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The Report: Speeding Up the Country

The Report: Speeding Up the Country

Plus: The police reform fight, the origins of COVID-19, and fire seasons of the future

May 28, 2021

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Measuring government performance

WIGGINS, COLORADO - DECEMBER 19: Dana Sharp, with Blue Lightning, runs a Ditch Witch digging a line to lay in fiber optic cable, for high speed internet, on December 19, 2019 in Wiggins, Colorado. (Photo by  RJ Sangosti/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Joe Biden is looking to enlist the government in a game-changing modernization of broadband internet, an effort some liken to FDR's sweeping crusade for rural electrification.

Joe Biden hoped Congress could pass meaningful police reform to mark one year since George Floyd's death. But the deadline came and went with little sign of compromise.

A successful push after George Floyd's death to remove officers from schools slowed as the pandemic wore on and a new administration took office. Now its momentum is far from assured.

When congregations couldn't congregate during the coronavirus pandemic, some churches have reconsidered their needs for physical space, especially in a hot real estate market.

Biden said that U.S. intelligence agencies are focused on two likely scenarios for the origin: human contact with an infected animal or a laboratory accident.

The Golden State is prepping for this year's wildfire season, which has begun in some areas, on the heels of a record-breaking 2020 season.

U.S. News photo editors curate this month's most compelling images from at home and abroad.

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