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[ad_1] U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response during a meeting with Kansas Governor Laura Kelly and Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the 11th Democratic candidates debate of the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign, held in CNN’s Washington studios without an audience because of the global coronavirus pandemic, in Washington, U.S., March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice
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[ad_1] DETROIT (Reuters) – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is facing an increasingly mainstream backlash against her stay-at-home orders, with a growing number of local officials and business leaders arguing the restrictions have outlived their usefulness. FILE PHOTO: A protester holds a placard during a protest against Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s extended stay-at-home orders intended to slow
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. schools shuttered by the coronavirus should pursue a carefully phased reopening only after public health benchmarks are met, and summer camps should be limited largely only to children from the immediate area, federal guidance recommends. The guidelines, released late on Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks at a daily briefing at North Shore University Hospital, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Manhasset, New York, U.S., May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – New York City residents from low-income communities have tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies at a higher-than-average
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[ad_1] (Reuters) – Former Republican state legislator Cliff Bentz clinched the Republican nomination to replace the party’s only member of Congress from Oregon, after emerging victorious from a crowded field of candidates, results showed early Wednesday. Bentz, 68, secured about 31% of the votes in the Republican primary in Oregon’s 2nd congressional district on Tuesday,
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[ad_1] (Reuters) – Five McDonald’s (MCD.N) workers in Chicago filed a class action lawsuit against the chain on Tuesday, accusing it of failing to adopt government safety guidance on COVID-19 and endangering employees and their families. FILE PHOTO: A McDonald’s restaurant logo in Chicago, Illinois, United States, July 23, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young McDonald’s failed to
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: An American flag flies outside of the U.S. Capitol dome ahead of the House of Representatives resolution appointing managers for the Senate impeachment trial against U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Calling the novel coronavirus the “greatest adversary” facing the United States,
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee nomination hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 5, 2020. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee voted along party lines on Tuesday to back President Donald Trump’s nomination of Republican Representative John Ratcliffe
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government’s handling of its massive economic response to the coronavirus pandemic will come under scrutiny on Tuesday as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testify before the Senate Banking Committee. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin (R) and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell pose
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[ad_1] (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to permanently halt funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) if it did not commit to improvements within 30 days, and to reconsider his country’s membership of the agency. Trump suspended U.S. contributions to the WHO last month, accusing it of promoting Chinese “disinformation” about
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[ad_1] SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – Businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area may open for curbside retail and manufacturing, while fan-free professional sports events might be allowed as soon as June, as California continued to loosen coronavirus health restrictions on Monday. California Governor Gavin Newsom said Monday the state has been in discussions with officials
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, in a surprise announcement, said on Monday he is taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive medicine against the coronavirus despite medical warnings about the use of the malaria drug. Trump volunteered the disclosure during a question-and-answer session with reporters at the White House as he met restaurant executives
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[ad_1] NEW YORK (Reuters) – The phased reopening of U.S. business and social life gained traction on Monday with more Americans emerging from coronavirus lockdowns and financial markets boosted by promising early results from the first U.S. vaccine trial in humans. News of a possible vaccine breakthrough was somewhat overshadowed by President Donald Trump’s surprise
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