If Most Of Your Coronavirus Tests Come Back Positive, You're Not Testing Enough

IF MOST OF YOUR CORONAVIRUS TESTS COME BACK POSITIVE, YOU'RE NOT TESTING ENOUGH

The World Health Organization says that a high percentage of positive tests means that local health authorities are focusing on obvious...

Good News, With Caveats: Some Insurers Waive Costs To Patients For COVID-19 Treatment

GOOD NEWS, WITH CAVEATS: SOME INSURERS WAIVE COSTS TO PATIENTS FOR COVID-19 TREATMENT

Aetna, Cigna and Humana now say they will waive most treatment costs associated with COVID-19 that would normally be picked up by patients...

 
 
 
Mexico's President Greets El Chapo's Mom And Lawyer, Ignoring Coronavirus Rules

MEXICO'S PRESIDENT GREETS EL CHAPO'S MOM AND LAWYER, IGNORING CORONAVIRUS RULES

Andrés Manuel López Obrador drew criticism for failing to model good social distancing by shaking hands with the drug boss' mother,...

Coronavirus: U.S. Still Seeing Thousands Of Flights, Despite A Drop In Air Travel

CORONAVIRUS: U.S. STILL SEEING THOUSANDS OF FLIGHTS, DESPITE A DROP IN AIR TRAVEL

"The U.S. domestic market is so large that even a substantial decrease leaves a lot of traffic in the sky," says Ian Petchenik, of...

 
 
 

FORD TO BUILD 50,000 VENTILATORS AT MICHIGAN AUTO PARTS PLANT

The automaker is working with GE Health to build a simple ventilator licensed from a small medical technology firm. The government...

Coronavirus: U.S. Still Seeing Thousands Of Flights, Despite A Drop In Air Travel

CORONAVIRUS: U.S. STILL SEEING THOUSANDS OF FLIGHTS, DESPITE A DROP IN AIR TRAVEL

"The U.S. domestic market is so large that even a substantial decrease leaves a lot of traffic in the sky," says Ian Petchenik, of...

 
 
 
FDA OK's Addition To Stockpile Of Malaria Drugs For COVID-19

FDA OK'S ADDITION TO STOCKPILE OF MALARIA DRUGS FOR COVID-19

Chloroquine and hydroxycloroquine got the Food and Drug Administration's go-ahead to be put in the nation's strategic storehouses....

CORONAVIRUS UPDATES: SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES EXTENDED, WASHINGTON STATE NEWS

NPR science, national and White House correspondents relay the latest updates in the United States response to the coronavirus epidemic.

 
 
 
'The Danish Way Is Working': Prime Minister Hints At A Gradual Reopening For April

'THE DANISH WAY IS WORKING': PRIME MINISTER HINTS AT A GRADUAL REOPENING FOR APRIL

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen is expressing cautious optimism that her country will be able to begin a gradual reopening after Easter....

The U.S. Was Already Deep In Debt. This Year's Deficit Will Be 'Mind-Boggling'

THE U.S. WAS ALREADY DEEP IN DEBT. THIS YEAR'S DEFICIT WILL BE 'MIND-BOGGLING'

The economic rescue package just passed by Congress will push this year's budget deficit above $3 trillion. Such huge levels of deficit...

 
 
 
The U.S. Was Already Deep In Debt. This Year's Deficit Will Be 'Mind-Boggling'

THE U.S. WAS ALREADY DEEP IN DEBT. THIS YEAR'S DEFICIT WILL BE 'MIND-BOGGLING'

The economic rescue package just passed by Congress will push this year's budget deficit above $3 trillion. Such huge levels of deficit...

The U.S. Was Already Deep In Debt. This Year's Deficit Will Be 'Mind-Boggling'

THE U.S. WAS ALREADY DEEP IN DEBT. THIS YEAR'S DEFICIT WILL BE 'MIND-BOGGLING'

The economic rescue package just passed by Congress will push this year's budget deficit above $3 trillion. Such huge levels of deficit...

 
 
 
Cuomo Makes Plea To Medical Workers Nationwide: 'Please Come Help Us In New York'

CUOMO MAKES PLEA TO MEDICAL WORKERS NATIONWIDE: 'PLEASE COME HELP US IN NEW YORK'

Cuomo said more than 66,000 people have tested positive in the state for coronavirus, accounting for nearly half of all cases in the...

Authors, Publishers Condemn The 'National Emergency Library' As 'Piracy'

AUTHORS, PUBLISHERS CONDEMN THE 'NATIONAL EMERGENCY LIBRARY' AS 'PIRACY'

Citing the coronavirus, the Internet Archive expanded its lending program for the digital copies of millions of books. But many writers...

 
 
 

HOW WINSTON CHURCHILL PULLED BRITAIN THROUGH THE EARLY YEARS OF WWII

In The Splendid And The Vile , author Erik Larson details the British prime minister's first year in office, during which England endured...

CORONAVIRUS WORLD MAP: TRACKING THE SPREAD OF THE OUTBREAK

A map of confirmed cases and deaths of COVID-19 around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents...

 
 
 
Famed Opera Singer Plácido Domingo Hospitalized Due To COVID-19 Complications

FAMED OPERA SINGER PLÁCIDO DOMINGO HOSPITALIZED DUE TO COVID-19 COMPLICATIONS

Domingo's reported hospitalization comes just days after he posted a message on Facebook saying it was his "moral obligation" to reveal...

Japan 'On The Brink' But Government Resists Declaring Coronavirus State Of Emergency

JAPAN 'ON THE BRINK' BUT GOVERNMENT RESISTS DECLARING CORONAVIRUS STATE OF EMERGENCY

Japan has so far avoided the explosion of cases that China and South Korea have seen. The Japan Medical Association has called for...

 
 
 
Macy's Furloughs Most Of Its 130,000 Workers

MACY'S FURLOUGHS MOST OF ITS 130,000 WORKERS

Citing the pandemic's "heavy toll" on its business, Macy's says it's furloughing the majority of its employees. Its stores have been...

Pregnant Women Worry About Pandemic's Impact on Labor, Delivery and Babies

PREGNANT WOMEN WORRY ABOUT PANDEMIC'S IMPACT ON LABOR, DELIVERY AND BABIES

As pregnant women and their doctors consider how the COVID-19 epidemic is affecting pregnancy and care, maternity wards across the...

 
 
 



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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