With staff shortages, cost cutting and relentlessly bad news, remaining nursing home staffers are worn out. But they say they are holding on as the coronavirus peaks again because their patients need them. And unlike ambulance drivers and hospital workers, many say they feel no love from the outside world.
The president-elect began choosing his top health-care officials, naming Vivek H. Murthy and Anthony S. Fauci as he prepares to take office during a pandemic that has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans
The president’s baseless claims of fraud in the November elections have sparked a Republican civil war in the state, where voters will return to the polls on Jan. 5 in a pair of races that will determine control of the U.S. Senate.
Tina Flournoy, a trailblazer with decades of Washington experience, has been tapped as chief of staff, while Harris’s longtime aide Rohini Kosoglu will serve as domestic policy advisor. Former ambassador to Bulgaria Nancy McEldowney will advise Harris on national security.
For the first time, Mexico has committed to a serious effort to find its missing people. But a new wave of disappearances is more baffling, more complex than what happened during Latin America’s dirty wars of the 1970s and 1980s. It coincides with the drug war and the country’s troubled transition to democracy.
Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.) said she might subpoena Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross over his department’s failure to release documents related to the 2020 Census, and call him and the Census Bureau’s director to appear next week to answer questions.
Montgomery County, Maryland’s largest school system, saw failure rates in math and English soar as much as sixfold for some of the most vulnerable students as the pandemic’s toll becomes increasingly visible in schools across the country.
Timnit Gebru, an acclaimed researcher who has criticized the company’s lack of diversity, emailed co-workers that she felt “constantly dehumanized." Her managers, she said, abruptly fired her shortly after.