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'We're in good position': COVID-19 conditions improve at Offutt Air Force Base

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At Offutt Air Force Base, conditions are improving in the fight against COVID-19.
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Bill Gates critiques U.S. COVID testing: ‘The most worthless results of any country in the world'

Bill Gates critiques U.S. COVID testing: ‘The most worthless results of any country in the world'

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Microsoft Corp. founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said it's “mind-blowing” that the U.S. government hasn't improved COVID-19 testing that he described as slow and lacking fair access.
“You're paying billions of dollars in this very inequitable way to get the most worthless test results of any country in the world,” Gates said on CNN's “Fareed Zakaria GPS” on Sunday. “No other country has this testing insanity.”
“A variety of early missteps by the U.S. and then the political atmosphere meant that we didn't get our testing going,” he said.
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Positive case of coronavirus reported at Thomas Jefferson Elementary in Clark County

Positive case of coronavirus reported at Thomas Jefferson Elementary in Clark County

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Another person in the Greater Clark County School district has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of mask mandates

Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of mask mandates

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The Ohio governor's positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates.
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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen tests. After a false positive, he's more skeptical

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen tests. After a false positive, he's more skeptical

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 on August 6, but subsequent tests came back negative.
Speaking to CNN, the Republican governor said the experience points to issues that exist with rapid antigen tests.
Last week, DeWine and six other governors announced plans to pool their purchasing power to obtain hundreds of thousands of antigen tests.
Asked if he was going ahead with that plan, DeWine told CNN that "we've not made a decision."
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Joe Biden Warns Americans' Health Care On The Line With Barrett Confirmation

Joe Biden Warns Americans' Health Care On The Line With Barrett Confirmation

The Democratic presidential nominee has urged the Senate not to act on Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation until at least after Election Day. Read more ...

Koch-backed advocacy group launched a 'full-scale' campaign to push Amy...

Koch-backed advocacy group launched a 'full-scale' campaign to push Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation

Summary List Placement Americans for Prosperity , a political advocacy group backed by billionaire Charles Koch, is campaigning to support President Donald Trump's nominee to... Read more ...

Trump says he's 'strongly demanding' Biden is drug tested ahead of their...

Trump says he's 'strongly demanding' Biden is drug tested ahead of their first presidential debate

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump on Sunday said is "strongly demanding" the Democratic nominee Joe Biden take a drug test ahead of this week's first presidential... Read more ...

Top Democrat: We Can 'Slow' Barrett's Confirmation Process But 'Can't Stop' It

Top Democrat: We Can 'Slow' Barrett's Confirmation Process But 'Can't Stop' It

Sen. Dick Durbin, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said there's no silver bullet for blocking Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court. Read more ...

Senate Judiciary Panel To Start Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings On Oct. 12

Senate Judiciary Panel To Start Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings On Oct. 12

The hearings on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett are expected to last four days. President Trump wants a final vote in the Senate before the election. Read more ...

2 major national polls show Joe Biden holding consistent leads over...

2 major national polls show Joe Biden holding consistent leads over President Trump

Summary List Placement Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden maintains a sizable but steady lead over President Donald Trump in the 2020 election, according to two national... Read more ...

Senator says Democrats can delay Trump's Supreme Court nomination but 'can't...

Senator says Democrats can delay Trump's Supreme Court nomination but 'can't stop the outcome'

Summary List Placement Sen. Dick Durbin said Sunday that Democrats won't be able to prevent the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court... Read more ...

Judicial Crisis Network launches $3 million ad campaign for Barrett

Judicial Crisis Network launches $3 million ad campaign for Barrett

The Judicial Crisis Network, a conservative legal group, will spend $3 million on a television and digital advertisement calling for the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to... Read more ...

Tom Cotton defends Trump refusal to commit to peaceful transfer of power

Tom Cotton defends Trump refusal to commit to peaceful transfer of power

Sen. Tom Cotton was unfazed by President Donald Trump's refusal to a commit to a peaceful transfer of power should Joe Biden win the election and supported the president's... Read more ...

Polls: Biden remains ahead in MIchigan and Wisconsin

Polls: Biden remains ahead in MIchigan and Wisconsin

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden remains ahead of President Donald Trump in the essential swing states of Michigan and Wisconsin, according to NBC News/Marist polls... Read more ...