David Gilbert

2020 election

Trump Just Replaced His Campaign Manager as He Trails Biden by 15 Points

Brad Parscale is out, with just over 100 days until Election Day.
David Gilbert
2 hours ago
Coronavirus

The U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Could Be 240,000 by November

An influential public health model predicts a huge death toll if states keep easing restrictions and don't make masks mandatory.
David Gilbert
a day ago
china

Chinese Police Are Making Threatening Video Calls to Dissidents Abroad

And they’re doing it while sitting next to members of the dissidents’ families.
David Gilbert
2 days ago
Death Penalty

The Federal Government Just Executed Someone for the First Time in 17 Years

Two additional executions have been scheduled for this week at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, after a decades-old informal ban.
David Gilbert
2 days ago
Coronavirus

New Study Shows Coronavirus Immunity May Only Last a Few Months

The study "puts another nail in the coffin of the dangerous concept of herd immunity."
David Gilbert
3 days ago
Coronavirus

The World Just Had Its Worst Ever Day of Coronavirus Infections — and the U.S. Is Leading the Way

If Florida were its own country, it would have the world's fourth-highest tally of new COVID-19 cases.
David Gilbert
3 days ago
Hong Kong

Police Raids Against Free Speech in Hong Kong Have Already Begun

The offices of Public Opinion Research Institute were raided after it published a poll showing 60% of residents no longer believe Hong Kong is a free city.
David Gilbert
7.10.20
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un Is Taking a Hard Pass on a Third Nuclear Summit With Trump

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he's “very hopeful” about resuming nuclear talks with North Korea. North Korea says no thanks.
David Gilbert
7.10.20
Coronavirus

The U.S. Is Running Out of Masks and Gloves Again as Coronavirus Cases Spike

The country’s second-largest nursing organization says 45% of its members have experienced PPE shortages at their facilities.
David Gilbert
7.9.20
george floyd

‘Tell My Kids I Love Them’: Transcript Reveals George Floyd's Final Moments

A harrowing body cam transcript reveals that Floyd called out for his mother and his children, while former officer Derek Chauvin told him to stop talking.
David Gilbert
7.9.20
PROTESTS

People Keep Attacking Black Lives Matter Protesters With Their Cars

There have been at least 68 vehicle attacks on protesters in the last several months, one of which was fatal.
David Gilbert
7.8.20
Facebook

Facebook Just Failed Its First Ever Civil Rights Audit

The auditors warned that Facebook's failures to address misinformation will have "direct and consequential implications" for the 2020 election.
David Gilbert
7.8.20
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