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Minneapolis Fed Chief Fears 18 Months Of ‘Rolling’ Shutdowns In COVID-19 Fight

The U.S. could face 18 months of “rolling” COVID-19 flareups and economic shutdowns until a vaccine or an effective treatment is developed, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis warned Sunday. As officials around the world ”relax the economic controls, the virus flares back up again,” Neel Kashkari noted on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “We […]

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DOJ: Fears Of COVID-19 In Prisons Are ‘Unsubstantiated and Unwarranted’

Prosecutors at the Department of Justice have repeatedly argued in recent weeks that being incarcerated does not put individuals at a higher risk of contracting the coronavirus — despite overwhelming evidence that detention facilities are among the most dangerous places to be during the current public health crisis.  The federal prosecutors’ arguments came in response to […]