Cindy McCain endorses Joe Biden for president – as it happened | US news

The agency is issuing the guidance to boost transparency and public trust as it approaches the momentous decision of whether a prospective vaccine is safe and effective. Public health experts are increasingly worried that President Trump’s repeated predictions of a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 3, coupled with the administration’s interference in federal science agencies, may […]

Trump Gets Post-Convention Bump Among Black Voters

A poll released on Monday shows President Donald Trump receiving a post-convention increase in support among black voters. The poll, conducted by Emerson College, surveyed 1,576 voters between August 30 and August 31 to ascertain the impact that both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions may have had on the public. Emerson’s results indicate that […]

Trump faces surprise call from Republican congressman to pardon Edward Snowden – live | US news

The Biden campaign has released a new Spanish-language ad introducing Joe Biden to voters as a man committed to his family and his faith. The ad, “Hombre de Bien,” which was shared exclusively with the Guardian, will run in Arizona and Florida, two battleground states where Latino voters comprise a significant share of the electorate. […]

Coronavirus US live: Trump pushes conspiracy theory and mask politics as death toll approaches 100,000 | US news

Gavin Newsom, California’s governor, did not hold back when asked at his daily briefing on Tuesday about Donald Trump’s comments on mail-in ballots. The Guardian’s Vivian Ho reports from San Francisco: Earlier this month, California became the first state to authorize sending every registered voter a mail-in ballot in the upcoming elections, a move that […]

Trump charges Obama with ‘biggest political crime in American history’ | Trump-Russia investigation

Donald Trump continued to fume over the Russia investigation on Sunday, more than a year after special counsel Robert Mueller filed his report without recommending charges against the president but only three days after the justice department said it would drop its case against Michael Flynn, Trump’s first national security adviser. “The biggest political crime […]

Coronavirus live news: three White House Covid-19 taskforce members go into self-quarantine | World news

Unlike many European countries, Sweden has kept its primary schools open as well as bars and restaurants, while urging people to respect social distancing and hygiene recommendations. Sweden kept its primary schools, bars and restaurants open – unlike many of its European neighbours – but it did ban visits to care homes on March 31. […]

John Legend Falsely Claims U.S. Has Highest Coronavirus Death Rate in the World

Pop star John Legend has falsely claimed in an interview with GQ that the United States has the highest coronavirus death rate in the world, when in fact several European countries exceed the U.S. in terms of deaths per 100,000 people. GQ hasn’t corrected Legend’s erroneous assertion or offered any clarification in the article. The […]

Coronavirus live news: Brazil’s health system on verge of collapse, medics warn | World news

Hello, and welcome to our continuing global coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. This is Helen Davidson in Sydney to take you through the next few hours. Here’s a quick look at the latest big developments: Global confirmed death toll passes 195,000 According to researchers at Johns Hopkins University, at least 195,920 people are confirmed to […]

Coronavirus live news: experts reject Trump's 'disinfectant' theory as Russia reports 5,849 new cases

Doctors call president’s comments ‘jaw-dropping’ and dangerous; Algeria, Egypt, UAE shorten ease restrictions for Ramadan, Indonesia increases them; Follow the latest updates Medical experts denounce Trump’s ‘dangerous’ treatment suggestion Panama: lockdown leaves festivalgoers stranded on beach UK coronavirus updates – live At a glance – latest developments See all our coronavirus coverage 11.53am BST The […]

Trump’s ‘Cowardice will KILL US’

Leftist pop star Cher unleashed an all-caps tirade against President Donald Trump on Thursday, rattling off several discredited claims over his response to the coronavirus crisis. “I’ve always loathed trump 4 of his unending Character Flaws, But Now his Cowardice will KILL US.DRS WILL DIE BECAUSE DISMANTLED AGENCY FORMED 2 PROTECT US FROM PANDEMICS. WONT […]