Civilian labs and the Army say they've had trouble getting big machines that run hundreds of coronavirus tests at once. Public health experts say that's holding the U.S. back from ramping up testing.
Prosecutors say the probe is already underway, and that federal charges are possible. The announcement comes one day after protests erupted for a second night over the circumstances of Floyd's death.
Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, owns between $506,043 and $1.64 million in stocks that could present conflicts of interest to his work on the White House Coronavirus response.
More than 1 in 4 U.S. workers have lost their jobs since coronavirus shutdowns began. Last week, an additional 2.1 million people filed for unemployment benefits.
Response far outstrips resources as the state partners with nonprofits and foundations in a one-time program that aids undocumented workers and their families during the pandemic.
Most high school proms have been cancelled due to the pandemic. Nevertheless, photojournalists gave these seniors a chance to dress up and get their prom photos taken.
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Conservative challenges to statewide stay-at-home orders are mounting in counties that have few coronavirus cases. "This has become a rural versus urban issue," political scientist Kathy Cramer says.
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The Trump administration is rushing to finalize some of its biggest environmental rollbacks ahead of November's election. Some affected groups say they're too distracted by the pandemic to engage.
Attorney General William Barr would recommend the White House veto the legislation, which the House is set to vote on Wednesday, according to the DOJ. He had helped draft an earlier version.
A new report proposes a radical solution to America's school funding inequities: Leave district lines in place, but spread the wealth.
Census Bureau officials say they can no longer meet the current legal deadlines for delivering the 2020 census results. Some House Democrats have introduced a new bill to grant four-month extensions.
So far, there is no seasonal pattern to coronavirus outbreaks, says Dr. Margaret Harris of the WHO. Lockdowns may no longer be necessary, but infections do rise when restrictions are relaxed rapidly.