The White House is expected to announce a new policy, based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that would urge Americans to wear cloth masks in an effort to prevent coronavirus spread
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Going to a baseball game, packing into a concert arena or shaking another person’s hand could become a thing of the past if social distancing becomes a way of life.
European leaders warn coronavirus could lead to the breakup of their union
Saudi Arabia supports cooperation between oil producers to stabilize the oil market but Russia’s opposition to a proposal last month to deepen oil supply cuts has caused market turmoil, a senior Gulf source familiar with Saudi thinking told Reuters.
President Donald Trump on Thursday was tested again to determine whether he had been infected by the coronavirus, and the test came back negative, the White House said.
As officials are rushing to gear up for the “soft launch” of San Diego Unified School District’s online learning plan by Monday, key details are starting to emerge:
Most government agencies across the region are no longer providing records to the public as is typically required under a state law known as the California Public Records Act amid the coronavirus pandemic. Even requests for records related to the crisis that exist electronically are being largely denied indefinitely.
U.S. stock index futures climbed on Thursday, a day after Wall Street recorded its steepest fall in two weeks on intensifying coronavirus fears, with investors on edge ahead of another expected jump in weekly jobless claims.
South Dakota public health officials have confirmed 36 new cases of COVID-19 in the state.
On Thursday, Governor Kristi Noem announced she is deploying the South Dakota National Guard to help with the state’s mitigation efforts going forward, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts added 15 additional counties to the state’s COVID-19 related Directed Health Measure (DHM), including Knox and Pierce Counties.
The City of Yankton will be closing the Yankton Transfer Station on Saturdays beginning April 11th.
The U.S. Navy is expected to relieve the commander of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, who wrote a scathing letter that leaked to the public asking the Navy for stronger measures to control a coronavirus outbreak onboard, U.S. officials told Reuters on Thursday.
As expected, unemployment claims in South Dakota continue to increase.
The City of Dakota City, Nebraska, announced they will temporarily close public playgrounds, soccer fields, and Cottonwood Cove Campground for public use due to COVID-19 concerns.
In a proactive effort to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is prohibiting overnight camping at state parks, recreation areas, and wildlife management areas from April 6th, through May 8th,
A survey of supply managers in a nine-state region of the Midwest and Plains is showing more signs of the coronavirus pandemic’s disruptive economic impact.
A record 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, the U.S. government said on Thursday, after another four states told residents to stay at home in the latest signs of the human and economic cost of the coronavirus.
U.S. Democratic candidate Joe Biden said his party’s nominating convention should be held in August rather than July as the coronavirus health crisis upends life in the country.
Global coronavirus cases topped 1 million on Thursday as the pandemic explodes in the United States and the death toll continues to climb in Italy and Spain, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
The coronavirus has been a far deadlier threat in New Orleans than the rest of the United States, with a per-capita death rate much higher than in New York City. Doctors, public health officials and available data say the Big Easy’s high levels of obesity and related ailments may be part of the problem.
Six more people in Clark County have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 38, the Southern Nevada Health District reported Thursday.
Graduation appears to be up in the air for 2020 seniors in the Clark County School District after Superintendent Jesus Jara said Thursday that it is unclear how those ceremonies will be held.
A second College of Southern Nevada student has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a notice posted on the college’s website Thursday.
The city of Mesquite has confirmed a second case of COVID-19, city officials said Thursday.
With half of March falling under Gov. Steve Sisolak’s instructions for Nevadans to stay home as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, traffic on Clark County roads decreased sharply compared with the same month last year.
A North Las Vegas police officer has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Senior centers around the Las Vegas Valley shuttered by the COVID-19 outbreak are finding ways to continue helping the elderly in this uncertain time.
No historical comparison is precise, but Trump and Wilson are the only American presidents to face serious national pandemics. The men were opposites in almost every way.
Relatives of two men killed at the hands of Metropolitan Police Department officers have filed separate civil rights lawsuits in federal court.
A Pakistani court has commuted the death sentences of the main person accused in the 2002 kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, and acquitted three co-accused in the matter, two lawyers told Reuters on Thursday.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday invoked the Defense Production Act to aid companies building ventilators for coronavirus patients to receive the supply of materials they need.
At the Metropolitan Correctional Center downtown, federal inmates awaiting their trials sometimes sleep more than 25 people in a room, with minimal space between bunks.
As COVID-19 closes in, a rural doctor awaits the inevitable.
Army Specialist Jordan Acosta thinks his family would have been more comfortable seeing him deploy to Iraq than this field hospital in the U.S. city of Seattle, one of the hardest-hit by the coronavirus.
Unprecedented times call for creativity and flexibility,
As of the 10:00 a.m. update, there are currently eight (8) positive cases of coronavirus in Riley County. Two (2) of those positive cases are being treated at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan.
One large house under construction was destroyed and two others sustained minor damage in a fire in the northwest valley early Thursday.
Las Vegas police surrounded a home Thursday morning in the west valley after a suspect who allegedly attacked his roommate with a machete during a dispute refused to come out.
Vincent Fried has heard the same noise every day for the past four days — a busy signal.
An ABC News investigation offers sobering insight into how COVID-19 has spread and penetrated so broadly, so deeply and so quickly in the United States.
More than 3.9 billion people, or half of the world’s population, have now been asked or ordered to stay at home by their governments to prevent the spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus.
Law-abiding Germans are zealously helping police crack down on people flouting new social distancing rules aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus by reporting on strangers, neighbours and friends.
About two-thirds of U.S. likely voters want their state’s border closed and fines imposed for violating their community’s social distancing guidelines during the coronavirus threat
Food banks are reporting unprecedented demand across the US as millions lose jobs, investigation shows
Greece has quarantined a migrant camp after 20 asylum seekers tested positive for coronavirus, the migration ministry said on Thursday.
The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits likely shot to a record high for a second week in a row as more jurisdictions enforced stay-at-home measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic, which economists say has pushed the economy into recession.