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Young Activists Pour Energy Into Protests, But What About The Election?

Sunday, June 14, 2020

With a presidential campaign and historic demonstrations unfolding, the country's youngest voters and activists are navigating the power of direct action versus electoral politics in real time.


Biden Outlines Plan To Restart Economy, Including Testing Every Worker

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The presumptive Democratic nominee spoke with Philadelphia community leaders about protecting public health while reopening businesses and schools, aided by expansive federal involvement and spending.


Biden Opposes Defunding Police, Campaign Says

Monday, June 08, 2020

The Democratic Party standard bearer's opposition comes as more activists call on cities and states to defund or abolish police departments, which President Trump's campaign has seized on.


2 Uncles And A 'Doorway To Imagination' Spread Love On Social Media

Friday, June 05, 2020

The backyard wood structure looks like something you'd find in a secret garden or a little hut in the forest. The artist and his husband have gained lots of fans on social media.


In The Midwest, Reopening Looks Different State By State, Even City By City

Friday, May 15, 2020

As the country begins to lift stay-at-home orders, nowhere is the messy patchwork of timelines and rules more pronounced than in the Midwest. Businesses and customers are navigating a confusing maze.


A Holocaust Survivor's Celebration Of Liberation Day Is Colored By Coronavirus

Monday, April 20, 2020

U.S. soldiers liberated the Nordhausen concentration camp in Nazi Germany 75 years ago this month. Sol Gringlas' family usually joins the 100-year-old on the day. The pandemic has changed that.


Detroit's King Of Corned Beef Dies From Coronavirus Complications

Friday, April 10, 2020

Otis Knapp Lee made cakes for Bill Clinton's inaugurations and gave away thousands of turkeys every Thanksgiving. But the Detroit deli owner was best known for his heaping corned-beef sandwiches.


Indiana Historical Society Begins Building A Coronavirus Collection

Friday, April 10, 2020

The Indianapolis-based institution is gathering documents and other items that will one day help tell the story of the coronavirus pandemic. Historians are asking the public to help.


Schumer Calls For Hazard Pay For Frontline Workers In Coronavirus Fight

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

A next coronavirus relief package should require additional pay for workers like nurses, doctors and first responders, the Senate minority leader said.


Hawaii Rep. Gabbard Suspends Her Presidential Campaign And Backs Biden

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The Iraq war veteran, who has stirred controversy within her own party, failed to take off in the Democratic presidential primary.


'They're Feeling Invincible': White House Steps Up Warnings To Young Adults

Thursday, March 19, 2020

President Trump and top officials are giving younger citizens increasingly dire warnings about their ability to easily spread the coronavirus and fall seriously ill.


Democratic House Incumbent Ousted By Progressive Challenger In Illinois Primary

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Rep. Dan Lipinski, the moderate eight-term Democratic congressman, lost his primary to business consultant Marie Newman.


Ohio Primary Postponed At Last Minute Due To Coronavirus After Legal Struggle

Monday, March 16, 2020

The governor ultimately turned to a state public health official to issue an order shutting down the primary after a judge said postponing the vote at the last minute would set "a terrible precedent."


Joe Biden Spent Years Embracing Michigan. Now He Hopes Voters Return The Favor

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

As vice president, Biden visited Detroit nearly a dozen times, more than President Barack Obama. He was in Detroit again on Monday, this time campaigning before Michigan's Tuesday primary.


As Biden Campaigns In Michigan, Detroit Voters Could Be Key To His Fortunes

Monday, March 09, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden has a long history with Detroit, and his path to winning Michigan in the primary and in November could run through the city and its African American voters.


Buttigieg Suspends His Democratic Run For The Presidency

Monday, March 02, 2020

Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Ind., announced Sunday night that he was suspending his presidential bid, as supporters were already gathering for a planned rally in Dallas.


'We Sent A Message': Pete Buttigieg Ends Historic Presidential Bid

Sunday, March 01, 2020

The 38-year-old rose from being mayor of a midsize Indiana city to mounting a serious Democratic presidential run. He was the first openly gay candidate to win delegates in a presidential race.


With An Election On The Horizon, Older Adults Get Help Spotting Fake News

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Middle and high schools have been adding courses about how to spot fake news. Older adults also struggle to sort disinformation online, but they have fewer resources tackling the problem.


How Some Are Trying To Teach Senior Citizens To Spot Fake News

Monday, February 24, 2020

Middle and high schools have been adding curricula about how to spot fake news. Older adults also struggle to sort disinformation online — but there are fewer resources tackling the problem.


Tech Entrepreneur Andrew Yang Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Race

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Yang, who built his campaign around universal basic income, had risen from relative obscurity and built a loyal following of supporters.