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StoryGraph Biggest Story 2020-06-28 -- the new york times (14), wearing masks (10), social distancing (10), covid 19 (10), new infections (9)

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After Asking Americans to Sacrifice in Shutdown, Leaders Failed to Control Virus

As Covid-19 cases surge, it is clear many governors underestimated the coronavirus and rushed to reopen before their states were ready.

Biden slams Trump for not sanctioning Russia over Afghan militant 'bounties' intelligence

Former Vice President Joe Biden bashed President Trump for not sanctioning Russia after the

US hits 2.5M coronavirus cases as states tally record one-day highs

The U.S. reached over 2.5 million confirmed coronavirus cases on Saturday as several states experience record-breaking spikes of infections amid efforts to reopen the economy. 

Four men charged for trying to tear down Andrew Jackson statue in DC

Four men were charged after they tried to tear down a statue of former President Andrew Jackson near the White House on Monday.

America’s predictable, preventable surge in coronavirus cases, explained

America could have prevented another surge in coronavirus cases. It’s now clear it didn’t.

Spy chief Ratcliffe says Trump never briefed on Russia offering Taliban bounties

The nation’s spy chief denied reports that President Trump had been briefed on a U.S. intelligence report claiming that Russian military intelligence was offering bounties to Afghan militants to target U.S. and coalition forces.

US must release children from detention centers due to Covid-19, judge rules

Judge Dolly Gee found ICE has failed to adequately protect children in custody from Covid-19, ordering them to be released by July 17.

Four People Charged for Allegedly Trying to Topple Andrew Jackson Statue

Four individuals who allegedly attempted to topple a statue of Andrew Jackson were charged Friday with the destruction of federal property.

Richard Grenell decries 'leaks of partial information' over report on Russia offering bounties to kill US troops

Former acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell lashed out at "leaks of partial information" reported about U.S. intelligence that Russia offered secret bounties to Taliban militants to kill U.S. troops and other coalition forces in Afghanistan.

Judge orders ICE to release migrant children detained with family, citing COVID-19

CQ Roll Call Immigration and Homeland Security Reporter, Camila DeChalus talks with MSNBC's Alicia Menendez about a new district court ruling out of California that says that the government must release migrant children from detention centers around the country because of the increased threat posed by the coronavirus.

U.S. States Backtrack on Reopening as Coronavirus Cases Climb

Mississippi and Houston are among the areas in danger of being overwhelmed. The resurgent virus has left many Americans questioning whether earlier lockdowns were worth their sacrifices.

How the World Missed Covid-19’s Silent Spread

Symptomless transmission makes the coronavirus far harder to fight. But health officials dismissed the risk for months, pushing misleading and contradictory claims in the face of mounting evidence.

Actual Coronavirus Infections Vastly Undercounted, C.D.C. Data Shows

The prevalence of infections is more than 10 times higher than the counted number of cases in six regions of the United States.

Going Up? Not So Fast: Strict New Rules to Govern Elevator Culture

Small, crowded, enclosed spaces are petri dishes for the coronavirus. But in urban office buildings, elevators are a necessity, so companies are wrestling with how to make them safer.

With Trump leading the way, America’s coronavirus failures exposed by record surge in new infections

As case numbers rise, a virus that has killed at least 123,000 Americans has revealed a crisis in governance extending from the Oval Office to state capitals to local city councils.

Only two US states are reporting a decline in new coronavirus cases

Only two US states are reporting a decline in new coronavirus cases compared to last week: Connecticut and Rhode Island.

AG Barr creates task force focused on 'countering anti-government extremists'

Attorney General Barr created a task force focused on "countering anti-government extremists."

Poll: 40 percent of Americans think the worst of the coronavirus is over, even as cases spike

Pew Research Center found a growing share of Americans — and most Republicans — believe the US has already been through the worst of Covid-19.

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