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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Campus sexual assault rules revamped

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/07/20, 12:48 pm

The U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday released new rules strengthening the rights of college students accused of sexual assault. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has worked to finalize the new regulations for more than a year. The process generated more than 124,000 public comments.

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Whistleblower: U.S. officials ignored pandemic warnings

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/06/20, 12:17 pm

A complaint from a former U.S. health official accuses the Trump administration of failing to act on critical information about the coronavirus pandemic. Rick Bright, who led the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority at the U.S.

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White House plans changes to pandemic team

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/06/20, 11:52 am

The White House coronavirus task force will shift to looking into how to reopen up the nation’s economy, President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday. After initially saying the group’s work would move to other federal agencies by Memorial Day, the president said on Wednesday it would continue its work “indefinitely.” One member, infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, will testify before the U.S. Senate next week about the Trump administration’s response to COVID-19. The White House turned down a request from the U.S.

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