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Trump threatens to shutter social media companies

President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to wield the powers of the federal government to shut down major social media platforms ahead of November’s general election — comparing what he claimed ...

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Oregon high court keeps state virus restrictions in place

The Oregon Supreme Court has kept statewide virus restrictions in place by halting a judge’s order to end them in a lawsuit claiming the governor exceeded her authority when she ...

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Here are the latest coronavirus updates from across the US

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Trump defends hydroxychloroquine use: President Trump has again touted the unproven antimalarial drug as a coronavirus treatment, attempting to discredit a study that found it isn’t effective in combatting Covid-19. ...

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Republican apologizes for likening Covid-19 curbs to Nazis’ persecution of Jews

Antisemitic and Nazi-sympathizing comments made by a Republican state representative in Alaska, who likened Covid-19 safety measures at the state capitol to the treatment of Jewish people in Nazi Germany, ...

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Coronavirus turned out to be the greatest disaster in US history

Coronavirus

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said coronavirus was “the greatest disaster in the history of the country.” She recalled that more than 80 thousand Americans died, about 1.4 million became ...

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New Jersey governor lays out plan to boost testing, contact tracing

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) on Tuesday laid out his plan to boost testing and contact tracing in the Garden State as pressure mounts on him to begin reopening ...

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68% of Americans say a vaccine is needed before returning to normal life, new survey finds

Two new Gallup surveys show how stay-at-home behavior and attitudes towards the pandemic have changed in the last month. Here were some of the key findings: Small gatherings: Fewer people ...

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Poll: Voters expect second wave of coronavirus cases

As governors across the country begin to reopen their states, a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll shows that large majorities of voters favor continued social distancing to stop the spread of ...

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Poll: Most Americans think Russia trying to influence election

Over half of all Americans, including a majority of Republicans, believe Russia is trying to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, according to a new Reuters/IPSOS poll released Friday. Fifty-five percent of Americans ...

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Georgia to postpone presidential primary amid coronavirus outbreak

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Georgia election officials postponed the state’s presidential primary election scheduled for March 24 due to concerns of over the coronavirus, the Georgia Secretary of State first announced Saturday. Election officials ...

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