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Trump Sees Zero Irony in Ordering the Creation of 'American Heroes' Garden During Photo Op on Stolen Land

In the shadow of Mount Rushmore on Friday, President Donald Trump decided to celebrate the nation’s Independence Day by launching a diatribe against liberals, cancel culture, and the “angry mobs” of protestors toppling statues of colonizers and white supremacists. While that may just sound like another Friday at this…Read more...
Tags: Science, South Dakota, Indigenous Rights, Donald Trump, Trump, Indigenous People, Mount Rushmore, Oglala Sioux, Trump Administration, Woooosh, Lakotah


US buys up world stock of key Covid-19 drug remdesivir

No other country will be able to buy remdesivir, which can help recovery from Covid-19, for next three months at leastCoronavirus – latest US updatesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe US has bought up virtually all the stocks for the next three months of one of the two drugs proven to work against Covid-19, leaving none for the UK, Europe or most of the rest of the world.Experts and campaigners are alarmed both by the US unilateral action on remdesivir and the wider ...
Tags: Health, Science, US, World news, US news, US politics, Pharmaceuticals industry, Trump, UK Europe, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


US buys up world stock of key Covid-19 drug

No other country will be able to buy remdesivir, which can help recovery from Covid-19, for next three months at leastCoronavirus – latest US updatesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe US has bought up virtually all the stocks for the next three months of one of the two drugs proven to work against Covid-19, leaving none for the UK, Europe or most of the rest of the world.Experts and campaigners are alarmed both by the US unilateral action on remdesivir and the wider ...
Tags: Health, Science, US, World news, US news, US politics, Pharmaceuticals industry, Trump, UK Europe, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


'Least Racist Person There Is' Retweets Video of Supporter Shouting 'White Power'

If you somehow still had doubts about whether President Donald Trump racist, here’s your answer, folks. Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Racism, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration


Trump Administration: Social Media Platforms Need to Police Calls for Violence That Aren't the President's

The Trump administration, home to some of the most prominent voices that cry wolf about supposed politically biased censorship online, is calling on some of the biggest names in tech and social media to crack down on how users post about ongoing racial-justice protests.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Trump, Chad Wolf, Trump Administration, President Trump, George Floyd, George Floyd Protests, Social Media Platforms Need to Police Calls


From miracle cures to slowing testing: how Trump has defied science on coronavirus – video explainer

Donald Trump told thousands of supporters at a rally in Oklahoma he wanted to slow down testing for Covid-19 – despite experts saying the opposite.From masks to 'miracle' treatments, the Guardian's Maanvi Singh looks back at how the US president has long been contradicting and defying science during the coronavirus outbreak and the impact that has had on the country's handling of the pandemicFear mounts Trump may pressure FDA to rush Covid-19 vaccine by election'It will disappear': the disinform...
Tags: Science, US, US news, Fda, Oklahoma, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration, Maanvi Singh, Coronavirus outbreak


How Trump has defied science on coronavirus – video explainer

Donald Trump told thousands of supporters at a rally in Oklahoma he wanted to slow down testing for Covid-19 – despite experts saying the opposite.From masks to 'miracle' treatments, the Guardian's Maanvi Singh looks back at how the US president has long been contradicting and defying science during the coronavirus outbreak and the impact that has had on the country's handling of the pandemicFear mounts Trump may pressure FDA to rush Covid-19 vaccine by election'It will disappear': the disinform...
Tags: Science, US, US news, Fda, Oklahoma, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration, Maanvi Singh, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Beijing says outbreak 'extremely severe' as dozens more cases emerge

China reimposes partial lockdown in capital to tackle new cluster; US authorities revoke emergency use of hydroxychloroquine; two imported cases in NZ. Follow the latest updatesNew Zealand ends Covid-free run with two cases from UK US revokes emergency approval of hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19Covid-19 can damage lungs of victims beyond recognition, expert saysSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.22pm BST In London a study into the steroid dexamethasone has been found to reduce the risk death...
Tags: Science, London, China, India, US, World news, Beijing, US politics, Italy, Brazil, University of Oxford, Nz, Genoa, UK US, Trump Administration, University of Genoa


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand records first new cases for weeks as Beijing bans high-risk travellers from leaving city

China reimposes partial lockdown in capital to tackle new cluster; US authorities revoke emergency use of hydroxychloroquine; two imported cases in NZ. Follow the latest updatesNew Zealand ends Covid-free run with two cases from UK US revokes emergency approval of hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19Covid-19 can damage lungs of victims beyond recognition, expert saysSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.14am BST Thailand on Tuesday reported no new coronavirus infections or deaths and marked 22 succe...
Tags: UK, Science, China, India, US, World news, Thailand, Beijing, US politics, New Zealand, Brazil, Wellington, Auckland, Nz, UK US, Trump Administration


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand records first new cases for weeks as Beijing closes sports halls

China reimposes partial lockdown in capital to tackle new cluster; US authorities revoke emergency use of hydroxychloroquine; two imported cases in NZ. Follow the latest updatesNew Zealand reports two cases in returning travellers US revokes emergency approval of hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19Covid-19 can damage lungs of victims beyond recognition, expert saysSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.18am BST South Korea has reported 34 new Covid-19 cases, the third day in a row its new infections...
Tags: South Korea, Science, China, India, US, World news, Beijing, US politics, New Zealand, Brazil, Seoul, Nz, Global Times, Gyeonggi Province, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: global Covid-19 cases pass 8 million as Beijing closes sports halls

China reimposes partial lockdown in capital to tackle new cluster; US authorities revoke emergency use of hydroxychloroquine; 2021 Oscars delayed. Follow the latest updates Only three out of 53 countries say US has handled coronavirus better than ChinaCovid-19 can damage lungs of victims beyond recognition, expert saysSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.16am BST All indoor sports and entertainment venues were shut down in China’s capital on Monday as authorities raced to contain a coronavirus...
Tags: Florida, Science, China, India, US, World news, Beijing, US politics, Brazil, World Health Organization, University of Washington, Washington University, Trump Administration, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation IHME, IHME, Coronavirus outbreak


Facebook Workers Ask If Company's in an 'Abusive Relationship' With Trump Amid Internal Unrest: Report

As demonstrated by their virtual walkout earlier this week, the folks working at Facebook aren’t too happy about the company’s refusal to remove incendiary and misleading posts made by President Donald Trump. Now, thanks to a slew of internal documents obtained by the Washington Post, we have a clearer picture of just…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Science, Washington Post, Social Media, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration, George Floyd Protests, Facebook Workers Ask If Company


SpaceX successfully launches Nasa astronauts into orbit

Donald Trump and Mike Pence witness launch in FloridaFirst attempt was cancelled minutes from blast-offA rocketship named Dragon breathed new fire into America’s human spaceflight programme on Saturday, carrying two astronauts on a much-anticipated adventure. Related: Trump wants America looking at the stars as he drags it through the gutter Continue reading...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, Technology, America, World news, US news, Nasa, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Trump Administration, FloridaFirst


CDC Sued Over 'Pattern' of Mishandling Freedom of Information Requests About Coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is facing a lawsuit over its alleged mishandling of records requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Plaintiffs accuse the agency of “systematically obstruct[ing]” attempts by the public to acquire details about the government’s handling of the novel…Read more...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Foia, Centers for Disease Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Trump Administration, FOIA Plaintiffs


CDC Sued Over 'Pattern' of Mishandling Freedom of Information Requests During Pandemic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is facing a lawsuit over its alleged mishandling of records requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Plaintiffs accuse the agency of “systematically obstruct[ing]” attempts by the public to acquire details about the government’s handling of the novel…Read more...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Foia, Centers for Disease Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Trump Administration, FOIA Plaintiffs


The USPS Is Reviewing Its Amazon Package Delivery Fees Because of Trump

Almost a month after President Donald Trump threatened to block a $10 billion emergency loan to the U.S. Postal Service unless it raised shipping prices on companies like Amazon, UPS, and FedEx, the USPS has decided to review its package delivery contracts, according to anonymous sources who spoke with the Washington…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Washington, Usps, Donald Trump, Trump, U S Postal Service, Amazon UPS, Trump Administration, Coronavirus


Eager for Manufacturing Independence, Feds Eye Bringing Chip Production Stateside: Report

The coronavirus pandemic has kicked the Trump administration’s concerns regarding America’s dependence on Asian factories for supplying critical technology into overdrive. According to a new Wall Street Journal report, officials are in talks with several semiconductor companies about potentially building chip…Read more...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Science, Samsung, America, Department Of Defense, Intel, Taiwan, Chips, Donald Trump, TSMC, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Semiconductors, Department of Commerce, Trump Administration


Ousted US government scientist files whistleblower complaint over Covid-19 concerns

Rick Bright says he was reassigned to lesser role because he resisted pressure to allow widespread use of hydroxychloroquineCoronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA US government scientist has filed a whistleblower complaint alleging he was ousted from his position after raising concerns that the Trump administration wanted to “flood” coronavirus hotspots like New York and New Jersey with a malaria drug that Donald Trump was pushing despite scant scientif...
Tags: New York, Science, Drugs, US, US news, Medical Research, US politics, Infectious Diseases, New Jersey, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration, Office of Special Counsel, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID, Rick Bright


Pandemic brings Trump's war on science to the boil – but who will win?

Three years of hostility to evidence-based policy have led to a crisis in which the president’s ill-informed, self-serving ‘hunches’ have deadly consequencesCoronavirus – latest US updatesCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe look on her face will be remembered as one of the defining images of the coronavirus crisis. As Dr Deborah Birx, coordinator of the White House response to the pandemic, sat listening to Donald Trump musing about disinfectant as a treatment ...
Tags: Science, White House, US, US news, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak, Deborah Birx, Birx


Whistleblower complaint set to lift lid on Trump pressure to push untried drug

Dr Rick Bright says he was removed as head of office working on a Covid-19 vaccine for refusing to boost hydroxychloroquineCoronavirus – latest US updatesCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDonald Trump’s musing over whether cleaning people’s lungs with disinfectant might treat the coronavirus caused a furore but it may be the US president’s pushing of anti-malarial drugs that does far more lasting damage to his administration. Related: Trump stops hyping hydroxy...
Tags: Science, Drugs, US, US news, Trump, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak, Rick Bright


Coronavirus: medical experts denounce Trump's latest 'dangerous' treatment suggestion

Doctors warn president’s musings on disinfectant as a cure for coronavirus could lead to deathCoronavirus – latest US updatesCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDonald Trump has stunned viewers by suggesting that people could receive injections of disinfectant to cure the coronavirus, a notion one medical expert described as “jaw-dropping”.At Thursday’s White House coronavirus task force briefing, the US president discussed new government research on how the virus ...
Tags: Science, White House, US, US news, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak


Medical experts denounce Trump's latest 'dangerous' suggestion to treat Covid-19

Doctors warn president’s musings on disinfectant as a cure for coronavirus could lead to deathCoronavirus – latest US updatesCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDonald Trump has stunned viewers by suggesting that people could receive injections of disinfectant to cure the coronavirus, a notion one medical expert described as “jaw-dropping”. At Thursday’s White House coronavirus task force briefing, the US president discussed new government research on how the virus...
Tags: Science, White House, US, US news, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak


Anything Trump Does to Prop Up the Oil Industry Will Fail in the End

Oil had itself a day on Monday. Prices went negative as oil producers looked to pay people to take oil off their hands owing to an ongoing overproduction crisis.Read more...
Tags: Science, Oil And Gas, Trump Administration, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Bail Out


Europe fatalities pass 100,000, but death rate slows in Spain and Netherlands – as it happened

Saudia Arabia religious body urges all Muslims to pray at home during Ramadan; Spanish PM seeks lockdown extension. This blog is now closed. Follow our new blog belowCoronavirus global live updates 12.42am BST We are closing this live blog now. You can keep up to date on the new blog we have just launched here. 12.40am BST He’s just told the next reporter that she is “one of the most inaccurate reporters”. This anger at the press is sadly so common at these press conferences. Continue re...
Tags: Europe, Science, Spain, World news, Turkey, US news, Medical Research, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Netherlands, Microbiology, Donald Trump, Saudia Arabia, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Europe fatalities pass 100,000, but death rate slows in Spain and Netherlands

Saudia Arabia religious body urges all Muslims to pray at home during Ramadan; Spanish PM seeks lockdown extensionCoronavirus latest: at a glanceIsrael and South Korea to ease coronavirus lockdownsUK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.21pm BST The Portuguese government has attributed the country’s low coronavirus infection and death rates to a swift, flexible “worst-case scenario” response and to the early closure of schools and universi...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, New York, Science, New York City, Spain, World news, Turkey, US news, Medical Research, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Netherlands, Microbiology, Portugal


Coronavirus live news: death rate slows in Spain and Netherlands as Europe fatalities approach 100,000

Saudia Arabia religious body urges all Muslims to pray at home during Ramadan; Spanish PM seeks lockdown extensionCoronavirus latest: at a glanceTrump warns China as Europe’s death toll approaches 100,000Anger in Sweden as elderly pay price for coronavirus strategyUK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.09pm BST Lady Gaga, the Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney were among the headline acts in a virtual concert celebrating frontline workers across the world. 1.59pm BS...
Tags: Europe, Science, Sweden, China, Spain, World news, Turkey, US news, Taiwan, Medical Research, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Netherlands, Microbiology, Paul Mccartney


Coronavirus live news: Europe fatalities approach 100,000 as China reports no daily deaths

Trump warns of consequences if China was ‘knowingly responsible’ for virus; Spanish PM seeks lockdown extension. Follow the latest updatesTrump warns China as Europe’s death toll approaches 100,000Don’t bet on vaccine to protect us, says world health expertHow countries around the world are preparing for life after Covid-19Coronavirus latest: at a glanceAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.25am BST In the US, the coronavirus pandemic is leading to a spike in...
Tags: Europe, Science, China, US, Spain, World news, Turkey, US news, Medical Research, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration


Coronavirus live news: Europe's death toll approaches 100,000 as US looks to lift restrictions

Trump says he doesn’t believe China and Iran death tolls; Spanish PM to ask for lockdown extension; Ireland ‘flattens curve’. Follow the latest updatesDon’t bet on vaccine to protect us, says world health expertHow countries around the world are preparing for life after Covid-19Coronavirus latest: at a glanceAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.22am BST Canada and the United States have agreed to extend border restrictions for another 30 days to help control...
Tags: Europe, Science, Washington, France, China, US, Spain, World news, Turkey, US news, Iran, Medical Research, United States, Ireland, US politics, Infectious Diseases


Coronavirus live news: Trump warns of consequences if China 'knowingly responsible' for pandemic

US president says he doesn’t believe China or Iran death tolls; Europe fatalities approach 100,000; Spanish PM seeks lockdown extension. Follow the latest updatesDon’t bet on vaccine to protect us, says world health expertHow countries around the world are preparing for life after Covid-19Coronavirus latest: at a glanceAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.26am BST when you actually have 2 cats(captians_adventure IG) pic.twitter.com/3SOVz13kQI 2.24am BST ...
Tags: Europe, Science, China, US, Spain, World news, Turkey, US news, Iran, Medical Research, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Donald Trump, Trump


Coronavirus live news: Spain's PM to ask for lockdown extension as deaths top 20,000

China pushes ‘comprehensive’ economic reopening; first virus case in Syria’s northeast; Germany says pandemic ‘under control’. Follow latest updatesPPE including gowns and masks running out, admits UK governmentCoronavirus ‘under control’ in Germany Coronavirus latest: at a glanceUS coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.57pm BST Spain’s prime minister Pedro Sanchez said on Saturday he would ask parliament for a third 15-day extension...
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