Health care workers are getting a special treat this month. Starbucks will be giving away free cups of coffee to health care workers and first responders who have been working during the Covid-19 pandemic. “It has been an extraordinarily difficult year, especially for the front-line responders who are serving our…


The United Kingdom has become the world’s first nation to begin vaccinating its citizens with a fully vetted and authorized Covid-19 shot, a landmark moment in the coronavirus pandemic. The first Briton to get the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine — 90-year-old Margaret Keenan — received the first of two doses at the…


Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are volunteering to get their Covid-19 vaccines on camera to promote public confidence in the vaccine’s safety once the US Food and Drug Administration authorizes one. The three most recent former presidents hope an awareness campaign to promote confidence in…


As the questions about President Donald Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis and subsequent hospitalization at Walter Reed continue to grow, so too do the challenges facing his understudy, Vice President Mike Pence. In this extraordinary moment of national crisis, few people have as daunting a set of tasks as Pence. He is…


After a year brutally dominated by conflict, division, economic uncertainty and a pandemic, the awarding of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize will mark a rare moment of hope. The winner of this year’s prize will soon be announced — marking the end of a week of Nobel announcements that will…


A country already unnerved by a devastating health catastrophe and a turbulent political season faced fresh upheaval as Americans awoke to news President Donald Trump had contracted coronavirus. Trump was “in good spirits” but was experiencing mild symptoms related to Covid-19, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told reporters…


Donald Trump could face the most direct challenge of his presidency to his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, the economy and his personal conduct in his first debate against Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Trump and Biden meet in Cleveland for their first of three debates — a socially distanced affair…


President Trump today, September 28, announced a plan to distribute 100 million rapid COVID-19 tests to states this week, strongly urging governors to use them to help schools reopen. The Abbott tests, which are cheaper and faster than lab tests, return results in about 15 minutes and are already widely…


Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg plans to spend $100 million to help Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden beat President Donald Trump in Florida, a key battleground that went for Trump in 2016. The Washington Post first reported that Bloomberg, a former Republican who briefly sought the…


Officials in several key battleground states told ABC News they are still short thousands of poll workers and could be forced to reduce the number of polling locations — a move that would likely bring longer lines to in-person voting sites. “Everyone is working really, really hard to find poll…

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