What We Know About the U.S. Intelligence Community’s Split on COVID-19 Origins

News that the U.S. Department of Energy made a determination about the origins of COVID-19 has sparked new questions about the U.S. intelligence community’s investigation of the global pandemic that has killed an estimated 6.85 million people. The Energy Department, which runs multiple national laboratories, concluded with a low level of confidence that COVID-19 most … Read more

Bruce Willis Has Frontotemporal Dementia. Here’s What It Is

In an Instagram post, Bruce Willis’ family revealed that the actor has been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia (FTD). The diagnosis comes nearly a year after his family revealed Willis has aphasia, which is characterized by difficulty speaking. “Since we announced Bruce’s diagnosis of aphasia in spring 2022, Bruce’s condition has progressed and we now have … Read more

An Abortion Pill Is in Danger—and Not Just in Red States

The future of medication abortions across the U.S.—even in states with few abortion restrictions—is on the line. Experts call a recent, soon-to-be-decided lawsuit the most consequential court case for nationwide abortion access since the overturning of Roe v. Wade. A ruling is expected as soon as Feb. 24. Here’s what to know about the case. … Read more