Covid 19 pandemic

Covid-19 Changed How the World Does Science, Together

5 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Never before, scientists say, have so many of the world's researchers focused so urgently on a single topic. Nearly all other research has ground to a halt.
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Texas Rule Barring Abortion Access During Coronavirus Will Force Patients to 'Travel Hundreds of Miles in a Pandemic,' Planned Parenthood Warns

9 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

"Abortion is essential health care," said Alexis McGill Johnson, the acting president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
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Costco says members can only bring one guest to stores as the shopping frenzy during the pandemic continues

Costco says members can only bring one guest to stores as the shopping frenzy during the pandemic continues

11 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Costco announced Wednesday that it will not allow more than two people to enter its US warehouses with each membership card from Friday onward. As shoppers swarm its stores...
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Mexico COVID-19 cases top 1,000, declares state of emergency

11 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

A health emergency in Mexico, as Latin American countries step up measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic
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Coronavirus Chicago: Concerns about paying rent, mortgages grow with payments due amid COVID-19 shutdowns

11 minutes ago   |   ABC

Wednesday is the first of the month, a day many people out of work or struggling because of the pandemic, have been dreading, with rent and mortgage payments due.
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Why Coronavirus Stimulus May Come Too Late for Many Small Businesses

15 minutes ago   |   Time

The economic peril from the coronavirus is growing more stark every day, and the $2 trillion stimulus may not deliver a rescue in time for the many small businesses and...
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Wisconsin goes it alone, holding elections next week amid fears of infection and voting chaos

16 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

The state is the only one of the 11 originally scheduled to hold contests in April that has not postponed or dramatically altered voting amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Move on hold after nursing home resident tests positive

Move on hold after nursing home resident tests positive

17 minutes ago   |   WCVB

Plans to use Massachusetts nursing homes as recovery centers for COVID-19 patients have hit a snag.
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What are CEOs learning from the COVID-19 crisis?

What are CEOs learning from the COVID-19 crisis?

25 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. About 40 chief executives who are members of Fortune's CEO Initiative gathered virtually yesterday for a discussion of how to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. The...
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For Americans, pandemic takes the fun out of April Fools' this year

25 minutes ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - With life in most of the United States grinding to a halt and the economy set to tip into a recession or worse, Americans appear to have no appetite for April Fools'...
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What you need to do to get your government stimulus check

What you need to do to get your government stimulus check

Married couples filing joint returns will receive the full payment - $2,400 - if their adjusted gross income, which is what you report on your taxes, is under $150,000. Read more ...

McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Trump's impeachment trial distracted the government from paying attention to the novel coronavirus. Read more ...

Journalist Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus

Journalist Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus

The CNN anchor and brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that he is self-quarantined in his basement. Read more ...

White House Reveals Its Latest Death Projection

White House Reveals Its Latest Death Projection

The White House on Tuesday projected 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the US from the coronavirus pandemic if current social distancing guidelines are maintained. President Trump... Read more ...

A look at Selena's legacy, 25 years after her murder

A look at Selena's legacy, 25 years after her murder

Twenty-five years have passed since the "Queen of Tejano music" was killed by her fan club president but her songs and style still loom large in the memories of her fans. Read more ...

Fire at Bronx apartment building kills 4

Fire at Bronx apartment building kills 4

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White House projects up to 240K American coronavirus deaths

White House projects up to 240K American coronavirus deaths

The US coronavirus death toll could reach 100,000 to 240,000 even if social distancing guidelines are maintained, the White House projected Tuesday, as President Trump warned... Read more ...

Under Armour begins making medical face masks

Under Armour begins making medical face masks

Under Armour has begun to manufacture and assemble face masks, face shields and specially equipped fanny packs for health care providers and staff. Read more ...

Lakers players symptom-free after two-week COVID-19 quarantine

Lakers players symptom-free after two-week COVID-19 quarantine

The Los Angeles Lakers squad has been given the all-clear amid the COVID-19 crisis. Read more ...

6.5-magnitude earthquake tumbles Idaho

6.5-magnitude earthquake tumbles Idaho

BOISE, Idaho - An earthquake struck north of Boise Tuesday evening, with people across a large area reporting shaking. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the magnitude 6.5... Read more ...