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South Korea was a model for how to control the coronavirus. Now, it faces a second wave.

South Korea was a model for how to control the coronavirus. Now, it faces...

After an aggressive — and mostly successful — push to limit the spread of the coronavirus, South Korean health officials have announced that the greater Seoul area is experiencing a second wave as the number of infections rises. The number of new cases flatlined in late April due to a nationwide contact tracing and testing…
South Dakota’s Governor Continues To Target Sioux Tribes Over Coronavirus Checkpoints

South Dakota’s Governor Continues To Target Sioux Tribes Over Coronavirus Checkpoints

Due to a wholly inadequate federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, it has largely been up to states to execute their own plans to protect residents. State responses have varied widely, largely divided by party line: Democratic governors have imposed more restrictions and protections, while Republican governors have tended toward looser regulations and a “decide…
South Korea has brought new coronavirus cases under control. It’s taking steps to reopen public life.

South Korea has brought new coronavirus cases under control. It’s taking steps to reopen...

South Korea will take new steps to relax social distancing on May 6, in yet another sign that the country that once had one of the worst outbreaks of coronavirus outside China has managed to bring its transmission under control. Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said in a televised meeting Sunday that the government “will allow…
South Korea has brought its spread of new coronavirus infections to single digits per day

South Korea has brought its spread of new coronavirus infections to single digits per...

South Korea’s public health agency, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said on Sunday that the country reported just eight new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the lowest new case number since the country experienced an explosive outbreak two months ago. The South Korean government said it will extend its social…
South by Southwest 2020 has been canceled because of coronavirus

South by Southwest 2020 has been canceled because of coronavirus

On Friday, March 6, Mayor Steve Adler of Austin, Texas, announced that the film, music, and interactive industry conference South by Southwest (SXSW) will be canceled by executive order of the city due to fears about spreading the Covid-19 coronavirus. SXSW was slated to run from March 13 through 22. The beloved convention, part tech…
Joe Biden Won The South Carolina Primary & Here’s What It Means For The 2020 Race

Joe Biden Won The South Carolina Primary & Here’s What It Means For The...

“I think Bernie Sanders’ positions on a number of issues, even in the Democratic party, are very controversial,” Biden told Meet The Press after South Carolina, adding the American people “are not looking for revolution, they are looking for results, they’re looking for change, they’re looking for movement forward.”
Did Biden’s South Carolina win come just in time for Super Tuesday — or too late?

Did Biden’s South Carolina win come just in time for Super Tuesday — or...

South Carolina Democratic voters have finally delivered former frontrunner Joe Biden a win. The question is whether that win came just in time for Biden’s hopes on Super Tuesday, which is just three days away — or whether it came too late. The former vice president had led national polls of the Democratic contest throughout…
South Carolina exit polls show Buttigieg and Klobuchar lagging significantly with black voters

South Carolina exit polls show Buttigieg and Klobuchar lagging significantly with black voters

Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar’s campaigns have had a problem since the start. And early South Carolina exit polls confirm it: Black voters don’t back them. According to a survey from the Washington Post, Buttigieg and Klobuchar picked up little support from black voters in the state, who make up 60 percent of the South…
Who is going to win the South Carolina primary, according to the polls

Who is going to win the South Carolina primary, according to the polls

When former Vice President Joe Biden proclaimed “I will win South Carolina,” at Tuesday’s Democratic debate in Charleston, it wasn’t just braggadocio — all of the most recent South Carolina polls suggest he’s right. In fact, nearly every poll taken in February found Biden to have a sizable lead on his fellow candidates. For instance,…
When South Carolina polls will close — and when we might get results

When South Carolina polls will close — and when we might get results

Here are Vox’s live results in the South Carolina primary race. The 2020 Democratic candidates are headed to South Carolina, just the fourth state to weigh in on the presidential primary, and one that will reveal which candidates have the support of black voters. The remaining eight candidates in the field (minus former New York…

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