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Report: Blacks in Boston disproportionately face eviction

The Latest on protests over racial inequality (all times local):6:20 p.m.JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi legislators have voted to raucous cheers and applause to remove a Confederate battle emblem from their state flag. Mississippi’s House and Senate took historic votes Sunday to retire the flag adopted in 1894. It’s the last state flag that included a…

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CDC changes its ‘confusing’ guidelines on coronavirus and surfaces. Here’s what we know.

CLOSE CDC says coronavirus 'does not spread easily' by touching surfaces or objects. But it still 'may be possible.' USA TODAYRecent guidance issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should have clarified how coronavirus spreads through surfaces.But two days after the federal health agency's guidelines said COVID-19 "does not spread easily" on…

Report: Blacks in Boston disproportionately face eviction

The Latest on protests over racial inequality (all times local):6:20 p.m.JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi legislators have voted to raucous cheers and applause to remove a Confederate battle emblem from their state flag. Mississippi’s House and Senate took historic votes Sunday to retire the flag adopted in 1894. It’s the last state flag that included a…

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How One Boston Hospital Built a Covid-19 Forecasting System

Andriy Onufriyenko/Getty Images We’ve made our coronavirus coverage free for all readers. To get all of HBR’s content delivered to your inbox, sign up for the Daily Alert newsletter. The Covid-19 pandemic created an unprecedented strain on healthcare systems across the globe. Beyond the clinical, financial, and emotional impact of this crisis, the logistical implications…

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CDC changes its ‘confusing’ guidelines on coronavirus and surfaces. Here’s what we know.

CLOSE CDC says coronavirus ‘does not spread easily’ by touching surfaces or objects. But it still ‘may be possible.’ USA TODAYRecent guidance issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should have clarified how coronavirus spreads through surfaces.But two days after the federal health agency’s guidelines said COVID-19 “does not spread easily” on…

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Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

The Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year historyBy JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports WriterMay 29, 2020, 12:20 AM4 min readBOSTON — Organizers canceled the Boston Marathon on Thursday for the first time in its history, bowing to the social distancing requirements of the coronavirus outbreak and ending a 124-year run…

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Inside the NSA’s Secret Tool for Mapping Your Social Network

In the summer of 2013, I spent my days sifting through the most extensive archive of top-secret files that had ever reached the hands of an American journalist. In a spectacular act of transgression against the National Security Agency, where he worked as a contractor, Edward Snowden had transmitted tens of thousands of classified documents…

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