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Poll: Americans sour on China amid pandemic, broader rivalry

Americans are increasingly hostile toward China as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on the U.S. and global economies and after three years of Trump administration antagonism toward the country, according to a nationwide poll. The poll, conducted last month by ...

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Fauci comments on US virus response seem to draw Trump’s ire

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens during a briefing about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on Wednesday in Washington. AP Photo by Alex Brandon

Social restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus could have saved lives if they’d been started earlier, and when they’re eased new cases are certain to arise, said the nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, seeming ...

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Trump challenges authority, independence of agency watchdogs

President Donald Trump speaks during a conference call with banks on efforts to help small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic at the White House on Tuesday in Washington. AP Photo by Evan Vucci

President Donald Trump is moving aggressively to challenge the authority and independence of agency watchdogs overseeing his administration, including removing the inspector general tasked with overseeing the $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package that passed Congress with bipartisan support. In four ...

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Trump’s economic rescue package could approach $1 trillion

Mike Mastrian, director of the Senate Radio and Television Gallery, cleans down the podium Tuesday before a news conference with Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Photo by Susan Walsh

In a massive federal effort, President Donald Trump asked Congress to speed emergency checks to Americans, enlisted the military for MASH-like hospitals and implored ordinary people — particularly socially active millennials — to do their part by staying home to ...

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