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White House aide says Trump's vaccine-by-Election Day promise was 'arbitrary'

White House aide says Trump's vaccine-by-Election Day promise was 'arbitrary'

1 hour ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

A top White House adviser on Friday called President Donald Trump's longshot pledge to have a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 3 “kind of an arbitrary deadline,” as Election Day...
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Pence absent from Covid-19 planning calls for more than a month

Pence absent from Covid-19 planning calls for more than a month

7 hours ago   |   Politico

When Vice President Mike Pence first took charge of the White House's coronavirus task force, among his earliest moves was establishing a standing call with all 50 governors...
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Changing clocks twice a year harmful to your wallet, health

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, and most Americans - those not living in Arizona, Hawaii or our outlying territories (Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American...
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On virus, Trump and health advisers go their separate ways

12 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between President Donald Trump's bullish embrace of a return to normalcy...
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As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands

12 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any time in the past century. Big...
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Extreme Abortion Restrictions Are On The Ballot In Louisiana And Colorado

Extreme Abortion Restrictions Are On The Ballot In Louisiana And Colorado

18 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

The two state ballot initiatives could have devastating effects on people seeking reproductive health care.
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Hospitals are facing ransomware threats, which have increased since the pandemic, feds say

18 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Hospitals and health care systems across the nation and in Massachusetts are facing increased ransomware threats, federal law enforcement and cybersecurity agencies warned...
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Worcester's Assumption University to enter week lockdown amid coronavirus spike

18 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Assumption University will be locked down for a week amid an increase of coronavirus cases on campus. With more than 20% of residential students in isolation or quarantine, the...
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Massachusetts coronavirus cases jump 1,243 - the highest day since the spring

18 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Massachusetts health officials on Thursday reported 1,243 coronavirus cases, the highest count since the spring and the sixth straight day topping 1,000 amid a virus spike...
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Moderna ‘actively preparing' for launch of COVID-19 vaccine candidate

19 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Cambridge-based Moderna announced in an earnings report Thursday that it's “actively preparing” for the launch of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate and has supply agreements for...
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White House aide says Trump's vaccine-by-Election Day promise was 'arbitrary'

White House aide says Trump's vaccine-by-Election Day promise was 'arbitrary'

A top White House adviser on Friday called President Donald Trump's longshot pledge to have a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 3 “kind of an arbitrary deadline,” as Election Day... Read more ...

Federal appeals court suggests late-arriving Minnesota ballots may be tossed

Federal appeals court suggests late-arriving Minnesota ballots may be tossed

A panel of federal appellate judges ruled Thursday that ballots that arrive after polls close in Minnesota on Election Day must be segregated from ballots that arrive earlier... Read more ...

Trump's USGS Chief Violated Whistleblower Protection Law, Inspector General Says

Trump's USGS Chief Violated Whistleblower Protection Law, Inspector General Says

James Reilly, the director of the U.S. Geological Survey, reassigned an agency employee after learning that the staffer had filed a complaint against him. Read more ...

On Poll Workers, Many Election Officials Breathe Sigh Of Relief

On Poll Workers, Many Election Officials Breathe Sigh Of Relief

In many key counties, volunteers have stepped up to fill poll worker shortages. But elsewhere staffing concerns continue. (Image credit: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) Read more ...

Joe Biden Pledges To Pass Equality Act In First 100 Days

Joe Biden Pledges To Pass Equality Act In First 100 Days

The Democratic candidate says he'll prioritize the landmark LGBTQ rights legislation should he win the presidency. Read more ...

FBI Warns Of 'Imminent Cybercrime Threat' To U.S. Hospitals

FBI Warns Of 'Imminent Cybercrime Threat' To U.S. Hospitals

Hackers are unleashing a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts as COVID-19 cases surge nationwide, the agency said. Read more ...

Poll: Biden notches narrow lead in Florida

Poll: Biden notches narrow lead in Florida

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by single digits in Florida, according to a new poll, earning the support of more than half of likely... Read more ...

Supreme Court Allows North Carolina To Receive Absentee Ballots After...

Supreme Court Allows North Carolina To Receive Absentee Ballots After Election Day

The court rejected a GOP effort to block the state from receiving and counting ballots up to 9 days after the election. Read more ...

Opinion | The Anonymous Unmasking Reveals a Secret About Washington Dirt

Opinion | The Anonymous Unmasking Reveals a Secret About Washington Dirt

Washington seems to be a little pissed off that Anonymous-the character who wrote the 2018 New York Times op-ed about the so-called “resistance” inside President Donald Trump's... Read more ...

Ex-DHS official Miles Taylor reveals himself as Anonymous, who wrote...

Ex-DHS official Miles Taylor reveals himself as Anonymous, who wrote critically of Trump

Miles Taylor has come forward and revealed himself to be Anonymous, the mysterious Washington official who has claimed to be working within the administration to restrain... Read more ...