Story of the Week: US Coronavirus Cases Top 1 Million; Pressure to Ease Restrictions Mounts

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. More than 1 million people in the United States have tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus, as the testing capacity and race to create a vaccine become the national focus. Meanwhile, political disputes are...
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Story of the Week: People Protest Lockdowns as Some States Eye Reopening

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Protests against lockdown measures and social distancing guidelines happened throughout the U.S. in the past week, as people grow restless with the coronavirus-induced economic shutdown. Some protesters still...
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Story of the Week: Bernie Sanders Ends Presidential Campaign, Endorses Biden

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. COVID-19 is disrupting almost everything about life as we know it. We at AllSides, along with many of our partner organizations, want to do our part in helping you get through it by providing the latest data,...
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Story of the Week: Coronavirus Projections say Over 100,000 Could Die in US

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Projections announced at a White House press briefing Tuesday estimate between 100,000 and 240,000 deaths from the COVID-19 coronavirus in the United States. President Trump said the country is facing a "very,...
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Story of the Week: Congress, Trump Unite to Pass $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Updated 3/27/2020 at 4:54 p.m. ET: President Donald Trump signed a $2.2 trillion stimulus bill into law Friday afternoon, aimed at stabilizing the economy and American life amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak...
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Story of the Week: Coronavirus Response Poised To Cost Trillions

President Donald Trump's administration and Congress have been working to pass a series of stimulus packages and response measures to combat the effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus . The packages — which are likely to cost over $1 trillion in total — would account for hundreds of billions...
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Story of the Week: Spread of Coronavirus Grips US, Stuns Stock Market

The spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has sent shockwaves through the U.S., closing schools, suspending entire sporting seasons and contributing to a brutal week for the stock market. President Donald Trump addressed the nation from the Oval Office Wednesday, announcing a 30-day ban on...
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Story of the Week: Biden Shines On Super Tuesday

Fresh off a rejuvenating primary win in South Carolina on Saturday, former Vice President Joe Biden won 10 of 14 states on Super Tuesday 2020, cementing himself as an apparent frontrunner for the Democratic nomination alongside Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Biden's surge was coupled with...
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Story of the Week: Attorney General William Barr Under Microscope

Attorney General William Barr has recently been the center of controversy, following several disputed decisions by the Justice Department and a disagreement about social media between President Donald Trump and Barr, the nation's chief law enforcement official. Public controversy began...
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Story of the Week: Bernie Sanders Wins NH Primary, Gains Momentum

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) won Tuesday's Democratic primary in New Hampshire with 26% of the vote, building momentum as the party's apparent 2020 front runner. Sanders was followed closely by former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg (24%) after the two emerged neck-and-neck from...
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Story of the Week: President Trump Acquitted of Two Impeachment Charges

The third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history ended Wednesday, as President Donald Trump was acquitted of two charges in Senate votes that largely mirrored party lines. Senators voted 52-48 to acquit the president of abuse of power and 53-47 to acquit him of obstructing...
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Story of the Week: Impeachment: Arguments For and Against Removing the President

House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump's defense team each concluded opening arguments before the Senate over the past week, setting the stage for a final questioning period Thursday before starting debates on calling witnesses and documents. Democrats and many on the...
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Story of the Week: Sharp Partisan Divides Mark Start of Senate Impeachment Trial

President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial began Tuesday, with each side using opening arguments to attack and diminish the opposition. In a call for civility Tuesday night, Chief Justice John Roberts scolded members of both parties after hours of bitter disagreements and partisan...
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Story of the Week: Impeachment Moves to the Senate

A team of House representatives chosen as "impeachment managers" present the articles against President Donald Trump to the Senate Thursday afternoon, setting in motion the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history. Opening arguments begin next Tuesday, when 100 Senators become...
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Story of the Week: Iran, U.S. Trade Missile Strikes as Tensions Rise

President Donald Trump addressed the nation Wednesday morning, saying the U.S. "is ready to embrace peace with all who seek it," after a series of missile strikes in the Middle East seemingly brought tensions between the U.S. and Iran to a head. A U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian Major...
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