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President-elect Joe Biden departs a news conference after introducing his nominees and appointees to economic policy posts at…
That's made many people reticent to embrace a practice that public health experts say is one of the easiest tools to manage a pandemic which has killed more than 275,000 Americans
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Fri, 12/04/2020 - 07:51 AM
Tina Flournoy headshot, named as Vice President-Elect Harris' chief of staff, graphic element on gray
Flournoy's appointment as Harris' top staffer adds to a team of advisers led by Black women
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Thu, 12/03/2020 - 02:26 PM
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health,…
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Infectious disease expert says his discussions will center on new administration’s priorities to quickly start inoculations
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Thu, 12/03/2020 - 01:02 PM
FILE PHOTO: White House Senior Adviser Ivanka Trump campaigns for  U.S. President Donald Trump in North Carolina
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Suit contends Donald Trump's real estate business and other entities misused nonprofit funds to enrich the Trump family
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Wed, 12/02/2020 - 09:35 PM
FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2020, file photo the morning sun illuminates the rotunda of the Russell Senate Office Building on…
President Donald Trump threatened to veto a defense bill if it does not repeal legal protections for social media companies
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Wed, 12/02/2020 - 08:38 PM
People walk past the New York Stock exchange (NYSE) and 'Fearless Girl' statue at Wall Street after heavy rainfall on November…
Trump expected to sign it into law
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Wed, 12/02/2020 - 08:01 PM
Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., with his wife former Rep. Gabby Giffords, D-Ariz., participates in a re-enactment of his swearing-in…
Democrat won special election, will fill seat from Arizona for two years
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Wed, 12/02/2020 - 06:03 PM
Georgia Republicans Show Party Is Not a Monolithic Group
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Trump voters show they do not necessarily share views on outcome of election
Elizabeth Lee, of VOA's Los Angeles Bureau
Wed, 12/02/2020 - 04:44 PM
FILE - People gather as they celebrate media announcing that Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden has won
'Judicial independence is alive and well,' declares one former jurist
Masood Farivar
Wed, 12/02/2020 - 03:17 PM
FILE - U.S. Attorney John Durham speaks to reporters on the steps of U.S. District Court in New Haven, Conn.
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US Attorney John Durham appointed as special counsel in October under same federal statute that governed special counsel Robert Mueller in original Russia probe
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Wed, 12/02/2020 - 08:57 AM
U.S. President Donald Trump visits U.S. troops based in Osan Air Base, South Korea June 30, 2019. Ed Jones/Pool via REUTERS
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President demands an end to law that shields internet companies from being sued for user content
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Wed, 12/02/2020 - 03:56 AM
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McMcConnell of Ky., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. …
Negotiators have deadlocked for months on how much to spend and who would get the assistance
Katherine Gypson
Tue, 12/01/2020 - 07:02 PM
FILE - Then-Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp, left, walks with President Trump
Some establishment Republicans are sounding alarms that President Donald Trump's conspiratorial denials of his own defeat could threaten the party's ability to win a Senate majority
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Tue, 12/01/2020 - 11:23 AM
FILE - White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Scott Atlas speaks during a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Sept. 23, 2020.
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A White House official confirmed that the Stanford University neuroradiologist, who had no formal experience in public health or infectious diseases, resigned at the end of his temporary government assignment
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Tue, 12/01/2020 - 11:00 AM
President-elect Joe Biden speaks as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris listens at left, during an event to introduce their economic team.
President-elect's latest appointments underscore promise to create top rung of officials that demographically 'looks like America'
Ken Bredemeier
Mon, 11/30/2020 - 02:30 PM

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