Live updates: Fauci Senate hearing

Live updates: Fauci Senate hearing

This September 2020 photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows a single-dose Covid-19 vaccine being developed by the company. Cheryl Gerber/Courtesy of Johnson & Johnson/AP Ahead of today’s Senate hearing with Dr. Anthony Fauci and other coronavirus task force members, Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate began More...

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Donald Trump relishes his role as a divider as he vows to be "vicious"
By Boston Journal On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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Donald Trump relishes his role as a divider as he vows to be “vicious”

He said his anger about a recent Democratic ad that highlighted his alleged comments disparaging dead American soldiers had freed him to take his campaign to the next level: “Now I can be really vicious,” More...

Laid off and now evicted amid Covid-19, a Houston father contemplates homelessness in a pandemic
By Boston Journal On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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Laid off and now evicted amid Covid-19, a Houston father contemplates homelessness in a pandemic

Moments earlier, Deputy Bennie Gant of the Harris County Constable’s Office had knocked on their door to evict them and their parents. “Constable!” Gant announced. The father, Israel Rodriguez More...

USPS warns House bill will 'constrain the ability' of it to make operational changes
By Boston Journal On Monday, August 24th, 2020
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USPS warns House bill will ‘constrain the ability’ of it to make operational changes

The bill would forbid the USPS from making changes to its operations — such as dismantling sorting machines or removing collection boxes — until the coronavrius pandemic has ended. USPS has said such measures More...

Thousands of new Covid-19 cases reported in Georgia
By Boston Journal On Friday, August 14th, 2020
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Thousands of new Covid-19 cases reported in Georgia

Georgia’s Health Department reported 2,674 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday.   The statewide Covid-19 total is 228,668. The department also reported 83 new coronavirus-related deaths, which brings the More...

Trump on Covid death toll: 'It is what it is'
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Trump on Covid death toll: ‘It is what it is’

“I’ve gone to your rallies. I’ve talked to your people. They love you. They listen to you. They listen to every word you say. They hang on your every word,” Swan said. “And so when More...

Coronavirus news and live updates from around the world
By Boston Journal On Saturday, July 25th, 2020
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Coronavirus news and live updates from around the world

Florida has now surpassed New York in total coronavirus cases, according to reports from state health agencies. Florida health officials have reported that a total of 414,511 cases of coronavirus, including 409,585 More...

Coronavirus hospital data will now be sent to Trump administration instead of CDC
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Coronavirus hospital data will now be sent to Trump administration instead of CDC

The move could make data less transparent to the public at a time when the administration is downplaying the spread of the pandemic, and threatens to undermine public confidence that medical data is being presented More...

US coronavirus: Some celebrated July Fourth virtually while others packed beaches despite surge in cases
By Boston Journal On Sunday, July 5th, 2020
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US coronavirus: Some celebrated July Fourth virtually while others packed beaches despite surge in cases

The changes followed pleas from health officials warning that holiday crowds and packed gatherings like the ones the US witnessed over Memorial Day weekend would likely lead to further spikes in coronavirus cases. Nearly More...

California is breaking coronavirus records. Gatherings in homes may fuel spread
By Boston Journal On Thursday, June 25th, 2020
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California is breaking coronavirus records. Gatherings in homes may fuel spread

The virus is spreading at private gatherings in homes, and more young people are testing positive, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday. Infections at some prisons are raising concerns. “California has a responsibility More...