Thursday, October 15, 2020
President Trump and former Vice President Biden hold network TV town halls this evening. Nominee Amy Coney Barrett's testimony has wrapped up, but her confirmation hearings for Supreme Court justice continue today, featuring supporters and opponents of the nomination. Europe is re-trenching against a new surge of COVID-19 after seeing more than 100,000 new cases per day on average over the past week.
Coronavirus cases continue to rise, but the U.S. inches closer to a vaccine. Biden taps Anthony Fauci and Brian Deese for key adviser roles. And, Trump visits Georgia ahead of its runoff elections.
Top Democrats back off demands for larger COVID-19 relief bill. Sources tell NPR that President Trump is considering a run in 2024. Plus, new reports say climate change is making people sick.
U.K. approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. The Justice Department has not found widespread election fraud. Plus, California experiences a sharp increases in COVID-19 cases and deaths.