Stocks are higher in afternoon trading on Wall Street, as markets around the world pile on even more gains following their huge rally a day earlier.
Asian shares are rising, echoing the rally on Wall Street fueled by signs of hope that the coronavirus pandemic could be slowing.
Georgia’s lieutenant governor announced that Republican state Sen. Jack Hill has died.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened.
Part of an expansion at an Atlanta hospital will open nearly four months early amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The devastation wrought by COVID-19 across the developed world in cutting into the financial lifelines for people in Latin America, Africa and Asia.
New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed the number of those killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11 .