Trump, Dems clash on boosting mail-in voting during pandemic
President Donald Trump and Democrats are bickering over how to provide voters with safe and secure access to a ballot, as coronavirus pandemic rages in the U.S. and threatens to extend into the fall and affect the general election.
Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended voting
Wisconsin Republicans say they're asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block extended absentee voting in Tuesday's primary.
Trump admin tries to narrow stockpile's role for states
The Trump administration abruptly changed its description of the Strategic National Stockpile, the federal government’s repository of life-saving medicines and supplies, to conform with President Donald Trump’s insistence that it is only a short-term backup for states, not a commitment to ensure supplies get quickly to those who need them most during an emergency.
Trump suggests firing watchdog was payback for impeachment
President Donald Trump has fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the intelligence community who handled the whistleblower complaint that triggered his impeachment.
Military recruiting struggles as enlistment stations close
America's armed services are finding it harder to bring in new recruits as the worsening coronavirus forces families and communities to hunker down, even as the country turns increasingly to the military for help.
New coronavirus limits bring new religious freedom tension
Despite state and local limits on public gatherings, some houses of worship have persisted in holding in-person services -- a matter of religious freedom, they say, as the nation approached its fourth Sunday battling the coronavirus pandemic.
Face coverings recommended, but Trump says he won't wear one
The Trump administration’s expected new guidance that many people in the United States should start wearing face coverings when in public is raising concern that it could lead to a sudden run on masks.
Where will the bodies go? Morgues plan as virus grows
Authorities are clamoring to secure additional body storage wherever possible as U.S. officials estimate the death toll from the coronavirus could reach as high as 240,000.
Hunt for medical supplies creates marketplace of desperation
Intense global demand to get protective equipment for doctors and nurses on the front lines of the coronavirus battle is prompting states and hospitals to compete against themselves in a shady marketplace where prices are soaring.
Trump says 'toughest' weeks ahead as coronavirus spreads
President Donald Trump says the United States is heading into what he's says could be the its “toughest” weeks as coronavirus cases swell nationwide.
Coronavirus survivor: 'In my blood, there may be answers'
As more and more people survive the new coronavirus, hospitals want them to line up to donate some blood.
States lack key data on virus cases among medical workers
Experts and health officials who are trying to plan a response to the coronavirus outbreak are missing a critical piece of information – the number of health care workers who have tested positive for the disease.
New York gets Chinese ventilators; Trump wants more thanks
Scarce supplies of medical equipment are leading to growing competition within the U_S_ and among nations, in what one French politician called a “worldwide treasure hunt.”.
The week that was: Stories from the coronavirus saga
This past week, New York got worse.
Insurance marketplaces offer help with coronavirus job cuts
More than a million people could swamp the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplaces in the coming months as employers lay off staff during the coronavirus pandemic.
Virus alters Holy Week celebration worldwide, not the spirit
For Pope Francis at the Vatican, and for Christians around the world, this will be an Easter like none other.
A gentler Gotham? NYers anxiously wait out coronavirus
New Yorkers are taking a more tentative tack now that the city has become a hot zone for the coronavirus pandemic.
Asian Americans use social media to mobilize against attacks
Asian Americans are using social media to organize and fight back against racially motivated attacks during the coronavirus pandemic.
Hidden suffering of coronavirus: Stigma, blaming, shaming
Even as Ecuador's coronavirus “patient zero” agonized in intensive care, strangers began tearing her reputation apart online.
A mounting casualty of coronavirus crisis: Health care jobs
Tens of thousands of U.S. medical workers are suddenly out of work as casualties of measures to prioritize coronavirus patients at hospitals and of the economic troubles the crisis is creating.