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More than 130 million metric tons of single-use plastics were thrown out in 2019, according to a new report that puts Exxon Mobil atop a list of the companies that produce it.
The guilty verdict against the former officer has added new urgency around stalled talks on legislation to ban chokeholds and end qualified immunity for police. But the path remains far from clear.
With new cases teetering at about 60,000 to 70,000 per day, new hyper-transmissible variants and state rollbacks of coronavirus restrictions, the CDC chief urges Americans to remain vigilant.
The current surge in cases can be contained, says White House advisor Anthony Fauci. But it’s going to take a real focus on social distancing — and mask wearing.
On March 27, the special counsel told Attorney General William Barr that his public description “did not fully capture the context, nature, and substance of this Office’s work and conclusions.”
President Trump has called the Russia investigation a “witch hunt,” but more than 30 people have been charged. Many of those who’ve been accused, however, may never go to trial.