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Wednesday October 7th, 2020 day edition

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Pelosi questions whether Trump taking steroids for COVID-19 impacted decision to halt coronavirus stimulus bill.

Show Caption Hide Caption Trump returns from hospital, removes mask on White House balcony President Donald Trump returned to the White House after three days at Walter Reed.

Pelosi made the remark on a conference call with fellow House Democrats Tuesday afternoon, just after President Donald Trump announced he was halting negotiations on a coronavirus stimulus bill to help Americans and businesses impacted by the ongoing pandemic.

Trump made the announcement over Twitter, writing that Democrats were "not negotiating in good faith."

The steroid Trump was prescribed: White House doctor announced Trump is being treated with dexamethasone.

Trump's tweet came as members were asking public health experts, which were guests on the call, questions about the coronavirus, vaccines and testing across the country.

Along with the drug, Trump received a single 8 gram dose of Regeneron's polyclonal antibody cocktail on Friday as a precautionary measure. »

Eddie Van Halen Dead at 65 from Cancer

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Eddie Van Halen -- the legendary guitarist and co-founder of Van Halen -- has died after a long battle with cancer ... TMZ has learned.

Though some members of Van Halen have changed, Eddie and Alex were the constants in the band ... with Eddie's acclaimed guitar work being the focal point of their legacy.

Van Halen was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2007, and Eddie is widely considered one of the greatest guitar players of all time. »

Coronavirus Has Killed More Americans than Vietnam, Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan and World War I Combined

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The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has now claimed more American lives than the total number of U.S. soldiers killed during historic conflicts in Vietnam, Korean, Iraq, Afghanistan and World War I.

Since the end of March, COVID-19 has killed an average of 7,043 Americans each week.

Though the flu kills tens of thousands of Americans each year and, the CDC states, COVID-19 has killed more Americans in 2020 than the approximately 178,000 Americans killed by flu over the last six years. »