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Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories
The United States confirmed 43,568 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday, with 6.6 percent of the 665,145 tests reported coming back positive. An additional 1,177 deaths were attributed to the virus on Wednesday, bringing the pandemic’s American death toll to 172,970.
President Trump announced last night the United States intends to restore “virtually all the previously suspended United Nations sanctions on Iran,” referencing the U.N. Security Council’s “snapback” mechanism.
The state of Michigan is expected to announce a $600 million settlement with children and families poisoned by the lead-tainted water in Flint after a change in the water supply six years ago.