On Tuesday, the Senate renewed its effort to mitigate economic pain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Lawmakers approved a $483 billion relief package including money for hospitals, testing and small business lending -- especially targeted to business categories less successful…
By Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press
The Small Business Administration has reported it had a potential data breach last month in its website handling disaster loan applications.
Although the novel coronavirus is known for causing respiratory symptoms, there are new questions about its impact on other parts of the body. COVID-19 may be linked in some patients with increases in inflammation of the heart as well as…
By Michael Baleke
Poor health care infrastructure in some African countries is making them particularly susceptible to the novel coronavirus. But the nation of Uganda has only 58 confirmed cases so far, and experts say its experience with previous viral outbreaks, such as…
By Associated Press
“As the two biggest economies in the world, China and the United States need to lead the effort to fighting the coronavirus,” Consul-General Huang Ping said.
Science correspondent Miles O’Brien has spent the past few weeks in Seattle, reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic and producing a film for FRONTLINE about how things unfolded in the city where the disease made its U.S. debut. He joins William…
In his daily White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing, President Trump discussed his new push to limit U.S. immigration via a forthcoming executive order. Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the details of the expected 60-day partial suspension, why…
By Jeffrey Brown, Lorna Baldwin
As much of the globe continues to stay home to practice social distancing, vibrant cities have gone quiet, and animals are freer to roam. The rare absence of human activity grants us a special glimpse of what the world might…
By Jonathan Lemire, Marina Villeneuve, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The New York governor said he told Trump that a rapid increase in testing was a crucial “benchmark” that his state and others need before they can safely reopen the economy and help communities return to a semblance of normalcy.
By Amanda Seitz, Associated Press
A wave of Facebook groups launched by pro-gun advocacy groups and conservative activists has mobilized people to protest stay-at-home orders in states around the country. There's little basis in reality for many of the claims on the sites.
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