Nation May 05

Demonstrators attend a vehicle caravan protest to call on state and local officials to re-open the economy, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, near Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, U.S., April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake - RC2W9G91F1BW
States formed pacts to reopen together. Will they last?

Regional alliances to coordinate reopening states were new and largely untested when they launched in mid-April. Now, just three weeks later, divisions have opened up, raising questions about whether states will ultimately act together in deciding when to allow nonessential…

Nation Apr 25

Many states fall short of mandate to track virus exposure

As more states push to reopen their economies, many are falling short on one of the federal government’s essential criteria for doing so — having an efficient system to track people who have been physically near a person infected with…

Mar 31

Seven things to watch for next on the health care law

Just because open enrollment for people who buy their own health insurance formally closes March 31 doesn't mean debate over the health law will take a hiatus. After more than four years of strident rhetoric, evidence about how the law…