Coronavirus Editorial

Mexico's Acapulco hopes for rebound as virus, violence drop

3 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Mexico's Pacific coast resort of Acapulco is putting its hopes on a return of tourists as the number of coronavirus cases drop and the violence that once drove travelers away...
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Oakland students, parents struggle with online classes, crowded study areas at home as new school year starts

20 minutes ago   |   ABC

"It's very hard right now," said one parent. Students, parents and teachers navigate the first week of school in Oakland with distance learning.
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Modi Promises Locally-Made Covid-19 Vaccine for All Indians

23 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

India has three Covid-19 vaccines under trial and will ensure a vaccine reaches every citizen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, paying tribute to those fighting the...
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Ohio Valley postpones league play; nonconference football OK'd

33 minutes ago   |   National Post

The Ohio Valley Conference announced Friday that it is postponing fall sports competition due to the coronavirus pandemic but is leaving the door open for football programs to...
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Minnesota Urges College Students To Stay Home, Avoid Bars

36 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - As students prepare to return to Minnesota's colleges and universities, health officials made a plea Friday for them to stay home and avoid crowded bars, house...
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TeleTracking Technologies, Firm Running Coronavirus Database, Refuses to Answer Senators' Questions

51 minutes ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

A private technology company managing a new coronavirus database said a nondisclosure agreement with the Trump administration blocks it from discussing its $10.2 million contract.
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Cuomo: NYC Museums, Other Cultural Institutions Can Open Aug. 24

53 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said that museums would be allowed to open at 25 percent capacity and with timed ticketing in place.
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2020 NBA Mock Draft 9.0: Lottery odds are set Edition

1 hour ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

After a long break due to the coronavirus pandemic, it's finally time for a new NBA mock draft. The withdrawal deadline for NCAA prospects has passed with no real big surprises...
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California surpasses 600,000 coronavirus cases, most in US - Live

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

Despite record cases, California governor says he is encouraged by a drop in hospitalization and ICU admission rates.
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Coronavirus Database Firm Illegally Withholds From Senate Key Contract Documents

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

A contractor running the HHS coronavirus database is illegally withholding key documents from the Senate
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President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

It remains unclear how the president's orders will affect the app's 100 million U.S. users. Read more ...

California heat wave raises wildfire threat, causes rolling blackouts

California heat wave raises wildfire threat, causes rolling blackouts

California's power operator was directed to turn off electricity to approximately 200,000 to 250,000 customers at a time in rotating power outages. Read more ...

Cat in active labor found abandoned with newborn kittens in box in New England

Cat in active labor found abandoned with newborn kittens in box in New England

A cat who was in active labor was found abandoned in a box, according to a humane society. Read more ...

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month. Read more ...

Ex-FBI lawyer to plead guilty in Trump-Russia probe review

Ex-FBI lawyer to plead guilty in Trump-Russia probe review

A former FBI lawyer will plead guilty to making a false statement in the first criminal case arising from U.S. Attorney John Durham's investigation into the probe of ties... Read more ...

Donald Trump's brother Robert hospitalized in New York

Donald Trump's brother Robert hospitalized in New York

President Trump's brother Robert has been hospitalized in New York, according to multiple reports Friday. The president's younger sibling, 72, is reportedly “gravely ill” but... Read more ...

Pompeo lashes out as U.N. Security Council rejects extension to Iran arms...

Pompeo lashes out as U.N. Security Council rejects extension to Iran arms embargo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday condemned the United Nations Security Council for rejecting a U.S. resolution to extend the arms embargo on Iran. The council voted to... Read more ...

Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era

Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era

There will be no physical gathering place, no cheering audience, no balloons. The program will consist instead of a series of online video addresses - half of which will be... Read more ...

'She was crying': Teen still missing as man taken into custody in Florida

'She was crying': Teen still missing as man taken into custody in Florida

An Amber Alert was issued Friday for a 16-year-old girl out of Orange County, Florida. Read more ...

Canucks beat Blues 4-3 in OT to take 2-0 series lead

Canucks beat Blues 4-3 in OT to take 2-0 series lead

EDMONTON, Alberta - Bo Horvat scored on a breakaway at 5:55 of overtime Friday night to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 victory over the defending champion St. Louis Blues and... Read more ...