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May 03 2020
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is having an especially extreme impact in close-quarters settings, including jails and prisons; the Bureau of Prisons announced earlier this week that of roughly 2,700 federal inmates tested for the coronavirus, 70% were shown to have COVID-19. The question of how to combat that reality is the center of debate over criminal justice reform, public safety andThe Hill Washington Post New York Post (News)
May 10 2020
Happy Mother's Day! While coronavirus may be complicating the holiday this year, millions of people are still managing to celebrate their loved ones through phone calls, flower bouquets, and other unique displays of affection. Here's a sampling of articles that showcase the way people are navigating this special day during the pandemic.Associated Press CNN (Online News) Fox News (Online News)
Apr 01 2020
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will undoubtedly affect the 2020 U.S. Census, the 24th in the country's history. Many voices are advocating the importance of completing the census, especially during a crisis; some are focusing on specific coronavirus-related consequences that could negatively impact or skew census data.
Read more about why the U.S. conducts a decennial census on theWired MarketWatch Los Angeles Times
Apr 30 2020
Amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, a rent strike has been planned for May 1 in metropolitan areas around the country. This comes as record-breaking unemployment numbers complicate finances for many Americans; various orders have barred landlords in certain regions from evicting tenants, thoroughly disrupting rental property agreements.
Few right-rated outlets had reported on theNBC News (Online) Bloomberg New York Post (News)
Mar 23 2020
As China has begun sending medical supplies to other countries, the nation and its ruling party have drawn criticism from media voices throughout the spectrum for purported mismanagement of and lies regarding the crisis. Some argued that China's 'humanitarian' effort was meant to overshadow its role in the global outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Others believed that this effort was meantNational Review Christian Science Monitor Washington Post
Mar 13 2020
As COVID-19 coronavirus news continues to dominate headlines, media coverage is focusing on what the pandemic and its consequences will mean for the 2020 presidential election. Voices have focused especially on how it may impact President Donald Trump's reelection chances, and have also looked at how Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and former Vice President Joe Biden will supposedly moldBreitbart News ABC News (Online) Reuters
Feb 29 2020
U.S. officials confirmed that a man from Washington state had died of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, marking the first such casualty of COVID-19 in the country. President Donald Trump and his top health advisers responded by urging calm and announcing a series of travel restrictions during a press conference in Washington D.C.NPR (Online News) Politico New York Post (News)
Mar 25 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is significantly impacting the 2020 presidential election, pushing back primary election dates and shifting campaign priorities for candidates. Former Vice President Joe Biden (DE) has been addressing the public with coronavirus updates through videocasts, at times criticizing President Donald Trump for his purported shortcomings in managing the virus; Senator BernieNew York Times (News) Associated Press Washington Examiner
Jul 13 2021
Two weeks before Independence Day, the United States had a legitimate reason to celebrate. After more than a year of worry and restrictions that followed the emergence of the coronavirus, the number of new cases each day had fallen to a little over 11,000, the lowest level since the virus first emerged in March 2020. The rapid vaccination of millions of Americans had cut off potential hosts.Washington Post
Jul 07 2021
Cases of COVID-19 are surging in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities, as detainee populations have soared over the past few months.
An analysis by The New York Times found that more than 7,500 cases have been detected since April. That represents more than 40 percent of all coronavirus cases in ICE detention since the start of the pandemic last year.