Congress has appropriated roughly $175 billion so far to help hospitals and other health care providers weather the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. But some are still struggling to keep up with the need, and racial disparities in the American…
Since the coronavirus pandemic gripped the United States, Americans have been told to avoid emergency rooms and hospitals if possible. But now there are reports from across the country that suggest the warning may be in fact too effective, as…
By Miles O'Brien
The Supreme Court seems concerned about the sweep of Trump administration rules that would allow more employers who cite a religious or moral objection to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women.
By Jessica Gresko, Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Regional and rural hospitals can be ill-equipped to handle serious coronavirus cases -- so additional care comes to the patient. Jennifer Adamski is a critical care nurse practitioner with the Cleveland Clinic, an Ohio-based hospital system that dispatches her far…
By William Brangham, Jason Kane
By Amna Nawaz, Mike Fritz, Rachel Wellford
The spread of COVID-19 has dramatically altered the way Americans both live and die. We asked our viewers to share their stories about losing loved ones during the pandemic, whether to COVID-19 or to something else. Amna Nawaz reports on…
By Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
Bloomberg had initially enticed staffers to join his long-shot presidential campaign by offering generous benefits and pay and promising them employment through November, even if he didn't win the Democratic nomination. But after a poor showing on Super Tuesday, Bloomberg…
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
A notable range of factors, including income and immigration status, significantly impact who has access to affordable health care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Courtney Vinopal
The independent Vermont senator’s progressive platform did appeal to a majority of young voters in many of Tuesday’s primary races. But they did not turn out in as high numbers as older voters did.
By Associated Press
Former South Bend, Ind., mayor Pete Buttigieg says the cost of Bernie Sanders’ health care plan “adds up to four more years of Donald Trump.”…
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