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Jan 20 2021
The United States has reported at least 400,000 deaths from Covid-19 since the pandemic began, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of Tuesday afternoon. That's more than the number of Americans who died in World War I, Vietnam War and the Korean War combined, and nearly as many Americans who died in World War II. It's far higher than any other country's Covid-19 deathCNN (Online News)
Nov 03 2020
The coronavirus continues to disrupt daily life around the globe, with more than 46.9 million people confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 since Chinese officials implemented the first coronavirus lockdown in the city of Wuhan in January.
In the U.S., the coronavirus has become a campaign talking point, with President Donald Trump repeatedly shunning advice of public health officialsHuffPost
Feb 06 2020
Female genital mutilation (FGM) will not be eradicated unless women are economically empowered to make their own decisions, an activist stressed today, as the United Nations released data warning that the ancient practice may take centuries to eliminate.
Despite world leaders promising to eradicate the practice by 2030, FGM remains as common today as it was 30 years ago in Somalia, MaliAl Jazeera
Jul 16 2020
Florida health officials have identified a troubling trend; approximately 31 percent, or one-third, of children in Florida tested for COVID-19 yield positive results, according to the Sun Sentinel.
State data indicates that out of 54,022 Florida children tested, 31.1 percent have returned positive results on average. This is higher than the statewide positivity rate, which reads in atThe Hill
Jul 15 2020
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he was replacing campaign manager Brad Parscale. Parscale had been Trump's campaign manager since February 2018. Replacing Parscale is former deputy campaign director Bill Stepien. Parscale is expected to remain with Trump's campaign in charge of digital and online strategies.
Parscale's replacement comes as recent polls show Trump trailingNewsweek
Aug 18 2021
Emotion is a big part of how you assess risk – and why it’s so hard to be objective about pandemic precautions
This piece originally appeared on The Conversation, which AllSides rates as Center. It was written by Sheldon H. Jacobson, a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The writer's bias has not been rated.
People tend to overestimate or underestimate risk. The pandemic brings this into stark relief. Picture someone wearing"The Conversation" Contributor
May 28 2021
Hackers linked to Russia’s main intelligence agency surreptitiously seized an email system used by the State Department’s international aid agency to burrow into the computer networks of human rights groups and other organizations of the sort that have been critical of President Vladimir V. Putin, Microsoft Corporation disclosed on Thursday.
Discovery of the breach comes only threeNew York Times (News)
Jun 30 2015
At least 62 people have been shot and killed by police across the United States within the past 30 days, according to Washington Post data. This data will be regularly updated with new shootings and details. Send tips and information to The Post.Washington Post
May 04 2022
5/12/22: Coverage on this blog has ended. For the latest balanced news coverage of the Ukraine-Russia conflict, check out our Ukraine war page.
Below are updates on the latest news about Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Behind-the-scenes here at AllSides, we've been sharing our own quick list of latest developments, and decided we should share them with our readers to help youAllSides Staff
Aug 14 2018
Since President Trump took office, the economy is booming, according to such reliable sources as federal agencies, analysts and data from the private sector.
That may not be good enough for the press, however.Washington Times