Stories tagged: "COVID-19"

The U.S. border could undergo even more restrictions under Trump's newest policy idea. (Shuttertock/Daniel Avram)
Trump May Ban American Citizens Abroad From Coming Home Over Virus Fears

The proposal is legally questionable and would not aid the nation’s efforts to fight the coronavirus. More than 5 million Americans have already been diagnosed with COVID-19, making the U.S. home to the world’s worst outbreak.

A healthcare worker gives a thumbs up to a driver as he stops his car, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, at a COVID-19 testing site outside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
10 More Non-Political Coronavirus Updates You Need to Know This Week

Infections and deaths continue to climb across the U.S. as schools begin reopening and low-income communities find themselves lacking access to intensive care unit beds.

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Only 16% of Parents Support Trump’s Push to Reopen Schools for In-Person Classes

The majority of American parents disagree with President Donald Trump’s push for in-person instruction come fall semester, according to a recent survey.

A healthcare worker performs an antigen test, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, at a COVID-19 testing site outside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. State officials say Florida has surpassed 500,000 coronavirus cases. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
COVID Testing Has Dropped in 22 States Even as the Death Toll Rises

Officials attribute the worrisome trend largely to Americans getting discouraged over having to wait hours to get a test and days or weeks to learn the results.

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‘License to Kill’: McConnell’s Bill Gets Slammed for Protecting Nursing Homes From Lawsuits

“There's nothing that will be worse for the nursing home crisis than the liability shield that McConnell is pushing."

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at the William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Del.
Biden Demands Trump Deliver Federal COVID Response as Nearly 1,400 Die in a Single Day

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden demands a united national response to the coronavirus crisis, while Trump writes off mounting deaths.

Michiganders from city to suburb, and everything in between, cast their ballots for the primary on Tuesday. Photos by Franz Knight
PHOTOS: What Michigan’s Primary Day Looks Like During a Pandemic

Michigan voters found out Aug. 4 that the new normal for casting a ballot could be as simple as driving up to a collection box.