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As Trump Praises Plasma, Researchers Struggle to Finish Critical Studies

Thousands of Covid-19 patients have been treated with blood plasma outside of rigorous clinical trials — hampering research that would have shown whether the therapy worked.
Tags: News, Research, Hospitals, Epidemics, Food And Drug Administration, Columbia University, Johnson, Mayo Clinic, Elliott Bennett, Trump, Blood Donation, Clinical Trials, Guerrero, American Red Cross, Health and Human Services Department, Hahn


U.S. Health Secretary to Visit Taiwan, in a Move Likely to Anger Beijing

The trip by Alex M. Azar II, a rare high-level U.S. visit, is being billed as an opportunity to highlight Taiwan’s success in battling the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: News, China, Taiwan, Beijing, United States, Xi Jinping, Trump, Health and Human Services Department, Donald J, U S Health, United States International Relations, Azar, Alex M Azar, Alex M II, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Trump Cherry-Picks Coronavirus Data in Briefing Appearance

The president selectively highlighted statistics, falsely claimed New York and New Jersey were solely responsible for high national death rates and again wrongly asserted that a rise in cases was because of testing.
Tags: New York, News, New Jersey, Trump, Johns Hopkins University, Donald J, Deaths (Fatalities, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings, Trump Cherry Picks Coronavirus Data


How QAnon Creates a Dangerous Alternate Reality

Game designer Adrian Hon says the conspiracy theory parallels the immersive worlds of alternate reality games.
Tags: News, 4chan, Conspiracy Theories, Clinton, Trump, Computers and the Internet, Hillary Rodham, Donald J, Rumors and Misinformation, Fringe Groups and Movements, Presidential Election of 2020, 8chan, Adrian Hon


Does Blood Plasma Work for Covid-19 Patients? No One Knows.

Thousands of Covid-19 patients have been treated with blood plasma outside of rigorous clinical trials — hampering research that would have showed whether the therapy worked.
Tags: News, Research, Hospitals, Epidemics, Food And Drug Administration, Columbia University, Johnson, Mayo Clinic, Elliott Bennett, Trump, Blood Donation, Clinical Trials, Guerrero, American Red Cross, Health and Human Services Department, Hahn


More U.S. Troops Will Leave Afghanistan Before the Election, Trump Says

The president’s assertion undercuts diplomats who have said withdrawals will depend on the Taliban’s commitment to its peace deal with the United States.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Taliban, Terrorism, Defense Department, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Afghan National Security Forces, United States International Relations, United States Defense and Military Forces, Presidential Election of 2020, Afghanistan War (2001-, Axios Media Inc




After Census Bureau Announces Early End to Its Count, Fears of a Skewed Tally Rise

With 60 million households still uncounted, the bureau said it would wrap up the survey a month early. Critics called it a bald move to politicize the count in favor of Republicans.
Tags: News, Census, Trump, Census Bureau, Maloney, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Redistricting and Reapportionment, Carolyn B, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, After Census Bureau


Republicans Are Ready for the Don Draper Method

The coronavirus relief debate has Republicans falling back into pre-Trump grooves.
Tags: News, Senate, Cotton, Ted, Mitt, Republican Party, Cruz, Mitch, Rand, Trump, Rubio, Tom, Marco, PAUL, Haley, Romney


Meet the Official Accused of Helping Trump Politicize Homeland Security

Chad F. Wolf joined the Department of Homeland Security in its infancy to help prevent another 9/11. Now he is helping President Trump use it to achieve his political ambitions.
Tags: News, Terrorism, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Wolf, Homeland Security Department, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Federal-State Relations (US, Chad F, Chad F Wolf, George Floyd Protests (2020, Trump Politicize Homeland Security


Trump Assesses John Lewis’s Legacy: ‘He Didn’t Come to My Inauguration’

President Trump was asked by an interviewer to reflect on the late congressman’s contributions to the civil rights movement. He talked up his own record instead.
Tags: John Lewis, News, Trump, Lewis, John R, Donald J, Presidential Election of 2020, Axios Media Inc


Is the U.S. Ready to Vote by Mail?

What we’ve learned from the very different experiences of two states, Georgia and Montana.
Tags: Elections, News, Georgia, Biden, Trump, Donald J, Joseph R Jr, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Arc of Homeland Security Bends Toward Trump. Chad Wolf Bends With It.

Mr. Wolf joined the Department of Homeland Security in its infancy to help prevent another 9/11. Now he is helping President Trump use it to achieve his political ambitions.
Tags: News, Terrorism, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Wolf, Homeland Security Department, Chad Wolf, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Federal-State Relations (US, Chad F, George Floyd Protests (2020


From Outsider to Insider: Karen Bass’s Unexpected Journey to Power

At every step in her political career, the California congresswoman had to be coaxed to run for a higher office. Now she’s a top contender to be Joe Biden’s running mate.
Tags: News, California, Joe Biden, Karen, House Of Representatives, Black People, Biden, Bass, Trump, Democratic Party, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, State Legislatures, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US


Will the Tea Party Live Again?

The coronavirus relief debate has Republicans falling back into pre-Trump grooves.
Tags: News, Senate, Cotton, Ted, Mitt, Republican Party, Cruz, Mitch, Rand, Trump, Rubio, Tom, Marco, PAUL, Haley, Romney


Trump Doesn’t Need the Most Votes. What if He Doesn’t Even Want Them?

Government of the minority, chosen by a minority, on behalf of a minority, is not what Lincoln had in mind at Gettysburg.
Tags: News, Lincoln, Republican Party, Trump, Louis, Electoral College, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Presidential Election of 2020, Postal Service and Post Offices, Postal Service (US, Absentee Voting, DeJoy


Trump Can Lean on the Electoral College to Win in 2020

Government of the minority, chosen by a minority, on behalf of a minority, is not what Lincoln had in mind at Gettysburg.
Tags: News, Lincoln, Republican Party, Trump, Louis, Electoral College, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Presidential Election of 2020, Postal Service and Post Offices, Postal Service (US, Absentee Voting, DeJoy






Trump Appointee With History of Anti-L.G.B.T.Q. Remarks Leaves Aid Agency

Merritt Corrigan, the former deputy White House liaison for the U.S. Agency for International Development, had drawn scrutiny shortly after being named to the position.
Tags: Same-sex Marriage, News, White House, Social Media, House Of Representatives, Abortion, Discrimination, Trump, Democratic Party, U S Agency for International Development, Merritt, Corrigan, Engel, United States Agency for International Development, Religion and Belief, Appointments and Executive Changes


TikTok, Trump and an Impulse to Act as C.E.O. to Corporate America

The president’s interventions in company dealings based on his own instincts are a departure from the arm’s-length approach of predecessors of either party.
Tags: News, China, America, Social Media, Mergers, Trump, Microsoft Corp, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, International Trade and World Market, Relocation of Business, United States International Relations, TikTok (ByteDance, TikTok Trump


With Jobless Aid Expired, Trump Sidelines Himself in Stimulus Talks

As his top advisers met with Democratic leaders to try to hash out a compromise, President Trump hurled insults at Democrats and mused aloud about short-circuiting the talks and acting on his own.
Tags: News, Senate, House Of Representatives, Relief, Nancy, Unemployment Insurance, Trump, Pelosi, Schumer, Charles E, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Mnuchin, Steven T, Stimulus (Economic


Trump Fires 2 Tennessee Valley Authority Board Members After Outsourcing Dispute

The Tennessee Valley Authority, an electric utility, quickly said it would reconsider its move to shift some work to contractors outside the United States.
Tags: News, Outsourcing, Trump, Tennessee Valley Authority, Boards of Directors, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Labor and Jobs, Executive Orders and Memorandums, Tennessee Valley Authority Board, Trump Fires


Trump Dismisses 2 T.V.A. Board Members After Outsourcing Dispute

The Tennessee Valley Authority, an electric utility, quickly said it would reconsider its move to shift some work to contractors outside the United States.
Tags: News, Outsourcing, Trump, Tennessee Valley Authority, Boards of Directors, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Labor and Jobs, Executive Orders and Memorandums


The Strange Saga of TikTok

The chief executive of a big tech company negotiated directly with the U.S. president over an app. Say what?
Tags: News, Social Media, Trump, Nadella, Satya, Computers and the Internet, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, TikTok (ByteDance


President Trump and his Company Investigated for Possible Fraud, Filing Suggests

The office of the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., made the disclosure in a new court filing arguing Mr. Trump should turn over his tax returns.
Tags: News, Income Tax, Clifford, Victor, Trump, Cohen, Vance, Marrero, Frauds and Swindling, Donald J, Cyrus R Vance Jr, Cyrus R Jr, McDougal, Supreme Court (US, Manhattan (NYC, Federal Taxes (US


With TikTok, ‘Uncool’ Microsoft Aims for the Love of Tweens

Buying one of the largest and most influential social networks in the country could change the perception of the tech giant.
Tags: News, Microsoft, Cloud Computing, Social Media, Mergers, Trump, Microsoft Corp, Nadella, Satya, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Computers and the Internet, Donald J, Data-Mining and Database Marketing, TikTok (ByteDance




Trump Doesn’t Like What He Sees in the Crystal Ball

Besides delaying the election, what else could alter his political trajectory?
Tags: News, Republican Party, Biden, Trump, Bush, George W, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Calabresi, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Polls and Public Opinion, Crystal Ball, Steven G


Why the Botched N.Y.C. Primary Has Become the November Nightmare

Nearly six weeks later, two congressional races remain undecided, and officials are trading blame over the mishandling of tens of thousands of mail-in ballots.
Tags: Elections, News, Cuomo, Trump, Democratic Party, Patel, Maloney, Brennan Center for Justice, Donald J, Suraj, Andrew M, Presidential Election of 2020, Board of Elections (NYS, Postal Service (US, Carolyn B, Board of Elections (NYC