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California this week declared its independence from the federal government’s feeble efforts to fight Covid-19 — and perhaps from a bit more. The consequences for the fight against the pandemic are almost certainly positive.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Trump administration plans to open 2.3 million acres of land for hunting and fishing at more than 100 national wildlife refuges and fish hatcheries under a proposal unveiled Wednesday that is aimed at giving Americans more recreational access on public lands.
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CNN's Ryan Young and Jake Carpenter contributed to this report.
On top of ventilators, face masks and health care workers, you can now add COBOL programmers to the list of what several states urgently need as they battle the coronavirus pandemic.
Vice President Mike Pence's office reversed course on Thursday afternoon, after declining for days to allow the nation's top health officials to appear on CNN and discuss the coronavirus pandemic, in what was an attempt to pressure the network into carrying the White House's lengthy daily briefings
A brief and obscure provision buried in the nearly 900-page coronavirus stimulus package passed by Congress last month authorizes the Federal Reserve to skirt longstanding transparency and accountability requirements as it doles out trillions of dollars in taxpayer money to large corporations.
Not in a million years or through a million pandemics would Toledo activist Julian Mack vote for President Trump. But now that his preferred candidate, ...
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Appropriately in the age of Trump, Gardner tweeted back his thanks. The state has been on the hunt for ventilators for weeks. Gardner told Fox News that he brought up the issue with Trump during a Tuesday night phone call.
If you've checked your mail lately, you may have noticed there's just not much of it. The U.S. Postal Service could be another casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.
The former Fox News host resurfaces with the worst possible take on the COVID-19 pandemic. Disgraced former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly resurfaced on Wednesday to share his thoughts on the wave of deaths due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Fraud is always a problem when it comes to big government spending, but what about the $2 trillion coronavirus emergency relief plan? We discuss how much could be lost with Neil Barofsky who was the Special Inspector General of TARP in 2008.
India has agreed to lift an export ban on hydroxychloroquine - a drug US President Donald Trump has called a "game-changer". The decision came hours after Mr Trump warned of "retaliation" if India did not overturn an export ban on the drug.
The islands of Qinghai Lake, more than 10,000 feet above sea level in north-western China, are well known to people who study pandemics. Each year they provide a resting point for hundreds of thousands of birds as they migrate along the Central Asian and East Asian flyways.
Even as his administration -- and the country -- continue to battle the coronavirus, President Donald Trump keeps finding time to call into Fox News' host Sean Hannity's show.
But in a space of about three days, it all went sideways. Joe Biden won a smashing victory in South Carolina, all the other moderate candidates dropped out and endorsed him, and he went on to win convincingly across most Super Tuesday states.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again voiced his support for slashing the payroll tax—the primary funding mechanism for Social Security and Medicare—and said he would be calling for such a cut even if the U.S.
The chaos and confusion rocking President Donald Trump's administration on the most tragic day yet of the coronavirus pandemic was exceptional even by his own standards.
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A new study out Tuesday estimates that worker layoffs unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic in the United States have already caused more than 1.5 million people to lose their employer-provided health insurance in recent weeks, with another 5.7 million likely to become uninsured by the end of June.
Authorities in Paris have banned exercise outside during the day, as deaths from coronavirus continue to rise in France daily. The new rules are in force between 10:00 and 19:00 local time, and come into effect on Wednesday.
Imagine, if you can, what it’s like to make decisions on which the lives of tens of thousands of other people depend. If you get things wrong, or delay deciding, they die.
An aerial view of Vila Formosa cemetery during a burial amid the coronavirus pandemic in São Paulo, Brazil.
The government agencies designed to protect us are riddled with vacancies and temporary officials. No wonder we’re facing a catastrophe. This week, U.S.
“I don’t take responsibility at all,” said President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden on March 13. Those words will probably end up as the epitaph of his presidency, the single sentence that sums it all up. Trump now fancies himself a “wartime president.
Carol Burris, executive director of the Network for Public Education, expresses outrage because the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has asked for federal rescue money for charter schools, although they have suffered no losses.
Dr. Vin Gupta discusses what could have been done to combat the coronavirus from the beginning.
So today this happened: A government watchdog report found deadly shortages of vital medical equipment, from PPE to thermometers, in 324 U.S.
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On Friday evening, President Donald Trump announced that he had picked White House lawyer Brian Miller to oversee how billions of dollars in coronavirus-related relief money is spent.
Why it matters: Vos made the comments while donning a mask, gloves and protective gown, an image that underscored the health concerns that many have expressed about Tuesday's elections. What he's saying: "You can come to a polling place and do it safely.
CNN host Anderson Cooper has accused President Donald Trump of "hijacking" the White House's coronavirus task force briefings in an attempt to further his chances at being re-elected. Cooper made the remarks on the Monday night edition of his show Anderson Cooper 360.
× By Staff Writer WASHINGTON — Although President Trump has directed states and hospitals to secure what supplies they can, the federal government is quietly seizing orders, leaving medical providers across the country in the dark about where the material is going and how they can get what they n
In a new campaign ad, former vice president Joe Biden suggests that for all Americans to have healthcare would be an insult to his son, Beau Biden, who died of brain cancer in 2015. Watch for yourself:
A new Hill-HarrisX poll revealed that the notion of “reverse racism” has taken hold among conservatives in America, with 75 percent of registered Republican voters saying that white people in the United States face discrimination.
Yaakov Litzman, health minister for Israel, has tested positive for COVID-19 after just last month saying that the virus was “punishment” for homosexuality.
As the fate of Wisconsin’s primary volleyed between the state’s Democratic governor, its Republican-led legislature, and the Wisconsin Supreme Court, the man who appears set to win the election scheduled to take place on Tuesday has avoided taking a hard stance on the wisdom of holding the lone
A polemic against the Democratic Party titled “A Party Afraid of the Truth” sounds like the latest Bernie-or-bust take on the 2020 nomination process.
The Supreme Court’s Republican majority, in a case that is literally titled Republican National Committee v. Democratic National Committee, handed down a decision that will effectively disenfranchise tens of thousands of Wisconsin voters. It did so at the urging of the GOP.
Surgeon General Jerome Adams said on the "TODAY" show that residents should wear face masks when casting their ballots.
Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit on Mar. 31, 2020. The 600 to 700 workers who have tested positive for the virus reflect the total since the hospital began tracking March 12, Dr. Adnan Munkarah said during a Monday call with reporters.
In a move that critics warned could put independent oversight of a multi-trillion-dollar coronavirus stimulus package "in grave jeopardy," President Donald Trump on Monday fired the official in charge of monitoring the federal government's implementation of the business-friendly new law.
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, the Trump Administration is buying up a lot of the medical supplies being produced in the U.S. right now, but it’s not clear where these supplies are going.
The president has repeatedly touted the anti-malaria drug as a coronavirus treatment despite a lack of medical evidence.
Three weeks ago, I wrote that the real threat to the 2020 election is not that Donald Trump will use the coronavirus to try to cancel it but that Republicans will try to steal it, state by state, county by county.
The official had been leading the office of the inspector general for the Pentagon. In removing him from that role, the president stripped him of his pandemic relief oversight duties as well.
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Michael Atkinson, the Intelligence Community inspector general fired by President Donald Trump on Friday, claimed in a statement Sunday that he had been let go for prioritizing doing his job over the interests of the president's political goals, raising questions about how the White House continues
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