Harvest Prude

Harvest is a political reporter for WORLD's Washington Bureau. She is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Harvest resides in Washington, D.C. Follow her on Twitter @HarvestPrude.

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White House releases new death toll projection

by Harvest Prude
Posted 4/01/20, 01:20 pm

The COVID-19 outbreak could kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans, according to the White House. Practicing social distancing is “a matter of life and death,” President Donald Trump said at a Tuesday briefing.

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Inspector general finds more FISA errors

by Harvest Prude
Posted 4/01/20, 11:19 am

The FBI routinely misuses the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, according to U.S. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz. He opened a broad review of how the FBI uses the secret surveillance process after finding “significant inaccuracies and omissions” last year in the FISA application to wiretap members of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign staff.

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Zoom hacking raises privacy concerns

by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/31/20, 12:16 pm

As people look for creative ways to navigate social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, many churches, schools, corporations, and other groups have turned to the videoconference application Zoom. But some users report getting “Zoombombed”—third parties hacking into their meetings to share inappropriate material.

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