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Monday, July 13, 2020 11:21 AM ET

Boston Globe - Politics

Fact check: Betsy DeVos claims opening schools is not 'in any way dangerous' Although children are less likely than adults to develop COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has nevertheless counted tens of thousands of infections by the virus in Americans younger than 18.

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Trump aides undercut Fauci as he speaks up on coronavirus concerns -- President Trump's advisers undercut the nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, over the weekend, anonymously providing details to various news outlets about statements he had made early in the coronavirus outbreak that they said were inaccurate.

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Mueller defends Russia probe, says Stone remains a felon -- Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his Russia probe, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday that it was of "paramount importance" and asserting that Trump ally Roger Stone, "remains a convicted felon, and rightly so" despite the president's decision to commute his prison sentence.

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Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic -- President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in suburban Washington on Saturday. "When you're in a hospital, especially ... I think it's expected to wear a mask."

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Betsy DeVos again calls for school districts to open fully for 2020-21 -- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made clear on Sunday that she wants schools to reopen fully for most students for the 2020-21 academic year, even as COVID-19 infection rates are soaring in some parts of the country and some superintendents say it is impossible for them to do that.

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Elizabeth Warren tiptoes into Markey-Kennedy primary fight -- Senator Elizabeth Warren endorsed her colleague Ed Markey in his primary race against Representative Joe Kennedy III more than a year ago. And that was about it, until last week.

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Romney says Trump's move to commute sentence of Roger Stone is 'unprecedented, historic corruption'

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Essential workers who get COVID-19 on the job must jump through hoops for workers' comp

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Trump lags Biden on people of color in top campaign ranks

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President Trump undercuts health experts — again — in schools debate

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Goya CEO praises Trump at White House, backlash is swift

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NOAA officials feared firings after Trump's hurricane claims, inspector general says

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Joe Biden proposes $700 billion 'Buy American' campaign

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Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen back in federal prison

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Ousted New York prosecutor tells panel Attorney General Barr 'urged' him to resign

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Watch live: Joe Biden gives speech on economic recovery

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Supreme Court rules Manhattan DA can obtain Trump's tax returns, but won't let Congress see records for now

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Here's what you need to know about today's Supreme Court rulings

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