In the days leading up to Thanksgiving, trouble was brewing in Salt Lake County. The county’s seven-day average of new Covid-19 cases had roughly doubled over the past month, to more than 1,200 per day. Nearly one in four Covid tests performed in the county in November had turned up […]

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday defended the Trump administration’s guidance to states on ramping their economies back up amid the spread of the coronavirus, saying it was based on the best information at the time and a spike in recent cases shouldn’t mean more shutdowns. […]