House holds first-ever proxy votes during pandemic | TheHill
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House holds first-ever proxy votes during pandemic | TheHill

Dozens of House members voted by proxy for the first time in the chamber’s history on Wednesday due to safety concerns posed by the coronavirus pandemic, despite Republicans suing Democrats over enacting the rules change. About 70 Democrats cast votes by proxy, meaning they authorized colleagues physically present in the House chamber to cast votes on…

US tops 100,000 coronavirus deaths with no end in sight | TheHill
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US tops 100,000 coronavirus deaths with no end in sight | TheHill

More than 100,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus, a staggering wave of death that has brought the world’s largest economy to its knees as the federal government struggles even now to mount a concerted nationwide response.As of Wednesday evening, the U.S. had recorded 1,695,776 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 100,047 deaths, according to a…

Coronavirus USA Texas Supreme Court blocks vote-by-mail expansion to those lacking immunity to the coronavirus
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Coronavirus USA Texas Supreme Court blocks vote-by-mail expansion to those lacking immunity to the coronavirus

Washington, DC (CNN)The Texas Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked a push to expand vote-by-mail to registered voters in the state amid the pandemic, saying that a lack of immunity to the coronavirus does not count as a “disability” for which a voter can apply for a mail-in ballot.”We agree with the State that a voter’s…

Coronavirus USA Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world
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Coronavirus USA Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world

tally of cases.That’s almost twice the number of Americans lost during the entire Vietnam War.No one knew how bad the coronavirus pandemic would get when the first known virus-related death happened on February 6. But since then, an average of nearly 900 Americans have died every day from Covid-19.The victims have represented some of the best of humanity:An ER doctor who…

Coronavirus USA Coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people across the US
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Coronavirus USA Coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people across the US

No one knew how bad the coronavirus pandemic would get when the first known virus-related death happened on February 6. But since then, an average of nearly 900 Americans have died every day from Covid-19. The 100,396 deaths reported as of Wednesday evening come from data collected by Johns Hopkins University. But it might not…

Losing Rhoda: Chicago family struggles over weeks to grieve matriarch, friends taken by the coronavirus
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Losing Rhoda: Chicago family struggles over weeks to grieve matriarch, friends taken by the coronavirus

Grace Hauck USA TODAYPublished 4:49 PM EDT May 27, 2020CHICAGO – As Easter approached, the Rev. Marshall Hatch anticipated a joyful season of rebirth, celebration and reunion for his family. Instead, it was a time of death, confusion and isolation as four people in his world died in one week after contracting the coronavirus.On April 1, Hatch…

Coronavirus questions: 10 things we still urgently want to know about COVID-19 in the next 100 days
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Coronavirus questions: 10 things we still urgently want to know about COVID-19 in the next 100 days

Adrianna Rodriguez USA TODAYPublished 5:01 PM EDT May 27, 2020Doctors, scientists and epidemiologists have made strides in their research to learn what they can about SARS-CoV-2 and the illness it causes, COVID-19. Multiple vaccines are in different stages of development as institutions scrutinize the effectiveness of existing drugs to treat coronavirus patients in clinical trials. Social distancing restrictions and lockdown…

The next 100 days: How the coronavirus will continue to change your life at home, at work, at school and beyond
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The next 100 days: How the coronavirus will continue to change your life at home, at work, at school and beyond

Jorge L. Ortiz USA TODAYPublished 5:22 PM EDT May 27, 2020It didn’t take much longer than 100 days for the coronavirus to claim the lives of 100,000 Americans, an unimaginable toll when the first person in the U.S. who died from COVID-19 is believed to have been Feb. 6 in California.The social distancing measures widely adopted…

Opinion: In our fight against the coronavirus, 100,000 Americans are dead. We’re all potential victims and all potential killers.
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Opinion: In our fight against the coronavirus, 100,000 Americans are dead. We’re all potential victims and all potential killers.

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100,000 lives: A nation mourns those lost to coronavirus
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100,000 lives: A nation mourns those lost to coronavirus

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