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Technicians assemble coronavirus test kits at Evolve manufacturing facility, where they will be manufacturing ventilators, in Fremont, California, U.S. March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (Reuters) – As U.S. demand for ventilators skyrockets during the coronavirus pandemic, smaller medical device makers are simplifying their designs and pushing other work aside to make more of the devices.
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(Reuters) – California on Thursday adopted a new emissions target for its electric sector that would double the state’s clean energy capacity over the next decade and close the door to development of new natural gas plants, but green groups said the goal was not aggressive enough. FILE PHOTO: Biogas, methane collected from dairy farms,
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FILE PHOTO: The Environmental Protection Agency headquarters is seen in Washington, D.C., U.S., January 19, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – The Trump administration will ease back on environmental enforcement and compliance requirements to help U.S. businesses cope with the coronavirus outbreak, according to an Environmental Protection Agency memo dated Thursday and seen by Reuters. The
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As the coronavirus pandemic spread across the United States this week, Republicans in Texas and Mississippi sought to further limit abortion access and New Jersey’s Democratic governor refused to declare gun shops an essential service that would stay open. FILE PHOTO: A man holds a semi-automatic handgun at Frontier Arms & Supply
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A McDonald’s restaurant sign is seen, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Milton Keynes, Britain, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) said on Wednesday it would temporarily remove some items from its U.S. menu as it focuses on simplifying operations in the face of the fast-spreading coronavirus
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(Reuters) – Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: The mural “My Child, Our Air” by Craig Cundiff is pictured in Seattle’s Georgetown neighbourhood as efforts continue to help slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Seattle, Washington, U.S. March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Redmond U.S. spending blitz; EU “tele-summit” The
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – A week after millions of Americans began taking shelter at home from the coronavirus, at least one Republican governor warned on Tuesday against easing restrictions too soon even though the clampdown is devastating the U.S. economy. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the coronavirus response daily briefing as Attorney General
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With the U.S. Capitol in the background, a man walks the National Mall, devoid of activity due the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Washington, U.S., March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday reported 33,453 cases of coronavirus, an increase of 18,185 cases from its
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, who has been accused of racism in labeling the coronavirus pandemic the “Chinese virus,” said in tweets on Monday that Asian-Americans were not responsible for spreading the disease and needed to be protected. U.S. President Donald Trump arrives with Vice President Mike Pence to address the coronavirus response
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(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court’s ruling that had given the green light to comedian-turned-media entrepreneur Byron Allen’s $20 billion racial bias lawsuit against Comcast Corp that accused the cable television operator of discriminating against black-owned channels. FILE PHOTO: Comedian and producer Byron Allen leaves the Supreme Court
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