A handful of states in the Midwest, Northeast and the southwest reported the highest number of coronavirus deaths per 100,000 people.
The number of hospital beds needed across the country is projected to peak in just over a week, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
Lawmakers in seven states are attempting to pass legislation that would ultimately legalize adult-use marijuana in the upcoming year.
The demand comes as the University of Rhode Island seeks to replace President David Dooley, who will retire next summer.
According to WLNE-TV, the photo of Raimondo was taken by Erica Oliveras on December 11 while the governor and her husband, Andy Moffit, attended a wine and paint event at Barnaby's Public House in Providence.
The emergency medicine doctor said "we are so tired" after learning of her patient's recent large holiday gathering.
Daily infections are projected to hit over a million by January 10 if "vaccine distribution is scaled up over 90 days" and "governments do not re-impose mandates if cases increase," according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
South Dakota and Minnesota are among the states that reported the highest average daily cases per 100,000 people in the past week.
Weekly new cases in the U.S. have been rising since late September, according to data from the World Health Organization.
The Farm on Round Top Road dates back to the colonial period.
Nearly 20 people from Massachusetts tested positive for the virus after attending the Rhode Island event.
Six people have died in the wildfires which are now equivalent in size to the state of Rhode Island.
Average daily new cases have been on an upward trend in several states in the Midwest, including Iowa, Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska.
Alvin Campbell is suspected of posing as a rideshare driver despite not working for the company since 2016.
Police charged the driver with assault with a deadly weapon.
Some states are waiving quarantine mandates for those who produce proof of a recent negative virus test result.
"We can't ignore how painful that is for Black Rhode Islanders to see that and have to see that as part of their state's name."
A Minneapolis pizza restaurant has suspended its police discount and said: "The discount was a privilege we extended to them, it is not a right."
The FBI is holding an investigation to see if the flyer came from inside Rhode Island or was created by a "foreign government," said Colonel James Manni of the Rhode Island State Police on Wednesday.
While they're all working together, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the states will likely have different solutions.
Nevada and Rhode Island are both set to begin "phase one" of plans to reopen their economies amid the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday.
Pollack decided which states "care about their citizens" and which ones "want their citizens to drop dead."
A storm that affected New England on Monday has left thousands of Eversource and National Grid residents without power.
Governor Gina Raimondo is using the National Guard to knock door-to-door in search for New Yorkers to get their contact information and enforce the quarantine.
The infected Rhode Island patient, who's in their 40s, is currently being treated in hospital following a trip to Italy last month.
Alex Peguero, 26, found out he had kidney disease when he got tested to see if he could donate a kidney to his twin brother Nick.