The rapidly-moving coronavirus has closed schools across Oregon. Parents, what questions do you have?
Cases of COVID-19 have appeared throughout the country but certain areas are hit harder than others. Find out how many cases and deaths have been reported in each state.
Hadiyah-Nicole Green lost the aunt and uncle who raised her to cancer. The loss inspired her to develop a cancer treatment using lasers. "I was born to do this," she tells her cousin at StoryCorps.
While many white collar workers are now telecommuting to their jobs, service industry workers often rely on the large gatherings now temporarily banned in Oregon to make a living.
After 239 scientists raised concerns about transmission by aerosolized particles, the World Health Organization has issued a brief on the role of aerosolized particles — and called for more research.
Jo Ann Hardesty has been pushing for major changes to the way policing and the criminal justice system work in Portland for decades — and has achieved a lot in the last few weeks.
A map of confirmed cases of COVID-19 around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed thousands of people.
"This is what happens when people go crazy and get tested," Ohio state Rep. Nino Vitale wrote on social media.
Several states already require people to wear masks in public spaces like coffee shops to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but many still have no such requirement.
It's not that young adults aren't worried about the pandemic, psychologists say, but they are at far greater risk of dying by suicide. Finding ways beyond screens to foster social bonds is crucial.
The American call for racial justice has led to a heated debate over attitudes about skin tones — and caused some lightening creams, like "Fair & Lovely" from Unilever, to change their name.
When scientists revved up the production of an enzyme called GPLD1 in older mice, it stimulated nerve growth in their brains and the animals navigated a maze better.
Several park-goers have complained that the request for those on roller coasters to remain silent is unrealistic. "If a scream comes out, it comes out," one visitor said.