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National Spelling Bee canceled for the first time since WWII

(CNN)P-A-N-D-E-M-I-C. Can you spell pandemic? Because that's the reason why the Scripps National Spelling Bee was canceled this year. The Scripps National Spelling Bee announced Tuesday that its beloved finals event, which was planned for May 24, has been canceled "due to the ongoing concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus." The only other…

Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals Are Canceled Due To Coronavirus

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is canceling its 2020 national finals, citing "uncertainty around when public gatherings will be possible or advisable." Here, Erin Howard, center, is cheered by her fellow co-champions during last year's finals in Oxon Hill, Md. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP The Scripps National Spelling Bee is canceling…

Coronavirus: Why the US national stockpile of masks and supplies failed

One of the biggest reasons the federal government failed in its initial response to the coronavirus pandemic is that it lacked the medical supplies necessary to deal with the outbreak. Because of that failure, states like New York and New Jersey, which were …

Coronavirus: Why the US national stockpile of masks and supplies failed

One of the biggest reasons the federal government failed in its initial response to the coronavirus pandemic is that it lacked the medical supplies necessary to deal with the outbreak. Because of that failure, states like New York and New Jersey, which were …

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National Weather Service in Raleigh says severe weather Monday could compare to 2011 storms

Posted: Apr 13, 2020 / 12:10 AM EDT / Updated: Apr 13, 2020 / 12:10 AM EDT RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A major storm system is expected to sweep across central North Carolina Monday, bringing the threat of tornadoes and damaging winds. The National Weather Service of Raleigh said the storm has the potential to…

National Association of Letter Carriers: Postal Service on verge of shutting down due to pandemic

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up hereThe United States Postal Service may soon shut down without more emergency funding from the government, the president of the National Association of Letter Carriers warned Friday.Appearing on "America's Newsroom" with host Sandra Smith, Fredric Rolando said that the Postal Service…

In the absence of a national testing strategy, states go their own way

The White House, meanwhile, is still debating which types of tests should be sent to which regions and how much to focus on testing Americans to see who may have developed immunity to the disease. Unfortunately, states really are on their own, said Partners …

Mayo Clinic to lead national program on COVID-19 therapy

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- According to a news release Friday afternoon, Mayo Clinic has been named the lead institution by the Food and Drug Administration in a program that uses convalescent plasma as a way to treat COVID-19 patients. According to the rele…

Mayo Clinic to lead national COVID-19 plasma trial to give patients immune system boost

Mayo Clinic announced Friday it is leading a national trial to use donated plasma from patients who have recovered from COVID-19 as a treatment for others infected by the novel coronavirus that causes the illness. The cooperative effort with 40 institutions …

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DHS Secretary Sets the Record Straight on Fake News on Portland Riots

Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, hit back at a press conference in DHS headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday against media reports that the Trump administrati…

Trump Raises $20 Million in First-Ever Virtual Fundraiser

President Donald Trump raised an eye-popping $20 million on Tuesday night in his first-ever virtual fundraiser, from a total of more than 300,000 individual donors who participated. This is a great …

ACLU: Constitution Requires Illegal Aliens Count Toward Congressional Apportionment

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), as well as other migration lobbying organizations, claims it is “unconstitutional” not to count illegal aliens when apportioning congressional representatio…

US House poised to vote on reversing Trump’s Muslim ban

The United States House of Representatives is set to vote on Wednesday on legislation reversing President Donald Trump's controversial ban on immigration from Muslim countries. The bill, called the …
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