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Biden calls on Americans to overcome divisions

WASHINGTON President Joe Biden is calling on Americans to overcome their divisions, declaring in his first address in office that “without unity, there is no peace.” Biden also pledged during his inaugural address Wednesday that he…

Trump at rally falsely cites a Biden apology

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump falsely told supporters Saturday night that Democratic rival Joe Biden apologized for opposing his restrictions on travel from China early in the coronavirus pandemic. On multiple fronts, the revival of…

Trump on an AIDS vaccine that doesn’t exist

WASHINGTON Seizing on a medical milestone that doesn’t exist, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he thinks the same scientific expertise that produced a vaccine for AIDS can deliver one soon for COVID-19, too. There is no vaccine for…

China reports 5 deaths, 45 new coronavirus cases

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. BEIJING…

Trump struggles to adjust to crisis presidency

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump has never been known for his patience or long attention span. Now, as the coronavirus crisis threatens his presidency, and upends his campaign for reelection, Trump is rapidly losing patience with the…

Singapore has first 2 deaths from coronavirus

coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 275,000 people and killed more than 11,300. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing…

Trump, American exceptionalism and the virus

WASHINGTON Americans normally hear from President Donald Trump when he is opining on Twitter, riffing from a rally stage or otherwise improvising. This past week was different as he sat in the Oval Office with a script laid out for him to…

Trump’s rosy take on govt’s handling of virus

WASHINGTON As the stock market convulses, airline schedules buckle and businesses worry their overseas supply lines will snap, President Donald Trump is looking on the sunny side of an economy clouded by the coronavirus. For weeks he’s…