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Aug 10 2020
The Trump and Biden campaigns are battling for every advantage over the air waves and on the ground with less than 90 days to go before the election.
The pandemic has forced the campaigns to get creative in finding new ways to reach voters.
President Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) are undertaking an aggressive ground strategy by sending mask-wearingThe Hill
Jul 18 2020
At the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak in the US, most Covid-19 cases seemed to be in older folks, who were getting very sick — an artifact of who was getting tested at the time.
But now, especially in states where Covid-19 cases have been rising in June and July, the median age has been dropping.
“We are seeing it in a much younger group, of 20- to 40-year-olds,” comparedVox
Aug 04 2020
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that returning students to schools must be a top priority or the world faces a “generational catastrophe.”
In a four minute and 41 second video, the 71-year-old former Portuguese prime minister and socialist said that in mid-July 169 countries had schools closed because of the novel coronavirus, affecting 1 billion studentsNewsmax (News)
Mar 09 2020
In this November’s election, China will be front and center for two reasons.
First, in 2016, Trump centered his promise to rebalance trade and rebuild American manufacturing—a promise undelivered, with the tariffs mostly punishing American workers—around China. Second, the national security challenges of China’s preeminence, far from being quarantined in Trump world, are now a concernThe Nation
Aug 19 2020
A Los Angeles City Council member has introduced a proposal that would block hotels in the area from being used by the out-of-control Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency to unlawfully detain unaccompanied children who are seeking safety in the U.S., following a report from The New York Times finding this depraved practice has stretched into far more areas than previously known.Daily Kos
Sep 03 2020
New measurement method could be a factor in weekly figures, along with slowly improving labor market.
New applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, a possible sign of a slowly improving labor market and the impact of a new measurement method.
Weekly initial claims for jobless benefits fell by 130,000 to a seasonally adjusted 881,000 in the week ended Aug. 29, theWall Street Journal (News)
Sep 03 2020
The number of new applications for unemployment benefits dipped to 881,000 last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday in an encouraging sign for the economy.
Forecasters had projected 950,000 new jobless claims.
Instead, claims fell to the lowest level since mid-March, before the pandemic induced mass layoffs.
The drop hints at a slowdown in layoffs, which would beWashington Examiner
Sep 03 2020
News: Fact Check
In an interview with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham that aired over two days, President Donald Trump made several false, misleading and unsubstantiated claims:
Trump falsely took credit for getting the National Guard to Kenosha to help quell violent protests. The guard had already been deployed when he first mentioned it.
Referencing a controversial policy allowing COVID-19 patientsFactCheck.org
Aug 19 2020
Attorney General William Barr announced Wednesday that the Department of Justice has arrested at least 1,000 people in a handful of major cities following the launch of Operation Legend — a national, anti-crime push named in honor of a young victim of gun violence.
In a press conference, Barr also stated that more than 200 people have been charged with federal crimes, and the Bureau ofThe Daily Wire
Jun 18 2020
The country’s largest social media companies are allowing the Chinese Communist Party to disseminate propaganda to American audiences with little oversight or warning, according to an ongoing congressional investigation into these companies’ failure to police suspect content.
Investigators with the House Foreign Affairs Committee have been pressing Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube toWashington Free Beacon