It is time to stop pretending. Our children are staying home.
Kate Brannen"What they did was deliberately set up the teachers, staff, and parents to fail. It’s one of the most careless, incompetent, and heartless actions I’ve ever seen promoted by the executive branch of the federal government.”
Kathryn Wheelbarger’s resignation is effective as of July 4, three people said.
Kate BrannenShe's not the only one. Another senior female civilian leader is also stepping down.
Kathryn Wheelbarger, the department’s top acting official overseeing international security affairs, is also leaving as part of a "loyalty purge" roiling the Pentagon.
Scientists who have fought pandemics describe difficult measures needed to defend the United States against a fast-moving pathogen.
Kate Brannen"Just as generals take the lead in giving daily briefings in wartime ... medical experts should be at the microphone now to explain complex ideas like epidemic curves, social distancing and off-label use of drugs."
Kate BrannenI already tweeted it, but here's tonight's must-read.
From @nytimes' Donald McNeil Jr.
Conservative media stars aren’t worried. Neither is President Trump.
Kate BrannenAs I wondered today why so many Republicans in Congress are continuing to behave like it's business as usual, shaking hands, calling it the flu, etc., I realized they are victims of their own information diet.
Russian intelligence services are trying to incite violence by white supremacist groups to sow chaos in the United States, American intelligence officials said.
Kate BrannenToday, the @nytimes reports that the Russian government is "trying to incite violence by white supremacist groups and to stoke anger among African-Americans" as part of its effort to influence the election.
James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:51 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much everybody. Before we begin, I’d like to congratulate all those incredible people that have worked for so long on our endless war in Afghanistan — 19 years, going...