February 29, 2024

Coronavirus
When the Virus Came for the American Dream
Boris Johnson’s ministers expect England’s coronavirus lockdown to be extended into next year
France Reports 50k+ New COVID-19 Cases In Latest Daily Record
Texas records highest number of total COVID-19 cases in US
Covid 19 coronavirus: ‘Bleak midwinter’ in Europe as 250 million face lockdown
Counties with worst virus surges overwhelmingly voted Trump
World Suffers Most Deaths In A Day
US breaks daily record of new coronavirus infections, topping 118,000 cases
U.S. daily coronavirus cases top 100,000 for the first time

Politics
Joe Biden leads President Trump by double digits nationally, USC poll suggests
Final Yahoo News/YouGov poll: Biden leads Trump by 10 as voters fear a chaotic Election Day
More than 96 million Americans have voted with one day to go until Election Day
Biden narrowly leads Trump in six swing states before Election Day, poll shows
Your Last Minute Election Night Preview: Here’s All You Need To Know
Trump turns angry and despondent as possible defeat looms
Trump’s lead shrinks to 2,500 over Biden in Georgia
Trump, Biden coalitions show race, class divide
Trump pushes bogus fraud allegations as vote count moves away from him
North Carolina Republican Madison Cawthorn, 25, will be the youngest member of Congress
America’s Disastrous Drug War Is Finally Unravelling
ABC, CBS, NBC all cut away from Trump’s news conference on the election
Oregon becomes first state in US to decriminalize possession of all drugs
Biden overtakes Trump in Georgia count as tally nears completion
AP FACT CHECK: Trump fabricates election corruption
Biden defeats Trump for White House, says ‘time to heal’
Donald Trump vows not to attend inauguration of ‘phoney President’ as White House staff light rose-scented candles to improve the toxic atmosphere
Americans flood streets to celebrate Joe Biden’s win
Biden addresses nation for 1st time as president-elect: ‘This is the time to heal in America’

Business/Economics
Boarded-up windows and extra security: Retailers brace for the worst ahead of Election Day
US economy grew a record 33.1% annual rate last quarter but the pandemic remains an enormous threat
Fed Makes No Changes To Policy, Sees Economic Activity “Continuing To Recover”
Another 751,000 Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

Global
New Zealand Appoints First Indigenous Female Foreign Minister