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Oct 13 2020
Two COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine development trials, from healthcare firms Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca, have been paused in recent days due to reported adverse reactions among test subjects. Both development processes were in the final stages; such pauses are reportedly common in large-scale medical trials and studies. The news was accompanied by opinions expressed on each side aboutAssociated Press The Hill Bloomberg
Oct 05 2020
President Donald Trump was discharged from Walter Reed Medical Center and returned to the White House on Monday evening. Earlier Monday, Trump tweeted that he would "be leaving the great Walter Reed Medical Center today at 6:30 P.M." White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Monday morning that President Trump's condition was improving and that he might be released from the Walter ReedBBC News CBS News (Online) Fox News (Online News)
Oct 01 2020
CEOs of Moderna and Pfizer, two healthcare firms working to develop COVID-19 vaccines, stated this week that their companies wouldn't rush development or compromise safety protocols due to political agendas or the 2020 presidential election. Meanwhile, vaccine trials and various experiments and studies persist, and speculation continues about how the treatment could potentially impact theMarketWatch CNBC The Guardian
Sep 02 2020
As summer winds down, speculation surrounding a coronavirus vaccine heats up as United States health officials and leaders announce developments in COVID-19 research. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to hold an advisory committee meeting to address the general development of coronavirus vaccines on Oct. 22; Dr. Anthony Fauci predicted Wednesday that a coronavirus vaccine would beReuters New York Post (News) NBC News (Online)
Apr 14 2020
President Donald Trump said Monday via Twitter that he has the power to overrule governors in ending statewide lockdown measures.
In a rare showing of fact-checking bipartisanship, news outlets located throughout the AllSides media bias ratings spectrum quickly vetted the statement, showing it to be incorrect and providing solid evidence of why.
From left to right, journalistsHenry A. Brechter
Nov 12 2020
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As a Biden-Harris Administration slowly begins to take shape, current President Donald Trump is arguing that the 2020 presidential election was manipulated in Joe Biden's favor. Most major news outlets projected Biden as the election's winner last weekend; some, particularly right-rated sources, did not.AllSides Staff
Aug 06 2020
U.S. applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week to 1.2 million, the lowest since the coronavirus pandemic started.
The level remains well above historic pre-pandemic levels, even as enhanced benefits expired.Wall Street Journal (News) Washington Times Washington Post
May 26 2020
Stocks soared on Tuesday on optimism about economies reopening and the potential development of a coronavirus vaccine.
The New York Stock Exchange also reopened its floor to traders for the first time in two months.Washington Post Fox News (Online News) Wall Street Journal (News)
May 21 2020
American workers filed another 2.4 million unemployment claims last week, continuing the record high filings since the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic began.
States vary in the level of demand they are likely to see based on the composition of their labor force.Washington Post Washington Examiner Bloomberg
May 19 2020
In a letter to the director of the World Health Organization, President Donald Trump threatened to permanently cut U.S. funding to the WHO and reconsider membership if major improvements are not adopted within 30 days.
The letter lists allegations that the agency missed warning signs of the spread of the coronavirus and casually accepted China's lack of transparency over the outbreak.The Hill Fox News (Online News) Washington Post