• Asian Americans describe 'gut punch' of racist attacks during coronavirus pandemic

    Asian Americans describe 'gut punch' of racist attacks during coronavirus pandemic

    Apr 07, 2020 04:38 PM EST

    For Choi, the most upsetting accounts she’s read have targeted health care workers on the front lines battling the coronavirus. In one instance, a doctor on his way to work was told to “go back to f****** China.” In another, a nurse delivering medicine to a sick patient was ...

  • Coronavirus case counts are going to go up – but that doesn’t mean social distancing is a bust

    Coronavirus case counts are going to go up – but that doesn’t mean social distancing is a bust

    Apr 07, 2020 04:04 PM EST

    ... delay between the start of social distancing and seeing the results. Many Americans don’t even know if they’ve been infected with the new coronavirus – SARS-CoV-2. Though the United States is finally ramping up production of test kits in federal, state and private laboratories, there are stringent ...

  • WATCH: Joe Biden addresses union members amid coronavirus pandemic

    WATCH: Joe Biden addresses union members amid coronavirus pandemic

    Apr 07, 2020 02:52 PM EST

    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will address Pennsylvania AFL-CIO union members on the second day of the organization’s 44th constitutional convention, which is being held on Facebook and Zoom. He will discuss how COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, is affecting worker health and safety ...

  • Congress, White House pursue next coronavirus bill

    Congress, White House pursue next coronavirus bill

    Apr 07, 2020 01:16 PM EST

    Congressional leaders are jolting ahead with another coronavirus rescue package as President Donald Trump indicated that Americans will need more aid during the stark pandemic and economic shutdown.

  • Voices from coronavirus isolation

    Voices from coronavirus isolation

    Apr 06, 2020 11:55 PM EST

    As the coronavirus pandemic continues, one thing most of us are struggling with, regardless of where or who we are, is an overwhelming feeling of isolation. In this special episode, correspondent Lisa Desjardins and digital arts editor Joshua Barajas talk to listeners -- a school principal without students, a domestic worker ...

  • Worried about your finances during the coronavirus pandemic? Here are some tips.

    Worried about your finances during the coronavirus pandemic? Here are some tips.

    Apr 06, 2020 09:53 PM EST

    The economic downturn spurred by shutdowns meant to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus has been swift, but there are measures people can take now to manage their personal finances during this difficult time.

  • For some states, coronavirus restrictions spark backlash against government intervention

    For some states, coronavirus restrictions spark backlash against government intervention

    Apr 06, 2020 09:20 PM EST

    Now, 38 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have ordered residents to stay at home except for “essential” activities to slow the spread of the virus.  The response from states comes as the Trump administration has been stepping up its own efforts to curtail the coronavirus. The pandemic ...

  • CDC director on coronavirus, masks, and the agency in the midst of the pandemic

    CDC director on coronavirus, masks, and the agency in the midst of the pandemic

    Apr 06, 2020 07:53 PM EST

    STAT News spoke with CDC Director Robert Redfield about COVID-19, the agency’s muted role, and how he sees the pandemic unfolding.

  • WATCH: WHO warns against mask shortages, enlists Lady Gaga for coronavirus relief fund

    WATCH: WHO warns against mask shortages, enlists Lady Gaga for coronavirus relief fund

    Apr 06, 2020 05:43 PM EST

    The World Health Organization on Monday warned the public against buying medical-grade face masks in their attempts to prevent being infected with the new coronavirus, saying "shortages are putting health workers in real danger". WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said medical masks "must be prioritized for health workers ...

  • Today’s coronavirus task force briefing in 5 minutes

    Today’s coronavirus task force briefing in 5 minutes

    Apr 06, 2020 01:34 AM EST

    Another day, another coronavirus task force briefing. NewsHour Weekend's Hari Sreenivasan and Zachary Green once more dive into the White House press conference to sift out the most accurate information about the pandemic that's affecting all our lives in our online segment, "Briefly."