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Why is coronavirus testing in the US still a debacle? CNN spoke to more than 20 testing experts including state health officials, testing labs, test suppliers, hospitals and industry insiders, and the overwhelming consensus is that a federal plan is needed to help fix it. CNN's Drew Griffin …

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Amy McGrath is keeping Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell on his toes, after she won the Democratic nomination for Kentucky Senate earlier this summer. Now, the Republican establishment is having to spend time and money to ensure one of their party's top leaders stays in office. Chris Ci…

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A controversial Trump administration pick for a top Pentagon post, retired Army Brig. Gen. Anthony Tata, has been placed into a senior role days after his nomination hearing was canceled amid bipartisan opposition to his nomination. CNN's Pentagon reporter Ryan Browne has more.

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White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx responds to criticism from Speaker Nancy Pelosi in an interview with CNN's Dana Bash. (The July 18th New York Times article referenced by Dr. Birx doesn't use the term "Pollyannish." The Times said she declined to comment.)

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CNN's Wolf Blitzer discusses news that the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, will be closed to the press with presidential historian Douglas Brinkley and global affairs analyst Susan Glasser.

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CNN analyst Harry Enten explains recent polling that shows some historically Republican states could be more competitive leading into the 2020 presidential election, and other factors that could make President Donald Trump's reelection challenging.

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The federal enhanced unemployment benefit that out-of-work Americans have relied on amid the coronavirus pandemic has now officially expired -- and Democrats and Republicans are still far apart in negotiations over a new stimulus package that could bring relief with no deal in sight. CNN's L…

Ecovative is growing alternatives to plastic out of mycelium, the root structure of mushrooms. The company says it can make building materials, packaging and potentially even foods that are sustainable and compostable.