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‘They Let Us Down': 5 Takeaways on the C.D.C.'s Coronavirus Response

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Early mistakes in testing, aging data systems, clashes with President Trump and an overly cautious culture shook confidence in the nation's premier public health agency.
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SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

The Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision Thursday blocked a lower court ruling allowing curbside voting in Alabama and waiving some absentee ballot requirements during the pandemic... Read more ...

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

LONDON - Boris Johnson's government plans to shake up the U.K.'s system for briefing the press and introduce White House-style televised briefings from Downing Street. Before... Read more ...

Washington Post Editorial Board Spells Out A Stark Truth About The...

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“The reality is that the virus is not under control; it is in control," the newspaper's board told the president in its new column. Read more ...

Senate sends Hong Kong sanctions bill to Trump

Senate sends Hong Kong sanctions bill to Trump

The Senate on Thursday finalized passage of a sanctions bill to penalize China for its new national security law for Hong Kong that U.S. lawmakers say effectively ends the... Read more ...

Russia Investigation Material to Remain Secret Past Election

Russia Investigation Material to Remain Secret Past Election

House Democrats are unlikely to see secret material from Robert Mueller's Russia investigation before Election Day because of a move by the Supreme Court on Thursday. In what... Read more ...

Supreme Court to rule on House access to Mueller grand jury secrets

Supreme Court to rule on House access to Mueller grand jury secrets

The Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to consider whether the House of Representatives should be given permission to access grand jury secrets contained in special counsel... Read more ...

For Skipping The Census, Homes In These 6 Places Get Door Knocks First

For Skipping The Census, Homes In These 6 Places Get Door Knocks First

After delaying in-person visits because of COVID-19, Census Bureau workers are heading to unresponsive homes in Idaho, Maine and West Virginia, as well as parts of Louisiana... Read more ...

Bad News for Trump on His Niece's Tell-All

Bad News for Trump on His Niece's Tell-All

A New York judge's order blocking Mary Trump's upcoming tell-all stood for just one day before an appellate judge in the state reversed it. The latest judge ruled Wednesday... Read more ...

Senator: I'm Ready to Block Over 1K Military Promotions

Senator: I'm Ready to Block Over 1K Military Promotions

Sen. Tammy Duckworth is drawing the line. The Illinois Democrat announced Thursday she'll hold up over 1,100 military promotions unless the Pentagon promises it won't block the... Read more ...

U.S. reports nationwide coronavirus case record heading into July 4

U.S. reports nationwide coronavirus case record heading into July 4

The United States reported a daily record in new coronavirus cases on Friday, with roughly 55,000 people confirmed to have been infected with the virus ahead of the July 4... Read more ...