Not Just a Number
Over 200,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the US.
That's more than three times the number of Americans who died in the Vietnam War. And more than 65 times the number of lives lost in the 9/11 attacks.
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Sept 23 | Over 200,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the US.
Sept 22 | The Justice Dept is cracking down on several Democratic-led cities.
Sept 21 | Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died.
Sept 18 | Countries across the globe are seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Sept 17 | Climate change isn't only fueling wildfires, it's making hurricane season worse, too.
Sept 16 | There's a step toward justice for Breonna Taylor.
Sept 15 | Hundreds of thousands of immigrants could be forced to leave the US.
Sept 14 | The West Coast is blaring the alarm on climate change.
Sept 11 | Say goodbye to yet another coronavirus relief bill.
Sept 10 | A new book is giving insight into President Trump's handling of COVID-19.
Sept 9 | As wildfires in California rage on, some inmates have come to help.
Sept 8 | As colleges start the fall semester, COVID-19 is a growing concern.
Sept 4 | With less than two months until Election Day, Facebook has entered the 2020 chat.
Sept 3 | Russia's once again been accused of poisoning one of its own.
Sept 2 | Yesterday, all eyes were on President Trump.
Sept 1 | As COVID-19 cases continue to grow in the US, some are advocating for "herd immunity."
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