Quick Facts on Politics

Debate disaster, round one

If you are a viewer that likes tension and drama, it was your night. For the rest of us, it was an embarrassment or, worse, another pressure point in a country stretched nearly to its limits.

Quick Facts on Politics

Trump: a rigged 2020 election

COVID may keep voters home this year but President Trump is already casting doubt on the legitimacy of mail-in voting.

Quick Facts on Politics

#Reopen protest tied to White House

Freelance photographer Alyson McClaran of Denver, Colorado, captures history as health care workers push back against protestors.

Quick Facts on World

Stock market is tanking, and this is why

The stock market has fallen so hard and so fast that trading on the New York Stock Exchange has been automatically stopped for 15 minutes in a second “circuit breaker” moment this week.

Quick Facts on Science & Tech

Coronavirus, simple and unspun

Marc Lipsitch, an epidemiologist at Harvard University, predicts that between 40-70% of adults worldwide will become infected.

Quick Facts on Lifestyle

The trial of #MeToo versus Harvey Weinstein

Women came forward with allegations that he used his Hollywood status as a way to assault and abuse women, frequently by luring them into his hotel “office” room with promises to talk about career opportunities.