Stories tagged: "pandemic"


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‘Blood on Their Hands’: Americans Who Lost Loved Ones to COVID-19 Blast Government Response

Three Americans who lost family members to COVID-19 blame the US government for failing to prioritize fighting the virus and its lack of leadership.

President Donald Trump listens during a "National Dialogue on Safely Reopening America's Schools," event in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump Pressures Governors to Fully Reopen Schools Even as Coronavirus Surges—Or Else

“It’s clear that our nation’s schools must fully reopen and fully operate this school year. Anything short of that robs students, not to mention taxpayers, of their future,” DeVos said during a call with governors.

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COVID-19 Cases Are Spiking in More Than 35 States and Trump Just Withdrew From the World Health Organization

The Trump administration on Tuesday officially notified the United Nations that the United States would withdraw from the World Health Organization.

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Rent, Unemployment Insurance, and Other Important COVID-19 Deadlines: What You Need To Know In AZ

Don't lose track of what’s due — and when. Check our list of COVID-related due dates for deadlines postponed by the pandemic.

The number of figures (1000) illustrates just 1% of the official count of people who've died from COVID-19. Graphic via Desirée Tapia for COURIER
The U.S. Has Officially Passed 100,000 Deaths From Coronavirus. The Real Number Is Likely Much Higher.

The current death toll could actually be as high as 125,000 Americans, according to a New York Times analysis.

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Powwows Move Online to Keep Indigenous Communities Together

Many Indigenous communities are taking dance, art, stories, food, and song online as a way to come together during pandemic.

Members of National Guard & volunteers prepare bags of food to residents near a one-mile radius containment area set up to halt spread of COVID-19 in New York. Image via Shutterstock
Trump Ends National Guard Deployment Day Before Servicemembers Would Be Eligible for Benefits

Retired Brig. Gen. J. Roy Robinson called it “curious” that the extension runs only 24 days and ends in the middle of the week.