Grand Canyon National Park closed to visitors Wednesday, saying in a statement that it was following "the guidance of state and local health officials" who made the recommendation as a measure to stop the spread of the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- More than 6.64 million workers filed initial claims for unemployment insurance in the week ending March 28, exceeding the 3.3 million who filed claims a week earlier, the Labor Department reported Thursday.
PHILADELPHIA -- Asked why Italy had a high rate of deaths due to the coronavirus, government officials there said it was because they were using a broader definition for such deaths than other countries, counting any ...Read more
CHICAGO -- As a man lay dying of COVID-19 at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill., near Chicago, hospital chaplains Marie Coglianese and Bob Andorka stood just outside his room, praying and singing.
They held...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Two weeks before her son was due, Layla Shaikley sat down to repack her hospital bag.
In went the Adidas slides, Glossier blush, washable prayer mat and a new baby swaddle printed with protective nazar eyes...Read more
SINGAPORE -- In a few awkward seconds, Bruce Aylward, a senior official at the World Health Organization, laid bare the flaws and pressures faced by the global health agency charged with leading the response to the worst ...Read more
CHICAGO -- When Erin Haughton planned her family's spring break getaway to Mexico earlier this year, she booked a place to stay with VRBO, a popular vacation home rental site she'd used in the past.
The Frankfort, Ill., ...Read more
Are construction workers essential? It depends.
The standards for what constitutes essential work under COVID-19 pandemic rules vary state to state, city to city, and, in some cases, hour to hour. Some orders change ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- If there's a baseball season in 2020, many more Los Angeles Dodgers fans across the region will finally be able to watch their team from home.
Spectrum announced Wednesday it reached an agreement to carry ...Read more
Health-care workers and others essential to the Covid-19 fight say they're increasingly frustrated that they're being sent into a deadly battle without the protective gear they need for themselves and their patients.
The U.S. body that sets standards for and accredits 22,000 health care organizations recommended Tuesday that employers not only allow health care workers to bring face masks from home but also allow them to choose when to...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Federal prosecutors charged a locomotive driver at the Port of Los Angeles with intentionally derailing a train near the U.S. Navy's hospital ship Mercy because he suspected it was not there to help with the...Read more
ATLANTA -- U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler's most recent financial disclosures show that millions of dollars in stocks were sold on her behalf at the same time Congress was dealing with the impact of the coronavirus.
The largest...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Three privately funded surveillance planes were cleared Wednesday to begin patrolling Baltimore from the sky, despite opposition from multiple civil liberties groups who warned that such surveillance could ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon is seeking to provide as many as 100,000 military-style body bags for potential civilian use as the U.S. warns that deaths could soar in the coming weeks from the coronavirus pandemic.
The ...Read more
It only took a month for coronavirus to become the third-leading cause of death in the United States, according to a San Diego doctor and data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
COVID-19 is now ...Read more
Carrot has always gone the extra mile for her favorite pint-size humans, ages 5, 3 and 1.
The outgoing orange tabby has allowed the Merryn sisters of Elgin, Ill., to push her in a stroller and dress her up in an apron.
WASHINGTON -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday called on Republicans to stop denying the need for a fourth coronavirus response package and to join Democrats in a "four corners" leadership negotiation to get a bill ready ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The United States hit a grim milestone Wednesday as confirmed coronavirus cases topped 200,000, adding intense pressure to overstretched hospitals still struggling to find necessary medical supplies and ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Two more cruise ships with sick people aboard are heading to South Florida, joining a string of vessels with plans to dock at Port Everglades amid concerns about the new coronavirus.
The Celebrity...Read more
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