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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 ...

Trump Says He Will Demand Biden Take A Drug Test Ahead Of Debate

Trump Says He Will Demand Biden Take A Drug Test Ahead Of Debate

President Trump's latest accusatory jab at the former vice president's health comes despite ongoing public concern about Trump's own well-being. Read more ...

Democrats condemn Trump for gloating about an end to Obamacare less than a...

Democrats condemn Trump for gloating about an end to Obamacare less than a day after announcing his Supreme Court nominee

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday that it will be a victory for the United States if the Supreme Court dismantles the Affordable Care... Read more ...

Dems Are Dealt a Blow Over Absentee Ballots

Dems Are Dealt a Blow Over Absentee Ballots

A federal appeals court on Sunday temporarily halted a six-day extension for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin's presidential election, a momentary victory for Republicans... Read more ...

Trump calls NYT report on tax avoidance ‘totally fake news'

Trump calls NYT report on tax avoidance ‘totally fake news'

President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed as “totally fake news” a New York Times report about how little he has paid in federal taxes. “It's fake news,” Trump told reporters... Read more ...

Amy Barrett's in a 'Charismatic' Catholic Group -But Is It a Cult?

Amy Barrett's in a 'Charismatic' Catholic Group -But Is It a Cult?

President Trump's pick for the Supreme Court belongs to a tightly knit Catholic group called People of Praise-but what exactly is it? The media spotlight is turning to Amy... Read more ...

Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017, according to...

Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017, according to tax returns obtained by the New York Times

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump avoided paying federal income taxes for 10 of the last 15 years and paid just $750 in 2016 and 2017, respectively, according to an... Read more ...

'We Can't Stop The Outcome,' No. 2 Senate Democrat Says Of Barrett Confirmation

'We Can't Stop The Outcome,' No. 2 Senate Democrat Says Of Barrett Confirmation

President Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court dominated the Sunday political shows, with Democrats accusing Republican senators of hypocrisy. Read more ...

Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Hearings To Begin Oct. 12, Sen. Lindsey...

Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Hearings To Begin Oct. 12, Sen. Lindsey Graham Says

The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman said he hopes to hand over Barrett's confirmation process to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by Oct. 26. Read more ...

Trump Formally Nominates Amy Coney Barrett To Supreme Court

Trump Formally Nominates Amy Coney Barrett To Supreme Court

The president's announcement marks the start of a contentious Senate battle. Read more ...