“Haven’t Seen Anything This Bad”: Trump Administration Starves the U.S. Postal Service

President Trump is using new schemes to prevent a November election—this time against a beloved public institution: the post office. The politicized effort to destroy the Post Office in an election year has confused and worried many—considering 91 percent of Americans hold a favorable view of the USPS.

Luckily, lawmakers in the House and the Senate, as well as two coalitions of at least 21 state attorneys general, are fighting back. And the pressure seems to be working.

“We Have Her Back” Cautions Media Against Sexist VP Coverage

In preparation for the inevitable media frenzy surrounding Joe Biden’s vice presidential pick, a group of powerful women activists and leaders has a warning for media covering this “historic moment”: Avoid sexist and racist stereotypes.

When Biden announces his VP pick—likely this week—will the media heed this warning and “have her back”? Only time will tell.

Rest in Power: 100,000 Lost

Yesterday marked 100,000 dead from the coronavirus. As the country hits this grim milestone, we wanted to thank the women and men on the front lines and answer:

Who were they? And what can we do with our grief and rage?

Q&A: Infectious Disease Expert Dr. Murthy: “We’re Not Out of the Woods Yet”

As top health experts paint a bleak picture of the pandemic and warn of the dangers of reopening the country too soon, many individuals are feeling uneasy and unsure about what comes next. To help illuminate the path forward, Ms. associate digital editor Roxy Szal spoke with Dr. Rekha Murthy, MD about testing capabilities; what differentiates coronavirus from other infectious diseases, like the flu; the feasibility of herd immunity; and what’s giving her some much-needed hope.