Daily Archives: November 20, 2020

US Undersecretary of Defense Tests Positive for COVID-19 as Pandemic Continues to Surge

The Pentagon has confirmed that acting Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Anthony Tata has COVID-19. Tata and several other people were exposed to the virus, the Pentagon said, after meeting with a Lithuanian delegation, including Defense Minister R…

Mnuchin Denies Trying to Hinder Incoming Administration

WASHINGTON – Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin denied Friday that by ending several emergency loan programs being run by the Federal Reserve, he was trying to limit the choices President-elect Joe Biden will have to promote an economic recovery.Mnuchin…

WHO: More COVID Cases in Past Month Than in First 6 Months of Pandemic

The head of the World Health Organization said Friday that more COVID-19 cases had been reported worldwide in the past four weeks than in the first six months of the pandemic.In his regular news briefing from WHO headquarters in Geneva, Director-Genera…