After Dropping Dramatically, COVID-19 Cases Surge In India, Pakistan

March 31, 2021 - 5:03am EDT
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COVID-19 infections in India and Pakistan are skyrocketing. Scientists now have two mysteries to investigate: why cases there dropped so quickly earlier, and why they're surging now.

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Whether it's the pandemic, racial justice or trans youths' access to gender-affirming medical care, Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark.) has had to fight with other members of the GOP increasingly often.

May 7 - 12:48pm EDT

Dr. Nancy Messonnier had served as the agency's top respiratory disease official since 2016. President Trump reportedly threatened to fire her after her comments in February 2020.

May 7 - 10:54am EDT

The first big test of Facebook's Oversight Board reveals the challenges of checking the power and scale of the social media giant.

May 7 - 10:42am EDT

For the first time in decades, Montana will have more than one Congressional district. After the news came, GOP lawmakers rushed a bill to set new rules for the state's districting commission.

May 7 - 10:27am EDT

Prosecutors accuse the former officer and others of using excessive force and violating George Floyd's rights. The rare federal charges follow state charges in a trial where Chauvin was convicted.

May 7 - 7:03am EDT

Florida's governor signed a new law that puts new restrictions on voting. Opponents have already filed lawsuits, saying it's aimed at suppressing the Democratic vote.

May 7 - 6:49am EDT

The bill was criticized by Democrats, progressive groups, and voting rights advocates as "voter suppression." Republicans view it as "sensible election integrity legislation."

May 7 - 5:00am EDT

The president rolled out a plan to overhaul the immigration system on his first day in office. Last week he shifted to talk about a narrower approach. Some advocates feel abandoned.

May 7 - 2:12am EDT

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, 51, will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Friday on her decision not to run for reelection as the city's leader.