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Trump’s popularity bump may have already plateaued ahead of schedule

Poll of the week: A new AP-NORC poll finds that President Donald Trump’s approval rating stands at 44%, while disapproval rating comes in at 56% among registered voters. That’s nearly the same as it was in February’s AP-NORC poll, when Trump’s approval rating was 43% and disapproval rating was 56%. What’s the point: Trump clearly…MORE

Hurricane Katrina cleanup specialists now helping Feds with state supply problems

The Department of Health and Human Services is looking to veterans from the Hurricane Katrina cleanup to help with coronavirus supply chain issues for the federal government, according to contracting records. HHS’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness this week hired J&M Global Solutions, a small Virginia-based consulting firm run by Bush-era Federal Emergency…MORE

How job losses could affect Trump and the 2020 election

President Donald Trump has seen his approval ratings tilt upward because of his response to the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, the US economy is in a tailspin because of that same pandemic. A record of nearly 10 million Americans have filed unemployment insurance claims the past two weeks and the country had a net loss of…MORE

Lessons the AIDS epidemic has for coronavirus

One thing people hunger to know in times of crisis: Have we been through a situation like this before? Indeed, as the novel coronavirus continues its rapid spread, having already claimed tens of thousands of lives across the world, many are turning to the familiarity of history to get a better sense of the problem…MORE

A bobblehead of Dr. Fauci will help pay to produce masks for health workers

A bobblehead of Dr. Fauci will help pay to produce masks for health workers

Dr. Anthony Fauci has achieved a new level of fame for a scientist: He’s getting his own bobblehead. Fauci, the nation’s top expert in infectious diseases, has long been celebrated in the medical world. But Fauci has gained a following beyond the medical world and evolved into a celebrity overnight thanks to his appearances at…MORE

US coronavirus fight enters crucial weeks after reaching a grim milestone

US coronavirus fight enters crucial weeks after reaching a grim milestone

The US reached a grim milestone with the highest number of coronavirus-related deaths reported in one day, and officials are warning the next two weeks will be crucial in the fight to stop the spread. With 1,344 new deaths reported Saturday, the US had the most fatalities recorded in one day. And with the number…MORE

What do Christians celebrate on Palm Sunday?

On Palm Sunday, Christians throughout the world celebrate the day Jesus triumphantly entered Jerusalem days before his crucifixion. Crowds left palm fronds and clothing in his path as a sign of praise and respect. But millions of American Christians will observe Palm Sunday at home this year, as the coronavirus pandemic has forced most US…MORE