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8 Are Killed as Sandstorm in Utah Causes a Highway Pileup

At least eight people, some of them children, were killed and several others were injured when a sandstorm that blinded drivers led to a pileup in southwestern Utah, state officials…

After Covid Diagnosis, a Conservative Radio Host Sends a New Message

NASHVILLE — Mark Valentine knows that his brother Phil Valentine, a prominent conservative radio host who scoffed at the need to get vaccinated, has had a big impact on how…

Group Backed by LeBron James Pushes for Criminal Justice Reform

More Than a Vote, the organization launched a year ago by prominent Black athletes and entertainers to protect African Americans’ voting rights, is launching a campaign focused on the nation’s…

Doulas Hope to Regain Momentum as Covid Restrictions Ease

Good morning. When Camille A. Thomas began feeling labor pains, her first call was not to her doctor. It was to her doula. Having a doula was important to her.…

How the Pandemic Took a Toll on Low-Income College Students

U.S. high school seniors completed fewer federal financial aid applications for college this year, as compared with last year, which saw an even steeper drop — signals that the number…

The new surgical tool inspired by a wasp

Scientists in the Netherlands have mimicked the way parasitoid wasps lay eggs to design a new tool for keyhole surgery. Currently tools used in these procedures are prone to clogging…

In Louisiana, Public Health Workers Combat Vaccine Misinformation

Mayor Adrian Perkins, a Shreveport native and graduate of West Point and Harvard Law School who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, was sued last year when he tried…

Can Summer School Help Kids After the Pandemic?

GREENSBORO, N.C. — In second grade, Zion Graham bounded to school. He loved math. His favorite book was about a slow turtle who took all day to get dressed. Then…

Bob Moses, Crusader for Civil Rights and Math Education, Dies at 86

Robert Parris Moses was born on Jan. 23, 1935, in New York City, one of three children of Gregory H. Moses, a janitor, and Louise (Parris) Moses, a homemaker. In…

Pelosi Appoints Kinzinger to Panel Scrutinizing Jan. 6

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday appointed Representative Adam Kinzinger to the special committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol, adding a second Republican who is a…