Donald Trump Jr. tested positive for coronavirus, spokesperson says

A spokesman says U.S. President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has been infected with the coronavirus. The spokesman says the younger Trump learned his diagnosis earlier this week, … Read More

Biden outlines plan to ease economic inequity in U.S amid coronavirus pandemic

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Monday outlined his plans to alleviate economic inequality and boost the U.S. economy but said any structural reforms depend first on reining in the coronavirus … Read More

Canadian MPs unanimously call for visit from Biden, Harris after COVID-19

Members of Parliament from all political stripes passed a motion unanimously on Monday calling on the government to invite U.S. president-elect Joe Biden and vice-president-elect Kamala Harris to visit and … Read More

What Joe Biden’s election means for the U.S. coronavirus crisis

U.S. president-elect Joe Biden says the coronavirus pandemic is his top priority as he prepares to enter the White House against the backdrop of an unprecedented health crisis that has … Read More

B.C. must look to Oregon on recreational drug decriminalization, legalization of mushrooms: UBC expert

A UBC expert on drug policy says B.C. should carefully observe what happens in states south of the border that have just decriminalized some or all hard drugs — and … Read More

World leaders react after Joe Biden projected to become next U.S. president

The U.S. election that has captivated the world for four days now has a projected winner — Joe Biden. The former vice president and now president-elect has been steadily consolidating … Read More

Amid U.S. election turmoil, Canadians share praise for Elections Canada

Canadians watching a U.S. election often express a common topic of humourous envy and mild frustration — the fact American voters get “I Voted” stickers, while Canadians do not. But … Read More

5 non-U.S. election stories you may have missed

The world’s eyes are on the United States as Americans head to the polls to elect their new president. Republican President Donald Trump is seeking another four years in office. … Read More

IN PHOTOS: Americans cast ballots at drive-thru locations for voters with COVID-19

American citizens who are considered active COVID-19 cases are still able to exercise their democratic right to cast ballots on Election Day. Across different parts of the U.S., drive-thru polling … Read More

Trump could sow ‘chaos’ to cling to power if U.S. election result unclear: Bolton

A former top advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump says he can’t rule out the possibility the president will try to sow chaos if the results are unclear in the … Read More

Melania Trump cancels campaign trip due to ‘lingering cough’ from coronavirus

Melania Trump’s return to the campaign trail will have to wait. The first lady has decided against accompanying U.S. President Donald Trump to a campaign rally Tuesday in Erie, Pennsylvania, because … Read More

Fact check: A look at recent Trump, Biden claims on coronavirus, Supreme Court

“I believe we’re rounding the corner.” “We’re a winner on the excess mortality.” “We have the vaccines coming and we have the therapies coming.” “We have done an amazing job.” … Read More

U.S. election: Trump to restart campaign with White House, Florida events

Looking to shove his campaign back on track, U.S. President Donald Trump and his team laid out an aggressive return to political activities, including a big White House event on … Read More

U.S. election: Trump restarts campaign with 1st live address since COVID-19 diagnosis

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday made his first public appearance since returning to the White House after being treated for the coronavirus. The White House has refused to declare … Read More

Trump says he may be tested for coronavirus Friday, refuses to confirm he’s negative

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he will “probably” get tested for the novel coronavirus on Friday, while refusing to confirm if he’s tested negative since returning to the White … Read More

Biden says 2nd presidential debate should be cancelled if Trump still has coronavirus

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Tuesday that next week’s scheduled debate with Republican President Donald Trump should not take place if Trump is still infected with COVID-19. Biden … Read More

Pence, Harris to be separated by plexiglass barrier at debate after coronavirus outbreak

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and challenger Kamala Harris will be separated by a plexiglass barrier during their debate on Wednesday in an effort to lower the risk of coronavirus … Read More

Biden calls Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis a ‘bracing reminder’ of health crisis

Democrat Joe Biden offered sympathy to President Donald Trump over his coronavirus diagnosis on Friday while casting the moment as a reminder of the worldwide health crisis that has hit … Read More

Boris Johnson’s coronavirus case sparked brief boost in polls. Could Trump see the same?

The world is watching and stock markets are on edge after U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump announced on Twitter that they were infected with COVID-19. But with … Read More

Donald Trump gets coronavirus — what happens if he can’t finish the campaign?

Hours after the early morning tweets confirmed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, speculation is already mounting about the implications for … Read More

‘Incompetence and dishonesty’: Biden says he trusts vaccines, scientists — not Trump

Joe Biden said Wednesday that while he trusts what scientists say about a potential coronavirus vaccine, he doesn’t trust President Donald Trump. His comments come as the debate over a … Read More

Trump holds indoor campaign rally in Nevada despite coronavirus threat

U.S. President Donald Trump held a Nevada campaign rally at an indoor venue on Sunday despite public health professionals’ warnings against large indoor gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. Trump, a … Read More

Trump to hold indoor campaign rally in Nevada despite coronavirus threat

LAS VEGAS — U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally indoors on Sunday despite public health professionals’ warnings against large indoor gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. Trump, a … Read More

Trump, Biden highlight contrasting views on U.S. coronavirus response

LANCASTER, Pa. — Both U.S. President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are swinging through key battleground states on Thursday, presenting dueling events that haven’t happened much in … Read More

Trump threatens to pull funds from states trying to make voting safer amid coronavirus

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to hold up federal funds for two election battleground states that are trying to make it easier and safer to vote during the coronavirus pandemic. He … Read More

Coronavirus: COVID-19 outbreak upends U.S. primary elections

U.S. elections have been upended by the coronavirus pandemic. At least 13 states have postponed voting and more delays are possible as health officials warn that social distancing and other … Read More