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

 
Flatter or fight? Governors seeking help must navigate Trump
NEWSFlatter or fight? Governors seeking help must navigate Trump

Amid an unprecedented public health crisis, the nation’s governors are trying to get what they need from the federal government, and get it fast More

 
Washington set to deliver $2.2 trillion virus rescue bill
NEWSWashington set to deliver $2.2 trillion virus rescue bill

Washington is about to deliver massive, unprecedented legislation to speed help to individuals and businesses as the coronavirus pandemic takes a devastating toll on the U.S. economy and a health... More

 
Price-gouging allegation leaves 750,000 face masks in limbo
NEWSPrice-gouging allegation leaves 750,000 face masks in limbo

The state of Texas has filed suit against a Houston auctioneer, accusing him of price-gouging in his auctioning of 750,000 medical-grade and N95 face masks More

 
California man arrested in tout for coronavirus 'cure'
NEWSCalifornia man arrested in tout for coronavirus 'cure'

The FBI has arrested a Southern California man who officials said falsely claimed to have developed a cure for the coronavirus and solicited investments in a company he said would market the... More

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

The number of people around the world who have contracted coronavirus has surged past 500,000, and the United States now tops the list in the latest grim milestones for a global outbreak that is... More

 
US hospitals rush to find beds for surge of virus patients
NEWSUS hospitals rush to find beds for surge of virus patients

U.S. hospitals are rushing to find beds for a coming flood of COVID-19 patients, opening older closed hospitals and re-purposing other medical buildings More

 
Deja vu: LA County sheriff closes gun shops again
NEWSDeja vu: LA County sheriff closes gun shops again

For the second time this week, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has ordered gun shops to close More

 
EU leaders order up recovery plan for after coronavirus
NEWSEU leaders order up recovery plan for after coronavirus

European Union national leaders have told the bloc's finance ministers to draw up new measures to tackle the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their economies More

 
Half-million infected worldwide as economic toll rises
NEWSHalf-million infected worldwide as economic toll rises

The United States now leads the world in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases More