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Joe Biden makes 1st in-person appearance in more than 2 months

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joseph R. Biden made his first public appearance in months, after being taken off the campaign trail due to the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, on Monday to celebrate Memorial Day in honor of those [...]

More than a dozen former Watergate prosecutors urge appeals court not to dismiss Flynn case

More than a dozen former Watergate prosecutors on Friday urged a federal appeals court to deny an emergency request by Michael Flynn to dismiss his criminal case. A total of 16 former Watergate prosecutors filed a friend-of-the-court brief [...]

Viral video guru Aaron Rupar on the election, the virus, Fox News & more

Home Elections Viral video guru Aaron Rupar on the election, the virus, Fox News & more In today’s free episode, Cliff and I spoke at length with Vox’s Aaron Rupar, a true viral video guru (if you don’t follow him on Twitter, you [...]

Nancy Pelosi ‘of course’ supports Los Angeles lockdown for 3 more months: ‘Yes, it’s inconvenient’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that “of course” she supports Los Angeles County extending stay-at-home orders for three more months in an effort to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. “Well, of course, I agree with the decisions [...]

Virus hunters rely on faxes, paper records as more states reopen

*/ ]]> A runaway global pandemic is killing tens of thousands of Americans, requiring one of the most cutting edge, data-driven national health responses in American history to stop the virus spread. So what are many public health [...]

In ongoing church-state COVID-19 clashes, two more victories for religious freedoms

For the second time, a federal judge has issued a restraining order against Kentucky officials who moved to block church services during the coronavirus shutdown. U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove ruled Friday night in favor of Tabernacle [...]

Steven Mnuchin pledges ‘full audit’ of small business loans of more than $2 million

Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin on Tuesday pledged a “full audit” of loans through a new small business program that are worth more than $ 2 million and said borrowers will face criminal liability if they misled the federal government. “We [...]

With more testing, White House prepares for outbreaks this summer ‘and beyond’

CVS Health is among the firms anticipated to partake in the White House partnership. | Cindy Ord/Getty Images */ ]]> The Trump administration will prioritize coronavirus testing for more Americans as it braces for possible outbreaks [...]

U.K. Coronavirus Briefings Offer a More Genteel Spin Than Trump’s

LONDON — Each evening at the stroke of 5, a British cabinet minister and two expert advisers walk into a clubby, wood-paneled room at 10 Downing Street and take their places behind three socially distanced lecterns. The room is [...]

Coronavirus Live Updates: Pandemic Alters Ramadan Traditions; Scientists Ponder More Versatile Drugs

A less social Ramadan to help contain the virus. Sprawling banquets that convened crowds of relatives have shrunk to modest meals for immediate family. Imams who led prayers in packed mosques have been addressing the faithful over Zoom. [...]