Researchers are trying to find out why so many infected people show no symptoms — and their efforts are finally beginning to yield results, raising hope for faster development of vaccines and therapies.
The pandemic is exacerbating gentrification in Los Angeles and other cities. The Hulu series “Ramy” is a win for Muslim representation, but criticism shows how far we have to go. Black-owned bookstores see a boom in orders for anti-racist literature.
Demonstrators stormed the Foreign Ministry amid deep anger in a country already reeling from economic collapse and chronic corruption. In an attempt at appeasement, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab said he would propose early elections.
Officials hope the addition of a pavilion, fountain, art exhibit space, children’s play area and public restrooms will transform Franklin Square into a welcoming space that will no longer be just a place to wait for a bus.
Black drivers are more than twice as likely to be stopped by police than White drivers in Montgomery County, Md. The jurisdiction is unique in the region for still targeting traffic enforcement in policing, though the District last year moved automated enforcement from police to the transportation department.