Why tribalism rules everything, from politics to culture to criminal trials

Even as the man who killed George Floyd was found guilty of murder, we are finding plenty to argue about. Not about the conviction of Derek Chauvin, which almost everyone…

Ghislaine Maxwell to face 2 separate Manhattan criminal trials

Ghislaine Maxwell is now scheduled to face two criminal trials in Manhattan federal court, after a judge ruled Friday to separate the perjury charges against her from her sexual-misconduct case. Judge Alison…

Two-time world champ Cox out of US Olympic wrestling trials

Two-time world champion and 2016 Olympic bronze medalist J’den Cox is out of the U.S. Olympic wrestling trials after not making weight Friday, USA Wrestling announced. Cox was removed from…

Early trials for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine against South African variant begin, NIH says

The National Institutes of Health has officially begun early-stage trials of an investigational COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna to protect against a concerning coronavirus variant that was first identified in…

Chelsea Handler slams due process in Derek Chauvin trial: ‘Skip trials when there is audio, video footage’

Chelsea Handler isn’t on board with ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin receiving a trial in the May 2020 arrest and subsequent death of George Floyd. The liberal stand-up comedian and talk show…

USOPC gives approved guidelines for ‘racial and social demonstrations’ during Olympic trials

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) released a nine-page document Tuesday giving athletes competing for spots on the national teams ideas about what is an acceptable form of protest during…

Modified COVID-19 vaccines targeting variants can skip lengthy trials, UK says

Britain’s regulator on Thursday said modified coronavirus vaccines meant to target highly transmissible variants can sidestep new approvals and extended clinical trials. Drug makers must instead show “robust evidence” the tweaked shot results in an…

First Trump impeachment trial’s political ad bonanza not being repeated

The first impeachment trial of then-President Donald Trump was accompanied by a flurry of political advertising. AdImpact, a leading national ad tracking firm, described it as “a gold mine for…

Trump impeachment trial’s six most interesting first-day moments

After four hours of emotional testimony and bitter debate, Day One of the Trump impeachment trial has drawn to a close in the Senate.  Here’s a recap of six key…

Fauci: ‘No red flags’ for pregnant women taking COVID-19 vaccine in trials ‘thus far’

Dr. Anthony Fauci on Thursday told the American Medical Association that there have been “no red flags” in trials of pregnant women who have taken the COVID-19 vaccine “thus far.” The director of…