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Rural Midwest hospitals struggling to handle virus surge

6 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn't see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August. But over the last two weeks, its rate of new cases per person soared to one of the highest in the nation.
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Poll: Majority of viewers say Biden won final debate

Poll: Majority of viewers say Biden won final debate

Joe Biden outperformed President Donald Trump in Thursday's final presidential debate, according to a new POLITCO/Morning Consult flash poll released Friday. The survey found... Read more ...

Final debate ratings lag first showdown, 2016 numbers

Final debate ratings lag first showdown, 2016 numbers

About 63 million viewers tuned in for Thursday's presidential debate - a marked drop from the over 73 million who watched the candidates face off in September. The viewership... Read more ...

Trump And Biden Lawyers Bracing For White House Legal Battle

Trump And Biden Lawyers Bracing For White House Legal Battle

Both presidential candidates have built massive legal operations readying for a bitterly disputed race that may land at the Supreme Court. Read more ...

Trump tells Congress he intends to take Sudan off terror list

Trump tells Congress he intends to take Sudan off terror list

President Donald Trump said Friday that he has informed Congress of his intent to formally remove Sudan from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism in exchange for the... Read more ...

Senate goes into rare closed-door session as Dems try to delay Barrett...

Senate goes into rare closed-door session as Dems try to delay Barrett confirmation

The Senate went into a rare but brief closed session Friday, as Democrats sought to delay the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. “I believe the Senate... Read more ...

Lindsey Graham's Been Pleading for Cash. It's Paid Off

Lindsey Graham's Been Pleading for Cash. It's Paid Off

Lindsey Graham has continued to rake in campaign cash in the closing days of his bid for a fourth term, raising about $1 million a day for the first two weeks of October. Early... Read more ...

FDA approves remdesivir as first coronavirus drug

FDA approves remdesivir as first coronavirus drug

The FDA on Thursday approved Gilead's coronavirus drug remdesivir - making it the only Covid-19 treatment to win full approval from U.S. regulators. The agency based its... Read more ...

Pete Buttigieg Smacks Down Hunter Biden Smear On Fox News

Pete Buttigieg Smacks Down Hunter Biden Smear On Fox News

Instead, on the topic of government officials' dealings, the Democrat brought up Donald Trump's secret Chinese bank account. Read more ...

WATCH: Second DCCC TV Ad In WA-03 Exposes Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler's...

WATCH: Second DCCC TV Ad In WA-03 Exposes Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler's Record of Looking Out for Herself and Her Corporate Donors Over Southwest Washington Families

Today, the DCCC released a new ad titled “Looking Out,” exposing Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler's record of voting to let insurance companies charge more for pre-existing... Read more ...

Amy Coney Barrett Moves A Step Closer To Confirmation After Judiciary...

Amy Coney Barrett Moves A Step Closer To Confirmation After Judiciary Committee Vote

Democrats boycotted the vote, pointing to what they called the damage she would do to health care, and reproductive and voting rights, and the fact the vote took place amid the... Read more ...