Does America need another widespread lockdown? Fauci says no.

Amid accelerating growth in newly reported coronavirus cases in 20 states, some officials have warned that stay-at-home orders and nonessential business closures might again be needed to slow the virus' spread—but is another round of widespread lockdowns in America viable?

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How to use your negotiating skills (with your kids)

You're great at negotiating deals at the office, but when it comes to your kids, do your tactics fall flat? Writing for Harvard Business Review, Mary Kern and Terri Kurtzberg offer four tips to successfully apply your office negotiation skills to negotiations with your children.

Widely used algorithms could disadvantage black and Hispanic patients, study finds

Algorithms that are widely used to guide care for millions of Americans incorporate race in ways that could exacerbate inequities in health care, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

What the Supreme Court's ruling on DACA means for health care

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the Trump administration cannot proceed with its plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a move that received praise from several medical groups, including the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Around the nation: Highmark Health and HealthNow announce affiliation agreement

Highmark Health and HealthNow under their so-called "affiliation agreement" would combine their operations into one, six-million member health plan, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Indiana, and New York.

Why some Americans won't wear face masks, in their own words

Many Americans still aren't following the CDC's April recommendations for wearing face coverings in public places, according to recent surveys. Here's why these individuals say they aren't wearing masks—and why experts say face coverings are a critical way to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Weekly line: Llamas, alpacas, and cows? They're all key to combating Covid-19.

As the global coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen in the United States and many other countries, researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop a vaccine against the virus and treatments for Covid-19—and some are betting on llamas, alpacas, and cows to get us there, Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli writes.

Weekend reads: Americans think the 'country is spiraling out of control'

How the new coronavirus could have lasting effects on architecture, Americans' pent-up demand for professional hair styling, and more.