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In a statement, Republicans Mike Shirkey and Lee Chatfield said they had "not yet been made aware of any information that would change the outcome of the election in Michigan."
The secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development says in a Facebook post that he credits monoclonal antibody treatments with helping him recover from COVID-19.
A large and isolated region of northeastern Canada entered a two-week lockdown as coronavirus cases creep up in areas, including largely Indigenous communities, with limited access to intensive care.
And what about those outdoor tents that gyms and spin studios are setting up? Is it safe to exercise in there, too?
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany defended President Trump's decision not to concede defeat to President-elect Joe Biden in a briefing on Friday.
The medicine is one of the few to win regulatory approval as a treatment for the disease, but has fallen out of favor with the health authority.
Joe Biden intends to admit 125,000 refugees in his first year. Many will be fleeing religious persecution. While highlighting persecution, President Trump cut refugee admissions to 15,000.
"Only through a series of independent inquiries will we uncover the true extent of this disregard for Afghan life, which normalized murder, and resulted in war crimes," an Afghan rights group says.
The state's top election official has faced calls to resign, death threats and pressure from fellow Republicans over the 2 1/2 weeks of post-election counting.
Several big farm groups, traditionally hostile to environmental regulations, are now working with environmental advocates in support of farmer-friendly actions to reduce carbon emissions.
In 2015, the mosquito-borne virus Zika exploded in South America. Health experts predicted it would erupt in Africa. But a major outbreak never happened. Now scientists think they understand why.
Vermont and South Dakota are both among the most rural states in the U.S. One has embraced coronavirus safety measures, the other has not, and their infection and death rates are starkly different.
As President Trump still refuses to concede, some Americans are fearful he's trampling democratic norms, while others trust the election process but fear lasting political extremism.
Last July, a gunman killed Judge Esther Salas's son and wounded her husband. Now, there is bipartisan support for legislation that would shield the information of federal judges and their families.
In South Australia, officials earlier this week imposed a strict coronavirus measures, but their decision was based in part on one man who misled health officials.
Tata recently took on the duties of the undersecretary of defense for policy. He tested positive after meeting with Lithuania's defense minister.
Democrats want answers from General Services Administration Emily Murphy as to why she has delayed ascertaining President-elect Joe Biden's election win.
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The LA Report
On Thursday afternoon, California officials announced a new overnight stay-at-home order for all counties in the Purple tier — that includes Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties.
What makes a good leader? Is it an ability to make difficult decisions that others can’t or don’t want to? Is it being able to relate to the needs and desires of your employees/followers/subordinates so as to maintain good morale among the rank and file and promote productivity?
COVID 19: California Issue Limited Stay-At-Home Order, Why Some Health Experts Are At Odds Over Using Certain Drugs To Treat COVID & More| November 20 2020, 9:02 AM
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, infectious disease specialist and professor of medicine at the UCSF Medical Center.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Peter Rainer and Claudia Puig review this weekend’s new movie releases.
On this week’s episode, FilmWeek critic Peter Rainer joined Larry Mantle to talk about a recent piece he wrote reflecting on his career and what happens when you really love a filmmaker and you cross paths with them as a critic.