Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.
Thank you. Please check your inbox to confirm.
As COVID-19 swept across the United States it became clear that the virus disproportionately affected certain racial and ethnic groups. But the outsized impact of the pandemic on one community -- Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders -- has been largely…
CIA director William Burns told the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday that he believes Vladimir Putin is losing the "information war" over Ukraine, and this may chip away at his domestic support for the invasion. But what are Russian citizens hearing…
The number of Ukrainians who have left the country is nearing a million people, according to the United Nations. Many more are still in Ukraine unsure of what the next day will bring. Two Ukrainian parents in different parts of…
Dr. Paul Farmer, a physician, anthropologist and founder of a leading global health organization, died Monday at the age of 62. The group he co-founded, Partners in Health, said he died in his sleep. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro…
Some influencers in wellness communities are using their platform to promote conspiracy theories. We examine the social media phenomenon that's having a real-world impact. Stephanie Sy takes a closer look at how one mother was pulled into this world of…
The popular audio streaming service Spotify has come under fire for hosting the podcaster Joe Rogan, who’s spread COVID misinformation to millions. After two high-profile musicians took their music off Spotify in protest, the platform has announced reforms. William Brangham…
New reports Wednesday indicate Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire, raising questions about his replacement. President Joe Biden said he will wait for Breyer's formal announcement. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer cited the president's past words, indicating a desire to…
This week marks one year since the insurrection at the United States Capitol on Jan. 6. William Brangham reports from one part of the country that produced an outsized number of people charged in the capitol riots, and heard from…
Jeffrey Brown reflects on the life's work of author and essayist Joan Didion with her nephew, Griffin Dunne. Dunne is an actor, filmmaker, and director of the 2017 documentary, "Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold."…
Since last spring, more than 100,000 Americans have died of drug overdoses — many caused by the opioid, fentanyl. Officials are searching for solutions to try to save lives, including setting up authorized centers where people can use illegal drugs…
Support Provided By: