Author: Louis Jacobson

Prepare for the Weirdest Election ‘Night’ Ever

Remember Florida’s presidential election recount in 2000, with the hanging chads, the magnifying glasses, and the weeks of courtroom battles about how to count the votes? There could be post-election vote-counting chaos again in the 2020 election — maybe in Florida, maybe some other state, or even in several states […]

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A Coronavirus Vaccine: Where Does It Stand?

More than four months into the coronavirus pandemic, how close are the U.S. and the world to a safe and effective vaccine? Scientists say they see steady progress and are expressing cautious optimism that a vaccine could be ready by spring. As of early July, roughly 160 vaccine projects were […]

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