HOW DIRE PROJECTIONS, GRIM IMAGES DASHED TRUMP'S EASTER PLAN

WASHINGTON - The two doctors spread out their charts on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. The projections were grim: Even if the...

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION RULES GUN SHOPS 'ESSENTIAL' AMID VIRUS

The Trump administration has ruled that gun shops are considered “essential” businesses that should remain open as other businesses...

 
 
 

MEADOWS RESIGNS HOUSE SEAT, STARTS AT WHITE HOUSE ON TUESDAY

WASHINGTON - Rep. Mark Meadows is resigning his congressional seat effective 5 p.m. Monday as he assumes

TRUMP DEFENDS EXTENDING VIRUS GUIDELINES AS SPREAD CONTINUES

WASHINGTON - Siding with public health experts' dire projections, President Donald Trump on Monday defended his decision to extend...

 
 
 

BOAT DOES DOUGHNUTS AFTER HITTING WAVE, THROWS MAN OVERBOARD

WASHINGTON - A boat that started doing doughnuts after hitting a wave in the Potomac River tossed the driver overboard. It happened...

TRUMP USES WARTIME ACT BUT GM SAYS IT'S ALREADY MOVING FAST

DETROIT - Eleven days ago, General Motors put hundreds of workers on an urgent project to build breathing machines as hospitals and...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE HIGHLIGHTS DEEPENING PARTISAN DIVIDE

NEW YORK - In Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti has instituted a shutdown on a city of nearly 4 million people and threatened uncooperative...

THE LATEST: WEST VIRGINIA REPORTS STATE'S FIRST VIRUS DEATH

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially...

 
 
 

COLLEGE SENIORS HURRIED TO SQUEEZE IN LAST SCHOOL MEMORIES

It was during Act 1 of the final dress rehearsal for Puccini's “La Rondine” at the Peabody Conservatory that the school president sent...

CORONAVIRUS MAKES IT HARDER FOR CAMPAIGNS TO ASK FOR MONEY

WASHINGTON - White House candidates aren't usually bashful about asking supporters for money. But as the coronavirus upends everyday...

 
 
 

US AGENCY INCLUDES GUN SELLERS AS 'CRITICAL' INFRASTRUCTURE

WASHINGTON - A gun rights group is cheering the Trump administration's designation of the firearms industry, including retailers, as...

WHAT'S ESSENTIAL? IN FRANCE: PASTRY, WINE. IN US: GOLF, GUNS

The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what's “essential” and what things we really can't do without, even though we might...

 
 
 

U.S. NAVY HOSPITAL SHIP HEADING TO NYC FOR CORONAVIRUS AID

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will send off a naval hospital ship Saturday before it heads to New York City, as he aims to highlight...

SHOP SELLS 'HUNDREDS' OF DOUGHNUTS STARRING DR. FAUCI'S FACE

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - An upstate New York doughnut shop is featuring the likeness of the doctor leading the country's battle with coronavirus...

 
 
 

VIRUS COORDINATOR BIRX IS TRUMP'S DATA-WHISPERER

WASHINGTON - For many in the public health and political worlds, Dr. Deborah Birx is the sober scientist advising an unpredictable...

JUDGE MULLS REQUEST TO RELEASE MIGRANT CHILDREN OVER VIRUS

LOS ANGELES - A federal judge on Friday said she doesn't want a sudden, large-scale release of immigrant children from U.S. government...

 
 
 

IN REVERSAL, TRUMP USES DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT FOR VIRUS AID

WASHINGTON - After days of pleading from the nation's governors, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to expand the federal government's...

STATES IMPOSE NEW RESTRICTIONS ON TRAVELERS FROM NEW YORK

BOSTON - States are pulling back the welcome mat for travelers from the New York area, which is the epicenter of the country's coronavirus...

 
 
 

MEADOWS TOGGLES BETWEEN LEGISLATOR, WHITE HOUSE ROLES

WASHINGTON - When it came time to heave the largest aid package in U.S. history over the finish line, Republican Rep. Mark Meadows...

FEDERAL PRISONS STRUGGLE TO COMBAT GROWING COVID-19 FEARS

WASHINGTON - When a federal correction officer geared up for duty recently at a Florida prison complex, he added an N95 mask amid coronavirus...

 
 
 



Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Following numerous closures of offices and stores this year, Macy's announced Monday it will furlough 130,000 people. Read more ...

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Celebrity chef Rick Bayless launches an effort to help restaurant workers who have been laid off during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Alan Merrill, ‘I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer, dies of coronavirus

Alan Merrill, ‘I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer, dies of coronavirus

The Bronx-born rocker, 69, died Sunday morning, daughter Laura Merrill posted to Facebook. Read more ...

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Last week, the IOC and Japanese organizers postponed the Olympics until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first responders

Dollar General announced Monday that its stores will provide medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10 percent discount on qualifying... Read more ...

Red Sox LHP Sale has Tommy John Surgery

Red Sox LHP Sale has Tommy John Surgery

BOSTON - Red Sox starter Chris Sale had Tommy John surgery on his left elbow on Monday, his 31st birthday, and the team said it was successful. Read more ...

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

The coronavirus' toll on New York soared to frightening new heights on Monday, including a spike of more than 250 deaths, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Read more ...

Indiana working to double amount of tests, medical equipment ahead of...

Indiana working to double amount of tests, medical equipment ahead of anticipated COVID-19 surge

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and state officials are giving an update on the state's COVID-19 cases and response. Read more ...

Florida officials seek arrest for megachurch pastor that held Sunday service...

Florida officials seek arrest for megachurch pastor that held Sunday service in front of packed crowd

A live stream of Sunday's three-and-a-half-hour church service showed scores of congregants. Read more ...

Local food resources amid coronavirus pandemic

Local food resources amid coronavirus pandemic

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