10:22 a.m. Dec. 10, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
U.S. sets record one-day death toll from coronavirus as FDA committee meets to review Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine FDA head says initial assessment is ‘this is a vaccine that does meet our criteria. ... But we do want to hear from the vaccine advisory committee.’The U.S. set fresh records for single-day fatalities from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 and hospitalizations, as a U.S. regulatory advisory committee gathered to offer its verdict on the vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. and its German partner BioNTech SE.
3:02 a.m. Sept. 8, 2020
- Associated Press
What Biden, Trump, Barr get wrong about the coronavirus, protests, light bulbs, and voting both by mail and in person Associated Press engages in fact checksIn a week filled with fabrication, half-truths and misrepresentation, he also wrongly took full credit for veterans improvements that were underway before he took office.
12:31 p.m. May 26, 2020
- By Aruna Viswanatha
Justice Department ends insider-trading probe into Sen. Kelly Loeffler; investigation of Sen. Richard Burr’s prepandemic trades continues Two months ago, members of Congress and their advisers sold hundreds of thousands of dollars in stock after attending a closed-door briefing about the new coronavirusThe Justice Department is closing investigations into three U.S. senators for stocks trades made shortly before the coronavirus market turmoil, but is continuing a related investigation into Sen. Richard Burr, according to people familiar with the matter.