The app, which was created by the Boston-based mobile voting company Voatz, is currently available to some overseas and military voters registered in states that allow for the electronic return of absentee ballots through fax and email.
There are urgent calls from immigrant and civil rights organizations for US Immigration and Customs Enforcement to release the most vulnerable immigrant detainees — at least — for health safety reasons amid the continued spread of the novel coronavirus.
The coronavirus has fundamentally changed how we live our lives, but perhaps most heartbreakingly, how we deal with death. Around the world, centuries-old burial rituals are being stopped. Gatherings to mourn someone’s death are limited. Even something as simple as a hug for a grieving friend is now essentially out of bounds.
Blacks and Latinos are more likely than whites to be considered "essential workers" and to be diagnosed with COVID-19 — and to die of the disease. Those experiences are shaping how people from those groups will vote in the November presidential election.
Are choirs really dangerous in the age of COVID-19? A new study measures the actual number of particles sprayed while singing the classic song "Happy Birthday." Jonathan Reid, a chemistry professor leading the research at Bristol University, speaks to host Marco Werman about the study.