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If at first you don't succeed.Impeachment frontman Schiff mulls 9/11-like 'nonpartisan commission' on coronavirus

If at first you don't succeed.Impeachment frontman Schiff mulls 9/11-like 'nonpartisan commission' on coronavirus

18 minutes ago   |   RT

House Democrat Adam Schiff has called for a ‘nonpartisan' probe modeled after the 9/11 Commission to find out what went wrong with the US response to Covid-19, an inquiry that...
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Wisconsin Dems split with governor, support postponing Tuesday elections

Wisconsin Dems split with governor, support postponing Tuesday elections

20 minutes ago   |   Politico

The Wisconsin Democratic Party has called for postponing Tuesday's presidential primary and other elections in the state amid the coronavirus outbreak, splitting with...
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‘Infrastructure Week' Returns as Trump and Democrats Eye Post-Virus Jobs Plan

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Leaders in Congress as well as President Trump are discussing a multitrillion-dollar infrastructure plan that could create thousands of jobs to salve an economy battered by the...
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Why State and Local Debt Is Fraught Territory for the Fed

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The central bank is weighing what it can do to help local bond markets. Here's why Democrats' big ask - direct purchases - are so tough.
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Democrats proposing commission to study US pandemic response

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - House Democrats are drafting legislation that would create a bipartisan commission to study the U.S. government's response to the coronavirus pandemic, modeled on...
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U.S. lawmakers want 9/11-style commission to probe coronavirus crisis

1 hour ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - A group of U.S. House of Representatives Democrats set out plans on Wednesday for a task force to investigate the country's handling of the coronavirus crisis...
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Biden: A normal convention 'hard to imagine' as scheduled

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing Democrats and Republicans to take a close look at whether they'll be able to move forward as planned this summer with conventions that...
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California emergency official visits beach with family in spite of shelter-in-place order that he recommended

2 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Life is not a beach these days, but that didn't stop him. A northern California emergency official took his family to the beach in defiance of a shelter-in-place order that he...
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US Democrats outline 'phase 4' of virus response

2 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

House Speaker Pelosi wants to move forward with an infrastructure bill when Congress returns to work after April 20.
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A Drug Developed to Fight Ebola Could Hold Hope for Coronavirus Treatment

2 hours ago   |   Time

Last year, when I visited the town of Beni, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo , people did not shake hands. Bottles of disinfectant and buckets of chlorinated water were...
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FDA Says Zantac Should Be Pulled From Market, Citing Cancer Risk

FDA Says Zantac Should Be Pulled From Market, Citing Cancer Risk

Major pharmacies had already pulled the popular heartburn drug and its generic equivalents due to a contaminant. Now the Food and Drug Administration says definitively they... Read more ...

Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

The grass-court grand slam was due to begin on June 29, but a decision was made to scrap the event for the first time since World War II. Read more ...

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

She said her diagnosis went undetected because the hospitals where she worked have not been testing staff. Read more ...

Toilet paper spills onto Texas highway after truck catches fire

Toilet paper spills onto Texas highway after truck catches fire

No, this is not an April Fools' prank. A Texas interstate was closed early Wednesday morning after a tractor-trailer carrying a load of toilet paper crashed and caught fire. Read more ...

LIVE: Gov. Beshear gives update on COVID-19 outbreak across Kentucky

LIVE: Gov. Beshear gives update on COVID-19 outbreak across Kentucky

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is expected to give an update on the COVID-19 outbreak across the Bluegrass. Read more ...

FDA Requests Heartburn Drug Zantac To Be Pulled From Market Immediately

FDA Requests Heartburn Drug Zantac To Be Pulled From Market Immediately

The US Food and Drug Administration is requesting that manufacturers pull all prescription and over-the-counter ranitidine drugs, known by the brand name Zantac, from the... Read more ...

Target, Trader Joe's and other stores close on Easter Sunday to give...

Target, Trader Joe's and other stores close on Easter Sunday to give employees break

Grocery store workers have been working around the clock to make sure shelves are stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was canceled for a reason other than war, scrapped in 2020 on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Florida Governor Issues Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order

Florida Governor Issues Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order

After mounting COVID-19 cases and public pressure, GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis finally took a step he previously said he was waiting for the White House to order. Read more ...

Rangers vet Choo giving $1K each to 191 Texas minor leaguers

Rangers vet Choo giving $1K each to 191 Texas minor leaguers

Rangers veteran Shin-Soo Choo is helping out financially strapped minor league players with the season on hold, giving $1,000 each to 191 of them who are in the Texas organization. Read more ...