Why Joe Biden Chose Kamala Harris as his Vice-President

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Joe Biden thinks he is going to win the White House in 84 days’ time. That’s the unmistakable message he sent just after 4 p.m. Eastern time when, via text, his campaign announced that he had picked Sen. Kamala Harris of California as his vice presidential nominee. Harris, who ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic presidential nomination earlier this year, had been the front-runner …

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Bernie Sanders Exits 2020 Presidential Race Today

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose call for a progressive agenda galvanized millions of followers, has dropped out of the presidential race, giving former Vice President Joe Biden a clean path to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Sanders’ exit comes after a string of losses to Biden in the primary election. The intensifying coronavirus pandemic also meant he could no longer hold …

Growth of Virus-fighting Antibodies From Tests Spikes Potential Coronavirus Vaccine Research

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A potential vaccine for COVID-19 has been developed and tested successfully in mice, researchers reported Thursday. “We’d like to get this into patients as soon as possible,” said Andrea Gambotto, associate professor of surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and co-author of a paper announcing the vaccine in the journal EBioMedicine. As far as reaching clinical trials, …

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Should US Learn From China How to Beat Coronavirus

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In late February, as coronavirus infections mounted in Wuhan, China, local authorities went door-to-door for health checks – forcibly isolating every resident in makeshift hospitals and temporary quarantine shelters, even separating parents from young children who displayed symptoms of COVID-19, no matter how seemingly mild. Caretakers at the city’s ubiquitous large apartment buildings were pressed into service as ad hoc …

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Popular American Tourist Destinations Saturated With Coronavirus Cases In a Few Days

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Jacob Greenberg, chairman of the Blaine County, Idaho, Commission, is worried that his son, daughter-in-law and grandson might have coronavirus. Colleagues from county committees may have it, too. Metropolises like New York City and New Orleans have seen a recent explosion of coronavirus cases. But rural counties in Colorado, Utah and Idaho, where hordes of visitors flock each year to …

US States and Cities Are Being Overtaken by the Coronavirus Cases Passing China and Italy

US States and Cities Are Being Overtaken by the Coronavirus Cases Passing China and Italy

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New coronavirus hot spots are emerging in the Chicago, Detroit and New Orleans areas — and health officials there are pleading for medical resources to meet the surges. Michigan’s roughly 3,000 cases are nearly a tenfold increase from March 19, and officials there say the federal government needs to prioritize states like theirs that face case surges, rather than having governors compete for …

The United States Currently has the Most Reported Coronavirus Cases in the World

The United States Currently has the Most Reported Coronavirus Cases in the World

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The United States now has more coronavirus cases reported than any other country in the world. According to CNN reporting, there are now at least 82,100 coronavirus cases reported in the United States. Johns Hopkins University places that estimate at 85,505 cases. China is currently reporting 81,782 cases, according to JHU. Italy is third globally in total reported coronavirus cases …

Unemployment Benefit Claims are Going High on Record Because of Coronavirus

Unemployment Benefit Claims are Going High on Record Because of Coronavirus

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The Senate approved a bill that promises a $1,200 payout to millions of Americans. Hospitals in New York and New Orleans struggle to cope. London is seeing a surge in patients, and deaths in Spain passed 4,000. More than 3.2 million people filed unemployment claims in the U.S. last week, a record amount. The Senate unanimously passed a $2 trillion …

Vote Appears Impending for Final Coronavirus Stimulus Bill, but Will Pelosi Get Her Wish Through

Vote Appears Impending for Final Coronavirus Stimulus Bill, but Will Pelosi Get Her Wish Through

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The long-awaited Senate vote on the coronavirus stimulus compromise bill is finally imminent Wednesday night, Fox News is told, and the final bill text now circulating on Capitol Hill omits a slew of items from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s version of the legislation. Although nothing is definite yet, the Senate is expected to begin debating an amendment from Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., shortly. The …