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Politics Oct 28Why Congress is looking closely at the Jan. 6 rally
The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has focused some of its early work on the planning of the rally at which President Donald Trump told his supporters to "fight like hell."…
Politics Oct 14Jan. 6 panel set to vote on contempt charges against Steve Bannon
A congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has set a vote to recommend criminal contempt charges against former White House aide Steve Bannon after he defied the panel's subpoena.
Politics Oct 13Lawyer who aided Trump subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee
At least three of the officials who were involved in organizing the rally that preceded the riot have handed over documents in response to subpoenas.
Politics Oct 13Jan. 6 rally organizers begin turning over docs after subpoena
The 11 organizers and staffers were given a Wednesday deadline to turn over documents and records as part of the committee's investigation into the deadly insurrection that marked the most serious breach of the Capitol building since the War of…
Politics Jun 17WATCH: Fauci says U.S. to spend $3.2 billion on antiviral pills for COVID-19
The United States is devoting $3.2 billion to advance development of antiviral pills for COVID-19 and other dangerous viruses that could turn into pandemics.
Health Apr 08Countries worldwide hit new records for COVID cases, deaths
Brazil this week became just the third country, after the U.S. and Peru, to report a 24-hour tally of COVID-19 deaths that exceeded 4,000.
Health Feb 05WATCH: White House COVID task force holds briefing as U.S. reaches new grim milestone in deaths
Infectious disease specialists expect deaths to start dropping soon, after new cases hit a peak right around the beginning of the year. New COVID-19 deaths could ebb as early as next week, said the new director of the Centers for…
Politics Jan 07Biden picks Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as commerce secretary
Her name had been floated for Biden's health secretary, though she said last month she would be staying in Rhode Island and continuing to focus on the coronavirus pandemic.
Health Dec 17Pandemic backlash drives exodus of public health leaders
At least 181 state and local public health leaders in 38 states have resigned, retired or been fired since April 1, according to an ongoing investigation by The Associated Press and Kaiser Health News.
Health Nov 17Public health programs see surge in students amid pandemic
As state and local public health departments struggle with slashed budgets, surging demand and threats to workers' safety, a new generation is entering the field, determined to help fight the coronavirus and other public health challenges.