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Japan’s Deadly Combination: Climate Change and an Aging Society

Facility operators have mixed feelings about evacuations, said Hajime Kagiya, a professor of disaster management at Atomi University in Tokyo. “They have to be mindful of the health conditions of the residents as well as choosing a [...]

Live Coronavirus Updates: U.S. Leaders Change Course

As U.S. infections reach another record, leaders seek new answers and itineraries. As the United States headed into the Fourth of July weekend, officials were telling people to hold the partying until next year. The coronavirus has [...]

On policing, state leaders struggle to respond to demands for fundamental change

Police face off protesters in Seattle. | Elaine Thompson/AP Photo */ ]]> Just a little over two weeks after George Floyd was killed by a white Minneapolis police officer who pinned Floyd down with a knee on his neck, Minnesota Gov. [...]

10 Races that Could Totally Change Courts, Cops and Drug Law in 2020

*/ ]]> In a nation muted by pandemic, the summer protests over George Floyd’s killing have suddenly and loudly pushed criminal justice to the forefront of the political conversation—sparking the widespread sense that something, [...]

Expect Little Change in Police Reform with a Biden Presidency.

Facebook Twitter Email Print The embers are still warm in burnt police cars, and store shelves bare, as peaceful protests in our nation’s cities were sabotaged and devolved into violence and looting. “Shoot ’em in the leg instead of [...]

Kevin McCarthy touts special election House victories: ‘A whole different change is arising’

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday predicted redemption for the GOP in 2020 as two new Republican lawmakers were sworn into Congress. The California Republican took a victory lap with the GOP’s newest members of the House — [...]

House passes historic rule change to allow remote voting and committee work during pandemic

House Democrats in a party-line vote Friday pushed through a historic rule change that will allow members to work remotely for the first time in the chamber’s more than 200-year history. The resolution passed on a 217-189 vote. Democrats [...]

Telemedicine Arrives in the U.K.: ‘10 Years of Change in One Week’

LONDON — A housebound 92-year-old man had red, throbbing legs. A younger patient was complaining of a lump in his armpit. And the self-isolating residents of a nursing home needed checkups. Those maladies and needs, once a waiting [...]

‘Extraordinary change’: How coronavirus is rewiring the Republican and Democratic parties

*/ ]]> The 2008 financial crisis reshaped American politics, birthing a politics of outrage in the Tea Party on the right and an enduring strain of progressive populism on the left. The coronavirus is already on a similar trajectory, [...]

Coronavirus Will Change the World Permanently. Here’s How.

*/ ]]> ]]> For many Americans right now, the scale of the coronavirus crisis calls to mind 9/11 or the 2008 financial crisis—events that reshaped society in lasting ways, from how we travel and buy homes, to the level of security [...]