Trump goes after Fauci as polls show him trailing Biden in key battleground states

U.S. President Donald Trump sought Monday to buck up his campaign staff two weeks from Election Day, calling top infectious-disease scientists “idiots” as polls showed him trailing Democratic rival Joe Biden across key battleground states. Trump was facing intense pressure to turn around his campaign, hoping for the type of last-minute surge that revived his candidacy four […]

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Queen’s University to remove Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from law school building

Queen’s University says it is renaming its law school building, Sir John A. Macdonald Hall, after significant consideration and months of public consultation. The Kingston, Ont., university’s move follows mounting calls across the country to remove monuments commemorating its first prime minister, who is also recognized as the architect of the residential school system.  Last week, a […]

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‘I’m so glad that I’m alive today’: Robust contact tracing is saving lives of Apache tribal members

PHOENIX — As the coronavirus ravaged the White Mountain Apache Tribe in eastern Arizona, Eugenia Cromwell did her best to stay home and safe. Visits to the grocery store and post office were passed off to her daughter. It came as a surprise to the 79-year-old Apache woman when she learned in August that she had tested positive for COVID-19, along […]

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Coronavirus live updates: Global COVID cases pass 40M; US nears 220K deaths; Fauci not surprised Trump was infected

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the globe passed 40 million Monday, according to Johns Hopkins University. The actual worldwide total is most likely considerably higher: Testing hasn’t been widely available, many have been asymptomatic, and certain governments have concealed numbers. The U.S., Brazil and India are reporting the highest numbers of cases. Meanwhile, in a […]

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