Political Reckoning

America was unprepared for a major crisis. Again.

Inadequate planning, uneven leadership, lack of agility and bureaucratic inertia compound problems when disasters hit, say veterans of past national crises.

Across the U.S., virus is killing more men than women, data show

U.S. data are starting to show a picture that matches a mysterious global trend.
Gov. Larry Hogan speaks on March 19 in Annapolis, Md. (AP)
Gov. Larry Hogan speaks on March 19 in Annapolis, Md. (AP)

Unafraid to call out Trump, Maryland’s Hogan emerges as lead GOP voice for urgent action on pandemic

The Maryland governor made an early call for social distancing and warns the D.C. region could be the next New York.

Inside the Javits Center: New York’s militarized, makeshift hospital

Thousands of beds were set up inside the 2.1-million-square-foot convention center in mere days.

Guide to the pandemic

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Why physical distancing shouldn’t mean social distancing

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Those encouraging Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to think about withdrawing from the presidential race include his campaign manager, according to two people with knowledge of the situation.
Their works depict the confusion, longing and abandonment that many feel after crossing to the other side.
President Trump on Saturday said sports leagues want to return soon. But disease experts suggest that the possibility of no major events until next year may be more real than many believe.
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