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  • Associated Press

    Debate heats up over using an anti-malaria drug for COVID-19

    WASHINGTON (April 6, 2020) — President Donald Trump and members of his administration are growing emphatic in promoting an anti-malaria drug not yet officially approved for fighting COVID-19.

  • Associated Press

    Trump tempers officials' grave assessments with optimism

    WASHINGTON (April 6, 2020) — The U.S. surgeon general says that Americans should brace for levels of tragedy reminiscent of the Sept. 11 attacks and the bombing of Pearl Harbor, while the nation’s infectious disease chief warned that the new coronavirus may never be completely eradicated from the globe.

  • Associated Press

    Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended voting

    MADISON, Wis. (April 4, 2020) — Wisconsin Republicans asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday to block extended absentee voting in Tuesday’s primary, despite public health fears about in-person voting amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Associated Press

    Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint

    WASHINGTON (April 4, 2020) — President Donald Trump on Friday abruptly fired the inspector general of the intelligence community, sidelining an independent watchdog who played a pivotal role in his impeachment even as his White House struggled with the deepening coronavirus pandemic.

  • Associated Press

    Biden to name VP vetting team, thinking about Cabinet makeup

    WASHINGTON (April 3, 2020) — Joe Biden said Friday that he will announce a committee to oversee his vice presidential selection process and is already thinking about whom he’d choose to join his Cabinet.

  • Associated Press

    Face coverings recommended, but Trump says he won't wear one

    WASHINGTON (April 3, 2020) — President Donald Trump announced new federal guidelines Friday recommending that Americans wear face coverings when in public to help fight the spread of the new coronavirus. The president immediately said he had no intention of following that advice himself, saying, “I’m choosing not to do it.”

  • Associated Press

    Cuomo orders the seizing of ventilators for NY City hospitals

    NEW YORK (April 3, 2020) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he would order the redistribution of critically needed ventilators. 

  • Associated Press

    Navy fires captain who sought help for virus-stricken ship

    WASHINGTON (April 3, 2020) — The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus on his ship was fired by Navy leaders who said he created a panic by sending his memo pleading for help to too many people.

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