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The Food and Drug Administration authorized Friday the emergency use of remdesivir for patients with severe cases of COVID-19. Drugmaker Gilead Sciences' lobbying hit a new high in the first quarter.
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As local officials begin lifting coronavirus stay-at-home orders, individuals also consider what feels safe to them. We asked people around the country how they will make those decisions.
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Many nurses say they've been fighting the coronavirus pandemic without proper safety equipment, and unions and professional groups are demanding change.
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EMTs are offering at-home coronavirus testing in at least four cities including New York City. The goal is to test people who might not seek it out on their own, and fine people who need medical care.
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A slew of lawsuits have been filed in recent weeks around mail-in voting. Some challenge efforts to make it easier to get absentee ballots, others call on states to do more to make voting accessible.
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A spokesperson for the U.S. Women's National Team says they'll appeal after a judge dismissed the claim that they're paid less than the men's team. Other claims in the lawsuit will go to trial.
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On this broadcast of The National Conversation, three essential workers share their experiences working through the pandemic. We'll also answer your questions about graduations and new treatments.
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The group is asking federal and state governments to release pregnant inmates who are close to completing their prison sentences.
"We all believe in science, and we also believe in faith," says the principal investigator.
Emerging data suggest that though people altered their habits during the first month of America's response to the pandemic, that cooperation has since leveled off and — eventually — decreased.
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North Korean media, cited by South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, said he attended a ceremony marking the completion of a fertilizer plant in a town just north of the capital, Pyongyang.
Dr. Fauci's testimony had been requested by the House Appropriations Committee as part of an investigation into the the COVID-19 response. The White House called the request "counter-productive."
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The Trump administration has accelerated some efforts to build the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, and the president is using the pandemic to justify his push for it.
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Some businesses and employee advocates say they're not getting much help from the federal government to ensure workers' safety from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Congress to investigate Carnival Cruise Line for its response to the coronavirus pandemic. Dozens of passengers died and hundreds of others were sickened while at least nine ships remained at sea.
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The order includes 1,500 models and variants of the weapons, and also prohitits the use, sale or import of some components.
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The Real Idaho Three Percenters' involvement in a potato giveaway raises questions about the role armed groups are playing in the coronavirus response.
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Aspiring drivers will just need to register online and affirm that they have been supervised for 40 hours of driving.
The authorization, announced by President Trump, comes days after preliminary results from a study of the drug showed it can help patients recover faster.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo said campuses will not reopen this academic year, affecting an estimated 4.2 million students. The announcement comes as the state sees progress in its battle with COVID-19.
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