Millions of people in the United States are citizens on paper. They’ve waited their turn, taken the test, and sworn the oath. But in practice, their patriotism, place and purpose in this country are questioned. Author Laila Lalami explores identity and belonging in her new memoir, “Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America.”
Why Moroccan-born author Laila Lalami calls her US citizenship ‘conditional’
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Trump hampers incoming Biden administration from preparing COVID response
California is expected to reach a million COVID-19 cases on Thursday. Nearly a dozen counties regressed back to more restrictive tiers in the state’s pandemic reopening plan.
Mark Ridley-Thomas on LA’s COVID spike and options for removing Sheriff Alex Villanueva
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Tough decisions around gathering with family for Thanksgiving during COVID
Thanksgiving is two weeks away. Many people usually look forward to the food and time with family and friends. But the holiday will be different because of COVID-19.
The US Space Force under Biden, getting Americans back on the moon, and NASA’s climate work
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