Across the U.S. students have gone back to school in a lot of different ways. Whether it’s distance learning, hybrid models or shared tutors and it just may be that the coronavirus response has forever altered American education, perhaps sparking more support for what’s called “School Choice.” Today I talk about that with Education Secretary […]
I sort through a confusing array of contradictory reporting to see what the public record really shows, so far, about links between Covid-19 and Wuhan, China lab (Fact or Fiction?); and whether U.S. funding fueled the Chinese lab.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has given millions of taxpayer dollars to a U.S.-based group that partnered with the Wuhan, China lab to study bat coronaviruses. NIH cancelled some funding under pressure in April after the partnership with the Wuhan lab was reported by the media. A few weeks ago, NIH awarded more tax […]
As more states legalize marijuana, pot advocates say the lofty promises don’t seem to be coming true. This Sunday on Full Measure, I investigate what they say is going wrong. One problem they describe is that legal pot was supposed to eliminate illegal sales. Yet in California, the black market is thriving. Another issue is […]
Air travel is not what it was used to be. In January, passenger numbers and airline profits reached record highs, but since the COVID-19 outbreak, the industry has suffered devastating losses. And, as Scott Thuman reports, many Americans have come down with a serious case of: Fear of Flying. Scott Thuman: It has become a […]
The following is from Gallup: In 1954, shortly after the newly developed polio vaccine became available, Dr. George Gallup interpreted Americans' reaction to it positively, saying, "The public itself is very optimistic about the effectiveness of the Salk test. By more than a 13-to-1 ratio, the people interviewed who expressed an opinion feel that the […]
(Original air date: 3/1/20) You already know that China's coronavirus is spreading and has sparked global panic among some. But there's another impact you may not have heard much about: a threat to our supplies of medicine in the U.S. This very scenario was foreshadowed two years ago when we spoke with Rosemary Gibson, author […]
A majority of those who answered the latest unscientific poll at SharylAttkisson.com say money should be returned to parents in districts where schools are closed to in-person class. Seventy-three percent (73%) agreed on that course of action among the 1,100 people surveyed. Almost all of the remaining respondents (25%) said some money should be given […]