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Sen. Kamala Harris will be the Democratic Party's nominee for vice president, we learned on Tuesday. The pick appears to be in line with former Vice President Joe Biden's semi-moderate instincts. But on healthcare, Harris has proved anything but moderate. She has a long track record of...

Just as he rejected pleas to suspend the execrable Assembly Bill 5 to ease the financial squeeze caused by the pandemic lockdowns, Gov. Gavin Newsom has declined to put off the state’s coming minimum-wage hike. The small businesses that worked hard enough to survive 2020’s...

Last week, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci urged states with rising COVID-19 rates to consider a new round of lockdown restrictions. "You may need to pause, you may need to drop back a little bit," Fauci said. "I don't think you necessarily have to revert...

Title: New federal relief bill includes liability protections during COVID-19 pandemic; ‘An important improvement to the litigation landscape’ By: Sarah Downey Federal lawmakers last week unveiled a stimulus package of COVID-19 relief legislation that includes further payments to unemployed workers and liability protections for health care workers,...

By: Henry I. Miller, M.S., M.D., Kathleen L. Hefferon, Justin R. St. Juliana Like most institutions in American society, academia has been badly shaken by Covid-19. Many universities in the Northeast abruptly closed as the pandemic accelerated. Students were sent home, which in some cases involved...