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US election campaign goes virtual as country faces coronavirus shut-down - live updates

Biden to hold ‘virtual town hall’ as president due to meet industry execs over Covid-19 response Anger grows at Trump administration’s coronavirus testing failures Support the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 11.24am GMT YouGov and Yahoo! News conducted a poll between March 10 - 11 looking at what Americans felt about the Trump administration’s handling of coronavirus, and i
Bernie or Bust: the Sanders fans who will never vote for Biden

Supporters distrust the Democratic party and are frustrated with an election system they say works against their candidate Ekene Okonkwo studies political science, advocates for gun control and reproductive rights, and is voting in a presidential election for the first time this year. But only if she can vote for Bernie Sanders. The 19-year-old, who studies political science and lives in the Bron

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'I don't take responsibility': Trump shakes hands and spreads blame over coronavirus

Declaring a national emergency at the White House, the president defied medical advice and acted like a one-man coronavirus cannon He fingered the microphone and put his lips up close. He shook hands with everyone he could. Donald Trump, who promised you’re going to win so much you’ll get sick of winning, might also just make you sick. In the White House rose garden on Friday, the US president de
California schools closed and events cancelled as state escalates Coronavirus response

With five deaths and 247 confirmed cases, California now has the third largest number of cases in the nation Coronavirus – live updates Response to the coronavirus outbreak drastically escalated in California this week, with officials working to curb the spread by canceling school, postponing festivals and prohibiting large gatherings. As of Friday, the virus had killed five people in California,
Coronavirus: Donald Trump slams reporter for 'nasty question' over pandemic response team – video

During a press conference on Friday, in which Donald Trump declared a national emergency due to the coronavirus outbreak, PBS reporter Yamiche Alcindor asked the US president about the US Pandemic Response Team that was disbanded in May 2018. Trump replied that he knew nothing about it Trump says he takes 'no responsibility' for coronavirus failures as he declares national emergency – live Corona
Trump's changing reactions to coronavirus: from calm to closing borders – video report

On 13 March, Donald Trump declared a national emergency to combat the coronavirus pandemic, freeing up $50bn in federal funding and promising a screening website and drive-by tests. The US president has called Covid-19 a ‘foreign’ virus and attempted to deflect blame over its spread – here’s a look back at some of his key statements as the number of cases rose in America Trump’s rhetoric will mak
Trump declares national emergency over coronavirus pandemic – video

Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency over the fast-spreading coronavirus, opening the door to providing what he said was about $50bn in federal aid to fight the disease. Speaking at a news conference in the Rose Garden, the US president said he was declaring the national emergency in order to ‘unleash the full power of the federal government’ Donald Trump declares national emergen
Donald Trump declares national emergency over coronavirus pandemic

US cases have spread to 44 states involving at least 1,920 patients and 41 deaths Trump declares national emergency – follow live updates Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Friday to combat the coronavirus pandemic, freeing up $50bn in federal funding and promising a screening website and drive-by tests. The president was seeking to restore confidence after angering and worrying many w
English football joins global sport shutdown in deepening virus crisis

Football bodies act after managers and players test positive London Marathon, Masters golf and Giro d’Italia all postponed English football was forced to join the sweeping global shutdown of sport on Friday with all elite matches – including the Premier League, the Football League and the Women’s Super League – suspended until the start of April at the earliest. The postponements came on a day wh
Why Joe Biden won another week in US politics – and Republicans lost

As the Democratic frontrunner built on his lead, Trump and Republicans kept stumbling over coronavirus The former vice-president cemented his lead over Bernie Sanders in the Democratic race with another string of primary victories on Tuesday – most significantly in Michigan, where the leftwing senator had sensationally beaten Hillary Clinton in 2016. Biden currently holds a lead of 881 delegates
Coronavirus forces industries across US to let employees work from home

Ford, GM and banks tell employees to work remotely if possible Impact of shuttering US will take weeks if not longer to assess The coronavirus pandemic swept across US business on Friday as industries from automotive to tech and leisure moved to contain the growing threat. Ford and General Motors announced that beginning Monday employees who can work from home should do so. The guidelines apply g
Joe Biden: six key policies from his 2020 presidential campaign – video report

Joe Biden has pulled off one of the greatest political comebacks in US politics and is now the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination. Here is a look at where the former vice-president stands on key issues including the economy, healthcare, education, immigration and gun control Who is running for president? The full list of 2020 candidates Continue reading...
Bernie Sanders: six key policies from his 2020 presidential campaign – video report

A defiant Bernie Sanders has rejected mounting pressure from with the Democratic party to end his presidential bid. Here is a look at where the senator from Vermont has placed himself on key issues including the economy, the climate crisis, healthcare, immigration and gun control Who is running for president? The full list of 2020 candidates Continue reading...
Congress must act now on Covid-19 – here is what it should do | Howard P Forman, Elizabeth Fowler and 11 others

It is the government’s responsibility to ensure health security. As experts in public health, healthcare, medicine and law, these are our recommendations We are experts in public health, healthcare, medicine and law with experience shaping federal health and healthcare legislation and public health infrastructure. With input from over 50 other experts – including academics and leaders with experi
Boston Marathon postponed until September amid widening pandemic

Marathon will be postponed to 14 September over coronavirus Annual race has never been canceled since first running in 1897 Organizers of the Boston Marathon, the planet’s most celebrated footrace, are postponing the event until 14 September because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, Boston mayor Marty Walsh announced Friday. The Boston Athletic Association, which oversees the marathon, h
Joe Biden: six key policies from his 2020 presidential campaign – video report

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Autumn Masters in Augusta’s sights after coronavirus forces postponement

Augusta hope to stage tournament in September or October Players Championship was abandoned on Thursday Augusta National hopes it can break with tradition and host the Masters in autumn, after the first major of the year became another high-profile sporting victim of the coronavirus outbreak. Related: PGA Tour calls off Players Championship to leave Masters in doubt Continue reading...
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The NBA has led by example and put public health above self-interest, which is more than the Trump administration can say Those too busy emptying the Costco shelves of hand sanitizer and toilet paper might have missed the news that the National Basketball Association has suspended the season due to the coronavirus pandemic. Other professional and college sports have since also suspended, cancelle
Sexism and arrogance at US Soccer: Carlos Cordeiro's exit won't fix a thing

The US Soccer president’s abrupt resignation could represent an opportunity for true reform and a shift in culture at the federation. After all, it’s hard to imagine it can get any worse How is US Soccer going to get itself out of this mess? While the new coronavirus is upending much of the sports world, US Soccer has been unraveled by its own sexism and arrogance, culminating Thursday in the sud
Coronavirus misinformation is dangerous. Think before you share | Tom Phillips

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Congresswoman Katie Porter secures free coronavirus testing for all Americans – video

The US representative Katie Porter has secured free coronavirus testing for all Americans after presenting compelling evidence in the US House of Representatives on Thursday. According to her calculations, coronavirus testing would cost a citizen a minimum of $1,331. She pressed a member of the administration to commit to making all testing immediately free and he conceded Coronavirus news – live
US briefing: Trudeau quarantined, Iran mass graves and Chelsea Manning

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'Courts must be safe spaces': Ice arrests undo long-held migrant protections, lawyers warn

Immigration officials have arrested six Mexican nationals at California courthouses in three weeks Immigration attorneys and activists have condemned the recent arrests of Latino 

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