Two key stories in this week’s headlines — the resurgence of coronavirus and the Russian bounties on US forces in Afghanistan — suggest that President Donald Trump does not think his portfolio includes actively working to protect as many American lives as possible.
After 53 years of marriage, Betty and Curtis Tarpley died from Covid-19 within an hour of each other in a Texas hospital
Betty and Curtis Tarpley were together for most of their lives — they went to the same high school in Illinois, met and fell in love in California as adults, got married, and raised two kids.
The intelligence that assessed there was an effort by a Russian military intelligence unit to pay the Taliban to kill US soldiers was included in one of President Donald Trump’s daily briefings on intelligence matters sometime in the spring, according to a US official with direct knowledge of the latest information. CNN’s Jim Acosta discusses
Todos murieron de la COVID-19: la matriarca de la familia, de 73 años, su hermana y tres de sus 11 hijos. Los sobrevivientes están decididos a encontrar un remedio.
Officials in California and Florida — two states where coronavirus cases are jumping — are taking different approaches toward reopening amid spikes in infections.
The White House is defending the President against accusations he didn’t respond to intel about Russia paying bounties to the Taliban for killing US troops
The White House used a last-minute briefing Tuesday to continue defending President Donald Trump against accusations he let languish intelligence about Russia paying bounties to the Taliban for killing American troops.
The decision was expected but still devastating for tens of thousands of players and workers who rely on the minor league season for employment.
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany defends President Donald Trump against accusations he let languish intelligence about Russia paying bounties to the Taliban for killing American troops. CNN’s Kaitlin Collins reports.
“We can’t allow folks from outside our community to lecture us about Black lives,” said a City Council member, opposing the police cuts.
Last week’s down-ballot primary action in Kentucky and New York still isn’t settled, but it’s time for three more states — Colorado, Utah and Oklahoma — to host primaries Tuesday, and there’s at least one contest in each state that could help shape the balance of power in Congress next year.
Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics call for “having students physically present in school” despite virus concerns. Dr. Sean O’Leary, an author of that advice, explains why.
The presidential candidate says Trump is ‘in retreat’ with more than 125,000 Americans dead and the coronavirus pandemic worsening
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden lambasted President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday, saying that Trump is “in retreat” with more 125,000 Americans dead and the virus worsening in many states.
Colorado will vote on Tuesday to pick a Democrat to take on GOP Sen. Cory Gardner, a choice that will define one of the party’s best opportunities to defeat an incumbent Republican on its quest to take back the Senate.
The president, according to a jaw-dropping report by Carl Bernstein published by CNN detailing egregious behavior in phone calls with foreign leaders, is delusional and dangerous, putting his own personal grievances ahead of American interests and putting American national security at risk.
Hillary Clinton hits Trump’s claims he didn’t receive intel about bounties on US troops: ‘I would have read my damn briefs’
Hillary Clinton derided President Donald Trump on Tuesday after he claimed that he had not been informed of key intelligence on the safety of US troops despite it reportedly being in his daily briefing.
The European aircraft giant said it didn’t expect air travel to return to pre-virus levels till perhaps 2025.
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President Donald Trump’s campaign has scrapped plans to hold a rally in Alabama next weekend amid concerns about coronavirus infections rising in the US, CNN has learned.
When Ahmad Ayyad woke up, he was delirious. He didn’t realize where he was, why there was a tube down his throat, or how long it had been since he last fed his dog.
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The virus arrived in San Quentin after busloads of prisoners were transferred from another facility where infections were rising. What happened is a warning for the rest of the nation’s prisons, experts say.
The administration is pressing ahead with the first federal execution in 17 years as demonstrators seek changes to the criminal justice system and lawyers have trouble visiting death-row clients.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is expected to deliver a speech in Delaware criticizing the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
With everything going on in the world, the past few months have proven difficult for President Donald Trump, and in turn, the Republican Party. Chris Cillizza explains why the Democrats’ widening gap is starting to worry Republicans ahead of November.
‘Masks are extremely important’: Fauci and Redfield urge public to wear face coverings as states struggle to contain coronavirus
Coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield stressed the importance of wearing masks during testimony before a Senate committee on Tuesday, with Fauci saying “we recommend masks for everyone” and “masks are extremely important.”
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee will criticize President Trump for failing to protect the American people from the virus, as it continues to surge in many parts of the country.
CNN’s Erica Hill talks to Houston physician Dr. Joseph Varon about the disparity he has seen between the conditions of coronavirus patients now and at the start of the pandemeic.
A group of civic-minded organizations have joined together to recruit thousands of volunteers to work the polls this November, as states grapple with how the coronavirus pandemic could affect voting in the fall.
With a “multicamera global livestream” in place of its usual New York sale, the auction house tried breathing life back into a pandemic-numbed market.
Our minds don’t always see risk clearly — and that’s important to remember as you navigate life after lockdown.
The bloc will allow visitors from 15 countries, but the United States, Brazil and Russia were among the notable absences from the safe list.
• Experts say spread of coronavirus in the US is now hard to control • More people are infected with and die from coronavirus in the US than anywhere else
Tame markets do not mean the path back to prosperity will be seamless, warned the Bank for International Settlements, which supports the world’s central banks.
CNN’s David McKenzie reports from a recreational center in South Africa converted into a field hospital as the country grapples with the worst coronavirus outbreak in Africa.
Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top health officials will speak about the virus, which is surging in at least 30 states. The virus is on the upswing in the Russian hinterlands, even as a national referendum looms.
Shops and restaurants that shunned digital commerce struggled to reach customers, exposing a generational rift over whether they need to modernize.