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Recent articles by Stephanie:

Order to shorten 2020 census didn't come from Census Bureau, watchdog says

An internal watchdog says Census Bureau officials did not make the decision to move up the timeline to stop collecting data at the end of this month. → Read More

CDC reverses testing guidelines after report of interference

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its guidance on who should be tested for the virus that causes COVID-19. → Read More

Trump teases vaccine distribution as public health officials say they need more money

Public health officials working on a COVID-19 vaccine said they need more money to prepare for distribution, while talks on another stimulus bill are stalled in Congress. → Read More

Fauci at odds with Trump: Downplaying virus threat 'not a good thing,' no 'normal' until mid-2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci predicted Friday that there would be no 'normal' until at least mid-2021 and that President Trump downplaying the virus threat was "not a good thing." → Read More

Devastating wildfires, extreme weather raise concerns about lack of preparedness for climate change

The wildfires this week are the latest extreme events this summer, and experts say the country needs to do more to prepare for the future of climate change. → Read More

Trump administration insists politics won't play into timeline for coronavirus vaccine

The Trump administration's top health officials and advisers this week adamantly denied political interference in the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine. → Read More

DC, Trump administration clash over slavery, famous names on city monuments

Trump administration officials say they won't allow changes to monuments in DC after a committee recommended renaming sites connected to figures like Thomas Jefferson. → Read More

American to spray some planes with EPA-approved 'long-lasting' COVID-19 disinfectant

American Airlines will spray EPA approved 'long-lasting' COVID-19 disinfectant on planes coming in and out of Texas. → Read More

Trump administration announces plan to allow oil and gas drilling in Arctic Wildlife Refuge

The Trump administration will allow oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for the first time after decades of debate. → Read More

Public health experts, scientists confident in vaccine process, despite criticism of 'Warp Speed'

Public health experts and scientists working on a COVID-19 vaccine say the process is purely scientific, despite the emphasis on a sped-up process. → Read More

Anxiety, anger as State Dept. moves ahead with reopening despite area infection rate

Despite a rise in coronavirus cases, the State Dept. declared this week that it was ready to progress to Phase 2 of its reopening plan-- sparking anxiety and anger. → Read More

Trump announces 'top to bottom overhaul' of major environmental law

The Trump administration has changed a major law called the National Environmental Policy Act to speed up infrastructure projects like highways and pipelines. → Read More

COVID-19 pandemic causes concern over plastic pollution: Environmental headlines you missed this week

"It's Not Too Late" brings you climate change news and environmental headlines you may have missed. → Read More

Situation 'really not good' as new COVID-19 cases break records: Fauci

The current state of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. is "really not good," Anthony Fauci, one of the country's top infectious disease doctors, said Monday. → Read More

FDA revokes permission to treat COVID-19 with hydroxychloroquine, drug previously touted by Trump

The Food and Drug Administration has revoked permission for physicians to use a drug touted and self-administered by President Donald Trump to treat COVID-19. → Read More

CDC recommends face masks, asks Americans to evaluate risk of summer events

The country's top public health agency wants Americans to continue to practice social distancing, hand-washing, and wear face coverings or masks going into the summer. → Read More

National parks prepare to enforce social distancing on crowded Memorial Day weekend

National parks prepare for busy Memorial Day weekend while cautiously reopening areas closed due to concerns about COVID-19. → Read More

School districts can continue flexible meal programs through the summer, USDA says

School meal programs operating during the pandemic will be allowed to continue through the summer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday. → Read More

As businesses look to reopen, Democrats and advocates want more rules to protect workers

Already skeptical of opening states too soon, some lawmakers are pushing the Trump administration to put in place temporary standards they say would help protect workers. → Read More

When might schools reopen? 5 things to know about a Senate hearing on the coronavirus

5 things about the coronavirus hearing with Drs. Fauci, Redfield and others on when the nation can reopen schools and businesses. → Read More