U.S. begins coronavirus vaccination as death toll crosses 300,000

A New York City intensive care unit nurse on Monday became the first person in the United States to receive a coronavirus vaccine, saying she felt “healing is coming,” as the nation’s COVID-19 death toll crossed a staggering 300,000 lives lost. Sandra Lindsay, who has treated some of the sickest COVID-19 patients for months, was… Read More U.S. begins coronavirus vaccination as death toll crosses 300,000

U.S. President Donald Trump fires defense secretary Mark Esper over public policy issues

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he had “terminated” Defense Secretary Mark Esper, appearing to use his final months in office after his election defeat to settle scores within his administration. Trump split with Esper over a range of issues and was particularly angered by Esper’s public opposition to Trump’s threats to use… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump fires defense secretary Mark Esper over public policy issues