Over the past week, nearly 40 countries had record single-day increases in confirmed COVID-19 infections.
Fauci: A coronavirus vaccine likely won't be widely available until deeper into 2021.
With just two drugs shown effective against COVID-19, the NIH will begin a "flurry" of large clinical trials to test more treatments.
Experts try to account for the low COVID-19 fatality rate in South Africa, and in most other African countries.
This weekend, local TV stations owned by the Sinclair Group will air a segment on a conspiracy theory that Dr. Fauci created the coronavirus.
Related: "Around half of Americans with a high school diploma or less education (48%) say the theory is probably or definitely true."
(Terrifying) headline of the week: "The World’s Most Technologically Sophisticated Genocide Is Happening in Xinjiang."
An interactive migration model shows where people will go as the climate crisis forces mass movement.
"Your city might be next." Everything you need to know about the Battle of Portland.
See also: A video investigation shows how federal officers have escalated violence in Portland.
This week Congress passed veto-proof legislation to remove Confederate names from US Army bases.
Advances have been made in areas of racial equality, yes, but a Black doctor says it’s not always obvious in the emergency room.
With its name change still undecided, this season the NFL will welcome the "Washington Football Team."
As COVID-19 shut down states, organized endurance races were canceled, but athletes are still setting new records.
A mosquito species that carries dangerous viruses prefers human blood because of how people store water, necessary to lay eggs in hot, dry climates.
The genome of a new Crispr calf turns up unexpected mutations, confirming the technology still has a long way to go.
Back-to-school ads graded for how awkward they look this year.
Summer jobs—lifeguarding, mowing lawns, working retail—are a nostalgic relic for many of today’s young people.
"Every shoegaze song was Radiohead." A Twitter thread on songs people thought were by other artists because of incorrect track info on file-sharing services.
Watch: Amazing, oddball skate moves by Isamu Yamamoto.
"The practice has been prevalent in America for years." Much ado when an author explains how to cheat the bestseller lists.
“Another Dull Quarantine Weekend at Home, Target, Chipotle, Home Depot, and Our Niece’s Graduation Party.”