The Hall of Fame’s annual announcement of inductees was scheduled to be made at the NCAA’s Final Four weekend in Atlanta, but the novel coronavirus pandemic prompted the tournament’s cancellation. Despite
On March 19, Taylor Lanzet got a text from a number she didn’t know. “I hear you are delivering food. Can we talk?” The text was from a friend of her sister, who also happens to be a nurse in the coronavirus
Mr. Farmer was an All Star relief pitcher with the White Sox in 1980, when he had a career-high 30 saves, setting what was then a club record. Where he really made his mark, however, was in the White radio
Since the news of Michael Atkinson’s firing broke, there’s been no reaction from top Republicans like Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.), House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.), Senate
Ford and GM are undertaking a warlike effort to produce ventilators. It may fall short and come too late
Scrambling to get production underway, the workers took apart a ventilator and 3-D scanned each of the roughly 300 parts, creating computer simulations of how the device could be assembled efficiently.
In March 2019, Biogen announced that it had halted two clinical trials of the drug early after an interim analysis showed they weren’t working, but the company has since changed course, saying it intends
Live updates: 93,000 could become infected in D.C., mayor says, as DMV cases rise to 6,442, deaths to 126
Here are some of the most significant and recent developments as the region responds to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, which causes the disease covid-19: • Mayor Muriel E. Bowser said Friday that
The votes were cast by party members, registered Labour supporters and trade unionists, and together they signaled a desire for unity and moderation. Under Corbyn, Labour was beset by factionalism and
This action comes one week after Trump’s claim of “presidential supervision” over the Treasury Department’s pandemic recovery watchdog, an ominous attempt to limit independent oversight of administration
If I had to eat only one bean for the rest of my days, it would be the chickpea. Versatile, creamy, nutritious and cheap: This star has it all. And with so many of us stocking up and cooking with beans
The move is merely the latest example of Trump pushing out someone with a degree of oversight over him personally or whose actions impacted investigations of him: The first big one was FBI Director James.
“With everything being called off and me also being an athlete as well as working for On, I have a lot of races and, I was trying to think of a way to still stay positive and challenge myself,” he told
Paralyzed from the neck down, Ed Roberts needed an iron lung to help him breathe. But when officials at the University of California at Berkeley learned he planned to bring his 800-pound breathing device
In my thirties, I had my first panic attack. It struck out of nowhere in the middle of teaching. One minute I was doing an animated read aloud — the next I couldn’t breathe. My face turned red; my elementary
Many have a simmering unease that they are unprepared for the long haul — or may not have realized the struggle has arrived. We talked with mental health professionals about how you can take an honest
“I really wanted to punctuate how a small gesture could seem innocent, but could be violating,” director Eliza Hittman recently told The Washington Post. “There is a complexity to even a small gesture."
“I was ready. I was ready physically and mentally for this,” said Redd, who was convicted in 1997 of holding up three banks in Prince William County and attempting to rob a fourth. “Being locked down,
Messaging is critical in this crisis. By telling people in the strongest terms to stay at home, even with certain exceptions, most governors have conveyed the gravity of the spreading threat; that is to
We are living separately this year — one of the many sacrifices we’ve made in pursuing our medical training over the past 12 years. Since August, he and I have been traveling back and forth to see each
Even before the outbreak, 59 percent of credit card holders were carrying a balance, according to a recent survey by CreditCards.com. Of those who didn’t pay off their credit card debt every month, 25
Any privacy-infringing policies put in place mid-pandemic should be essential to quelling the crisis and genuinely effective. Health officials say that anonymized and aggregated data could aid in understanding
This post offers advice to those students who have to approach the college admissions process in a way they hadn’t expected. It was written by Stacey Kostell, chief executive officer of the Coalition College.
“The virus is just what the government needed,” said Antonio Cueto, a volunteer rescue worker who provided medical assistance to protesters. “It’s saved them for a bit.” Across the globe, the coronavirus
CNN’s Chris, 49, is infected with coronavirus but continued to broadcast his evening show from the basement of his home, where he is quarantined and sometimes feverish. Together on the air their pointed-but-affectionate
Liquor stores are essential businesses almost everywhere — almost because of Pennsylvania, where they’re not. We’re in the middle of an “essential” crisis. The definition of that word dictates how we live
These Washington University faculty had rejected online classes -- until coronavirus. Here’s how they made the switch.
This post looks at how the History Department of 26 faculty members made the switch to online education. It was written by department Chairman Peter Kastor. The department’s geographic range extends across
Journalist Afgan Mukhtarli, recently released from prison in Azerbaijan, where President Ilham Aliyev has systematically imprisoned those critical of his regime, told the Committee to Protect Journalists