The Many, Maddening Hurdles To Contact Tracing The White House Outbreak

October 9, 2020 - 1:40pm EDT
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The coronavirus outbreak originating at the White House last week may have spread cases to dozens of other communities. But tracing related cases and stopping further spread is extremely challenging.

Oct 31 - 7:46am EDT

College students who are studying remotely can vote in the state where their college is located. But this is controversial in some places, and students are organizing.

Oct 31 - 5:00am EDT

Colorado's Proposition 115 could shut down one of the few clinics nationwide that specializes in later abortion.

Oct 30 - 5:34pm EDT

The mark set Friday by Texas, with its 38 electoral votes, also comes on the last day of early voting in the state. Texas, once a reliably red state, is seen as a "toss-up" heading into Election Day.

Oct 30 - 3:52pm EDT

President Trump and his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, are making a push Friday across swing states in the Midwest as they race to turn out voters in the last days of the campaign.

Oct 30 - 3:52pm EDT

A Republican candidate for a House race in North Carolina is getting attention for his young age and for what critics say are thinly veiled white nationalist views.

Oct 30 - 3:52pm EDT

Sports teams around the U.S. have turned over their stadiums and arenas to be used as pandemic-safe voting sites. And it's possible these polling places could become the future of Election Day.

Oct 30 - 3:52pm EDT

As arts workers continue to struggle, they're trying their hand at something new — a piece of legislation that would keep their industry alive through the pandemic.

Oct 30 - 7:49am EDT

Hoaxes and misleading posts aimed at depressing turnout have spread on social media. Experts say it outpaces 2016, when Black voters were the top target of Russian-backed disinformation.

Oct 30 - 5:02am EDT

Several important legal decisions were made this week on election laws in crucial states as millions of voters have already cast their ballots.