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Jul 02 2020
The U.S. economy regained 4.8 million jobs in June as the jobless rate fell to 11.1%.
A recent coronavirus spike could hamper the labor market's recovery, however, as outbreaks worsened through the South and West later in June.Washington Post The Hill Washington Examiner
Jul 16 2020
The U.S., Britain and Canada accused Russian hackers Thursday of attempting to pilfer research related to COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine development. A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia "has nothing to do" with the alleged hacks. The accused hacking group, known as 'Cozy Bear', is reportedly linked to Russian intelligence operations; it was also accused of involvement inAssociated Press The Daily Caller Vice
May 19 2020
President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House Monday that he's been taking hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug he's previously highlighted as a potential virus treatment, daily for a "couple of weeks" to stave off the COVID-19 coronavirus.
The president's comments sparked a frenzy of media coverage and reactions; many reports, especially from left- and center-ratedNew York Times (News) USA TODAY Washington Examiner
Apr 10 2020
The Strategic National Stockpile, a repository of essential medical supplies, is rapidly being depleted as states continue to demand equipment to treat COVID-19 coronavirus patients. The stockpile's reported shortcomings have prompted a political blame-game, with members of each party accusing the other of failing to adequately prepare the stockpile and other mechanisms for a pandemic.Fox News (Online News) Politico Axios
Apr 07 2020
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson (C) is battling the COVID-19 coronavirus and remains in the intensive care unit. Johnson has yet to be put on a ventilator but has 'deputized' his Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to carry out executive duties.
Reporting across the spectrum has largely been uniform, with coverage focusing on facts and recent updates.The Guardian BBC News Daily Mail
May 04 2020
A New York Times report released Monday details Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) projections that estimate up to 3,000 daily COVID-19 coronavirus deaths by June. The White House press corps responded by saying the projections have yet to be vetted by the Coronavirus Task Force, and that public health remains President Donald Trump's "top priority."
Media coverage differedNPR (Online News) Fox News (Online News) New York Times (News)
Apr 23 2020
A record 26 million Americans have sought unemployment benefits over the last five weeks, as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
The Labor Department reported that 4.4 million more people filed jobless claims for the first time last week, down from 5.2 million the week before.NPR (Online News) Breitbart News Washington Post
Apr 12 2020
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has given Easter Sunday 2020 a much different look than usual, moving church services and family gatherings online as social distancing continues to be the norm. Many voices have focused on the added importance of camaraderie and compassion during a crisis; some outlets are offering ways to watch live video of Easter services online.National Review The Atlantic Associated Press
Jan 21 2021
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On Wednesday, Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States in Washington, D.C. by Chief Justice John Roberts. The ceremony was scaled back amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and more than 20,000 National Guard troops were stationed in the city in anticipation of possible political unrest. ShortlyAllSides Staff
Apr 15 2020
President Trump on Tuesday said his administration will halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) pending a review of what he described as mismanagement of the coronavirus outbreak.
Some health experts are condemning the move, saying it would make America less safe and would penalize countries with weaker health care systems.Washington Times HuffPost BBC News