Last year, the pandemic shut the gates of many public gardens just as spring was on its way: According to a survey by the American Public Gardens Association, only about 4 percent of public gardens remained fully open as of March 30, 2020. Once public gardens began to reopen months […]

We are more than halfway through President BidenJoe BidenThe Hill’s Morning Report — Presented by Facebook — Biden delivers 100 million shots in 58 days, doses to neighbors Advocates demand transparency in Biden migrant facilities The Memo: America faces long war with extremism MORE’s first 100 days, and Republicans are […]

This Aug. 21, 2019 image shows Lake Powell near Page, Arizona. A plan by Utah could open the door to the state pursuing an expensive pipeline that critics say could further deplete the lake, which is a key indicator of the Colorado River’s health. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan) Susan Montoya […]

Camping is one of the best ways to enjoy nature, and in these post-coronavirus times, it’s an especially great idea if you want to get away—and get away from everyone else. But social distancing isn’t the only reason people are flocking to camping. It’s also a budget-friendly vacation option that’s […]

Amazing escapes Staying in a beautifully restored historic home or a state-of-the-art penthouse used to be the preserve of the super-rich or well connected. But Airbnb, the peer-to-peer online vacation rental site, has unlocked the doors to some spectacular properties across America. Here’s our pick of the best Airbnbs in […]

Globe Newswire Nicox’s Partner Fera Pharmaceuticals to Investigate Naproxcinod as Potential Covid-19 Adjuvant Treatment Press ReleaseNicox’s Partner Fera Pharmaceuticals to Investigate Naproxcinod as Potential Covid-19 Adjuvant Treatment  December 11, 2020 – release at 7:30 am CETSophia Antipolis, France   Nicox SA (Euronext Paris: FR0013018124, COX), an international ophthalmology company, and […]

Amazing escapes Staying in a beautifully restored historic home or a state-of-the-art penthouse used to be the preserve of the super-rich or well connected. But Airbnb, the peer-to-peer online vacation rental site, has unlocked the doors to some spectacular properties across America. Here’s our pick of the best Airbnbs in […]

The coronavirus crisis continued to reach new heights over the Thanksgiving holiday as average daily caseloads showed no sign of declining across much of the country.  Sixteen states — including Arizona, California, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey and Ohio — saw their average daily case counts hit all-time highs Thursday and […]

State and local officials nationwide are imposing new coronavirus restrictions and pleading with the public in an increasingly desperate attempt to stop the explosive spread of the disease as many Americans resist calls to limit gatherings and travel heading into the holidays. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak tightened restrictions on casinos, […]

The Thursday press conference by President TrumpDonald John TrumpBen Carson says he’s ‘out of the woods’ after being ‘extremely sick’ with COVID-19 Biden will receive @POTUS Twitter account on Jan. 20 even if Trump doesn’t concede, company says Trump to participate in virtual G-20 summit amid coronavirus surge MORE’s legal […]

Richard Chenoweth, owner of Scranton’s in Pascagoula For the Mississippi restaurant industry, like those nationwide, the early shelter-in-place months of the Covid pandemic were costly and uncertain.  Fortunately for them, Mississippians never really lost their taste for dining out, even if that meant burgers and fries.  “Restaurant tax collections saw […]

Stephen Ordway inside the mill building in Dover, N.H., where his restaurant Dos Mexican Eats is located. In late July, the state told him he had to return nearly $12,000 in unemployment benefits. Todd Bookman/NHPR hide caption toggle caption Todd Bookman/NHPR Stephen Ordway inside the mill building in Dover, N.H., […]

With Amy Coney Barrett’s ascension to the Supreme Court, the future of Roe v. Wade — the landmark decision establishing the constitutional right to an abortion — appears less certain than ever.  If Roe falls, the legality of abortion will revert to the states, some of which are eager to […]

FILE – In this Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, file photo, voters wait in line to enter the Pip Moyer Recreation Center, in Annapolis, Md., on the first day of in-person early voting in the state. Tens of millions of Americans already cast ballots in the 2020 election amid record-breaking early […]