The research has raised eyebrows because it suggests humans are extraordinarily special, despite the fact that the galaxy is stuffed with planets.
The picture is bleak, but happiness could begin to return — ironically, partly because of what has happened in response to COVID-19.
There has always been a push and a pull between our founding ideals and the forces of inequality. But today is a celebration of our persistent march toward greater justice.
The founders endowed us with a system to handle COVID-19 responsibly. They also left us a record of how they managed public health crises.
Despite the United States' multiple crises and poor leadership, I became an American because I know the country is bigger, and better, than one man.
As a pandemic threatens the globe, pundits, medical professionals and policy experts share their analysis and advice.
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