China, Oregon sending over 1,100 ventilators to…

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York is poised to get over 1,100 ventilators from China and Oregon as the state scrambles to line up more breathing machines for the sickest coronavirus patients

CDC Officially Recommends Americans Wear…

The CDC is recommending Americans wear nonmedical cloth face coverings to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Kennedys Died Trying to 'Retrieve a Ball'

The Kennedys grappled with yet another tragic loss Friday after Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean—Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter—and her 8-year-old son, Gideon, were feared dead in a canoe accident, USA Today reports. "She was my everything," her husband, David McKean, writes on Facebook . "She was my best friend and...

Early-season storm to linger along West Coast

Rain and mountain snow will spread across California this weekend, bringing a prolonged stretch of unsettled weather.

A mounting casualty of coronavirus crisis: Health…

Tens of thousands of U.S. medical workers are suddenly out of work as casualties of measures to prioritize coronavirus patients at hospitals and of the economic troubles the crisis is creating

Trouble Looms for USPS Amid Virus Outbreak

Lots of things we used to take for granted—going to work and school, gathering with friends at a party or bar, even making a trip to the grocery store—have all but disappeared during the coronavirus pandemic. There may soon be another addition to that list: getting mail, as...

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Cuomo: NY within 7-day range of virus apex

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the cases of coronavirus infections are increasing across the state. At a briefing on Saturday, Cuomo said the state was set to reach the apex within seven days. (April 4).

Asian Americans use social media to mobilize…

Asian Americans are using social media to organize and fight back against racially motivated attacks during the coronavirus pandemic

California Fire Victims Seek Updated Settlement…

They asked a federal judge on Thursday to make the company guarantee the promised value of stock, despite falling share prices.

Pink: I Had the Virus, but I'm Better Now

Another celebrity has been diagnosed with COVID-19—but, thankfully, she has already recovered. Per USA Today , that star is Pink, who made the announcement via Instagram Friday night that she and her 3-year-old son, Jameson, had started showing signs of the virus two weeks ago, and she was able to...

Storm to unleash downpours across southern Plains

The heaviest rain will be located across Texas, but other parts of the South will get some showers as well.

Another cruise ship with virus victims docking in…

Another cruise ship with coronavirus victims on board, including two fatalities, is docking in Florida

He Defied Trump on Ukraine Complaint. Now, a…

He alerted Congress to an intel official's complaint about Trump's July 25 phone call to the Ukrainian president, which jump-started the probe that led to the president's impeachment. Now, Michael Atkinson, the inspector general of the Intelligence Community, is out of a job. Politico , the AP , and CNN all got...

'Corona' chorus unites voice around the world

More than 100 people from around the world virtually sing together in the Corona Community Chorus. It seeks to ease anxiety over the coronavirus outbreak through music. (April 4)

Mormons start crowd-less conference due to…

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ twice-annual conference kicked off Saturday without anyone attending in person and top leaders sitting some 6 feet apart inside an empty room as the faith takes precautions to avoid the spread of the coronavirus

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Jason Rezaian Talks About Living in Isolation

Jason Rezaian spent 554 days in an Iranian prison, he talks about how to survive self-isolation.

CDC: Yes, You Should Wear a Cloth Mask

The CDC is shifting course and recommending that everybody wear simple cloth masks while out in public. President Trump made the announcement at his Friday coronavirus briefing, reports the New York Times . Trump stressed that high-grade N95 masks should be reserved for health care workers. He also said the guidance...

Coronavirus delaying government operations

Geoff Cornish has the latest on COVID-19 headlines, and Jonathan Petramala explains how flooding will leave certain states fighting two battles at once.

What you need to know today about the virus…

Coronavirus infections among doctors, nurses and other health care workers are rising rapidly

Bus Driver Dies After Posting Video About…

A Detroit bus driver who posted a video less than two weeks ago warning everyone to take the coronavirus seriously has died of COVID-19. Mayor Mike Duggan announced Jason Hargrove's death Thursday, the Guardian reports. "Everyone in Detroit and everybody in America should watch" Hargrove's Facebook video , Duggan said. "I...

Today in History for April 4th

Highlights of this day in history: Martin Luther King Jr. is assasinated; President William Henry Harrison dies; Hank Aaron hits 714th career home run; Maya Angelou is born. (April 4)

Hunt for medical supplies creates marketplace of…

Intense global demand to get protective equipment for doctors and nurses on the front lines of the coronavirus battle is prompting states and hospitals to compete against themselves in a shady marketplace where prices are soaring

Memo: Some Americans May Not Receive Coronavirus…

The federal government expects to issue 60 million coronavirus relief payments starting this month, but checks for others could be delayed for months.

18-Year-Old Arrested in College Slayings

A suspect is in custody in the slayings of a couple found this week at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's arboretum. Khari Sanford, 18, faces two counts of first-degree murder, the school's police chief said. Dr. Beth Potter, 52, and her husband, Robin Carre, 57, were killed. Chief Kristen Roman said...

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Contractors cleared to work during pandemic

Contractors in many parts of the country have been deemed essential so they can continue to repair homes damaged by storms during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Where will the bodies go? Morgues plan as virus…

Authorities are clamoring to secure additional body storage wherever possible as U.S. officials estimate the death toll from the coronavirus could reach as high as 240,000

Wisconsin Governor Changes Mind on Election

As of now, Wisconsin was still scheduled to vote on Tuesday. But an about-face by Gov. Tony Evers has just called that into question. The Democratic governor said he now wants to postpone the vote and turn it into an all-mail election, with a deadline for ballots of May 26,...