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In a Texas town, there"s a place where 75% of the population has gotten Covid-19. Here"s what it"s like inside the hardest-hit federal prison in the US.
8/8/2020 7:07 AM
When James Giannetta first called his brother Russ in late June to tell him that the coronavirus was beginning to spread in his Texas federal prison, Russ could hear the fear in his voice. "This place is exploding," James warned. ...Read More
Reporter booed at Trump press conference after asking about masks
8/7/2020 10:44 PM
A reporter was booed by attendees at President Trump"s news conference at his Bedminster golf club when Trump was asked why people in the room were not following New Jersey"s coronavirus guidelines. ...Read More
What the First Amendment means to students as they return to school during a pandemic
8/8/2020 9:13 AM
As scores of American children return to classrooms under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, free speech experts have bristled at the sight of a public school punishing a student for practicing her right to free speech by sharing a photo of classmates not wearing masks and not social distancing on campus. Read More
Americans are moving around too much and taking coronavirus with them, expert says
8/8/2020 1:45 AM
Covid-19 precautions need to stay consistent -- whether or not the numbers are coming down -- because the more Americans move around the more the virus does too, a health expert said. ...Read More
Maryland reports more than 770 new Covid-19 cases
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Opinion: Covid"s next casualty: American restaurants
8/7/2020 10:50 AM
Restaurants help establish the unique character of our communities. But "restaurants are dying," says legendary chef Marcus Samuelsson. "Four out of five of our favorite independent restaurants may not survive this shutdown." ...Read More
Joe Arpaio loses Republican primary for sheriff to his former chief deputy
8/8/2020 9:41 AM
Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff known for his controversial hardline tactics against undocumented immigrants, lost his bid to win back his former position in Maricopa County. ...Read More
Fact Check: At his golf club, Trump nonsensically accuses Democrats of election "cheating"
8/8/2020 8:04 AM
President Donald Trump turned a hastily scheduled Friday night "news conference" at his New Jersey golf club into a surreal kind of campaign rally -- uttering the usual boasts and false claims, except with polo-clad club members standing at the back of the room. Read More
Analysis: This is what happens when the liberal WNBA and a GOP senator collide
8/8/2020 7:35 AM
The WNBA took the political center stage this week. Players from the Atlanta Dream wore shirts endorsing a political opponent (Raphael Warnock) of team co-owner and Georgia Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler. Loeffler had been critical of Black Lives Matter; many of the players endorse the movement. Read More
GOP lawmaker calls on Falwell Jr. to resign over photo
8/7/2020 6:18 PM
Rep. Mark Waller (R-NC) calls on Jerry Falwell Jr. to resign as president of Liberty University after Falwell posted a now-deleted photo on Instagram with his pants unzipped and his arm around a woman. ...Read More

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