US AGENCY INCLUDES GUN SELLERS AS 'CRITICAL' INFRASTRUCTURE

WASHINGTON - A gun rights group is cheering the Trump administration's designation of the firearms industry, including retailers, as...

WHAT'S ESSENTIAL? IN FRANCE: PASTRY, WINE. IN US: GOLF, GUNS

The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what's “essential” and what things we really can't do without, even though we might...

 
 
 

U.S. NAVY HOSPITAL SHIP HEADING TO NYC FOR CORONAVIRUS AID

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will send off a naval hospital ship Saturday before it heads to New York City, as he aims to highlight...

SHOP SELLS 'HUNDREDS' OF DOUGHNUTS STARRING DR. FAUCI'S FACE

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - An upstate New York doughnut shop is featuring the likeness of the doctor leading the country's battle with coronavirus...

 
 
 

VIRUS COORDINATOR BIRX IS TRUMP'S DATA-WHISPERER

WASHINGTON - For many in the public health and political worlds, Dr. Deborah Birx is the sober scientist advising an unpredictable...

JUDGE MULLS REQUEST TO RELEASE MIGRANT CHILDREN OVER VIRUS

LOS ANGELES - A federal judge on Friday said she doesn't want a sudden, large-scale release of immigrant children from U.S. government...

 
 
 

IN REVERSAL, TRUMP USES DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT FOR VIRUS AID

WASHINGTON - After days of pleading from the nation's governors, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to expand the federal government's...

STATES IMPOSE NEW RESTRICTIONS ON TRAVELERS FROM NEW YORK

BOSTON - States are pulling back the welcome mat for travelers from the New York area, which is the epicenter of the country's coronavirus...

 
 
 

MEADOWS TOGGLES BETWEEN LEGISLATOR, WHITE HOUSE ROLES

WASHINGTON - When it came time to heave the largest aid package in U.S. history over the finish line, Republican Rep. Mark Meadows...

FEDERAL PRISONS STRUGGLE TO COMBAT GROWING COVID-19 FEARS

WASHINGTON - When a federal correction officer geared up for duty recently at a Florida prison complex, he added an N95 mask amid coronavirus...

 
 
 

CITING VIRUS, EPA HAS STOPPED ENFORCING ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS

WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday abruptly waived enforcement on a range of legally mandated public health...

CORONAVIRUS DEALS ONE-TWO FINANCIAL PUNCH TO STATE BUDGETS

The coronavirus is pounding state governments with a financial one-two punch, costing them many millions to try to contain the disease...

 
 
 

PRICE-GOUGING ALLEGATION LEAVES 750,000 FACE MASKS IN LIMBO

HOUSTON - The state of Texas sued a Houston auctioneer on Thursday after halting an auction of 750,000 medical-grade and N95 face masks,...

ALLEGED DRUNKEN DRIVER, PASSENGER WHO DIED IN NORTH SIDE CRASH IDENTIFIED

Madison Delozier, 22, is charged with intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault.

 
 
 

FBI CHIEF PLEDGES TO FIND ANSWERS ON EX-AGENT LEVINSON

WASHINGTON - The FBI won't give up on “finding out what happened" to former agent Robert Levinson, who the U.S. government believes...

TEXAS IS BIGGER: LONE STAR STATE'S METROS LEAD DECADE GROWTH

ORLANDO, Fla. - Everything really is bigger in Texas. Three metro areas in the Lone Star State had some of the biggest population gains...

 
 
 

3 MIGRANT CHILDREN IN US CUSTODY TEST POSITIVE FOR VIRUS

WASHINGTON - Three immigrant children in U.S. government custody at a New York facility have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials...

MICHIGAN REGENTS FIRE OPERA SINGER ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The University of Michigan's Board of Regents on Thursday fired a music professor and noted opera singer who, along...

 
 
 

2 EARTHQUAKES RATTLE WEST TEXAS; LARGEST IS MAGNITUDE 5.0

EL PASO, Texas - Two earthquakes centered near the same remote area of West Texas rattled the region on Thursday morning. The first...

TRUMP SAY FEDS DEVELOPING NEW GUIDELINES FOR VIRUS RISK

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Thursday that federal officials are developing guidelines to rate counties by risk of virus...

 
 
 



CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

The CDC said this advisory does not apply to employees of critical infrastructure industries, including but not limited to trucking, public health professionals, financial... Read more ...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be a 'federal declaration of war'

"It would be chaos and mayhem," Cuomo said. Read more ...

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

The president said he was considering some type of enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling. Read more ...

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What, really, is essential? It's a question countries across the world are asking, and their answers are telling. Read more ...

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

James Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Read more ...

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

The growing number of coronavirus cases arriving in China from abroad have increased the likelihood of a second outbreak in the country, according to health officials. "China... Read more ...

DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

TALLAHASSEE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday said he would support plans by President Donald Trump to quarantine New York City in an effort to stop the spread of... Read more ...

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

The man's generosity meant 20 staffers at the restaurant each got an extra $500 just before they were laid off. Read more ...

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The United States' death toll for the novel coronavirus has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just two days. As of Saturday evening, there were 122,666 coronavirus cases across the... Read more ...

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

A Tornado watch has been issued for most of central Illinois and Will, Kankakee, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, LaSalle and Dekalb counties until 2 a.m. Yellow shaded area shows... Read more ...