Politicians and the public are alarmingly willing to violate civil liberties in the name of fighting the epidemic.
The Kentucky congressman who insisted Congress record its vote on history's biggest spending bill is unapologetic and outspoken about limited government.
"You cannot just decide you want to sell groceries," said Barbara Ferrer, the director of L.A. County Public Health.
Markets are trying to meet spiking demand for face masks, but importers are stymied by the FDA and CDC
The Kentucky Republican took on Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi to fight against the $2 trillion coronavirus spending package. He's just getting started.
States have so far taken the lead in battling the coronavirus, and there is some merit to this decentralized approach, which fits the original meaning of the Constitution. But it also has flaws, and there is still a good chance the crisis will ultimately lead to an expansion of federal power.
Social distancing and lockdowns today are why deaths from the two pandemics might be comparable.
The World Health Organization Classified Video Game Addiction as a Disorder. Now It's Telling People to Play Video Games.
Global health group supports industry-supported initiative to promote gaming, educate players about COVID-19.
But Oregon grudgingly relents. For now.
DIY manufacturers scramble to reduce shortages, as public health officials send mixed messages about the efficacy of broader use.
Don't the authorities have better things to do with their time right now?
Threatening shops for selling chocolate Easter eggs and mocking people who are actually following the law undermines citizens’ trust.
Spanish Flu Experience Might Indicate That Public Policy Interventions Don't Have Long-Term Economic Effects
Though focused on manufacturing and banking, this study sees economic optimism in quick and thorough interventions to keep people isolated.
Social distancing and lockdowns appear to be working to slow the coronavirus pandemic.
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"We have the capacity to keep this contained," Mayor Bill de Blasio told New Yorkers on March 2.
They were mocked for sounding the alarm. Now they're the ones providing the solutions.
L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva Says Gun Dealers Are 'Nonessential.' The Department of Homeland Security Disagrees.
The county's ban on firearm sales is inconsistent with a new federal advisory as well as the Second Amendment.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to less air pollution...unless you count all the germs.
You don't need to plan every minute of their day.
The agency should relax the yearlong deferral period.
The agency concludes that the possible benefits outweigh the risks.
Germany's crude case fatality rate is currently less than 1 percent, compared to 1.8 percent in the U.S., 6.4 percent in the U.K., and 11.4 percent in Italy.
"These uncompensated seizures violate the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment."
As Trump Imagines '2.2 Million Deaths' From COVID-19 in the U.S., a Top Federal Disease Expert Cautions Against Believing Worst-Case Scenarios
"They always overshoot," Anthony Fauci says. "Generally, the reality is somewhere in the middle."
Its rulers tried to cover up an epidemic, then declared war on their people to control it.
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We need to be careful, but we also need people to bring food from fields to our tables
Reason's Ronald Bailey on flattening the curve without killing freedom.
An idea that could really speed up vaccine development
Trump's anti-China trade advisor, Peter Navarro, is now playing a major role in the White House's coronavirus response. What could go wrong?
A lot of industries and individuals are suffering right now. A select few corporations are getting big bailouts.
The CARES Act plunges the nation into a crash course on experimental economics.—and we're the lab rats.
Takeout and delivery orders are the only thing keeping the state's 115 craft breweries afloat during the coronavirus outbreak.
No, British Epidemiologist Neil Ferguson Has Not 'Drastically Downgraded' His Worst-Case Projection of COVID-19 Deaths
But he has raised his estimate of the virus's reproduction number, which implies a lower fatality rate than his research group initially assumed.
William Barr: "We want to make sure our institutions don't become petri dishes."
The mandates would be retroactive, potentially punishing businesses for violating rules they did not even know existed.
That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.
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Reports from USA Today and ProPublica highlight CDC missteps that set back the United States' Covid-19 response.
The agency's emphasis on caution over speed led to needless suffering and loss of life long before the COVID-19 pandemic.