Virus coordinator Birx is Trump's data-whisperer
Dr. Deborah Birx has emerged as one of the most important voices in the administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
'Choppy waters' await Navy as virus strikes aircraft carrier
The Navy is the military service hit hardest by the coronavirus crisis.
Trump boosts virus aid, warns governors to be 'appreciative'
President Donald Trump is taking steps to expand the federal government's role in helping produce critically needed supplies to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes
Congress hopes to move quickly on delivering massive, unprecedented legislation to speed help to individuals and businesses as the coronavirus pandemic takes a devastating toll on the U.S. economy and a health care system straining to keep up.
Federal prisons struggle to combat growing COVID-19 fears
The federal Bureau of Prisons is struggling to manage the growing coronavirus pandemic as advocates and even prison guards call for major reforms to head off a potential outbreak behind bars.
Hawks no more: Fiscal conservatives embrace rescue package
The nation's fiercest fiscal conservatives are largely embracing the massive economic rescue package moving through Congress.
Virus prevention measures turn violent in parts of Africa
British Prime Minister Johnson tests positive for virus
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus.
Students provide sanitizers to daily workers to fight virus
A group of students from several universities in Yogyakarta has distributed soaps and hand sanitizers to informal daily workers to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Virus infections top 600,000 worldwide, long fight ahead
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has become the first leader of a major country to test positive for the coronavirus as disturbing new outbreaks appeared in the United States and deaths surged in Italy and Spain.
The Latest: Germany takes COVID-19 patients from Italy
Sri Lanka police say they have arrested thousands including many who were praying in a mosque for violating a countrywide curfew imposed as a part of stringent measures designed to contain the spread of coronavirus.
From Dhaka to Gaza: How do you socially distance in a crowd?
As the coronavirus spreads, the World Health Organization has pointed out that the future of the pandemic will be determined by what happens in some of the world’s poorest and most densely populated countries.
Italy hopes virus is easing but fears new onslaught in south
Doctors and nurses in Italy's overwhelmed northern hospitals are cautiously optimistic about a slight stabilizing in coronavirus infections this week, but the virus is continuing its silent spread south two weeks into an extreme nationwide shutdown.
Trump seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators
President Donald Trump attacked General Motors, alleging that the company promised to build thousands more breathing machines than it can deliver for coronavirus patients and that it wants too money for them.
For nursing homes, symptoms aren't enough to tell who's sick
An investigation at a Seattle-area nursing home concludes that symptoms aren't enough to identify who is infected once the coronavirus enters a long-term care facility.
Virus test results in minutes? Scientists question accuracy
Some political leaders are hailing a potential breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19: simple pin-prick blood tests or nasal swabs that can determine within minutes if someone has, or previously had, the virus.
For seniors, isolation changes life in varied, nuanced ways
Social distancing rules are affecting U.S. seniors in nuanced ways.
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E.
Australia prepares to fly cruise passengers to Germany
Authorities are still hoping to fly 800 cruise ship passengers from Australia to Germany but a sharp overnight rise in cases of the new coronavirus on board the Artania brought severe complications for the mission.
A few miles away yet worlds apart, 2 families wait out virus
A global pandemic may know no boundaries.