Dr. Fauci ‘wrong’ for suggesting failure to shut down properly was the reasonThe U.S. tally for new confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 continued its march toward 5 million, with the death toll closing in on 150,000, as White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx warned that the pandemic has entered a “new phase.”
1:07 p.m. July 8, 2020
- By Meera Jagannathan
The Supreme Court gave abortion-rights supporters a win, but those on both sides of the debate say the battle is far from over Those opposed to abortion see other victories ahead in their work to reduce access to the serviceThose opposed to abortion see other victories ahead in their work to reduce access to the service.
10:27 a.m. July 2, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: U.S. sees biggest one-day spike in cases of COVID-19 as health experts urge caution for July 4 holiday Tesla’s second-quarter deliveries crush estimates, while McDonald’s pauses reopening and Apple re-closes storesThe U.S. recorded the highest number of new cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 in a single day at more than 50,000 on Wednesday, according to data provided by Johns Hopkins University, amid a surge in several states that were first to reopen and lift restrictions on movement.
11:22 a.m. May 27, 2020
- Associated Press
AIDS activist playwright Larry Kramer is dead at 84Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers’ consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, has died at 84.