Stories tagged: "coronavirus response"

Texas Is Averaging 9,000 New COVID Cases a Day. Latinos Are Hardest-Hit.

What started as a small family cookout ended in 14 family members infected with COVID-19 and one dead. A cautionary tale to anyone underestimating the dangers of COVID.

Members of National Guard & volunteers prepare bags of food to residents near a one-mile radius containment area set up to halt spread of COVID-19 in New York. Image via Shutterstock
Trump Ends National Guard Deployment Day Before Servicemembers Would Be Eligible for Benefits

Retired Brig. Gen. J. Roy Robinson called it “curious” that the extension runs only 24 days and ends in the middle of the week.

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Say Goodbye to Trump’s Coronavirus Task Force (Update: He Changed His Mind)

The New York Times reported Tuesday the task force would wind down in the coming weeks, even as the pandemic worsens in parts of the country.