Story of the Week: New COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Continue to Fall in US

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wind down in the United States as vaccination rates rise and communities ease their public health restrictions. The seven-day average numbers of new cases and hospitalizations in the U.S. are all at their lowest point since the beginning of the pandemic...
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Story of the Week: White House Advances COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts, Developing Standards for 'Vaccine Passports'

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The Biden administration is working with the private sector to develop standards for proof-of-vaccination credentials, informally referred to by some as vaccine "passports." Such credentials could potentially be...
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Story of the Week: Vaccine Outlook Improves; Some States Loosen Pandemic Restrictions

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. will now have enough COVID-19 vaccines to inoculate all adults by the end of May, two months sooner than the previously-predicted July. Amid that expansion and...
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Story of the Week: Vaccine Rollout Expands As Cases Fall

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The Biden administration announced Tuesday it will expand its COVID-19 vaccine distribution, as new cases of the virus continue to fall. The government will boost its weekly vaccine shipments to states from 11...
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Weekly United News Roundup: Early Dec. Polls Found Americans of All Political Stripes Strongly Supported A New Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

Plus, a bipartisan “908 Coalition” and increased openness toward the vaccine Congressional leaders announced an agreement on a $900 billion coronavirus relief bill Sunday night. Polls conducted in early December found the desire for a new stimulus bill was shared among Democrats and...
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Weekly United News Roundup: Democrats and Republicans Increasingly Support Taking Vaccines; Bipartisan Push Against Facebook; and Widespread Disapproval of Political Violence

This news roundup shines a new light on major news stories from the past week, highlighting what Americans have in common across political divides. As the FDA Approves the Pfizer COVID Vaccine, Increasing Numbers of Democrats and Republicans Show Interest in Receiving Vaccine As seen in...
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