Democracy 2020 Digest: Trump faces fresh political attacks on coronavirus response

Two new national polls show the same thing: a majority of Americans approve of the job President Trump’s doing steering the federal government’s response...

With coronavirus spreading, deep cleaners are in high demand

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Microscopic in size, COVID-19 can land on surfaces...

Obama admin repeatedly sought millions in CDC funding cuts, despite Biden's...

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The Obama administration repeatedly sought to cut hundreds of...

Should States Punish the Insane?

U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)A new Supreme Court ruling allows states to abolish the insanity defense, but justice demands treating,...

Governors suspicious of relaxing coronavirus restrictions as Trump floats reopening economy

Many of the governors who have played leading roles in managing the U.S. response to coronavirus are suspicious of the prospect of reopening their economies in the near future even as...

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to force GM to make ventilators...

President Trump said Friday that he had directed Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to require General Motors to begin making ventilators under the Defense...