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The largest volcano in the world sits beneath two small rocky peaks in Hawaii

With two barren peaks that rise only about 170 feet above sea level, the now extinct Pūhāhonu volcano in the Northwestern Hawaii Islands doesn’t look like much. This is especially true since in the same archipelago, Mauna Loa towers over every other volcano at 30,000 feet. Scientists at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa have…MORE

Corona with Lyme? Warmer weather means it’s time to be tick aware

As warm weather sends people outdoors, some are encountering tenacious pests with no respect for social distance. Forget staying 6 feet apart: Ticks go for blood in the hardest-to-reach places on the human body. Many of those ticks are infected with Lyme disease. The illness, which was first identified in Connecticut in the 1970s, is…MORE

Twitter remains silent about Trump’s appalling attack against Joe Scarborough

A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. President Trump’s appalling tweets have real world consequences. Take his reckless posts about MSNBC host Joe Scarborough. For the past few weeks, Trump has been insinuating that Scarborough was responsible for the 2001 death of…MORE

Faith leaders stress caution on reopening churches as Trump pushes for in-person services

Faith leaders stress caution on reopening churches as Trump pushes for in-person services

Faith leaders are stressing the need for a cautious approach to reopening churches after President Donald Trump declared places of worship “essential” during the pandemic and said he’d override governors if they didn’t allow in-person services. “Let me be very honest, I think the President’s push was clearly political maneuvering. Most churches never considered ourselves…MORE

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