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Fauci discusses threats against his family, severity of the US coronavirus outbreak at Harvard forum

The nation's top infectious disease expert said his family is being harassed to the point that he has required security.

State Department watchdog resigns after predecessor’s ouster

The State Department’s acting inspector general resigned abruptly on Wednesday following the firing of his predecessor in circumstances now being investigated by Congress.

Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept Democratic presidential nomination

Former vice president Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept Democratic presidential nomination, the Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday.

Rashida Tlaib fends off primary challenge for Michigan seat

Rashida Tlaib, one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, easily secured likely reelection to the 13th District in and around Detroit.

Kansas GOP picks Rep. Marshall for Senate seat over Kobach

Kansas Republicans on Tuesday nominated Rep. Roger Marshall for the Senate instead of polarizing conservative Kris Kobach, heeding the party establishment’s advice for keeping a normally safe out of play in what could be a difficult year for the GOP.

Trump says US military generals feel Beirut blast was likely an ‘attack’

President Donald Trump said US military generals have told him that they “seem to feel” the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing at least 70 people, was a “terrible attack” likely caused by a bomb.

Trump signs $3b-a-year plan to boost conservation and national parks

Speaking at a signing ceremony on Tuesday, Trump badly mispronounced "Yosemite" twice as he spoke about the legislation.

In reversal, Trump promotes vote-by-mail efforts in Florida

Republican confidence in mail-in voting has been dropping in polls amid Trump’s attacks, and Republican leaders in states like Florida have worried the skepticism could hamper long-running programs to turn out early votes.