Civil rights leader, MLK aide Joseph Lowery dies…

The Rev. Joseph E

Activists Ask Trump To Use His Own Legislation To…

The Trump administration has alluded to a plan to free "nonviolent" at-risk federal prisoners but has yet to pull the trigger.

In Wuhan, a Few Test Positive After Recovery

A number of patients in Wuhan have tested positive for the second time for the coronavirus after testing negative and making a recovery. That raises a few possibilities, NPR reports. One is that the diagnostic tools aren't 100% accurate. Or there could be another round of infections beginning, just as...

Hail pummels Oklahoma backyard

Severe storms dumped hail on Edmond, Oklahoma, on March 27. The hail pelted this backyard and pool.

UN chief says misinformation about COVID-19 is…

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the world is not only fighting the “common enemy” of the coronavirus “but our enemy is also the growing surge of misinformation” about COVID-19

Trump Has a First in Poll

For the first time in his presidency, more people approve of the job Donald Trump is doing than disapprove, polls show. The improvement appears to be driven by support for his handling of the coronavirus crisis, the Hill reports. A Washington Post -ABC News poll found 48% of those polled...

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Convention Center to be used for virus patients

New Orleans is converting its convention center into a hospital that, once up and running, will be able to accommodate up to 3,000 coronavirus patients. (March 27)

Shop sells 'hundreds' of doughnuts starring Dr…

An upstate New York doughnut shop is featuring the likeness of the doctor leading the country's battle with coronavirus on its sweet treats

U.S. Files Criminal Charges Against Venezuela's…

The leader of Venezuela's socialist regime and top officials are charged with facilitating cocaine shipments to the U.S.

Trump Invokes Act to Compel GM to Make Ventilators

President Trump lashed out at US automakers Friday and demanded they begin making ventilators to help hospitals cope with the pandemic. Hours after airing his complaints on social media, Trump invoked the Defense Production Act to require that General Motors make the machines, reports the Washington Post . The act gives...

Enjoying spring nature virtually

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a limited number of ways to experience nature's beauty. Accuweather's Dexter Henry looks at some creative ways for people to enjoy nature this spring

'The day the music died': Coronavirus tests New…

Nearly 15 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is facing another test of its ability to prepare for potential disaster

Dow Ends Strong Week on a Sour Note

The markets couldn't manage a four -day rally. Despite the passage in the House of a massive stimulus passage, the major US markets closed very much in the red on Friday, per MarketWatch . The declines gave back some of the gains made in the near-historic three-day surge ending Thursday. On...

De Blasio issues grim warning over virus threat

AP Sources: Alleged Maduro co-conspirator is in…

Four people familiar with the case say a retired Venezuelan army general indicted alongside Nicolás Maduro has surrendered in Colombia and is being taken by Drug Enforcement Administration agents to New York for arraignment

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Coronavirus Postpones, Cancels SAT And ACT Exams

Some colleges and universities are already dropping the tests as admission requirements in light of the coronavirus.

John Kerry Unloads on Lawmaker in Surprising Tweet

Rep. Thomas Massie is not a popular man on Capitol Hill because he's gumming up quick passage of the massive stimulus bill in the House. The Kentucky Republican said Friday morning he planned to ask for a roll call vote, meaning lawmakers would have to be physically present to vote,...

How storm shelters are dealing with social…

Bill Wadell has the details on the tough decisions those managing storm shelters are making as calls for social distancing persist and tornadoes threaten towns.

Handling mail amid coronavirus: Low risk but wash…

Health experts say there's very low risk of catching the coronavirus from handling mail and packages

Trump Denounces GOP 'Grandstander'

Nancy Pelosi promised Friday morning that the House would pass the massive stimulus package that already has cleared the Senate before the day is done. But if so, passage won't be as easy as she originally planned, and one member of Congress is taking a lot of criticism over that....

NY design companies team up to make face masks

Two design companies have teamed up in a makeshift assembly line in Brooklyn to help meet New York's demand for face shields to protect medical professionals dealing with the coronavirus crisis. (March 27)

PG&E to use wildfire victims fund to pay for past…

Pacific Gas & Electric is warning its elaborate plan for getting out of bankruptcy might collapse if the utility can’t pay for its crimes in a deadly wildfire by taking money away from a fund set up to compensate thousands of victims for their losses

FBI Prevents Possible Terrorist Attack At Kansas…

The FBI said it has been investigating the man for domestic terrorism for months.

Report: Harry, Meghan Have Moved to California

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have reportedly taken the unusual step of changing their country of residence in the middle of a global pandemic. Sources tell Page Six that the couple and baby son Archie left Canada and took a private jet to Los Angeles before the border was closed...

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Boris Johnson announces positive COVID-19 test

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson shared on his Twitter he has tested positive for coronavirus on March 27.

Closed caskets, empty chairs at funeral home in…

A funeral home in New York City has seen a steady stream of people who have died from the coronavirus

Document Lets Nurses Share COVID-19 Tales…

US hospitals battling the coronavirus pandemic have become "war zones," according to a private online document used by more than 1,200 health care workers. New Jersey nurse Sonja Schwartzbach created the Google document a week ago as a place for health care workers to detail working conditions, which Schwartzbach...