Stories tagged: "pandemic"


Graphic via Tania Lili for COURIER
This Woman’s Unemployment Will Go From $725 to $125 if Congress Doesn’t Extend Benefits. She’s Not Alone.

“Every single material hardship you can think about is going to increase if we don't extend the $600 pandemic unemployment compensation."

President Donald Trump listens during a "National Dialogue on Safely Reopening America's Schools," event in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump Pressures Governors to Fully Reopen Schools Even as Coronavirus Surges—Or Else

“It’s clear that our nation’s schools must fully reopen and fully operate this school year. Anything short of that robs students, not to mention taxpayers, of their future,” DeVos said during a call with governors.

Image via Shutterstock
COVID-19 Cases Are Spiking in More Than 35 States and Trump Just Withdrew From the World Health Organization

The Trump administration on Tuesday officially notified the United Nations that the United States would withdraw from the World Health Organization.

Image via Shutterstock
Facebook Is the Leading Source of False Claims About Coronavirus

The Press Gazette found Facebook was mentioned in the origin field of 4,094 of 7,295 entries.

Image via screengrab
Labor Secretary Scalia Calls Reopening Workplaces ‘Safe’ as COVID-19 Spikes Across U.S.

The partial economic recovery in June was spurred on by states rushing to reopen. So has the uptick in coronavirus cases.

Image via Shutterstock
‘Gone AWOL’: Ex-CIA Director Leon Panetta Slams Trump’s Coronavirus Response

“The president, rather than bringing together some kind of national strategy to confront this crisis, simply resorts to tweeting about vandalism and other things to kind of divert attention from the crisis that’s there."

Image via screengrab
One of Trump’s Favorite Fox News Hosts Just Urged Him to Wear a Mask

“I wish the president would put on a mask every once in a while because it would make him look as if he is taking it seriously and is listening to the CDC."