Will Trump Take the Election to the Supreme Court?
As his hope of winning re-election at the polls fades, Donald Trump has been engaged in a flurry of legal activity to try to improve his chances and cast doubt on the election results, laying ground for contesting the outcome in battleground states as he slipped behind Democrat Joe Biden in the…

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The Far-Reaching Effects of Covid-19

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What Will Happen to Cities in 2021?
The post-pandemic world approaches. According to some projections, up to half of all Americans could be vaccinated by June, and another 30 percent may have acquired natural immunity through infection over the previous year. Next summer could be surprisingly unburdened by the pandemic, which is not the same as saying it will be normal. The world that emerges from our year of plague will be altered, in subtle and dramatic ways. No one should be overconfident about exactly how the pandemic will cha...
America Failed at COVID-19, but the Economy’s Okay. Why?
Here is a remarkable, underappreciated fact: The U.S. economy has performed far better than that of many of the country’s peers during this horrible year. The International Monetary Fund expects the U.S. economy to contract by 4.4 percent in 2020, versus 5.3 percent in Japan, 6 percent in Germany, 7.1 percent in Canada, and nearly 10 percent in both the United Kingdom and France.   This fact is not a result of the United States managing its public-health response better than those countries, all...
Get FITT To Better Fight Heart Disease
If you've been diagnosed with heart disease, the FITT approach can reduce your risk for heart attack and stroke. About half of all Americans have at least one of the key risk factors for heart disease, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and excess weight. You can address those risks with a heart-healthy diet and medications to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels. But perhaps the biggest boost you can give your heart is regular aerobic exercise. "If you have been diagnosed wit...
What to Expect After COVID
A growing number of people have now experienced a bout of COVID-19, and doctors are only just beginning to learn more about the aftereffects of the infection.   "Reports are coming out describing long-term lung effects -- which is not surprising, as scarring may occur and cause permanent impairment -- and also of neurological, cardio­vascular, and kidney effects," says Dr. David Christiani, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a pulmonary physician at Massachusetts General Hos...
Douglas Emhoff: America’s First “Second Gentleman”
Both in their 40s, Emhoff, divorced, and Harris, single, met on a date arranged in 2013 by Harris’s best friend, Chrisette Hudlin, a public relations consultant. The date was set up by text, and then the two met for dinner the next night. In her memoir, The Truths We Hold, Harris has written how difficult it was as a public figure to have a normal dating life. (When she met Emhoff, she was ...
Dalida Khalil to Majalla: “I will think about settling down once the current coronavirus crisis ends.”
Dalida Khalil is a self-made entertainer who’s always ready to seize any opportunity that comes to her. Despite coming from humble beginnings, Khalil’s hard work and perseverance transformed her into one of Lebanon’s and the Arab world’s biggest stars. Her latest show “Ser” (Secret) is a display of her acting talents, however Khalil is not only dedicated to her artistry. Recently, she voiced her support for Lebanon’s revolution and called for the ouster of the corrupt regime. However, now, like ...
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