A Minnesota Supreme Court ruling sparked outrage online after it reversed a felony rape conviction because the victim was voluntarily intoxicated. The ruling exposed a state law that some called out as "victim blaming."
Under the guise of "anti-riot" legislation, several states are considering measures ostensibly aimed at protecting public safety.
Following problematic CDC guidance and overall inadequate federal leadership, many states are taking it upon themselves to develop policies to get their schools fully up and running, five days a week.
"We have been charged with executing herculean public health efforts and an unprecedented emergency response," read Monday's letter from the United States Conference of Mayors.
Rhode Island had the highest average daily case count per 100,000 people in the past week, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The average daily case count in most of these 13 states each reached a record high in the past two weeks.
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New York alone has a higher death toll than the death totals reported in eight of the country's nine regions.
So far, two states are rejecting the plan that pays out less than the $600 provided under the CARES Act passed by Congress in March.
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Sunday rebuked data showing "there's no evidence of widespread voter fraud," by simply flipping the burden of proof.
New York City has a higher death rate than all 50 states, reporting 281 deaths per 100,000 people, according to the CDC.
Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute Ashish Jha told Newsweek that in a handful of states is the "scary" situation where cases are rising while tests are falling.
In states without face mask mandates, rules around face coverings are determined by local authorities.
Recent election problems in Georgia and elsewhere could spell disaster for the November election if Congress fails to help states prepare.
New York lawmakers, including one Republican, said the state should not be "penalized" for reducing its amount of coronavirus cases.
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Sunday he has not seen any spikes in new coronavirus cases in states that recently reopened "non-essential" businesses.
Republican governors paved the path beforehand to coronavirus recovery.
Pollack decided which states "care about their citizens" and which ones "want their citizens to drop dead."
Governors in multiple U.S. states have begun to ease restrictions placed on nonessential business amid the Covid-19 pandemic, while local governments have cited public health concerns in issuing often contradictory restrictions.
The states with the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases in the U.S.—New York, New Jersey and Michigan—are among those including exemptions for religious services in their stay-at-home orders.
President Donald Trump announced Friday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were issuing voluntary guidance that all Americans wear a face covering when in public, before adding "I don't think I'll be doing it."
Other states, including Alabama and Georgia, have only issued the stay at home orders in major cities.
Trump reauthorized funding to help states clear the backlog of more than 100,000 rape kits across the country, despite previous GOP opposition to part of the allocation.
The "fatness" of each state has been revealed in a report compiled by WalletHub, using data from various government and academic sources.
Omar noted that Americans are still being jailed under harsh anti-drug laws, even though several states have already legalised recreational marijuana use.
Republican strategists told The New York Times that they wish Trump would stop his attacks on Joe Biden, arguing that it only elevates the presidential candidate.