Latest from Daron Taylor

How calls to 'pack' the Supreme Court evolved over the years

While changing the composition of the court may sound radical, it's actually already been done.
  • May 24, 2021

How cicadas will impact you, your pets and your summer

After 17 years underground, three species of the Brood X cicadas will emerge this spring on the East Coast. Here's everything you need to know.
  • Apr 23, 2021

The psychological impact of climate change

Psychological research shows that climate change can alter an individual's mental health both directly and indirectly, impacting how we respond to this crisis.
  • Apr 22, 2021

Understanding the coronavirus variants

As new variants of coronavirus continue to be discovered, here's what you need to know about how these mutations work and how they spread.
  • Apr 8, 2021

Why D.C. statehood is gaining national support

With Democrats in control of the White House and both chambers of Congress, activists say they are in their strongest position yet to make D.C. the 51st state.
  • Mar 20, 2021

In Niger, 20 tons of dinosaur bones lie in wait

The excavation of 20 tons of dinosaur bones has been delayed in Niger because of the coronavirus pandemic and Islamist insurgencies.
  • Feb 8, 2021

Why this Black woman with ‘long covid’ feels the medical community has failed her

Cynthia Adinig has been to the hospital upwards of 20 times for debilitating symptoms related to long-haul covid-19, but has been dismissed by doctors.
  • Feb 2, 2021

Trump administration delivered fraction of promised coronavirus vaccine doses

The Trump administration promised to deliver as much as 100 million coronavirus vaccine doses by the beginning of 2021. It delivered a fraction of that.
  • Jan 19, 2021

Decoding the historical flags co-opted by Capitol rioters

Some of the flags seen during the Jan. 6 Capitol siege symbolize support for far-right causes, white supremacy and anti-government militias.
  • Jan 14, 2021

How the 25th Amendment works

The 25th Amendment details the steps to fill the presidency in the event that they are "unable to discharge the powers and duties" of the office.
  • Jan 7, 2021