Coronavirus

COVID-19 Could Bring the End of ‘Roe v. Wade’

COVID-19 Could Bring the End of ‘Roe v. Wade’
Republicans have stacked the federal courts with ideologues willing to entrain any bad faith argument designed to overturn Roe—even the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Don’t Blame Bats or Pangolins. Human Actions Caused the Coronavirus

 Don’t Blame Bats or Pangolins. Human Actions Caused the Coronavirus
As habitat and biodiversity loss increase globally, the novel coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of mass pandemics.
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Warren Condemns Trump for Outbidding States, Seizing Key Medical Supplies

Warren Condemns Trump for Outbidding States, Seizing Key Medical Supplies
Accusing president of "dereliction of responsibility," the Democratic senator said, "Health workers' lives are at risk and people are dying."
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Internal Emails Show How Chaos at the CDC Slowed the Early Response to Coronavirus

Internal Emails Show How Chaos at the CDC Slowed the Early Response to Coronavirus
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On Feb. 13, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent out an email with what the author described as an “URGENT” call for help.
The agency was s
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Trump Wants to Bail Out an Industry That Doesn't Pay U.S. Taxes

Trump Wants to Bail Out an Industry That Doesn't Pay U.S. Taxes
Virtually every ocean cruise line serving the United States sails under a foreign flag — but Trump wants to bail them out anyway.
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Social Distancing Is Not an Option for People in Prison and ICE Detention

Social Distancing Is Not an Option for People in Prison and ICE Detention
Families recount painful conversations with loved ones inside detention centers and join advocates demanding action that detainees be protected against spread of the coronavirus.
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Ron Paul Suggested Coronavirus Was a ‘Big Hoax.’ Then His Son Caught It.

Ron Paul Suggested Coronavirus Was a ‘Big Hoax.’ Then His Son Caught It.
Both Rand and Ron Paul hold medical degrees.
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Demands for Workers-First Stimulus Grow as Senate GOP Fails to Ram Through $500 Billion Corporate 'Slush Fund'

Demands for Workers-First Stimulus Grow as Senate GOP Fails to Ram Through $500 Billion Corporate 'Slush Fund'
"No more slush funds or no-strings-attached handouts. Real relief for the American people."
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Factcheck Q&A: When did the coronavirus outbreak begin, what are the symptoms, and more

Factcheck Q&A: When did the coronavirus outbreak begin, what are the symptoms, and more
Answers to some key questions about what is known so far about the outbreak and the virus.
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The Trump Administration Drove Him Back to China, Where He Invented a Fast Coronavirus Test

The Trump Administration Drove Him Back to China, Where He Invented a Fast Coronavirus Test
A federal crackdown on professors’ undisclosed outside activities is achieving what China has long struggled to do: spur Chinese scientists to return home. In this crisis, it’s costing the U.S. intellectual firepower.
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