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Fauci laments ‘lost opportunity’ for Trump to speak out earlier about vaccination

Health officials reacted with concern, warning that lifting restrictions too early risked another surge of the virus.
  • Mar 3, 2021

Dolly Parton gets a taste of her own medicine

To get vaccinated, Dolly Parton returned to a place and a doctor that tie her to the Moderna vaccine, which she helped fund.
  • Mar 2, 2021

People with milder coronavirus cases still report health issues weeks after testing, CDC says

The U.S. coronavirus infection rate has doubled in less than a month, and covid-19 deaths are soaring in Florida, California and Texas.
  • Jul 24, 2020

Trump, reversing course, says coronavirus task force will continue ‘indefinitely’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo persisted in his criticism of China for obscuring details and early signs of the coronavirus outbreak.
  • May 6, 2020

Britain and Ireland added to U.S. travel restrictions as coronavirus barriers expand

Many in Britain thought their ‘special relationship’ with the United States would keep them off the list.
  • Mar 14, 2020

The latest target of racist rumors about coronavirus: The ubiquitous dance troupe Shen Yun

The dance company with the highly visible marketing campaign is based in New York and banned from performing in China.
  • Feb 25, 2020

Photos show passengers finally disembark cruise ship that was stranded at sea over coronavirus fears

“Is it strange to say in some ways I’ll miss life aboard the Westerdam?” a passenger wrote The Washington Post.
  • Feb 14, 2020

Pennsylvania Turnpike crash: 9-year-old boy and two UPS drivers among victims of deadly pileup

The crash snarled two tractor-trailers, a charter bus and a passenger vehicle, killing at least five people.
  • Jan 6, 2020

Trump speaks out after Bahamas hurricane survivors were kicked off ferry over U.S. visa demands

The incident, which U.S. Customs and Border Protection blamed on the ferry operator, comes amid bipartisan calls to waive all visa requirements for Bahamas survivors.
  • Sep 9, 2019

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell retracts report that Trump loan had Russian signers

Trump had threatened to sue the MSNBC host. O'Donnell said the report was “an error in judgment" that hadn’t gone through the network's verification and standards process.
  • Aug 29, 2019