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‘We've Done Worse Than Most Any Other Country': Fauci Says 500,000 Covid-19 Deaths Didn't Need To Happen

11 days ago   |   By Forbes

The U.S.-nearing 500,000 dead from Covid-19-has by far the highest death toll in the world.
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Biden to mark 500,000 lives lost from COVID-19 with ceremony

Biden to mark 500,000 lives lost from COVID-19 with ceremony

11 days ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON President Joe Biden will mark the U.S. crossing 500,000 lives lost from COVID-19 with a moment of silence and candle lighting ceremony at the White House.
The nation is expected to pass the grim milestone on Monday, just over a year after the first confirmed U.S. fatality due to the novel coronavirus.
The White House said Biden will deliver remarks at sunset to honor those who lost their lives. He will be joined by first lady Jill Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff. They will participate in the moment of silence and lighting ceremony.
Biden has...
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'To Me He's Not A Number': Families Reflect As U.S. Nears 500,000 COVID-19 Deaths

'To Me He's Not A Number': Families Reflect As U.S. Nears 500,000 COVID-19 Deaths

11 days ago   |   By NPR

Family members of those who've died from COVID-19 reflect on the milestone of 500,000 U.S. deaths, and how their individual loss fits within the magnitude of that number.
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Senate debates COVID-19 relief bill, minimum wage hike falls flat

Senate debates COVID-19 relief bill, minimum wage hike falls flat

WASHINGTON - Senators began voting on a number of amendments to President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Friday, starting off with a measure to double the... Read more ...

Democrats crush Bernie Sanders' push for $15 minimum wage insert into Covid...

Democrats crush Bernie Sanders' push for $15 minimum wage insert into Covid relief bill, despite most Americans supporting it

Senator Sanders has failed to insert a minimum wage hike into a mammoth $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill. The attempt was a long shot, and members of his own party... Read more ...

'Bigger than a personal accomplishment': NFL hires first Black female game...

'Bigger than a personal accomplishment': NFL hires first Black female game official

“It is an accomplishment for all women, my community and my culture,” Maia Chaka said. Read more ...

New York state Senate votes to strip Gov. Cuomo of emergency powers

New York state Senate votes to strip Gov. Cuomo of emergency powers

New York state lawmakers moved Friday to rescind the emergency powers they granted to Gov. Andrew Cuomo to handle the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Dr. Fauci rebukes Detroit mayor for reportedly rejecting Johnson & Johnson...

Dr. Fauci rebukes Detroit mayor for reportedly rejecting Johnson & Johnson vaccines

The mayor of Detroit reportedly rejected Johnson & Johnson vaccines for his city, telling the feds the shots just aren't as good as Moderna's and Pfizer's versions - prompting... Read more ...

Twitter explores ‘undo send' feature for paying users

Twitter explores ‘undo send' feature for paying users

Twitter is testing an “undo send” function that would give users a short time to withdraw a tweet before it is posted, the company confirmed Friday. App researcher Jane Manchun... Read more ...

President Biden to come to Baltimore for event with Merck, Johnson & Johnson

President Biden to come to Baltimore for event with Merck, Johnson & Johnson

President Joe Biden will travel to Baltimore next Wednesday to meet with Merck and Johnson & Johnson officials, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki announced. Read more ...

Third-Degree Murder Charge for Former Minneapolis Officer Could Be...

Third-Degree Murder Charge for Former Minneapolis Officer Could Be Reinstated in George Floyd's Death, Possibly Delaying Trial

Hennepin County Sheriff-APThis undated photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn., Sheriff's Office shows former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. - The Minnesota... Read more ...

Blake Griffin released by Pistons with possible Nets intrigue

Blake Griffin released by Pistons with possible Nets intrigue

Blake Griffin will be free to sign with the Nets or another interested NBA team after agreeing to a contract buyout with the Detroit Pistons. The Nets are “believed to be... Read more ...

Health officials report 1,442 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois and 33 deaths

Health officials report 1,442 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois and 33 deaths

Health officials reported 1,442 new confirmed and probably cases of coronavirus in Illinois Friday including 33 deaths. The Illinois Department of Public Health is now... Read more ...