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Mar 17 2020
The World Health Organization and other sensitive souls have instructed us to stop referring to the new strain of coronavirus as the “Wuhan” or “Chinese” flu because of the racist connotations. I’m disinclined to curb my speech to placate Chinese propagandists — and it seems to me the aversion to those terms is less about racism than about averting blame. But in the spirit of comity, andNational Review
Nov 03 2020
On Election Day, state and local governments across the country are working to ensure that voters are able to cast their ballots in a safe and efficient way, especially in unprecedented times.
The coronavirus pandemic has turned the presidential election into a highly unconventional event, with millions of voters choosing alternative options to cast a ballot, whether it's by mail,Washington Examiner
Nov 18 2020
“The path to the Federal Reserve for President Donald Trump’s controversial nominee Judy Shelton narrowed Tuesday after the Senate blocked a key procedural vote and a Republican senator who was one of her supporters said he came down with the coronavirus.” (Reuters)
Shelton was nominated to be one of the seven members of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, who serve on the
Jun 24 2020
Over the pandemic-filled last four months, one thing’s become clear: Face masks can slow the spread of coronavirus and help to flatten the curve. The only issue? Mask-wearing is starting to look like a giant collective action problem — and many Americans are refusing to cooperate.
For months, scientists and doctors waffled about the usefulness of masks. The Centers for Disease Control,Grist
Mar 14 2020
At least three people who attended events held with President Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort last weekend have contracted the disease caused by the novel coronavirus as of Friday.
The Brazilian Embassy in the U.S. announced Friday evening that Nestor Forster, the country’s charge d’affaires, has tested positive for COVID-19.Washington Times
Jun 24 2020
Kentucky and New York had primaries Tuesday, but the winners of the closest races probably won’t be known until next week. What’s going on?
Get used to it. Slow vote counts and delayed results are a feature of elections during the pandemic and are likely to continue into the general election in November, when many election officials say that, absent a landslide, it won’t be clear whoAssociated Press
Jun 24 2020
Frustrated Louisville voters banged on the closed doors of the city’s lone polling site Tuesday after nearly getting shut out from having their voices heard.
Dozens of residents chanted “let us in!” after they were locked out of the expo center when the doors at the poll site closed at 6 p.m.New York Post (News)
Jun 22 2020
The Trump administration on Monday announced it will be suspending some employment-based visas for foreigners to protect American workers as the economy recovers from the coronavirus pandemic — a move derided by companies who say they need access to skilled labor that they can’t get in the United States.
The suspension, which will stay in place through the end of the year, will notBuzzFeed News
Jun 24 2020
If we’re currently in the early innings of a bull market, as some analysts think, how should you invest?
There are big themes to consider: “work from home,” for example. And there are stand-out single stocks, like Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, -0.98%. But an approach that’s somewhere in the middle is factor investing — picking companies according to their performance qualities. Analysts at NedMarketWatch
Oct 23 2020
Donald Trump's more sedate debate performance on Thursday night was a departure in tone from his chaotic performance weeks ago, but the President continued to cast his warped view of the world as truth.
In reality, Trump's performance was riddled with false claims, on topics ranging from the coronavirus to foreign policy to immigration. And while former Vice President Joe Biden madeCNN (Online News)