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COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record high, peaking in 3 states

November 11, 2020
COVID-19 hospitalization rates hit an all-time high in the US on Tuesday, as the illness peaked in at least three states. A record 61,964 people were hospitalized with the virus nationwide, according to a tally kept by the COVID Tracking Project. That number exceeds levels reached in the early days of the pandemic, when 59,940

‘Top Cop’ Kamala Harris’s Record of Policing the Police

August 10, 2020
Ms. Harris began her second term as attorney general the next year by outlining steps to make policing fairer and more transparent, saying “we must acknowledge that too many have felt the sting of injustice.” Still, she hesitated, refusing to endorse AB-86, a bill opposed by police unions that would have required her office to

US sets COVID-19 record as cases top 5 million

August 9, 2020
The United States set a record for coronavirus cases on Saturday, with more than 5 million people now infected, according to a Reuters tally, as the country’s top infectious diseases official offered hope earlier this week that an effective vaccine might be available by year-end. With one out of every 66 residents infected, the United

U.S. records more than 66,000 new coronavirus cases in record spike

July 12, 2020
Nearly 135,000 people have died in the U.S. since the pandemic began, according to Johns Hopkins data. The surge in coronavirus cases is straining hospitals in Florida, Texas and Arizona, where ICU beds in some areas are reaching capacity. In Houston, the Texas Tribune reported some hospitals are turning away emergency responders as beds fill

President Trump’s Record 2020 Cash Isn’t Trickling Down to Vulnerable Senate Republicans

October 25, 2019
(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is raising record amounts of cash for his 2020 reelection. But that fundraising might isn’t spilling over to the most vulnerable Republicans fighting to hold onto their seats in a narrowly divided Senate. During the third quarter, former astronaut Mark Kelly took in $2.5 million more than Republican Sen. Martha…