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Coronavirus

  • Tulsa sees surge in coronavirus cases after Trump rally

    Coronavirus cases are surging in Tulsa, Oklahoma just two weeks after President Trump’s campaign rally there. What We Know: The Tulsa Health Department reported nearly 500 new cases over the last two days, and Executive Director Dr. Bruce Dart says that number will only increase. On Wednesday alone, the...
  • Ivy League Cancels Fall Sports, First in D1 Conference

    The Ivy Leauge announced on Wednesday that all upcoming fall sports will be canceled. They’ve become the first Division I conference to suspend football. What We Know: The Ivy League presidents placed all sports on hold until at least January, making it the first Division I conference that will...
  • Florida Father and Sons Charged with Selling Fake COVID Cure

    A Florida man and his three sons are facing federal charges in Miami for selling toxic bleach as a cure for COVID-19 under the entity Genesis II Church of Health and Healing to avoid government regulation.  What We Know: Mark Grennon, 62, and his sons Jonathan Grennon, 34, Joseph...
  • Trump Threatens to ‘Cut Off’ Funding for Schools if They Don’t Reopen in the Fall

    President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are threatening to cut federal funding if schools don’t fully physically reopen, increasing pressure on education leaders as the Trump administration intensifies its drive to get kids back in classrooms. What We Know: On Wednesday morning, Trump tweeted, “In Germany, Denmark,...
  • EPA approves Lysol products for use against coronavirus

    The Environmental Protection Agency approved two Lysol products as the first disinfectants to kill the coronavirus. What we know: The EPA lab tested two versions of Lysol disinfectant spray and found that they could effectively kill the novel coronavirus. The agency announced that the sprays could prevent the spread...
  • Kanye West

    Kanye West claims he had Covid and says he doesn’t support Trump anymore

    Chief content officer and editor of Forbes, Randall Lane’s interview with Kanye West was released on Wednesday. In the four-hour interview, Kanye West had a lot to say, including how he no longer supports the President and how he had Covid-19. What We Know: Rapper Kanye West’s...
  • 5 States and Washington D.C. Sue Education Department

    Five states and Washington, D.C. sued the Trump administration on Tuesday, saying Education Secretary Betsy DeVos “unlawfully and erroneously” earmarked coronavirus relief funds for private and affluent schools. What We Know: The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, states that the Trump...
  • Trump Administration Begins Formal Withdrawal From WHO

    The Trump Administration notified Congress and the United Nations that the United States is formally withdrawing from the World Health Organization (WHO), a move that comes amid a rising number of coronavirus cases in America over the past week. What We Know: The Trump Administration submitted the notice to...
  • Trump says he will pressure governors over school reopenings even as virus surges

    President Donald Trump said he is going to pressure governors into opening schools despite the surge in coronavirus cases. What We Know: Trump emphasized his enthusiasm about schools potentially opening while criticizing schools that are currently choosing not to reopen. “We hope that most schools are going to be...