Universal Mask Wearing Could Save Some 130,000 Lives In The U.S., Study Suggests

Universal Mask Wearing Could Save Some 130,000 Lives In The U.S., Study Suggests

Midshipmen wearing face masks stand and salute before the Navy Midshipmen play against the Houston Cougars on Saturday in Annapolis, Md. Researchers have tried to estimate how many lives would be saved by universal mask-wearing.The study is based on some assumptions under different scenarios. It suggests that if 95% of Americans wore masks in public it could drastically reduce the amount of COVID-19 deaths by February.

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Universal Mask Wearing Could Save Some 130,000 Lives In The U.S., Study Suggests

A NASA Probe Is So Full of Asteroid Material That It Now Has A Problem

A NASA Probe Is So Full of Asteroid Material That It Now Has A Problem

A NASA spacecraft sent out to collect rocks from an asteroid seems to have nabbed a lot of material, but there’s now an unexpected problem — a flap isn’t closing because some rocks are stuck.

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A NASA Probe Is So Full of Asteroid Material That It Now Has A Problem

With Debates Behind Them, Biden And Trump Enter The Final Stretch Before Election Day

With Debates Behind Them, Biden And Trump Enter The Final Stretch Before Election Day

Former Vice President Joe Biden focuses on the coronavirus in an address Friday in Wilmington, Del.The Biden campaign sought to keep the president’s handling of the coronavirus front and center on Friday, while the Trump campaign looked to shift attention toward energy policy.

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With Debates Behind Them, Biden And Trump Enter The Final Stretch Before Election Day

Law Library: News & Events: Join the Law Library of Congress on October 26 at 2pm ET for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar titled, “World Trends in Elections and Campaign Financing Regulation."

Law Library: News & Events: Join the Law Library of Congress on October 26 at 2pm ET for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar titled, “World Trends in Elections and Campaign Financing Regulation."

Join the Law Library of Congress on October 26 at 2pm ET for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar titled, “World Trends in Elections and Campaign Financing Regulation.”

Note: This webinar has been rescheduled from October 22nd to October 26th due to network connectivity issues.

As part of the Law Library of Congress Legal Research Institute’s Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series, we will be presenting a webinar on global developments in election and campaign finance laws, both before and during the pandemic.

The webinar will be presented by senior foreign law specialist Ruth Levush. Ruth holds a Master of Comparative Law (American Practice) from The George Washington University Law School and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from Tel Aviv University Law School. Ruth practiced law in Israel and is a member of the District of Columbia Bar.

Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/world-trends-in-elections-and-campaign-financing-regulation-registration-122448674281

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Law Library: News & Events: Join the Law Library of Congress on October 26 at 2pm ET for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar titled, “World Trends in Elections and Campaign Financing Regulation."