CORONAVIRUS STRAINS RURAL HOSPITALS 'TO THE ABSOLUTE LIMIT'

"Even before all this happened, we had a rural hospital crisis in America," one official said. "This situation is going to compound...

CORONAVIRUS COMES FOR DETROIT: WHY CERTAIN MICHIGAN RESIDENTS ARE AT HIGHER RISK

Most coronavirus cases in Michigan are centered in the very places with higher rates of chronic illness.

 
 
 

IN CONNECTING CHINESE ADOPTEES TO BIRTH FAMILIES, COUPLE MAKES DISCOVERY ABOUT CHINA'S ONE-CHILD POLICY

After learning their child's adoption documents were fake, a Utah couple launched an initiative to help connect adoptees to parents.

NYC DEMOCRATIC HOUSE CANDIDATE ANNOUNCES POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST

Suraj Patel was one of the candidates featured in a recent MTP Blog story about how the new social distancing guidelines and the threat...

 
 
 

FLORIDA PASTOR ARRESTED AFTER HOLDING CHURCH SERVICES DESPITE CORONAVIRUS ORDERS

Rodney Howard-Brown of The River at Tampa Bay allegedly showed "reckless disregard for human life and put hundreds of people from his...

POPULARITY OF NETFLIX'S 'TIGER KING' PROMPTS SHERIFF TO ASK FOR LEADS IN 1997 COLD CASE

The Hillsborough County Sheriff jumped on the show's success to ask for new info in the disappearance of Jack "Don" Lewis, former husband...

 
 
 

REP. VELAZQUEZ HAS PRESUMED COVID-19 INFECTION, WAS NEAR PELOSI, OTHER LAWMAKERS LAST WEEK

The congresswoman spoke on the House floor Friday and stood near Pelosi after the signing of the $2 trillion stimulus bill

VENEZUELA'S GUAIDÓ CALLS FOR COALITION GOVERNMENT TO FIGHT THE CORONAVIRUS

The coalition would not include President Nicolás Maduro, who was indicted last week in the U.S. on narcoterrorism charges.

 
 
 

MACY'S TO FURLOUGH MOST OF 130,000-STRONG WORKFORCE

Furloughed employees enrolled in health benefits will continue to receive coverage, with the company paying 100 percent of the premium.

COOPED UP AT HOME? YOU CAN HELP SCIENTISTS SPOT PENGUINS FROM SPACE OR SEEK OUT NEW GALAXIES

Citizen science projects such as Penguin Watch and Galaxy Zoo offer a fun way to pass the time.

 
 
 

U.S. SET TO LOSE TITLE AS TOP OIL PRODUCER AS DEMAND PLUNGES AND GAS DROPS BELOW $1 PER GALLON

Gas has dipped below $1 a gallon in Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Wisconsin - but most people are not driving.

VINCENT VAN GOGH PAINTING STOLEN FROM SHUTTERED NETHERLANDS MUSEUM

Van Gogh's "Spring Garden, the vicarage garden in Nuenen in the spring" was taken out of the Singer Laren museum.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS KICKBACKS: FBI ARRESTS GEORGIA MAN FOR LARGE-SCALE UNNECESSARY TESTING SCAM

"It is unfortunate that we have people in our country who will capitalize on others' suffering to make a buck," the agent in charge...

CORONAVIRUS JOB LOSSES COULD TOTAL 47 MILLION, UNEMPLOYMENT RATE MAY HIT 32 PERCENT, FED ESTIMATES

The projected unemployment rate would top the Great Depression peak of 24.9 percent.

 
 
 

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IN TALKS WITH INDIA TO AVOID U.S. DRUG SUPPLY SHORTAGE

India, the top source of generic drugs and ingredients, has restricted exports but the U.S. wants exemptions to have enough to fight...

U.S. VETS VOLUNTEER TO PATROL SF CHINATOWN

“It's just a lot of these incidents don't get reported, they don't make the news," the founder said.

 
 
 

NURSING HOMES HIT HARD BY CORONAVIRUS; ONE MARYLAND HOME REPORTS 66 CASES

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 147 nursing homes in 27 states had patients with COVID-19, and the problem...

HUNGARY APPROVES EXTRA GOVERNMENT POWERS, WITH NO END DATE

Law also includes measures against false information, raising concerns it could be used by the government to muzzle independent media.

 
 
 

WE TRACKED THE DEVELOPMENT OF POTENTIAL CORONAVIRUS TREATMENTS. HERE'S WHERE THEY STAND

From repurposed medications to new vaccines, NBC News compiled a list of treatments to combat the coronavirus and where they are in...

OPRAH ON CORONAVIRUS: 'PLAYING IT AS SAFE AS I POSSIBLY CAN'

The 66-year-old entertainment icon said she has been quarantining and practicing social distancing at her home - even if that means...

 
 
 



Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Following numerous closures of offices and stores this year, Macy's announced Monday it will furlough 130,000 people. Read more ...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first responders

Dollar General announced Monday that its stores will provide medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10 percent discount on qualifying... Read more ...

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh has been stolen from a museum in the Netherlands closed due to Covid-19. The piece was on temporary loan, with officials of both... Read more ...

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Celebrity chef Rick Bayless launches an effort to help restaurant workers who have been laid off during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

'I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus complications

'I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus complications

Alan Merrill - who co-wrote the song “I Love Rock and Roll" that became a signature hit for fellow rocker Joan Jett - died Sunday in New York of complications from the coronavirus. Read more ...

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Last week, the IOC and Japanese organizers postponed the Olympics until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

The coronavirus' toll on New York soared to frightening new heights on Monday, including a spike of more than 250 deaths, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Read more ...

Indiana recruiting medical students, retired doctors to help during COVID-19...

Indiana recruiting medical students, retired doctors to help during COVID-19 surge

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Monday making sweeping healthcare-related changes in preparation for an expected surge in coronavirus cases. Read more ...

Florida officials seek arrest for megachurch pastor that held Sunday service...

Florida officials seek arrest for megachurch pastor that held Sunday service in front of packed crowd

A live stream of Sunday's three-and-a-half-hour church service showed scores of congregants. Read more ...

32% unemployment and 47 million out of work: The Fed just issued an alarming...

32% unemployment and 47 million out of work: The Fed just issued an alarming forecast for next quarter as coronavirus continues to spread

More than 47 million Americans could lose their jobs in the second quarter amid the coronavirus pandemic, sending the unemployment rate to 32%, according to a recent study from... Read more ...