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 …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

Could the US Become the Next Coronavirus Epicenter, and Can It be Reversed

Could the US Become the Next Coronavirus Epicenter, and Can It be Reversed

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There’s still time to stop the United States from becoming the next epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic, a World Health Organization spokeswoman told CNN on Wednesday. “The potential is there, but you’ve still got time to turn it around,” WHO’s Margaret Harris said. Though the number of cases and deaths continues to grow in the United States, it’s possible to reverse …

$2 Trillion Approved to Save US Economy From the Cornonavirus Crisis

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The White House and Senate leaders announced agreement Wednesday on an unparalleled, $2 trillion emergency bill to rush aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. It’s the largest economic rescue bill in history. The package is intended as a weekslong or monthslong patch for an economy spiraling into recession or worse and a …

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President Trump Plans For Lifting Restrictions by Easter if Possible

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White House: People who have recently visited NYC should self-quarantine Members of the White House coronavirus task force said Tuesday that those who have traveled to the New York metropolitan area recently should self-quarantine for 14 days after their departure. Dr. Deborah Birx, leader of the task force, said that 56% of all the cases in the United States, as …