SOME STATES RECEIVE MASKS WITH DRY ROT, BROKEN VENTILATORS

Some states and cities that have been shipped masks, gloves, ventilators and other essential equipment from the nation's medical stockpile...

MARKET REVIEW: HONEYWELL SHARES BOUNCE ON N95 FACE MASK PRODUCTION MOVES

The company said that it is adding manufacturing capabilities at a second location, this one in Phoenix.

 
 
 

HAWAII: DELAY INTERNATIONAL MILITARY DRILL OVER VIRUS

Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Friday he will ask the U.S. military to postpone the world's largest maritime exercises because of the coronavirus...

TRUMP FIRES WATCHDOG WHO HANDLED UKRAINE COMPLAINT

President Donald Trump has fired the intelligence watchdog who handled the complaint that triggered his impeachment.

 
 
 

ANOTHER MEMBER OF FIRE PANEL RESIGNS, CRITICIZES PG&E PLAN

The former chief financial officer for a Northern California city destroyed in a 2018 wildfire caused by Pacific Gas & Electric equipment...

KENTUCKY GOVERNOR VETOES VOTER ID BILL

Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday vetoed a bill pushed by Republican lawmakers to require Kentucky residents to show a government-issued...

 
 
 

MEGA MILLIONS CHANGE MEANS JACKPOTS WILL BE BIG, NOT MASSIVE

Winning a Mega Millions lottery prize worth hundreds of millions of dollars was always a long, long shot, but soon it will be nearly...

CHICAGO'S NEW TOP COP GUIDED BY DALLAS TENURE, SON'S DEATH

As daunting as the challenges that await him as the new chief of a Chicago Police Department under pressure to implement sweeping court-ordered...

 
 
 

'DISASTER' FEARED IF SICK MOVED TO CALIFORNIA NURSING HOMES

A California directive that could open the way for some patients sickened with COVID-19 to be sent from overburdened hospitals to nursing...

NEW PHONE-ONLY QUIBI AIMS FOR BITE OF DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT

Want to see Chance the Rapper prank Hollywood stars? Catch a new action thriller starring Liam Hemsworth and Christoph Waltz? How about...

 
 
 

OSHA CITES COMPANIES IN DEADLY NEW ORLEANS HOTEL COLLAPSE

A federal agency has issued citations against a dozen companies in connection with last fall's deadly partial collapse of a hotel under...

HOUSING Q AND A: SORTING OUT HELP FOR RENTERS, HOMEOWNERS UPENDED BY CORONAVIRUS DOWNTURN

Help is available from federal, state and local sources, but you need to act quickly.

 
 
 

LEADERS BACK NAVY FIRING OF SHIP CAPTAIN; SAILORS CHEER HIM

U.S. defense leaders are backing the Navy's decision to fire the ship captain who sought help for his cornonavirus-stricken aircraft...

MINNESOTA LAWMAKER'S NEW COLLEGE JOB SPARKS CONFLICT-OF-INTEREST QUESTIONS

The Duluth Democrat is the latest legislator to face questions about work outside the Capitol.

 
 
 

NOT REAL NEWS: FALSE CORONAVIRUS CLAIMS AND PHONY REMEDIES

DULUTH'S FROST RIVER SWAPS BAGS FOR MASKS TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS SPREAD

The canvas bag maker is supplying local hospitals.

 
 
 

VEGAS POLICE FACE 2 LAWSUITS IN JAIL, TRAFFIC STOP DEATHS

Relatives of a Wisconsin man who died in jail custody a year ago and a North Las Vegas man shot and killed by patrol officers two years...

CLOSING PRICES FOR CRUDE OIL, GOLD AND OTHER COMMODITIES

 
 
 

US LONG-TERM MORTGAGES FALL; 30-YEAR AT 3.33%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week for the second straight week as anxiety has spiraled over devastation to the economy from...

TESLA, DAVE & BUSTER RISE; CHEWY, MACQUARIE FALL

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday:

 
 
 



Trump administration recommends Americans wear cloth masks amid pandemic

Trump administration recommends Americans wear cloth masks amid pandemic

President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration is recommending that Americans wear face coverings to curb the spread of the coronavirus but added he wouldn't follow... Read more ...

Brooke Baldwin is second CNN anchor to contract coronavirus this week

Brooke Baldwin is second CNN anchor to contract coronavirus this week

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin announced Friday she has tested positive for coronavirus after being hit with a sudden onset of symptoms Thursday afternoon. “I am OKAY. It came on... Read more ...

White House: Anyone 'in close proximity' to president, vice president will...

White House: Anyone 'in close proximity' to president, vice president will get rapid COVID-19 test

The White House will give rapid COVID-19 tests to anyone who will come in close proximity with either President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Read more ...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social distancing guidelines

Target will begin implementing new guidelines as it tries to keep both customers and its employees safe in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the Chesapeake Bay

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son Gideon, disappeared on Thursday. Read more ...

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

The recommendation tells Americans to cover their mouths and noses in public, though medical-grade masks are just for medical workers. President Trump said mask wearing is... Read more ...

President Trump Fires Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson

President Trump Fires Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson

Atkinson first raised concerns about a complaint involving President Trump's communications with Ukraine, which led to the impeachment inquiry. Read more ...

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart stores will allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet of space. Walmart employees stationed at store entrances will count customers and admit them... Read more ...

Hobby Lobby closing stores temporarily, furloughing workers

Hobby Lobby closing stores temporarily, furloughing workers

Stores close at 8 p.m. Friday. Read more ...