- 2020-03-31 12:31:48Z
Harsh measures, including stay-at-home orders and restaurant closures, are contributing to rapid drops in the numbers of fevers -- a signal symptom of most coronavirus infections -- recorded in states across the country, according to intriguing new data produced by a medical technology firm.At least
- World/Middle East
- 2020-03-31 09:50:01Z
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has long had an uneasy relationship with both the media and the overwhelmingly Democratic residents of his state. He has let the vital New York City subway fall into ruin, actively connived with Republicans to give them control of the state Senate, and generally been a thorn in the side of anyone who wants to do anything good. But now, thanks to the novel coronavirus outbreak, suddenly everyone loves him. He's getting breathless (even lustful) media coverage, and his approval rating has jumped by 27 points.Don't be fooled, though: Cuomo has royally messed up the coronavirus outbreak, just like he has everything else. If you want an example of effective...
A Washington state man riding shotgun in an old Buick was arrested after fleeing a hit-and-run incident and leading police on a high-speed chase on an Interstate freeway. Such was the scene Sunday near Seattle, where police arrested a 51-year-old man from Lakewood, Wash., who told them he was teaching his dog how to drive. Reports say the man, whose name was not released, was driving his 1996 Buick on Interstate 5 when he allegedly struck two vehicles in South Seattle near the Boeing Access Road and then fled north on I-5.
- World/Latin America
- 2020-03-30 12:19:13Z
SEATTLE -- The Seattle area, home of the first known coronavirus case in the United States and the place where the virus claimed 37 of its first 50 victims, is now seeing evidence that strict containment strategies, imposed in the earliest days of the outbreak, are beginning to pay off -- at least for now.Deaths are not rising as fast as they are in other states. Dramatic declines in street traffic show that people are staying home. Hospitals have so far not been overwhelmed. And preliminary statistical models provided to public officials in Washington state suggest that the spread of the virus has slowed in the Seattle area in recent days.While each infected person was spreading the...
- 2020-03-30 00:20:22Z
Trump said he hasn't stopped Pence from helping Inslee. "Did I ever ask you to do anything negative, Mike, to ... the state of Washington?"
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