Monday, October 19th, 2020
Over the weekend, President Trump was back on the road and rallying large raucous crowds in must-win states, while Joe Biden kept to a more measured campaign style with an eye on COVID precautions. As predicted, the arrival of cool weather has brought a second wave of COVID cases. China's economy showed a return to health in the 3rd quarter. That's not necessarily good news for the rest of the global economy.
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.