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Health Oct 21

WATCH LIVE: HHS and CDC hold COVID-19 vaccine update

Health Secretary Alex Azar will meeting with Dr. Robert Redfield, who directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to update the public about progress in the nation's COVID-19 response and its pursuit of a vaccine.

World Oct 21

Armenian Prime Minister sees no way to settle conflict through diplomacy

Armenia’s prime minister says that Azerbaijan’s aggressive stance in the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh leaves no room for diplomacy. Nikol Pashinian has urged citizens to sign up as military volunteers to protect the country and urged local mayors to organize volunteer…

Nation Oct 21

Worsening opioid crisis overshadowed in presidential race

The coronavirus outbreak and the Trump administration's response to the pandemic have been a dominating theme in this year's presidential race. That has overshadowed debate over how to handle the nation's drug overdose crisis, which has contributed to the deaths…

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