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Image copyright CJGEA After a decade of campaigning, Kenyan environmental activist Phyllis Omido won a court ruling that awarded $12m (£9.2m) to a community poisoned by lead pollution from a nearby factory, as the BBC’s Basillioh Mutahi reports. When, in 2009, Ms Omido explained to her employer that their business of battery recycling could “end …

Doctors could soon see an unexpected silver lining from the cloud of COVID-19: better data on patients. Because of the fear of going to the doctor, patients may drive a boom in medical devices that monitor their health from afar. Venture capitalist Harry Glorikian, author of “MoneyBall Medicine: Thriving in the New Data-Driven Healthcare Market,” …

Joe Biden leads Donald Trump by 15% among registered voters nationally and holds a 20-point lead when it comes to who Americans trust to handle the coronavirus pandemic, according to a major poll out on Sunday. In the same ABC News/Washington Post poll, Biden led by two points in March and 10 points in May. …

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President Trump has lost significant ground in the six battleground states that clinched his Electoral College victory in 2016, according to New York Times/Siena College surveys, with Joseph R. Biden Jr. opening double-digit leads in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Mr. Trump’s once-commanding advantage among white voters has nearly vanished, a development that would all but …

Joseph R. Biden Jr. has taken a commanding lead over President Trump in the 2020 race, building a wide advantage among women and nonwhite voters and making deep inroads with some traditionally Republican-leaning groups that have shifted away from Mr. Trump following his ineffective response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new national poll …

Fast. Short. Daily. We take you behind the headlines and help you understand the biggest stories driving politics and policy. In measuring several different messages of various candidates without their names attached, Greenberg told Biden’s team that Warren’s message about a “rigged” system was “dominant” among the groups Biden needs, such as millennials who may …

In the fight to stop COVID-19, contact tracing is considered a key tool to helping contain the spread. Contact tracing involves working backward to identify people who may have been in contact with a sick patient, then notifying those at risk of transmission so they can isolate and get tested. But can that painstaking process …

Two people are in custody in connection with an attempted car break-in that led to a chase involving Greenville County deputies, officials said. The incident started just before 4 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Jersey Mikes, located on South Batesville Road in Greer.Deputies said the victim confronted the suspects, after which they said …

The journalists at BuzzFeed News are proud to bring you trustworthy and relevant reporting about the coronavirus. To help keep this news free, become a member and sign up for our newsletter, Outbreak Today. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump sat in the Rose Garden and told Fox News why he wanted to reopen the country …