Coronavirus

Republican Senators Let Virus Benefits Expire While They Investigated Obama

Republican Senators Let Virus Benefits Expire While They Investigated Obama
The Judiciary Committee heard testimony about unsupported allegations that the Obama administration spied on the Trump campaign in 2016.
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Trump Tells Conservative Catholics That Democrats Want to Shut Churches Down and Keep Them From Opening

Trump Tells Conservative Catholics That Democrats Want to Shut Churches Down and Keep Them From Opening
Trump also patted himself on the back for doing “very well” dealing with the “China virus” pandemic and predicted “a very special economy” next year.
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Republican Senator Claims Virus That's Killed Over 155,000 'Not That Much Worse' Than The Flu

Republican Senator Claims Virus That's Killed Over 155,000 'Not That Much Worse' Than The Flu
Scientists say the those who survive COVID-19 may suffer permanent or long-term damage to the kidneys, lungs, and brain.
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McDonald’s, Marriott franchises didn’t pay COVID-19 sick leave. That was illegal.

McDonald’s, Marriott franchises didn’t pay COVID-19 sick leave. That was illegal.
Data shows hundreds of businesses illegally denied paid sick leave during pandemic.
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Factcheck: Trump Wrongly Blames Protests, Mexico for COVID-19 Spread

Factcheck: Trump Wrongly Blames Protests, Mexico for COVID-19 Spread
Experts say there is no evidence that Black Lives Matter protests or Mexicans have caused the spike in coronavirus cases in pockets of the U.S.
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'Unconscionable': As Unemployment Claims Tick Upward, GOP Seeks to Gut $600 Weekly Benefit

'Unconscionable': As Unemployment Claims Tick Upward, GOP Seeks to Gut $600 Weekly Benefit
"A disaster of Congress' making is looming for those who have lost their livelihoods during the global pandemic."
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White House Privately Warns 11 Cities To Take 'Aggressive' Action Against Coronavirus

White House Privately Warns 11 Cities To Take 'Aggressive' Action Against Coronavirus
New red flags about the severity of the coronavirus outbreak come after Trump focused on upsides in televised briefing
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Communities of Color Poised to Lose Their Homes as Eviction Moratoriums Lift

Communities of Color Poised to Lose Their Homes as Eviction Moratoriums Lift
An analysis shows most eviction filings since March occurred in minority and low-income neighborhoods.
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As the Culture Wars Flare Amid the Pandemic, a Call to Speak ‘Science to Power’

 As the Culture Wars Flare Amid the Pandemic, a Call to Speak ‘Science to Power’
A growing number of National Academy of Science members sign a statement decrying the Trump administration’s “denigration of scientific expertise."
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Hospitals Are Suddenly Short of Young Doctors — Because of Trump’s Visa Ban

Hospitals Are Suddenly Short of Young Doctors — Because of Trump’s Visa Ban
Doctors treating coronavirus patients were supposed to be allowed into the U.S. But hundreds of young doctors have their visas put on hold indefinitely.
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