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presidentialdebate sept29 President Donald Trump and Joe Biden clashed fiercely in what was dubbed as one of the most chaotic and bitter presidential debates in US history. Moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News struggled to defuse the 90 minutes of heated encounter between the Republican and Democratic rivals at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, and scolded Trump repeatedly for not following

drinkingdrung sept30 A study conducted among Americans shows their consumption of alcohol increased considerably during the coronavirus pandemic compared to the corresponding period last year. Heavy drinking could affect their physical and mental health, RAND Corporation sociologist Michael Pollard and colleagues stated Tuesday, based on their research findings. A survey among 1540 adults in the age range of 30-80 y

presidentialdebate 0929 With just 34 days remaining for Americans to vote for the country's next leader, the stage is all set for the first of the three socially distanced presidential debates to take place. Moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, the debate will kick off at 9 PM ET on Tuesday. There will be six segments of approximately 15 minu

abbott sept29 The Trump Administration announced a national plan to distribute 150 million Abbott rapid point-of-care coronavirus tests in the coming weeks to assist Governors' efforts to safely reopen their states and schools. Explaining its details at a White House news conference, President Donald Trump said 50 million tests will go to protect the most vulnerable communities, and 100 million tests will be g

covid sept29 The world on Tuesday recorded a terrible milestone of the number of people dying from coronavirus infection reaching 1 million. The United States, Brazil and India make up nearly half of the total death toll globally, with U.S. recording the most deaths and infections. With the addition of 33,735 coronavirus-related cases in the last 24 hours, total number of infections in the U.S. reached 71490

trump sept28 President Donald Trump has denied a report claiming that he evaded paying income tax for years. The New York Times reported on the basis of what it claims tax records it obtained that Trump did not pay any income tax in 10 of the previous 15 years because he reported losing much more money than he made. It also reported that the billionaire-turned politician paid only $750 each in federal income

covidcases sept28 Although coronavirus deaths and cases dipped over the weekend nationally, 21 states in the United States are reporting increased numbers of new infections, according to Johns Hopkins University's latest data. Most of the states that reported a weekly rise of around 10 percent are in the West. Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, N

fda sept25 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued Final Rule to help provide more affordable drugs to American patients as part of the Safe Importation Action Plan. An Executive Order President Donald Trump signed in July allows states to import certain prescription drugs from Canada that can be sold in domestic market at a cheaper price. The final rule implements a provision of federal l

trump sept25 President Donald Trump on Thursday signed two executive orders implementing his "America First Healthcare Plan", which he promised to ensure highest standard of care anywhere in the world, cutting-edge treatments, state-of-the-art medicine, groundbreaking cures, and true health security for families. The first order Trump signed declares it is the policy of the Federal Government to protect indi

uscoronavirus sept25 As the coronavirus cases in the United States move closer to 7 million, the country's top infectious disease expert warned not to downplay the relevance of current public health measures such as wearing a mask, social distancing and washing hands even if an effective Covid-19 vaccine is developed and distributed nationwide. "I think if we can get 75 to 80 percent of the population vaccinated, I t

trumpbidenkamalaharris sept24 President Donald Trump, his Democratic rival Joe Biden, and Biden's running mate Kamala Harris find a place in TIME magazine's 100 most influential people of 2020 list. They were named in the 'leaders' category that also includes top U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Attorney General William Barr, Chinese President Xi Jin Ping, German Chancellor An

joebidentrump sept24 President Donald Trump refused to commit to facilitate a peaceful transition of power after the presidential election outcome is declared. At a White House news conference on Wednesday, Trump was asked, "Win, lose, or draw in this election, will you commit here, today, for a peaceful transferal of power after the election." "Well, we're going to have to see what happens. You know that. I've been

uscoronavirus sept24 President Donald Trump announced that his administration is awarding $200 million of CARES Act funding to all 50 states to prepare to distribute a coronavirus vaccine to high-risk residents. Addressing a news conference at the White House, Trump said four vaccine candidates in the United States have reached the final stage of clinical trials, with Johnson & Johnson being the latest.

gasdieselcars sept24 California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order on Wednesday that bans the sale of new gasoline-powered vehicles in the state by 2035. With this, California plans to phase out the sale of all gasoline-powered vehicles and to drastically reduce demand for fossil fuel in its fight against climate change. The order directs the California Air Resources Board to develop a plan.

airforce sept23 Air Force Two, carrying Vice President Mike Pence, was forced to return to a New Hampshire airport after a bird hit the aircraft as it took off Tuesday. Pence was returning to the capital after attending an election campaign event at an airport hangar near the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. The bird hit the engine of the plane, which returned to the airport out of "an abundance of caution,"

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