Massive effort to get Los Angeles homeless into…

Los Angeles has embarked on an unprecedented effort to bring thousands of homeless people off the streets and into hotels to protect the most vulnerable as the coronavirus continues to spread

Acting Navy Secretary Resigns After Calling…

Capt. Brett Crozier was relieved of command after he shared a memo detailing his concerns about COVID-19 spreading on his ship.

Heading to the Store in LA? You'll Soon Need a…

Visiting or working at an essential business in Los Angeles? You'll probably need to be wearing a face covering. LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the order Tuesday night, explaining, "Cover up, save a life—it’s that simple." Starting Friday, residents must wear a mask, bandanna, or something else that covers...

Storms erupt across Michigan

Lightning flashed in the sky in Moline, Michigan, as thunderstorms passed through on April 7.

Hawaii mayor to arrested Florida man: 'Covidiot'

A mayor in Hawaii has a choice word for the Florida man accused of trying to flout Hawaii’s traveler quarantine: “covidiot.”

Car Insurers Are Giving Americans Their Money Back

"Less driving means fewer accidents," says Allstate CEO Tom Wilson, whose company is giving refunds to millions of American drivers with nowhere to go. Allstate says it is giving $600 million back to customers after a steep drop in car accidents amid coronavirus prevention lockdowns, the BBC reports. The company,...

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US hospital doctor offers glimpse of virus battle

A doctor on the front lines of New York City's coronavirus outbreak gave a rare glimpse into how hospitals are coping with the emergency. (April 7)

Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic…

Just weeks ago, cities and even states across the U.S. were busy banning straws, limiting takeout containers and requiring shoppers to bring reusable bags or pay a small fee

Crew Member On USNS Comfort Tests Positive For…

The crew member did not have any contact with patients and is now being isolated on the U.S. Navy hospital ship.

The Ominous Day in the US: April 16

Here's what hasn't changed, according to a well-regarded coronavirus forecasting model: April 16 is still slated to be an ominous day for the US—the one in which the daily death rate peaks at 3,130 deaths. But the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is...

Psychologist offers mental health advice for…

In a daily dose of sunshine, Dr. Erik Fisher, PhD offers advice on how your mental health relates to your online "diet" during the coronavirus pandemic.

Black voters weigh history, health as they vote…

Black voters in Milwaukee said the decision to go ahead with Tuesday's Wisconsin primary amid the coronavirus pandemic was especially problematic in their city, the state's largest

Coronavirus Is Hitting One Community Particularly…

As researchers scramble to get a firmer handle on the coronavirus toll, one aspect of the illness is coming into focus: It's hitting black communities around the nation disproportionately hard. A stew of medical and sociological factors appears to be at play, and there's a growing call for the feds...

Trump lashes out at critics over flu comparison

US President Donald Trump lashed at out critics on Tuesday for his comments comparing the coronavirus to the flu. Speaking at the White House daily briefing, the President said the US had taken the lead in practising social distancing which was having a positive impact in the fight against the pandemic. (April 7)

DC fights to enforce distancing and braces for…

The warmer weather is bringing increased violations of social distance guidelines in Washington, D

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Army Pauses Sending Recruits To Basic Training…

The delay — which is scheduled to last at least two weeks — does not affect recruits who have already started their basic training.

Cuomo Has Good News, Bad News on Coronavirus

New York state's coronavirus death tolls has been flattening in recent days, but it jumped to its highest total yet on Tuesday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state recorded 731 new deaths since Monday, well above the roughly 600 deaths of the previous two days, reports the Daily News . “Behind...

Neighborhood hit with gusty wind and heavy rain

Storms moving through Virginia brought sheets of rain and wind to this neighborhood in Manassas on April 7.

7 Essential tracks from John Prine, folk music's…

Some people, the songs just come out of them

Dad Whose Kids Died in Flood Charged With…

The parents of two kids killed in an Arizona flash flood in November have been hit with charges after those children, plus one of their young nieces, all drowned in the floodwaters. A spokesman for the Gila County Sheriff's Office confirmed to People that Daniel Rawlings was charged with three...

Trump criticizes World Health Organization

President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned he would “put a hold” on U.S. funding for the World Health Organization, before backtracking and claiming, “I’m not saying I’m going to do it.” (April 7)

Trump allies put unproven virus drug to work in…

A Houston doctor who's a Republican National Committee member says he is using an anti-malaria drug to treat some of more than 80 people infected at a Texas nursing home

Livestreaming Funerals: Is This The New Norm?

Funeral home directors say livestreaming services has spiked amid the pandemic.

Navy Boss Stood by His Attack on Captain—for a…

As of Monday, acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly was standing by his attack on the fired captain of a Navy aircraft carrier who'd warned about COVID-19 spreading on his ship in a letter leaked to the media. "I stand by every word I said, even, regrettably any profanity that may...

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Ferocious hail hits Wisconsin

Grafton, Wisconsin, was hit with some heavy hail on Tuesday, April 7.

Autopsy: Therapist's wife, kids died from…

The wife and three children of a Connecticut physical therapist charged with their deaths in Florida died from overdoses of Benadryl and “unspecified violence."

World's Largest Gothic Cathedral Becoming a Field…

The so-called largest Gothic cathedral in the world is about to become a coronavirus field hospital. The dean of Manhattan's Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine said Monday that its 600-foot-long nave would be fitted with nine climate-controlled medical tents holding at least 200 beds combined (400 have been...