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By Stephanie Sy
More states and countries are lifting restrictions put in place to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, which is responsible for nearly 73,000 deaths in the U.S. and more than 260,000 worldwide. But new infections are still rising, prompting…
By Jeffrey Brown, Rhana Natour
During this difficult period, some of the millions of Americans stuck at home have turned to new hobbies and do-it-yourself projects to pass the time and redirect their energy. But while such accomplishments can be fulfilling, experts say it's also…
By Yamiche Alcindor
Officials at all levels of U.S. government are engaged in discussions about how and when to resume commerce and other activities. Polling data shows the majority of Americans support restrictions to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus, but there have…
By Frank Jordans, Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
Pressures mounted Sunday on governments to ease the economic pain of coronavirus lockdowns after protests from those fearing for their livelihoods, and authorities responded with a wide range of possible dates and solutions and a few emphatic “not yets.”…
By Amna Nawaz
The U.S. death toll from novel coronavirus has now exceeded that of China. While Italy and Spain have recorded many more deaths, the U.S. has the most confirmed cases of the illness. Dozens of states have limited residents’ movement outside…
By Zeke Miller, Colleen Long, Associated Press
President Trump is backing away from calling for a quarantine for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Instead, Trump is directing that a “strong Travel Advisory” be issued to stem the spread of the outbreak.
By Rob Gillies, Associated Press
Health Minister Patty Hajdu said on Twitter that the government is making it mandatory to better protect Canada's most vulnerable.
The tragedies we see playing out in Italy and around the world are why most public health officials say it’s far too soon to plan when people can return to work. But President Trump says he wants to see much…
On Monday, nearly 7 million people in San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area were ordered by city and county officials to stay home to try to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus. The city’s Democratic mayor, London Breed,…
By Joseph Wilson, Geir Moulson, Associated Press
Spain is set to follow Italy on Saturday in declaring a far-reaching nationwide lockdown to slow the accelerating spread of the coronavirus epidemic. Spain's decision Saturday came as European countries took ever more severe, though widely varying, measures to reduce…
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