The record high of 10,028 new cases in Texas served as another alarming new measure of the swift resurgence of COVID-19 nationwide and the failures of the country’s response.
Former Vice President Joe Biden has won New Jersey’s mostly mail-in Democratic presidential primary. Biden faced Vermont Sen Bernie Sanders on the ballot Tuesday, even though Biden has accumulated enough delegates to become the party’s presumptive nominee. New Jersey’s 14 electoral votes have gone to Democrats in every presidential election since 1988.
The White House’s round-table gathered health and education leaders from across the nation who said schools and colleges are ready to open this fall and can do so safely. They argued that the risks of keeping students at home outweigh any risks tied to the coronavirus.
The US coronavirus outbreak crossed a grim milestone of over 3 million confirmed cases on Tuesday as more states reported record numbers of new infections, and Florida faced an impending shortage of intensive care unit hospital beds. California, Hawaii, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma and Texas on Tuesday shattered their previous daily record highs for new …
As monuments and statues fall across the United States, activists and towns are left wondering what to do with empty spaces that once honored historic figures tied to Confederate generals and Spanish conquistadors. They also are debating how to remember civil rights figures and events in areas where they have been forgotten.
Strongly raising the issue during consultations on Tuesday between foreign secretary Harsh Shringla and US undersecretary David Hale, India said it was “disappointed” by the order. The US Student and Exchange Visitor Program has issued a direction asking foreign students in US schools and colleges, whose classes have moved online, to return to their own …
The United States, the country hardest hit by the coronavirus, on Tuesday posted 60,209 new cases, a record for a 24-hour period, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University.
The United States will leave the World Health Organization (WHO) on July 6, 2021, the United Nations said on Tuesday, after receiving notification of the decision by President Donald Trump, who has accused the agency of becoming a puppet for China during the coronavirus pandemic.
The highly controversial hunting techniques — which also include using dogs to track bears, and shooting swimming caribou from motor boats — have been fiercely criticized by environmentalists, but long employed by indigenous peoples to subsist.
“The stakes could not be higher,” FBI director Christopher Wray said, adding: “China is engaged in a whole-of-state effort to become the world’s only superpower by any means necessary,” he added.
“Unfortunately, Beijing has continued systematically to obstruct travel to the Tibetan Autonomous Region and other Tibetan areas by US diplomats and other officials, journalists and tourists, while PRC officials and other citizens enjoy far greater access to the United States,” Pompeo said in a statement.
Mary Trump describes the US president as a lying narcissist who was shaped by his domineering father, according to excerpts of her memoir published on Tuesday. Mary is the daughter of Fred Trump Jr, Trump’s older brother. The White House immediately hit back, describing the memoir as “a book of falsehoods.”
Appearing to take the cue from India, the Trump administration is considering banning TikTok amid concerns that the social media platform poses a threat to US national security, a top US official indicated on Tuesday. US secretary of state Mike Pompeo told Fox News that Washington is taking “very seriously” reports that the app shares …
President Donald Trump is pushing for schools to reopen in the fall and is hosting White House events on the topic on Tuesday, despite a steady increase in coronavirus infections across the country led by younger Americans and rising hospitalizations in many states.
The US govt will pay the vaccine maker Novavax $1.6 billion to expedite the development of 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine by the beginning of next year, the company said on Tuesday. The deal is the largest that the Trump administration has made so far with a company as part of Operation Warp …
Trump has been in a position all along to encounter a virus that spreads from people who don’t feel sick, such as Noem, who had interacted closely at a campaign fundraiser with Donald Trump Jr.’s girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle, who turned out to be infected.
Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who gained nationwide recognition for her handling of turbulent anti-racism protests, tested positive Monday for coronavirus.
Dawit Kelete, who is Black, drove the car around vehicles that were parked on Interstate 5 to protect a group of Black Femme March demonstrators, part of the Black Lives Matter movement protesting racial inequality and police violence. The car hit two people and sped away about 1:40 a.m. Saturday, police said.
Anthony Fauci said the number of cases had never reached a satisfactory baseline before the current resurgence, which officials have warned risks overwhelming hospitals in the country’s south and west.
“Nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online may not take a full online course load and remain in the United States,” US Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a statement. There are more than one million international students in the US for the 2018-19 academic year.
The United States has to take a different path on China as the previous policy of helping them open up their economy with the belief that this would lead to more political freedom has not worked, secretary of state Mike Pompeo said.
The United States — the world’s hardest-hit country, both in confirmed cases and deaths — has experienced a resurgence of the virus since June that has forced several states to suspend their phased economic reopenings. The country has reported a total of 2,931,142 Covid-19 cases and 130,248 deaths, the university reported.
In the clearest sign yet that the White House will not back down from its position as a pre-eminent power in the Pacific and beyond, US Prez Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows on Monday said that the US military “will continue to stand strong whether it’s in relationship to a conflict between India and …
Donald Trump’s re-election campaign made the decision to “strongly encourage” masks at the Republican president’s next rally as a precautionary measure, the White House chief of staff said on Monday.