Full story - November 20, 2020
Pro-Trump supporters, including Infowars host Alex Jones, hold a ‘Stop The Steal’ protest in Atlanta as Georgia’s officials work to complete the state's recount of ballots.
Could outgoing President Trump's many supporters rise up and overthrow a Biden-led government, as the South rejected President Lincoln's election with a massive uprising?
Full story - November 18, 2020
Illustration of two doses of an mRNA vaccine
There are two new COVID-19 vaccines that appear to be more than 90% effective. Here's an explanation of the technology that distinguishes them from traditional inoculation methods.
Full story - November 17, 2020
A man holds a large stack of toilet paper rolls.
The pandemic has put a spotlight on an uncommon yet increasingly noticed disorder. But even in an era of health and home goods shortages, extreme clutter is not what you might think.
Full story - November 11, 2020
A veteran is hugged by his son
Death by suicide is the second most common form of death for veterans under age 35. But being there as friends and neighbors for veterans (and for everyone) can really brighten their prospects.
Full story - November 10, 2020
Joe Biden interacts with two Latinos wearing sombreros and Biden/Harris masks.
Explaining what the polls — and many of the candidates too — keep getting wrong about the United States' largest minority group.
Full story - November 06, 2020
A woman with a mask looks out a window.
Every big election triggers distress for some people. Here are some ways to help manage the turbulence and uncertainty of an unpredictable electoral process.
Full story - November 04, 2020
A protester in Boston drops to his knees after setting an effigy of President Donald Trump on fire in front of the barricade.
Mexican philosophers have a unique term for the peculiar anxiety you may be sensing, amid the overwhelming dizziness that arises from sociopolitical disintegration.
Full story - October 30, 2020
An alarm clock and a pumpkin
That extra hour of sleep you'll be getting comes with a price. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recently said the status quo is bad for our sleep.
Full story - October 28, 2020
An illustration of a ballot box with a loading bar for "voting count"
The vote tally to decide the next American president may be disputed. Five scholars provide a history of turbulent US elections and explain what happens when an outcome is challenged.
Full story - October 21, 2020
A Chinese newspaper displays an image of friendly presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.
In 2016, America's adversaries cheered electoral chaos and a withering faith in democracy. Now they seem to be hoping democracy can topple a leader they've grown loath to accept.