Nation/World

Europe shuts its borders in desperate effort to stop virus

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders agreed to restrict most travel into the…

  • Mar 17th, 2020

Taxpayers get 90-day break on income tax bills in light of coronavirus

By Susan Tompor Detroit Free Press If March Madness can be canceled,…

  • Mar 17th, 2020

White House seeks $850 billion economic stimulus, including payouts to Americans this month

By Jennifer Haberkorn and Noah Bierman Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON, D.C. —…

  • Mar 17th, 2020

As coronavirus spreads, 7 San Francisco Bay Area counties ordered to shelter in place

Los Angeles Times MENLO PARK, Calif. — Seven counties in the greater…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

As coronavirus brings change, Vegas feels the effect

LAS VEGAS — When Michael Schenk, 37, and his father, Gary Schenk,…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

Coronavirus can live on plastic, steel surfaces for 3 days, study finds

By Fiona Kelliher The Mercury News A new study has found that…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

Coronavirus nation: Supreme Court calls off oral arguments; Fed slashes rate

Supreme Court calls off oral arguments in first postponement of its kind…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

EU set to impose 30-day entry restrictions to counter coronavirus

BRUSSELS — The European Union could impose a 30-day entry restriction on…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

St. Louis saw the deadly 1918 Spanish flu epidemic coming. Shutting down the city saved countless lives

ST. LOUIS — It started in a dusty and desolate corner of…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

Trudeau restricts entry to Canada, but not for Americans

OTTAWA, Ontario — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau significantly restricted the entry of…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

Fauci says Americans must be prepared to hunker down more

By Ros Krasny and Tom Schoenberg Bloomberg News WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans…

  • Mar 15th, 2020

Trump expands travel restrictions to UK, tests negative for COVID-19

By Chris Megerian and Noah Bierman Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — President…

  • Mar 14th, 2020

House reaches deal with Trump on coronavirus stimulus package

By Jennifer Haberkorn Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Speaker Nancy…

  • Mar 13th, 2020

Trump’s stock market now worst since double-recession George W. Bush

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The return on stocks since Donald Trump’s presidential election…

  • Mar 13th, 2020

Coronavirus nation: Impacts being felt across the country

‘Breathtaking’ drop in air travel has Alaska, Southwest cutting flights Top executives…

  • Mar 11th, 2020

U.S. fight against virus enters new phase as containment falters

By Drew Armstrong Bloomberg News NEW YORK — The U.S. has shifted…

  • Mar 11th, 2020
Harvey Weinstein

Weinstein gets 23-year prison sentence in New York trial

NEW YORK — After dozens of women came forward to share stories…

  • Mar 11th, 2020
Harvey Weinstein

What’s the risk of COVID-19 for a healthy young person?

By Soumya Karlamangla Los Angeles Times The first person diagnosed with COVID-19…

  • Mar 11th, 2020

World Health Organization declares coronavirus a ‘pandemic’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the outbreak…

  • Mar 11th, 2020

Biden wins Michigan, Mississippi and Missouri, thwarting Sanders’ comeback attempt

By Mark Z. Barabak Los Angeles Times Joe Biden won the Michigan…

  • Mar 10th, 2020