The political winds in the U.S. are swirling

See how political shifts and changes in turnout from 2016 have affected the 2020 election across the U.S.
  • Dec 15, 2020

How much is 250,000 deaths? Enough to empty wide swaths of the country.

250,000 people in the United States have died of covid-19, more than the population of most counties in the United States. Over 11 million confirmed cases have been reported, which is more than the combined population of multiple states.
  • Nov 20, 2020

Tracking Delta

Maps track Hurricane Delta’s trajectory and development in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Oct 9, 2020

Is it too close to the election to confirm a Supreme Court nominee?

Since 1975, it's taken about 71 days for a president's nomination to be confirmed in a vote on the Senate floor.
  • Sep 19, 2020

Tracking Sally

Tropical Storm Sally is expected to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near the Louisiana-Mississippi border.
  • Sep 16, 2020

Here’s how California’s worst-ever wildfire siege occurred

The recent outbreak of fires in California was caused by an extraordinary lightning barrage that hit when the state was unusually hot and dry.
  • Aug 28, 2020

Tracking Tropical Storm Isaias

Tracking Hurricane Isaias, the storm that forecasts predict will track close to the east coast.
  • Aug 4, 2020

In these states, pandemic crisis response includes attempts to stop abortion

Several states have tried to ban abortions as part of emergency orders against elective medical procedures and nonessential businesses. Abortion rights supporters said the changes put unfair burdens on women.
  • Apr 23, 2020

How a surge of coronavirus patients could stretch hospital resources in your area

An analysis of U.S. hospital data shows why health officials are seeking more resources to treat coronavirus patients. See how resources in your area compare with the rest of the country.
  • Apr 9, 2020