Reality check: 20% of Americans live in new coronavirus hot spots

It’s been a frequent Trump administration talking point on the recent spike in COVID-19 infections: Don’t worry, only a small sliver of U.S. counties is at greater risk. In offering … Read More

Coronavirus: Italy sees drop in deaths as cases in China stabilize

China has extended COVID-19 tests to newly reopened salons amid a drop in cases, while South Korea continues to face new infections after it eased social distancing rules to lift … Read More

Coronavirus: U.S. federal government’s mixed messages on masks creates confusion

Forgive the American people if they’re in a fog about face masks. U.S. President Donald Trump and the federal government have done a number on them. First there was the … Read More

Over half of Americans aren’t buying White House coronavirus messaging: poll

Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic is “a cause for celebration,” but a new poll finds more than half of Americans calling it fair … Read More

COVID-19 cases linked to South Korean nightclub highlight fear of second wave

The difficulty in trying to reopen economies without rekindling coronavirus outbreaks was highlighted on Monday as concern grew in South Korea about a second wave of infections that was spread … Read More

Mike Pence not in quarantine after aide tests positive for coronavirus

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is not in quarantine and plans to be at the White House on Monday, a spokesman said on Sunday, despite media reports that Pence was … Read More

Mike Pence aide tests positive for coronavirus, 2nd case in White House complex

By Darlene Superville The Associated Press Posted May 8, 2020 12:53 pm Updated May 8, 2020 1:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font … Read More

Trump says U.S. coronavirus task force to wind down as focus shifts to reopening

The White House coronavirus task force will wind down as the country moves into a second phase that focuses on the aftermath of the outbreak, President Donald Trump said on … Read More

Trump shifts tone as U.S. struggles to contain coronavirus outbreak

He called on the country to come together. He warned of pain to come. And he deferred to the nation’s public health experts while at least momentarily putting aside petty … Read More

Coronavirus: U.S. inches closer to shutdown as COVID-19 deaths rise to 64

Officials across the United States curtailed many elements of American life to fight the coronavirus outbreak on Sunday, with health officials recommending that groups of 50 or more don’t get … Read More

Coronavirus: U.S. Federal Reserve slashes rates to nearly zero in response to COVID-19

The U.S. Federal Reserve slashed rates back to near zero, restarted bond buying and joined with other central banks to ensure liquidity in dollar lending to help put a floor under a rapidly … Read More

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