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CDC finally acknowledges airborne spread of coronavirus
 

CDC finally acknowledges airborne spread of coronavirusIn late September, the CDC was forced to delete a guidance describing the airborne qualities of the coronavirus. The new guidance comes as President Trump remains hospitalized with what could be a serious case of COVID-19.



As Trump fell ill, Republican report praised his leadership on pandemic response
 

As Trump fell ill, Republican report praised his leadership on pandemic responseThe rosy report contrasted sharply with the reality of a White House in turmoil, not to mention of a nation that widely disapproved of Trump’s coronavirus response even before he himself fell ill.



Yahoo News/YouGov poll: Trump loses support among 3 key demographics after debate, COVID-19 diagnosis
 

Yahoo News/YouGov poll: Trump loses support among 3 key demographics after debate, COVID-19 diagnosisVoters who disapprove of both candidates, those who voted for different parties in 2016 and 2018, and college-educated white women are moving toward Biden.



PHOTOS: Some of the many times Trump has appeared in public without covering his face
 

PHOTOS: Some of the many times Trump has appeared in public without covering his faceOne of the most pressing questions raised by President Trump falling ill with COVID-19 has been when, exactly, he contracted the coronavirus. It’s impossible to know for sure, in part because he has had so many interactions with aides, family members, political figures and strangers.



Virus strikes Coast Guard admiral, forcing top military brass to quarantine
 

Virus strikes Coast Guard admiral, forcing top military brass to quarantineMost of the Pentagon’s most senior military leaders are in home quarantine after the Coast Guard’s No. 2 officer tested positive for COVID-19, the Defense Department announced on Tuesday.




Pence will defend mixed coronavirus record at Wednesday's debate
 

Pence will defend mixed coronavirus record at Wednesday's debateAfter Democrats have endlessly assailed Trump’s pandemic response, Pence could prove an elusive target. While he's associated with the administration’s much-criticized response to the pandemic, he answers to a boss who offers subordinates little independence.



Trump says catching COVID-19 was a 'blessing from God'
 

Trump says catching COVID-19 was a 'blessing from God'President Trump released a new video from the White House Wednesday in which he said that his contraction of COVID-19 was a “blessing from God."



Trump claims he won't participate in virtual debate
 

Trump claims he won't participate in virtual debate“I’m not going to waste my time doing a virtual debate,” the president said shortly after organizers announced the Oct. 15 town hall would be held remotely. “That’s not what debating is all about. You sit behind a computer and do a debate, it’s ridiculous, and then they cut you off whenever they want.”



9 Easy Ways to Make Your Jack-o'-Lanterns Last Longer
 

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Jack-o'-Lanterns Last LongerA little bleach goes a long way.



CDC: White men still aren't washing their hands
 

CDC: White men still aren't washing their handsWhile Americans are washing their hands much more amid the pandemic, the CDC reports that young white men are the picture of handwashing recalcitrance.



Explore the CDC’s school reopening guidelines in augmented reality
 

Explore the CDC’s school reopening guidelines in augmented realityThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has promoted preparing schools for the safe return of students to the classroom this fall amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic across the United States. The CDC has shared its recommended strategies to slow the spread of COVID-19 in schools, which includes measures like social distancing, wearing masks and practicing proper hand hygiene. 



Another Black life that mattered: A small town in Texas unites for justice for Jonathan Price after police kill 'an amazing person'
 

Another Black life that mattered: A small town in Texas unites for justice for Jonathan Price after police kill 'an amazing person'Jonathan Price, a Black man, was killed by a white police officer after reportedly breaking up a domestic dispute on Oct. 3 in his hometown of Wolfe City, Texas. Many people within the small town are realizing that racism is not just a big-city issue, but a countrywide problem.



Coronavirus pushes Trump into a 'fiasco vortex' as events spin out of administration's control
 

Coronavirus pushes Trump into a 'fiasco vortex' as events spin out of administration's controlThe coronavirus outbreak at the White House has plunged Trump’s presidency into what crisis relations expert Eric Dezenhall calls “the fiasco vortex,” a phenomenon in which crisis overtakes a public figure, destroying any attempts to impose a favorable cast on developments.



Wisconsin is battling America's worst coronavirus outbreak, and the state's broken politics are partly to blame
 

Wisconsin is battling America's worst coronavirus outbreak, and the state's broken politics are partly to blameThe state GOP’s relentless campaign to delegitimize pandemic precautions as partisan overreach has restricted the government’s ability to address a worsening crisis.



How another president tried to hide his illness during a pandemic — and the disaster it created
 

How another president tried to hide his illness during a pandemic — and the disaster it createdPresident Trump's White House and medical team have been criticized for not being transparent enough about the president's condition after he tested positive for COVID-19. But this isn't the first president to contract a deadly pandemic virus. President Woodrow Wilson's personal physician tried to downplay the severity of the president's illness during a crucial moment in American history when he became sick during the 1918-19 influenza pandemic.



Yahoo News/YouGov poll: As opposition to Trump's pandemic approach grows, most voters want Senate to pass stimulus before considering Amy Coney Barrett
 

Yahoo News/YouGov poll: As opposition to Trump's pandemic approach grows, most voters want Senate to pass stimulus before considering Amy Coney BarrettAs the Senate begins confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, two-thirds of voters say Congress should focus instead on passing more COVID-19 relief for struggling workers and businesses.



Trump presses attack on Fauci in dispute over campaign ad
 

Trump presses attack on Fauci in dispute over campaign adThe nation's leading expert in infectious diseases has asked for a video that takes his words out of context to be removed.



Barron Trump also tested positive for COVID-19, first lady says
 

Barron Trump also tested positive for COVID-19, first lady saysPresident Trump’s 14-year-old son, Barron, tested positive for COVID-19 but did not show any symptoms, first lady Melania Trump disclosed Wednesday, about two weeks after it was revealed that she and the president had contracted the disease.



What Dr. Fauci says when asked about Trump's crowded rallies
 

What Dr. Fauci says when asked about Trump's crowded ralliesThe nation's top infectious disease expert remains concerned that large-scale gatherings like President Trump's campaign rallies will lead to more coronavirus outbreaks.



Fauci says to be safe, his family won't be gathering for Thanksgiving
 

Fauci says to be safe, his family won't be gathering for ThanksgivingDr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, is not going to be gathering with his children on Thanksgiving because they are concerned about the threat of the coronavirus, which is surging in more than 30 states.



How a Florida hockey game became a COVID-19 'superspreader' event
 

How a Florida hockey game became a COVID-19 'superspreader' eventThe game, which took place on June 16, did not lead to any hospitalizations or deaths. But it does represent one of the few documented instances of viral spread stemming from an athletic event.



Outrage boils over in Kansas City after video captures arrest of pregnant Black woman
 

Outrage boils over in Kansas City after video captures arrest of pregnant Black womanA Kansas City woman gave birth on Friday, just over two weeks after she was thrown to the ground by police in an altercation at an event commemorating a murder victim.



Almost all of Wisconsin is classified as a COVID 'hot spot'
 

Almost all of Wisconsin is classified as a COVID 'hot spot'Officials in the state report some hospitals have already reached 90 percent capacity in their intensive care units.



Trump, Biden campaigns approach COVID threat very differently
 

Trump, Biden campaigns approach COVID threat very differentlyJoe Biden’s campaign has been adamant that they’ve followed coronavirus mitigation efforts for months and that they’ve been transparent with reporters, in contrast to the Trump administration.



Trump rails against 'disaster' Fauci on campaign staff call
 

Trump rails against 'disaster' Fauci on campaign staff callOn a campaign call Monday morning, Trump repeatedly insulted the country's top infectious disease expert.



CDC criticizes White House medical adviser's discredited mask claim
 

CDC criticizes White House medical adviser's discredited mask claimThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is criticizing a White House coronavirus adviser for spreading misinformation about facial coverings, in a potential escalation of the feud between the administration and public health officials within the federal government.



Trump's rallies define his view of liberty: The right not to care about other people
 

Trump's rallies define his view of liberty: The right not to care about other peoplePresident Trump made a fateful decision last week to return to holding mass rallies despite warnings from health officials about doing so during a pandemic.



Trump rips Biden and Fauci for coronavirus 'bad calls' and again suggests the pandemic nearly over
 

Trump rips Biden and Fauci for coronavirus 'bad calls' and again suggests the pandemic nearly overPresident Trump attacked Joe Biden and the nation’s top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci during a campaign rally in Prescott, Ariz.



As White House eyes 'herd immunity,' Sweden's no-mask approach is failing to contain COVID-19
 

As White House eyes 'herd immunity,' Sweden's no-mask approach is failing to contain COVID-19Early on in the pandemic, Sweden was slammed for being reckless, refusing the lockdowns adopted by its Scandinavian neighbors and keeping most everything open. But with the ascendancy of President Trump's coronavirus adviser, Dr. Scott Atlas, herd immunity is getting another look.



The facts behind Trump's attacks on Fauci
 

The facts behind Trump's attacks on FauciAs the coronavirus pandemic worsens in the U.S., President Trump continues to attack the man who for months was the administration’s go-to authority on the disease, Dr. Anthony Fauci.



Trump's closing pitch to voters admits that America has to be made 'great again' all over again
 

Trump's closing pitch to voters admits that America has to be made 'great again' all over againIn the closing days of the 2020 election that opinion polls show him likely to lose, President Trump has amended his famous 2016 campaign slogan, promising that, if reelected, he will “make America great again, again.”



'They only care about votes': As millions slip into poverty, voting may be the only leverage for a 2nd stimulus check
 

'They only care about votes': As millions slip into poverty, voting may be the only leverage for a 2nd stimulus checkMillions of Americans across the country are fed up with elected officials who haven't worked out a second stimulus bill. As more time passes, Americans don’t care how it gets done; they just want something done.



Yahoo News/YouGov Poll: As COVID-19 cases soar, many Americans plan indoor Thanksgiving with friends or extended family
 

Yahoo News/YouGov Poll: As COVID-19 cases soar, many Americans plan indoor Thanksgiving with friends or extended familyRight now, amid a worsening pandemic, a majority of American voters are at least considering joining friends or family indoors on Nov. 26, which would be an uncomfortable amount of normal in a time we can't really afford it.



Health secretary promises coronavirus vaccine before 2021
 

Health secretary promises coronavirus vaccine before 2021The first doses of a coronavirus vaccine could be available before the end of the year, with mass vaccination of Americans taking place throughout the spring, according to public health officials at CDC headquarters in Atlanta.



‘They responded by killing us’: Nigerians seek to end police brutality with #EndSARS protests
 

‘They responded by killing us’: Nigerians seek to end police brutality with #EndSARS protestsProtests calling for an end to police brutality in the West African country of Nigeria turned deadly after soldiers in Lagos opened fire on demonstrators Tuesday, killing at least 12 people.



CDC study: Coronavirus thrives where poverty reigns
 

CDC study: Coronavirus thrives where poverty reignsLow-income communities, particularly those in which people of color live, have a higher risk than their wealthier, whiter counterparts of becoming coronavirus hot spots, according to a new study by the CDC.



4 takeaways from a less abrasive — but more revealing — debate between Trump and Biden
 

4 takeaways from a less abrasive — but more revealing — debate between Trump and BidenOn Thursday evening, President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden met in Nashville for the second — and final — socially distanced debate of the 2020 presidential campaign.




Biden vs. Trump on COVID: A 'dark winter' ahead, or 'rounding the turn'?
 

Biden vs. Trump on COVID: A 'dark winter' ahead, or 'rounding the turn'?One day after holding their final debate of the 2020 campaign, Joe Biden and Donald Trump continued to portray the future course of the coronavirus pandemic in starkly different terms.



 
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