May 13, 2021

Americans who are fully vaccinated can go without masks or physical distancing in most cases, even when they are indoors or in large groups, federal officials said Thursday, paving the way for a full reopening of society. The change represents a huge shift symbolically and practically for pandemic-weary Americans, millions of whom have lived with

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April 13, 2021

1 But first… Brooklyn Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, had another rough night, as protesters took to the streets again after Daunte Wright was shot and killed Sunday night. Police body camera footage was released yesterday, showing 26-year veteran officer Kim Potter yell “Taser! Taser! Taser!” before she fatally shot Wright. The Brooklyn Center Chief of

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November 19, 2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A little-known agency that keeps the U.S. federal bureaucracy running is the biggest impediment to new efforts to fight the coronavirus outbreak, Democratic President-elect Joe Biden said on Wednesday. “There’s a whole lot of things that we just don’t have available to us,” Biden said, including real-time data on personal protective equipment

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November 19, 2020

Adm. Brett Giroir, assistant secretary of health who leads the government’s COVID testing efforts, sounded the alarm on Wednesday that the country is in an “absolutely dangerous situation” as COVID-19 cases continue surging ahead of the holiday season. During an interview on MSNBC on Wednesday, Giroir said that both COVID-19 hospitalizations and fatalities being up

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November 12, 2020

(CNN)The Covid-19 crisis in America is so dire now, international aid workers have arrived to help.”This is a humanitarian disaster — probably one of the worst stories I’ve covered in my career here at CNN,” the network’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta said Thursday.Workers from Doctors Without Borders are trying to help the US

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November 5, 2020

Months ago, the notion of the United States recording more than 100,000 coronavirus infections in a single day seemed inconceivable. But surging caseloads in nearly every state pushed the tally to a record 104,004 new infections Wednesday — and that wasn’t even the day’s biggest news story. As Americans anxiously waited to find out who

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