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Just 47 House districts flipped in the last three presidential elections. What do they tell us?

March 14, 2021
The majority of these districts—24 in total—swung in the Democratic direction over that period; these appear in yellow or green in the map above (and in a larger version here), which shows every district as the same size so that dense urban districts aren’t obscured and rural districts aren’t overemphasized. (You can find a traditional

Africa Surpasses Three Million Covid-19 Cases, Most in South Africa

January 11, 2021
The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than three million cases have been logged on the continent since the start of the pandemic, with South Africa accounting for more than 30 percent. South Africa has recorded some 1.2 million Covid-19 cases, with a recent spike in infections due to a new variant

By three to one, Americans reject Trump’s push to reopen schools despite COVID-19 risk

July 16, 2020
With coronavirus infections spreading fast and COVID-19 deaths climbing yet again, most Americans say the country is not ready to send children back to school this fall — and they emphatically reject every aspect of President Trump’s new effort to force public schools to fully reopen, according to the latest Yahoo News/YouGov poll.  The survey, which

Three Days in a Detroit Funeral Home Ravaged by the Coronavirus

May 15, 2020
On April 29, Stephen Kemp arrived at his office just outside Detroit to a perplexing silence. Since COVID-19 hit the city, the phones at his funeral home had been ringing nonstop. Now, nothing. Kemp’s wife and colleague, Jacquie, soon popped into his office with an explanation: Comcast was down. No phones, no Internet. The outage…