Trump talks with US pro sports leaders to discuss…

President Donald Trump has met by phone with many U.S. pro sports leaders to discuss how that industry has been affected by the global coronavirus pandemic

Germany Hurls Big Accusation at Trump Over N95…

German officials are accusing the Trump administration of "modern piracy" after 200,000 high-quality masks were apparently seized before reaching Germany, the Wall Street Journal reports. Seems the N95 masks—sought after by medical professionals for protection against the coronavirus—were made by the US company 3M's factory in China...

Firefighter climbs ladder to visit hospitalized…

A coronavirus-affected firefighter in Miami, Florida, was visited by a colleague via a fire engine ladder on April 3.

Actress-author Patricia Bosworth dies from…

Patricia Bosworth, an actress who once starred alongside Audrey Hepburn and later wrote biographies on several stars including Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, has died due to the coronavirus

Uh, About Those Coronavirus Checks

Those coronavirus checks might be a while. A congressional memo has already warned that Americans who haven't given the IRS direct deposit information may have to wait up to five months. Now experts and US officials tell USA Today that antiquated technology and reduced staffing at the agency might also...

Another ship with virus victims docks in Florida

A cruise ship with coronavirus patients onboard, including two fatalities docked in Florida on Saturday - the third liner to do so in the last 48 hours. (April 4)

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Civil rights hero Lowery honored at private…

The family of the Rev. Joseph Lowery is saying farewell to the civil rights veteran with a private funeral kept small because of the coronavirus pandemic

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.

South Dakota lawmaker dies of coronavirus

A South Dakota lawmaker who contracted the coronavirus along with several other family members has died

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...

Medical support facility prepared in New Orleans

State medical and emergency officials are preparing for Monday's opening of the Morial Convention Center, which is being converted into a medical support facility to help local hospitals care for patients infected with the new coronavirus. (April 4)

Trudeau says Canada won't retaliate for US mask…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government won’t bring retaliatory or punitive measures after the Trump administration announced it would prevent the export of N95 protective masks

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.

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NY gets 1,100 ventilators with help from China…

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York has secured a planeload of ventilators from China, and Oregon is sending a shipment of its own to battle the coronavirus pandemic at its U.S. core

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...

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US facing tough weeks in fight against virus; Sweden's virus strategy under scrutiny; UK clothes factory pivots to making PPE; Pope warns against profitting from pandemic (April 4)

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

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.

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

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...

Trump says 'a lot of death' ahead in virus fight

President Donald Trump said Saturday the United States was heading into what could be its "toughest" weeks as cases of the new coronavirus swell nationwide. (April 4)

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Another cruise ship with virus victims docking in…

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

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...

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.