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Texas Megachurch Defends Having Choir Of Over 100 Sing In Front Of Mike Pence

A Dallas evangelical church is standing by its decision to have an over 100-person choir sing without masks during a Sunday service attended by Vice President Mike Pence.  The choir of First Baptist Dallas, a Southern Baptist megachurch led by President Donald Trump’s close evangelical ally Pastor Robert Jeffress, performed during “Celebrate Freedom Sunday,” a […]

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Donald Trump Gets Hit With Blunt Fact-Check Over AIDS Vaccine Falsehood

Twitter users let out a collective sigh of despair at President Donald Trump’s latest falsehood. Trump claimed during a White House speech on police reform Tuesday that scientists have “come up with the AIDS vaccine.” Medical professionals, celebrities, journalists, political commentators and others were quick to fact-check the president’s erroneous claim, reminding him there is currently […]

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Senate Democrats Call For Audit Of OSHA Over Lax Coronavirus Enforcement

A group of Senate Democrats says the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has done so little to protect workers during the coronavirus pandemic that they want an audit of the agency’s enforcement efforts since March. In a letter Wednesday, the lawmakers asked the Labor Department’s inspector general to investigate OSHA’s inspections and citations ever since […]

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WHO Suspends Trial Of Drug Touted By Trump Over Safety Fears For COVID-19 Patients

The World Health Organization is suspending its international trial of hydroxycholorquine, the anti-malarial drug repeatedly touted by President Donald Trump as a coronavirus treatment, because of concerns that it’s not safe to use on people with COVID-19. “The Executive Group has implemented a temporary pause of the hydroxychloroquine arm within the Solidarity Trial while the safety […]

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2 Missouri Hairstylists Potentially Exposed Over 100 Clients To Coronavirus

A Missouri hairstylist who had COVID-19 symptoms and tested positive for the disease served 84 clients over eight days earlier this month, a county health department said Friday. On Saturday, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department announced that a second hairstylist at the salon tested positive for COVID-19. The person reportedly worked five days while experiencing mild […]