Judge: Tekashi 6ix9ine probably belongs at home, not jail
NEWSJudge: Tekashi 6ix9ine probably belongs at home, not jail

The judge who sentenced the rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine to prison says he would have ordered home confinement if he knew about the coronavirus in December More

 
Elton John to host TV, radio concert as coronavirus antidote
NEWSElton John to host TV, radio concert as coronavirus antidote

Elton John is hosting a “living room” concert aimed at bolstering American spirits during the coronavirus crisis and saluting those countering it More

 
James Taylor and his wife donate $1M to Boston hospital
NEWSJames Taylor and his wife donate $1M to Boston hospital

Grammy-winning singer James Taylor and his wife, Kim, have donated $1 million to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston to help with its battle against the spread of the new coronavirus More

 
Review: Americana folk singer Mark Erelli amps it up a notch
NEWSReview: Americana folk singer Mark Erelli amps it up a notch

Americana singer Mark Erelli has turned it up a notch More

 
Review: Béla Fleck's 'Africa' mixes new material with old
NEWSReview: Béla Fleck's 'Africa' mixes new material with old

Béla Fleck's journey to Africa to explore the roots of the banjo was documented on a pair of records that are being re-released, along with a third disc of new material, as “Throw Down Your Heart:... More

 
Global pandemic postpones this year's glitzy Tony Awards
NEWSGlobal pandemic postpones this year's glitzy Tony Awards

With Broadway shuttered amid the coronavirus pandemic, producers of the annual Tony Awards have postponed this year's celebration of American theater More

 
UK's Johnson tests positive for virus, deaths soar in Spain
NEWSUK's Johnson tests positive for virus, deaths soar in Spain

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he has tested positive for the coronavirus More

 
House plan on $2.2T virus relief bill hits last-minute snag
NEWSHouse plan on $2.2T virus relief bill hits last-minute snag

House leaders' plan for swift action on a $2.2 trillion package to ease the coronavirus pandemic's devastating toll on the U.S. economy and health care system has run into complications More

 
What you need to know today about the virus outbreak
NEWSWhat you need to know today about the virus outbreak

America's coronavirus infections have surged to the most in the world, and has Italy shut down its industry More

 
The Latest: Poland temporarily closes border to workers
NEWSThe Latest: Poland temporarily closes border to workers

 Poland has temporarily closed its borders to thousands of cross-border workers More

 
Vietnam orders non-essential businesses to close for 2 weeks
NEWSVietnam orders non-essential businesses to close for 2 weeks

Vietnam's government is ordering all non-essential businesses to close for at least two weeks in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus More

 
Mayor: NYC needs federal help to curb virus' mounting toll
NEWSMayor: NYC needs federal help to curb virus' mounting toll

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling on the federal government to help New York treat the growing numbers of coronavirus patients More

 
Italy hopes virus is easing but fears new onslaught in south
NEWSItaly hopes virus is easing but fears new onslaught in south

Doctors and nurses in Italy's overwhelmed northern hospitals are cautiously optimistic about a slight stabilizing in coronavirus infections this week, but the virus is continuing its silent spread... More

 
Federal prisons struggle to combat growing COVID-19 fears
NEWSFederal prisons struggle to combat growing COVID-19 fears

The federal Bureau of Prisons is struggling to manage the growing coronavirus pandemic as advocates and even prison guards call for major reforms to head off a potential outbreak behind bars More

 
Virus test results in minutes? Scientists question accuracy
NEWSVirus test results in minutes? Scientists question accuracy

Some political leaders are hailing a potential breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19: simple pin-prick blood tests or nasal swabs that can determine within minutes if someone has, or... More

 
A New York doctor's story: 'Too many people are dying alone'
NEWSA New York doctor's story: 'Too many people are dying alone'

As an emergency medicine physician in New York City, Dr. Kamini Doobay has always known that death is part of the territory More

 
Are gun shops 'essential' businesses during a pandemic?
NEWSAre gun shops 'essential' businesses during a pandemic?

There's no consensus in the U.S. on whether gun shops are considered essential businesses that can remain open during stay-at-home orders meant to slow the coronavirus More

 
The Latest: Singapore penalizing social distancing violators
NEWSThe Latest: Singapore penalizing social distancing violators

Singapore has begun penalizing people who refuse to adhere to social distancing in the latest bid to curb the virus More

 
Trump's push to open economy could come at cost of lives
NEWSTrump's push to open economy could come at cost of lives

President Donald Trump's desire to reopen the coronavirus-battered economy in a matter of weeks has thrust the administration into the delicate position of weighing the revival of commerce versus... More

 
A new beat for police across US: Enforcing social distance
NEWSA new beat for police across US: Enforcing social distance

Police departments across the U.S. are taking a lead role in enforcing social distancing rules that health officials say are critical to containing COVID-19 More