David Welna

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The Coronavirus Death Toll Reaches 100,000

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The coronavirus has claimed 100,000 lives in the U.S. The grim milestone comes as states started reopening, risking a much higher death toll.

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'We All Feel At Risk': 100,000 People Dead From COVID-19 In The U.S.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The lethal march of COVID-19 passes 100,000 deaths in the U.S. despite some predictions it would not. The grim milestone presents a moment to consider who has died and how many others might follow.

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U.S. Was Behind On Payments To WHO Before Trump's Cutoff

Thursday, May 07, 2020

President Trump put a hold on funds to the World Health Organization, but the U.S. is already behind in its dues to the organization by more than a year.

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Army Brass Defend Decision To Hold West Point Graduation, With Trump As Speaker

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Despite concerns that many West Point cadets returning for a June 13 commencement may be exposed to the coronavirus, Army officials insist they'll be in a "safety bubble."

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Navy Seeks 'Deeper Review' In Probe Of Pandemic-Struck Warship Captain's Firing

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The acting Navy secretary says unanswered questions remain, after an initial probe into the removal of Capt. Brett Crozier from command of the coronavirus-infected USS Theodore Roosevelt.

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Coronavirus Has Now Killed More Americans Than Vietnam War

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The number of lives taken by COVID-19 in the U.S. has reached a grim milestone: More people have died of the disease than the 58,220 Americans who perished in the Vietnam War.

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Navy Recommends Reinstating Ousted Captain Of USS Roosevelt

Friday, April 24, 2020

Three weeks after Capt. Brett Crozier was relieved of his command of a coronavirus-infected aircraft carrier by a Navy official who has since resigned, top Navy brass want him back on his ship.

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Navy Not Ruling Out Reinstating USS Roosevelt Skipper Who Complained About Coronavirus

Thursday, April 16, 2020

As Capt. Brett Crozier, infected with the coronavirus, remains in Guam after being sacked from his command of the aircraft carrier, defense officials say his reinstatement is "not off the table."

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With Warship Coronavirus Cases Rising, Concerns Over Military Readiness

Thursday, April 09, 2020

Three of the U.S. Navy's 11 aircraft carriers are reported to have sailors infected with the coronavirus. The Pentagon says readiness has not been affected, but more outbreaks are expected.

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Federal Appeals Court Panel Clears Path To Executions, Throwing Out Lower Court Order

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

A three-judge panel split 2-1 in a decision vacating an injunction issued in November that had scuttling planned executions of four inmates.

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Modly Resigns As Acting Navy Chief After Firing Warship Skipper And Calling Him Stupid

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

First it was his sacking of Capt. Brett Crozier last week; then it was a diatribe he delivered aboard the USS Roosevelt on Monday morning. Now acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly is out.

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Acting Navy Secretary Lashes Out On Virus-Plagued Ship At Commander He Fired

Monday, April 06, 2020

During an unannounced visit to the USS Theodore Roosevelt on Sunday, acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly tried justifying to its catcalling crew members his sacking of their skipper.

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After Outcry Over Navy Captain Relieved Of Command, Assurances He Won't Be Expelled

Monday, April 06, 2020

A highly critical letter from Capt. Brett Crozier that was leaked to the media cost him his command of the coronavirus-infected USS Roosevelt. Now the man who fired him says he's not being discharged.

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Guam Locals Unhappy With Housing U.S. Sailors From Coronavirus-Hit Aircraft Carrier

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Hundreds of crew members from the USS Theodore Roosevelt are being quarantined at hotels in the U.S. territory. Some residents say that's putting them at risk.

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USS Roosevelt Commander Removed After Criticizing Handling Of Coronavirus Outbreak

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Capt. Brett Crozier was relieved of his command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier after a highly critical letter he wrote to his superiors went public.

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Pentagon Says FEMA Wants It To Find 100,000 Body Bags For Pandemic Fatalities

Thursday, April 02, 2020

The request from FEMA to the Pentagon's Defense Logistics Agency for cadaver pouches follows warnings at the White House of coronavirus death tolls surpassing 100,000.

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Top Navy Brass Defend Response To Virus-Stricken Carrier U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Responding to a scathing critique from the commander of the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier, Navy officials were on the defensive at a Pentagon news conference.

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Outbreak On U.S. Aircraft Carrier 'Accelerating,' Commander Warns Pentagon

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

With more than 100 sailors reportedly infected, the commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier says the shipboard outbreak will keep spreading unless his 4,000+ crew is quarantined.

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Marines Halt Recruits Going To Basic Training At Parris Island, S.C.

Monday, March 30, 2020

The U.S. Marine Corps won't be shipping new recruits this week to one of its two U.S. training centers. Last week four people at the Parris Island, S.C. installation tested positive for COVID-19.

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Coronavirus Diverts U.S. Aircraft Carrier From Mission In Western Pacific

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The USS Theodore Roosevelt is the first U.S. warship with known cases of COVID-19. It's now heading to Guam to get all 5,000 crew members tested.

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