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The coronavirus first spread in the United States as a mostly coastal and big-city scourge, sparing many rural areas, small towns and even small cities.
July 01, 2020 10:45 AM
South Korea says it has confirmed 54 more COVID-19 cases as the coronavirus continues to spread beyond the capital region and reach cities like Gwangju, which has shut schools and tightened social restrictions after dozens fell sick this week.
July 01, 2020 9:41 PM
Mobile and Tuscaloosa have joined the short list of Alabama cities requiring face masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
July 01, 2020 5:53 PM
A report from Senate Democrats finds that the Trump administration was slow to comprehend the scale of COVID-19’s impact on nursing homes and a disjointed federal response compounded the devastating toll.
July 01, 2020 2:11 PM
English soccer team Wigan has entered bankruptcy protection due to the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
July 01, 2020 5:35 PM
Russian election officials say voters have approved amendments to the country’s constitution that will allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036.
July 01, 2020 3:55 PM
Some public health experts are criticizing the U.S. for securing a large supply of the only drug licensed so far to treat COVID-19.
July 01, 2020 5:12 PM
Asian stocks have followed Wall Street higher as hopes for development of a coronavirus vaccine compete with concern about rising U.S. infections.
July 01, 2020 11:05 PM
NASA has delayed the launch of its newest Mars rover yet again, this time for a rocket issue.
July 01, 2020 9:46 AM
The U.S. Army has quarantined 90 soldiers and instructors who tested positive for the coronavirus during a survival course at Fort Bragg.
July 01, 2020 10:54 AM
Protesters against Africa’s first COVID-19 vaccine trial have burned their face masks as experts note a worrying level of resistance and misinformation around testing on the continent.
July 01, 2020 11:48 AM
The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and it lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century.
July 01, 2020 9:25 AM
A pistol-packing restaurant owner who has expressed support for a far-right conspiracy theory has upset five-term Colorado U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton.
July 01, 2020 8:54 AM
Alaska Airlines says its flight attendants can issue warnings to passengers who refuse to wear a mask which could lead to them being banned from future flights.
July 01, 2020 8:39 AM
The Oklahoma athletics department has announced $13.7 million in budget cuts it blames on fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, including a 10% salary drop for any employee earning at least $1,000,000 per year.
July 01, 2020 11:44 PM
President Donald Trump seems to rarely leave a thought unspoken.
July 01, 2020 6:54 AM