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Facebook, citing virus misinformation, deletes Trump post

Facebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump for the first time, saying it violated its policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus.

Fauci optimistic COVID-19 vaccine will be widely available

Dr. Anthony Fauci has told lawmakers that once a coronavirus vaccine is approved as safe and effective, Americans should have widespread access within a reasonable time.

Isaias explodes into hurricane overnight, to make run along southeastern US coast

Isaias is forecast to be a 1 for the Bahamas on the AccuWeather RealImpact™ Scale for Hurricanes, a more nuanced method the company introduced in 2019 to assess the potential damage a tropical system could cause, across the northern Caribbean into Friday and the southeastern U.S. this weekend.

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies at 74

ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) - Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after battling the coronavirus. He was 74. A post on Cain's Twitter account...

Trump administration won’t accept new DACA applications

The Trump administration says it will reject new applications and shorten renewal periods for an Obama-era program that shields young people from deportation.

Body of civil rights icon John Lewis crosses Selma bridge

SELMA, Alabama (AP) - The late U.S. Rep. John Lewis has crossed Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge for the final time as remembrances continue for...

Trump calls off GOP National Convention in Florida, citing ‘flare-up’ of coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is announcing that he has canceled segments of the Republican National Convention scheduled for Florida next month, citing a...

World virus cases near 15M; Trump says things will get worse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The global count of people infected with the coronavirus is nearing a staggering 15 million people, with more than 617,000 killed...

Less momentum for Confederate statue removal in rural areas

CLINTON, La. (AP) - Dozens of Confederate statues have fallen across the country -- often in more liberal-leaning urban centers -- but in many...

New York’s governor pledges aid to Georgia city in visit

New York's governor is pledging to help the Georgia city of Savannah fight COVID-19.

White House document: Macon-Bibb County considered COVID-19 “red zone”, Houston County “yellow zone”

This article about the coronavirus red zone was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom based in Washington, D.C. A document...

Trump reins in major environmental law to speed big projects

President Donald Trump is rolling back an influential environmental law from the Nixon era that he says delays infrastructure projects.
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