Kizzmekia Corbett, a North Carolina-born immunologist with the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institute of Health, played a pivotal role in developing the Moderna COVID vaccine. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Survived COVID? Thank a North Carolina-Born Scientist Named Kizzmekia

Long before Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett’s research helped develop America’s anti-COVID vaccines, she stood out from the crowd. 

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2019 file photo, former White House strategist Steve Bannon arrives to testify at the trial of Roger Stone, at federal court in Washington. Bannon was arrested Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, on charges that he and three others ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme “We Build The Wall.” The charges were contained in an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court.  (AP Photo/Al Drago, File)
Steve Bannon Arrested for Fraudulent ‘We Build the Wall’ Campaign

An indictment released Thursday stated that Steve Bannon and three others "defrauded hundreds of thousands of donors, capitalizing on their interest in funding a border wall."

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What Freedom Looks Like to Me: 6 Americans Tell Us Their Hopes of Liberation and Justice

The writers in this series discuss a range of topics, from dealing with everyday racism and growing up impoverished and food insecure to living with a widely misunderstood mental health disorder, and more.

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The EPA Begs You to Please Don’t Inject or Ingest Disinfectant

After Trump wondered if an injection of disinfectant would fight coronavirus, the Environmental Protection Agency reminded people to only use on surfaces.

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Friend Who Trump Warned to Leave New York Dies of COVID-19

Real estate mogul Stanley Chera passed away on Saturday. He reportedly left New York City after President Trump warned him he would be "safer" outside of the city.

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The Gun Lobby Is Profiting Off Your Coronavirus Fears and Putting Kids at Risk

The president of the American Federation of Teachers, along with a member who is a Sandy Hook shooting survivor, discuss how our new reality raises the stakes on the epidemic of gun violence in communities.

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Trump Says It’s OK for Him to Vote Absentee But ‘Dangerous’ for Anyone Else

Trump voted by mail just last month, but he says other people who do it are cheaters.