The U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200,000, and it’s just ‘the tip of the iceberg’
The coronavirus, which was first confirmed in the United States about eight months ago, has killed more than 200,000 people across the country as U.S. officials rush to approve and manufacture a vaccine.
In Colorado, law enforcement are on front lines of mental health crisis
As shown by the case of Daniel Prude, who was killed by police in Rochester, New York, in March, there can be challenges when law enforcement is called to deal with someone who may have mental health issues. But a lack of funding for mental health support can mean the criminal justice system is the only way for those needing services to access them. John Ferrugia of Rocky Mountain PBS reports.
Powell, Mnuchin to testify on progress of U.S. economic recovery
The Federal Reserve will continue to support the domestic economy through the COVID-19 pandemic, following up on some improvement since the start of the crisis, Chairman Jerome Powell says.
Gov. Evers extends Wisconsin face mask mandate into November
Gov. Tony Evers declared a new public health emergency in Wisconsin Tuesday morning in response to a surge in new coronavirus cases.
Cult leader who claims to be reincarnation of Jesus arrested in Russia
Former traffic officer Sergei Torop, AKA Vissarion, arrested in special operation in Siberia
Federal Conservatives make use of a COVID-19 test not sanctioned by Health Canada
The Ontario caucus of the federal Conservative Party made use of a COVID-19 serological test that has not yet been approved by Health Canada, according to Conservative MP Scot Davidson.
Australia’s ‘extreme’ 2nd lockdown curbed coronavirus — here’s what it took
Melbourne has been under one of the toughest lockdowns in the world, including a nightly curfew, after a second outbreak in that state saw daily infection soar.
Coronavirus: UK records 4,926 new cases - highest daily figure in four months
Another 4,926 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK - the highest daily figure since 7 May.
Canada at 'crossroads' in battling COVID-19 as cases accelerate nationally, officials say
Canada is at a "crossroads" in controlling COVID-19 and actions of individual Canadians will determine whether cases continue to rise or can come under control, according to the latest projections from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
Canada signs deals for supply of Sanofi vaccine candidate, antiviral drug to treat COVID-19
OTTAWA -- The federal government has inked a new deal with French multinational pharmaceutical firm Sanofi to obtain 72 million doses of its protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
Senate Democrats introduce bill to investigate political interference in Covid-19 response
The bill instructs the task force to examine communications between the White House, HHS and other health agencies.