Latest Anthony Fauci News

Fauci urges college grads to stand against disinformation

May. 20, 2022 11:26 AM EDT

BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci urged graduates of Roger Williams University on Friday to fight what he called the “normalization of untruths,” which has become a growing and more troubling problem during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious...

Paul-Booker fall matchup set in Kentucky Senate race

May. 17, 2022 21:56 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul looked past his fall opponent Tuesday to slam national Democrats, while his Democratic challenger doubled down on his progressive message and vowed to take the fight to the incumbent in a matchup featuring contrasting agendas. ...

A million empty spaces: Chronicling COVID's cruel US toll

May. 13, 2022 11:06 AM EDT

On the deadliest day of a horrific week in April 2020, COVID took the lives of 816 people in New York City alone. Lost in the blizzard of pandemic data that’s been swirling ever since is the fact that 43-year-old Fernando Morales was one of them. Two years and 1 million deaths...

Likely Senate contest in Kentucky pits ideological opposites

May. 11, 2022 12:51 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul rarely targets his likely Democratic challenger by name, but the Republican's campaign attacks in Kentucky are unmistakably aimed at Charles Booker's agenda — in what's shaping up as a populist-themed battle featuring starkly different ideas to win the...

Biden roasts Trump, GOP, himself at correspondents' dinner

May. 01, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House press corps' annual gala returned Saturday night along with the roasting of Washington, the journalists who cover it and the man at the helm: President Joe Biden. The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, sidelined by the pandemic in...

Sen. Rand Paul wants to investigate origins of COVID-19

Apr. 30, 2022 20:50 PM EDT

SMITHFIELD, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul promised Saturday to wage a vigorous review into the origins of the coronavirus if Republicans retake the Senate and he lands a committee chairmanship. Speaking to supporters at a campaign rally, the libertarian-leaning Kentucky Republican...

Back with the banned: Do Twitter's exiles return under Musk?

Apr. 30, 2022 08:03 AM EDT

QAnon loyalists, COVID deniers, neo-Nazis and a former American president: The list of people banned from Twitter is long, but their exile could soon come to an end if Elon Musk's $44 billion offer for the platform is approved. Musk, the world’s richest man and the owner of SpaceX...

Fauci: US in 'a different moment' but pandemic not over

Apr. 27, 2022 15:09 PM EDT

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday the coronavirus is under better control in the United States. but the pandemic isn't over — and the challenge is how to keep improving the situation. “We are in a different moment of the pandemic,” said Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease...

Pro-gun group grows into potent political force in Oklahoma

Apr. 23, 2022 00:31 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Wayne Shaw seemed to have all the conservative credentials needed to win reelection to his state Senate seat in Oklahoma two years ago. The mild-mannered pastor with deep ties to the community had a solidly conservative voting record during his eight years in office. ...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Apr. 09, 2022 18:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko; Jake Sullivan, White House national security adviser; Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House medical adviser. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sullivan; Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba;...