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The announcement sets off a logistical scramble to accommodate the thousands of delegates who will descend on Milwaukee to nominate the Democratic presidential ticket.
A poll found a large majority trust the CDC and Anthony Fauci, but less than half trust Donald Trump or the media for their coronavirus information.
The photos in the post are actually from President Donald Trump's 2017 rally at the Phoenix Convention Center.
If New York City wasn't under a strict stay-at-home order right now, protesters might be marching along Central Park. That's where an evangelical Christian organization called Samaritan's Purse is preparing to open a makeshift COVID-19 ward. The 60-bed emergency field hospital is comprised largely of tarp-wrapped tents and will function as a respiratory unit servicing overflow patients from Mount Sinai Hospital.Some New York residents have criticized Samaritan's Purse's presence, citing their spotty record in the field and expressing fears that the conservative religious group's beliefs could even open the door to substandard care or discrimination. City Mayor Bill de Blasio admitted he...
U.S President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had brokered a deal with top oil producers Russia and Saudi Arabia to cut output and arrest an oil price rout amid a global coronavirus pandemic, sending crude prices up by 45%. Trump said he spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and now expected the two nations to cut output by 10 million barrels per day (bpd) - an unprecedented number representing 10% of global supply. Trump said cuts could amount to as much as 15 million bpd but didn't say whether the United States, the world's largest oil producer, would contribute to reductions, a move which is forbidden by U.S. antitrust legislation.
Some of the first warning signs can include extreme fatigue, weakness and chills. But other symptoms often follow.
Frank Gabrin, 60, died in his husband's arms just days after he developed symptoms consistent with the virus. He was a two-time cancer survivor.
More than 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment last week as the coronavirus spreads.
A global program to test whether blood plasma from recovered coronavirus patients can be used as a treatment needs blood donations to succeed.
"I was shivering so much that I chipped my tooth - they call them the rigors," the CNN anchor said
The operations were designed to enhance the capabilities of US forces to respond to surface threats.
Because an economy-wrecking pandemic isn't enough to deal with, the Trump administration is making aggressive noises at Iran."Upon information and belief, Iran or its proxies are planning a sneak attack on U.S. troops and/or assets in Iraq," President Trump tweeted on Wednesday. "If this happens, Iran will pay a very heavy price, indeed!"The White House didn't provide any additional information about Trump's tweet or his claim of a "sneak attack" being planned. But it should go without saying that going to war with Iran right now would be a terrible thing.January's near-miss of open war with Iran - triggered when the United States assassinated General Qassem...
While announcing a statewide shelter-in-place order on Wednesday, Georgia governor Brian Kemp, a Republican, said that he had just been informed that asymptomatic individuals could spread the coronavirus.The illness "is now transmitting before people see signs….Those individuals could have been infecting people before they ever felt [symptoms]," Kemp said at a press conference. "We didn't know that until the last 24 hours."It has been widely known for months that the coronavirus can spread through asymptomatic transmission. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its guidelines for outbreak mitigation regarding asymptomatic...
Joe Biden has spoken with former President Barack Obama about the process of selecting a running mate.His allies remain enthusiastic about Biden's promise of a female vice-presidential candidate, despite growing Democratic fixation on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York as he commands loyal audiences
More than 1,000 people died of coronavirus Wednesday, pushing the death toll over 5,000 and likely signaling the beginning of a "very painful" period.
The 79-year-old doctor has been one of the most high-profile members of President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus.
As Congress debates more legislation to tackle the impacts of the coronavirus, lawmakers are also trying to stop the spread within its own ranks.
Border closures and strict lockdowns have led to a steep decline in the number of migrants coming from Central AmericaWhen Angelica turned 30, she realized there was no future for her in Honduras.Although she had a college degree, she was still living paycheck to paycheck and was stuck in a neighborhood of the capital Tegucigalpa ruled by violent gangs.So, after years contemplating migration to the US where she has relatives, she finally made arrangements to depart."I didn't want to stay in a neighborhood where there are massacres or where the people lock themselves in their homes at six at night because the gangs impose a curfew," she said. "I realized I was more surviving than...
"In the next few days we will reach 1 million confirmed cases, and 50 thousand deaths," the World Health Organization's Director-General warned.
The announcement came a week after the US accused Venezuela's leader of "narco-terrorism".
(Bloomberg) -- China said the U.S. was trying to shift the blame for its own outbreak after American intelligence officials concluded Beijing concealed infections. Earlier, a county in central China was locked down again after a flare-up in cases, pointing to the difficulty of sustained containment.There
Earlier this month when the World Health Organization dubbed the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, State Department officials gave Robin Gallite and her husband Alli, both 41, a choice: return to the U.S. from Lagos, Nigeria, quickly before the country's airports closed and the health system deteriorated
One month on from historically reclaiming Democratic presidential frontrunner status, Joe Biden is in physical and political isolation, basement-bound and largely unheard as Donald Trump commands Americans' attention with his coronavirus response. After nearly self-imploding in the first three state
The European Union's top court ruled on Thursday that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic had broken the law by refusing to host refugees to help ease the burden on southern states such as Greece and Italy after a surge in migrant arrivals from 2015. The ruling underscores Europe's bitter
Will it work? Convalescent plasma therapy has a mixed history of success, but doctors are willing to try amid ongoing efforts against the pandemic.
U.S. President Donald Trump said he has invited U.S. oil executives to the White House to discuss ways to help the industry "ravaged" by slumping energy demand during the coronavirus outbreak and a price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Trump also said he had talked recently with the leaders of both Russia and Saudi Arabia and believed the two countries would make a deal to end their price war within a "few days" - lowering production and bringing prices back up.
President Donald Trump has held an unequivocal position about China and the coronavirus - several of them. Trump initially praised China, then excoriated Beijing after it made unsubstantiated claims that the virus originated in the United States. Now, Trump is back to offering niceties.
DeRozan has a $27,739,975 player option that he'll reportedly decline if the Spurs don't sign him to a contract extension.
A San Jose doctor discusses the high toll the war against coronavirus is taking on her and her colleagues. And I talk to a reporter who's spent a decade covering Amazon about what workers there are facing. Y'all, stayingathome is the easy part.
Reports say immunologist who has become celebrity amid coronavirus has received unwelcome messages from critics and supportersSecurity for Dr Anthony Fauci, the 79-year-old infectious disease expert who has become a calm, reassuring foil to Donald Trump at coronavirus briefings, has been expanded, according to multiple reports.While Fauci's straight talk and willingness to gently correct the president's outrageous exaggerations have drawn admiration from late-night talkshow hosts, professional basketball players and doughnut shop owners alike, the doctor has received threats and unwelcome communications from both critics and fervent admirers. The Washington Post first reported the news.At...
The U.S. passed 1,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day Wednesday, a daily death toll more than double that of two of America's most deadly illnesses - lung cancer and the flu.
The increase in security came at the request of the Health and Human Services Inspector General, Department of Justice officials told CBS News.
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday said the heartburn drug Zantac should immediately be pulled from shelves and consumers should dispose of any pills or liquid they have at home.During safety tests last summer, extremely high levels of the contaminant NDMA, believed to be a carcinogen, were discovered in samples of the drug. The active ingredient in Zantac is ranitidine, and the FDA said that over time, NDMA appears as an impurity in ranitidine in levels exceeding federal standards, NPR reports.The FDA issued a warning last September, and CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart removed the drug and its generic forms from stores. Since then, the agency has confirmed that the issue is how...
A photo obtained by Business Insider appears to show company managers sitting close together at a warehouse. Amazon says it's investigating.
The Treasury Department now says Americans who don't file taxes can still receive a $1,200 coronavirus stimulus check without taking extra steps.
The pandemic has created a surge in demand, with some gun stores inundated with panic-buyers * Coronavirus - latest US updates * Coronavirus - latest global updates * See all our coronavirus coverageAmericans have responded to the coronavirus epidemic with a record-breaking number of gun purchases, according to new government data on the number of background checks conducted in March.More than 3.7m total firearm background checks were conducted through the FBI's background check system in March, the highest number on record in more than 20 years. An estimated 2.4m of those background checks were conducted for gun sales, according to adjusted statistics from a leading firearms industry...
The 76ers' eventful offseason has fallen flat so far.
(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump said he's deploying more Navy vessels and Air Force planes in the Caribbean to ramp up pressure on drug cartels in a move that is also meant to put added strain on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's regime.Trump said cartels from Latin America and the Caribbean
A six-week-old infant has died of complications relating to COVID-19, the governor of the US state of Connecticut said Wednesday, in one of the youngest recorded deaths from the virus. Governor Ned Lamont tweeted that the newborn was "brought unresponsive to a hospital late last week and could not be revived." "Testing confirmed last night that the newborn was COVID-19 positive," Lamont said.
You haven't seen Jared Kushner on the televised coronavirus briefings, but the president's son-in-law is helping to shape the nation's response.
A day after finally appearing to acknowledge the gravity of the coronavirus pandemic and the massive loss of American lives, President Donald Trump began his latest White House briefing on Wednesday by shifting the focus to drug cartels and at one point boasting about being "number one" on Facebook.
Investigators arrested a California train engineer Tuesday after he allegedly derailed a train in a bid to crash into the USNS Mercy, the hospital ship treating non-COVID-19 patients at the Port of Los Angeles to lessen the burden on area hospitals, prosecutors said. Eduardo Moreno, 44, was expected to appear in court Wednesday for arraignment on train wrecking charges. A California Highway Patrol officer caught Moreno as he allegedly tried to escape from the scene, according to the complaint.
The Biden offer came after Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway said, "Why doesn't Vice President Biden call the White House today and offer some support?"
Medical supply shortages, slow to test and mixed messaging are among the shortcomings in the US response.
Lawyers for the rapper, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, say he is vulnerable to the spread of the virus in jails because of his asthma.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will meet US energy executives this week to discuss plummeting oil values amid coronavirus and a Saudi-Russian price war. "I'm going to meet with the oil companies on Friday," he told a news conference. Trump expressed alarm at the impact on the US energy industry from the twin blows of the economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus and the Russia-Saudi row.
Vice President Mike Pence is encouraging fellow faith followers not to attend services larger than 10 people to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Tehran should expect a bold U.S. response if Iran or Iranian-backed groups attack American forces or assets in Iraq. U.S.-Iran tensions soared following the Jan. 3 Washington-directed strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassim Soleimani outside Baghdad airport. Trump said at an evening White House briefing that his administration has received intelligence that Iran is planning a strike, but did not provide additional details.
President Donald Trump cast doubt Wednesday on the accuracy of official Chinese figures on its coronavirus outbreak after US lawmakers, citing an intelligence report, accused Beijing of a cover up. "How do we know" if they are accurate, Trump asked at a press conference. Trump insisted that "the relationship with China's a good one" and that he remained close to President Xi Jinping.
The latest threat comes as both Iran and the United States battle the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.