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  • Saturday, August 8, 2020
    Lawmakers have failed again to agree on a coronavirus relief deal so President Trump threatens to sign a series of executive orders. If the government funded the research, how much should a vaccine cost? In Beirut, protests are breaking out against the country's leaders.... Read more
    Published on: 2020-08-08
  • Friday, August 7, 2020
    Negotiations over a new COVID-19 stimulus bill are at a standstill. Trump issues Executive Orders going after TikTok and WeChat. And, contact tracing is not growing with U.S. case counts.... Read more
    Published on: 2020-08-07
  • Thursday, August 6, 2020
    Investigations continue in the Beirut explosion. Twitter and Facebook go after Trump for sharing coronavirus misinformation. And, the pandemic is changing the National Conventions.... Read more
    Published on: 2020-08-06
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2020
    The death toll is rising from yesterday's explosions in Beirut. A longtime incumbent loses in Missouri's Democratic Primary. And, some U.S COVID-19 relief checks were sent to non-American workers overseas.... Read more
    Published on: 2020-08-05
  • Tuesday, August 4, 2020
    Tropical Storm Isaias hits the East Coast. NPR and IPSOS release poll findings on the national response to the pandemic. Microsoft is in talks to buy TikTok's U.S. operations.... Read more
    Published on: 2020-08-04
  • Monday, August 3, 2020
    With cases and deaths rising nationwide, Dr. Deborah Birx says the coronavirus has entered a "new phase." Presumptive democratic nominee Joe Biden is close to naming a running mate. Plus, what the successful SpaceX landing means for space exploration.... Read more
    Published on: 2020-08-03

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