With confirmed COVID cases surging across the country, there is the risk that the economy could weaken again as more people choose to hunker down at home — and that even more stimulus might be needed next year than negotiators…
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
France declared a state of emergency earlier this month and has been imposing more and more restrictions since September to try to ease the pressure on France’s hospitals.
By Angela Charlton, Mike Corder, Associated Press
Distributions by the Houston Food Bank now average about 800,000 pounds (363,000 kilograms) daily after reaching the unprecedented 1 million pound mark for the first time in the spring.
By Anita Snow, John L. Mone, Associated Press
The coronavirus has reached into the heart of the White House once more, less than a week before Election Day, as it scorches the nation and the president’s top aide says “we’re not going to control the pandemic.” Officials on…
By Jonathan Lemire, Aamer Madhani, Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
By Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press
Two drugmakers say they have the go-ahead to resuming U.S. testing of their COVID-19 vaccine candidates. Both are in the final stage of testing before the companies can seek regulatory approval.
By Jim Salter, Associated Press
Missouri's health department says the number of hospitalized patients has been underreported since Oct. 17. The note blames the the crash of the portal used by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Coronavirus is spreading across the United States more widely than it did in previous waves. U.S. hospitalizations rose 40 percent in the past month and increased across 38 states during the past week. The country saw more than 75,000 new…
By Rebecca Boone, David Crary, Associated Press
The United States is approaching a record for the number of new daily coronavirus cases in the latest ominous sign of the disease’s grip on the nation. The surge’s impact is being felt in every section of the country.
By Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press
The government is expected to take civil action against the world's largest retailer, seeking big financial penalties, for the role its pharmacies may have played in the crisis by filling opioid prescriptions.
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