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California may test state lawmakers before they return to Sacramento

The California State Assembly is exploring the feasibility of testing lawmakers for the coronavirus as they eye an imminent return to the state Capitol. Conversations about such testing, first reported ...

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Trump team wanted ‘nationwide’ access to malaria drugs, ousted vaccine chief claims

The Trump administration pushed for nationwide access to a malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump as a Covid-19 treatment “with limited physician oversight,” according to a person familiar with ...

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House passes $484 billion relief package to help small business and hospitals

The House approved a nearly $500 billion coronavirus rescue package that delivers emergency aid to small businesses and hospitals after two weeks of negotiations between party leaders and the White ...

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There are more important things than living

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) called for the reopening of his state and the country late Monday, saying there are “more important things than living.” Patrick said on Fox News’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight” ...

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More deaths, no benefit from malaria drug in VA virus study

malaria drug

A malaria drug widely touted by President Donald Trump for treating the new coronavirus showed no benefit in a large analysis of its use in U.S. veterans hospitals. There were ...

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Vote by mail in Wisconsin helped a Liberal candidate

Vote by mail

The liberal candidate in Wisconsin’s hard-fought State Supreme Court race this month prevailed in voting by mail by a significant margin, upending years of study showing little advantage to either party when ...

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Coronavirus lockdowns pit Republican governors against Democratic mayors

Coronavirus lockdowns

As some Republican governors move to reopen parts of their states’ shuttered economies, local Democratic leaders are pushing back — fearful that easing guidelines too early could wipe away the ...

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Barr threatens legal action against governors over lockdowns

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The Justice Department will consider taking legal action against governors who continue to impose stringent rules for dealing with the coronavirus that infringe on constitutional rights even after the crisis ...

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US green cards to be halted for 60 days, Trump says

US green cards

President Donald Trump has said his plan to ban immigration into the US will last for 60 days and apply only to those seeking permanent residence. Speaking a day after ...

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Senate Intel report confirms Russia aimed to help Trump in 2016

Senate , Senate Intel , Russia aimed, Trump

The Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday reaffirmed its support for the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion that the Russian government interfered in the 2016 presidential election with the goal of putting ...

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