On Thanksgiving eve, about 8 1/2 months after the first COVID-19 case was reported in Northern Virginia, the region reported both a record high number of new daily cases of the virus and a record high seven-day average of new cases.
Groene said the “hate email” started when an email to colleagues was made public, along with “false accusations that I was irresponsible,” which he blamed on a senator “who is antagonistic toward me.”
(The Center Square) – Following media reports earlier Wednesday that President Donald Trump was planning to attend a hearing of a Pennsylvania Senate committee in Gettysburg later in the day, White House correspondents are now indicating that those plans have been canceled.
Heading into Thanksgiving, 12 states plus the District of Columbia have active restrictions on travel intended to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Since the pandemic began, 26 states have issued restrictions on travel, and 14 have been rescinded.
The Wisconsin Voters Alliance wants the Republican Legislature to appoint the state's presidential electors.
(The Center Square) – Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who is leading President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results of the presidential election in Pennsylvania and other states, is scheduled to appear Wednesday before a hearing of the Pennsylvania Senate Majority Policy Committee.
These maps and charts show the spread of COVID-19 in Missouri and Illinois.
On Nov. 19, U.S. Census Bureau Director Steve Dillingham announced that, “during post-collection processing, certain processing anomalies have been discovered” in the 2020 United States Census. Dillingham said he had directed the bureau “to utilize all resources available to resolve this as expeditiously as possible.” Also on Nov. 19, The New York Times reported that “a growing number of snags in the massive data-processing operation that generates population totals had delayed the completion of population calculations at least until Jan. 26, , and perhaps to mid-February.”
(The Center Square) – The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the governments of Texas and Louisiana can enforce their regulatory bans on the use of Medicaid funds to subsidize Planned Parenthood.
(The Center Square) – Newly appointed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett has been assigned the Seventh Circuit under new assignments announced by Chief Justice John Roberts.
Gov. Ricketts is holding off on tighter restrictions until Nebraska's COVID hospitalizations reach a specified level. That could happen this week.
The night before a gunman shot four Sonic Drive-In workers, killing two of them, the workers and three friends ate what turned out to be a last meal together.
Dane County has finished counting about a quarter of its total votes.
A Tulsa ER doctor says he's frustrated so many are not following protocols when they’ve been exposed or infected: “People will be three or four days into this and take a test and it’s negative and think they’re done."
St. Louis hospitals reaching desperate stage. Mask wearing is only path to breaking the coronavirus pandemic cycle, doctor says.
Calling conditions in North Carolina "dire" for the future spread of COVID-19, Gov. Roy Cooper announced a new executive order on Monday tightening regulations that call for people to wear masks.
Virginia reported a record high 3,242 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, with over 900 from Northern Virginia.
"I pursued the vehicle, pacing it at 120 mph in a posted 30 mph zone," an officer said.
(The Center Square) – Many states in the U.S. are hinging their COVID-19 mitigation strategies on the availability of a widely available vaccine. An issue bound to arise is the extremely cold temperatures the most promising experimental vaccines need to be kept at and the logistics of delivering them across the country.
A 61-year-old man faces a simple assault charge after he was captured on video forcefully breathing on protesters outside President Donald Trump's golf course in Sterling.
To health care workers like Hunter Hall, witnessing patients’ last breaths daily, the mounting death toll doesn’t just represent compounding grief. It’s also exacting a personal toll that feels like failure.
As of early Friday, the Cone Health had 125 patients with COVID-19, not including people in the emergency rooms. That's up from 119 on Thursday, 107 on Wednesday and 103 on Tuesday.
Gov. Pete Ricketts said the safest option for Thanksgiving is to reduce the size of gatherings — not get a test, then belly up at a big feast.
As the holidays approach, the Vint family is among thousands heading into their first such season without loved ones lost to the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.