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In tweet, Obama says he tested positive for COVID-19

Former President Barack Obama tested positive for COVID-19. The nation's first Black president announced the test result in a tweet Sunday. I just tested positive for COVID. I’ve had a scratchy throat for a couple days, but am feeling fine…

Obama slams Republicans: Trump is 'capitalizing on resentment'

Former President Barack Obama offered his most pointed critique to date of President Donald Trump, delivering a lengthy and direct indictment Friday of the last two years in American politics by arguing the President is "capitalizing on resentment that politicians have been fanning for years."

Experts: Coal emissions rollbacks will be bad for country's health

The Environmental Protection Agency will allow states to set their own emission standards for coal-fueled power plants under the newly proposed Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule. The plan, announced Tuesday, will "establish guidelines for states" to use when setting limits for greenhouse gases, the agency said in a statement. Critics say the decision will result in the release of much more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.