Stories tagged: "pandemic"


As the holiday shopping seasons gears up, workers in the United States are still suffering. (Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images)
Black Friday Is Coming. America’s Workers Are Still Suffering.

As the nation’s busiest shopping day approaches, the economic pain endured by millions of low-income and unemployed Americans is growing.

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Thanksgiving Is Going to Be Weird This Year. Here’s How to Cope.

A behavioral psychologist says the first step to coping with a different Thanksgiving is acknowledging the strangeness of the times.

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Lawsuit: Tyson Managers Took Bets On How Many Employees Would Get COVID

"Betting on how many people are going to get sick, that's appalling," LULAC National President Domingo García told The Americano.

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Don’t Listen to Scott Atlas: America’s Senior Citizens Don’t Have to Die for Thanksgiving

Dr. Scott Atlas, a member of President Trump's coronavirus task force, has angered public health medical experts with his cavalier attitude toward death as the US sets new records for cases and hospitalizations nearly every single day.

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds gives a primetime televised address announcing new efforts to combat COVID-19 in the state, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Iowa PBS, in Johnston, Iowa. (Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register via AP)
Third COVID Wave Is So Bad GOP Governors Finally Implemented Safety Measures

The outbreak is particularly pronounced in Midwestern states like Iowa, which has recorded an average of over 4,200 cases per day over the past week, according to Johns Hopkins.

In this Nov. 11, 2020, file photo, medical workers operate a testing tent at a COVID-19 mobile testing site  in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
More than 65,000 Americans Are Hospitalized With COVID. This Is How Biden Is Getting Ready to Fight.

President-elect Joe Biden has formed a special transition team to coordinate a whole-of-government response to COVID-19.

Members of a Houston medical staff treat a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit. (Photo by Go Nakamura/Getty Images)
The US Just Broke Another COVID Record and the Trump Administration Is Refusing to Do Anything About It

More than 60,000 Americans were hospitalized with COVID on Tuesday—that's 2,000 people more than the previous record set in April.