AllSides Balanced Search reveals information and ideas from all sides of the political spectrum so you can get the full picture.
Oct 16 2020
A proposal from Dr. Martin Kulldorff of Harvard, Dr. Sunetra Gupta of Oxford, and Dr. Jay Bhattacharya of Stanford — titled the Great Barrington Declaration — seeks to end COVID-19 coronavirus lockdowns and reopen society. The plan focuses on "herd immunity," in which people would purportedly build immunity to the coronavirus without a vaccine; the authors argue lockdowns "are producingReason BuzzFeed News The Hill
Feb 14 2022
Some celebrities and politicians at the Super Bowl in Los Angeles on Sunday were seen ignoring the event's COVID-19 mask mandate, sparking debate about the need for masks and the end of the pandemic health emergency.
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti, basketball star Lebron James, actors Ben Affleck, Charlize Theron, Matt Damon and others were photographed without face coverings at theUSA TODAY Axios National Review
Oct 07 2020
Since President Donald Trump announced Thursday he had tested positive for coronavirus, some have questioned when the president's last negative test was. White House physician Sean Conley said Monday he didn't know when the president's last negative coronavirus test was; some reports from the White House medical team seem to suggest that Trump received a positive coronavirus test sometimeThe Daily Caller Time Magazine The Hill
Dec 18 2021
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit late Friday reinstated Biden's proposed vaccine mandate for businesses with at least 100 workers, reversing the ruling from last month that paused implementation of the legislation.
The three-judge panel dismissed the notion that Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) exceeded its authority, arguing that "OSHA has regulatedSlate Axios The Daily Wire
Sep 15 2020
U.S. District Judge William Stickman IV ruled Monday that Pennsylvania's COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions on gatherings and businesses are unconstitutional. Plaintiffs argued that the measures imposed by Gov. Tom Wolf infringed on the First and 14th Amendments; Wolf's defense argued that the moves were within his power to respond to a public health emergency.
Coverage from right-ratedWashington Post The Hill Reason
Oct 05 2020
President Donald Trump was discharged from Walter Reed Medical Center and returned to the White House on Monday evening. Earlier Monday, Trump tweeted that he would "be leaving the great Walter Reed Medical Center today at 6:30 P.M." White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Monday morning that President Trump's condition was improving and that he might be released from the Walter ReedBBC News CBS News (Online) Fox News (Online News)
Sep 28 2020
The White House announced Monday that it will distribute 150 million rapid COVID-19 tests to states over the next few weeks, including to K-12 schools, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. According to a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) statement back in August, the White House entered into a $760 million contract to Abbott Laboratories for delivery of 150 million rapidWashington Times Axios CBS News (Online)
Feb 08 2022
As Canadian truck drivers continued to protest in Ottawa, some trucks and private vehicles blocked traffic across the busiest border crossing between the U.S. and Canada.
Starting Monday evening, the “Freedom Convoy” protesters prevented traffic from entering Canada across the Ambassador Bridge between Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario. The blockade caused traffic to back up inFox News (Online News) BBC News New York Times (News)
Sep 11 2020
Controversial Study Estimates "Superspreader" Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Linked to 266,000 COVID-19 Cases
A study from San Diego State University and the IZA Institute of Labor Economics suggests that last month’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which drew over 460,000 attendees to South Dakota, was a "superspreader" event potentially linked to 266,000 COVID-19 cases around the country. The Sturgis rally drew criticism in August due to health experts’ warnings against large gatherings. The study hasBuzzFeed News Snopes New York Post (News)
Oct 02 2020
House Democrats passed a scaled-down version of their $2.2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package on Thursday night after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin failed to reach a bipartisan deal earlier in the week. The $2.2 trillion stimulus, decreased from the original $3.4 trillion HEROES Act in May, passed 214 to 207, with 18 moderate Democrats voting no on the billNew York Post (News) Axios New York Times (News)