Reporter's Notebook

Finding refuge in China as coronavirus epicentre shifts

At first Kelly Dawson thought she would be safer in her native United States, but now she is glad she is in Beijing.

Finding refuge in China as the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic shifts

AJ Impact

Saudis not bowing to Trump admin pressure to end oil price war

Riyadh declared an oil war after Moscow refused to back a proposal for deep output cuts to offset virus demand blow.

Saudis not bowing to Trump admin pressure to end oil price war

United States

Coronavirus in US prisons: Releases positive, but 'more needed'

Oversight officials and advocates say the health of inmates should be a priority in efforts to contain the coronavirus.

Coronavirus in US prisons: Releases positive, but 'more needed'

Coronavirus pandemic

Louisiana emerging as the next US coronavirus hot spot

State officials say they could run out of ventilators and hospital beds by next week as they compete for federal funds.

Louisiana emerging as the next US coronavirus hot spot

Coronavirus pandemic

100,000 confirmed US coronavirus cases: How many in each state?

As of Friday, there have been more than 100,700 confirmed coronavirus cases and at least 1,500 deaths in the US.

100,000 confirmed US coronavirus cases: How many in each state?

United States

Trump signs $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package

The historic legislation provides support to workers, businesses, local governments and hospitals.

Trump signs $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package

AJ Impact

Dow closes down 900 points as virus fears bearhug investors

Friday's selloff ends a three-day rally, as classic bear market hallmarks settle over markets.

Dow closes down 900 points as virus fears bearhug investors

US Elections 2020

Despite long odds, Bernie Sanders refuses to cede Democratic race

Sanders and his fervently loyal supporters hope to influence policy and pursue the slim chance of a resurgence.

Despite long odds, Bernie Sanders refuses to cede Democratic race

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Homeless families lose key support as schools close

Health experts advise closing schools, but for unstably housed families, that brings difficult choices, increased risk.

Coronavirus: Homeless families lose key support as schools close

AJ Impact

Trump to compel GM, other manufacturers to make ventilators

Trump had been under pressure for days to invoke the Defense Production Act to address shortages in medical equipment.

Trump to compel GM, other manufacturers to make ventilators

Iran

Iran urges US to free Iranian prisoners amid coronavirus pandemic

Foreign Minister Zarif accuses US of keeping innocent men jailed in 'horrific facilities' during COVID-19 outbreak.

Iran urges US to free Iranian prisoners amid coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic

Seven things you need to know about coronavirus

Countries around the world are stepping up efforts to tackle the new coronavirus that has killed thousands.

AJ Impact

Oil industry braces for biggest idling of wells in 35 years

Oil has recently been hit by the double blow of a demand slump and a supply surge as Saudis and Russians wage price war.

Oil industry braces for biggest idling of wells in 35 years

US & Canada

Lockdowns, closures: How is each US state handling coronavirus?

Some states are taking sweeping action, while others are taking a limited approach. Here's a breakdown state by state.

Lockdowns, closures: How is each US state handling coronavirus?

Opinion

What to make of the US's $2 trillion coronavirus bailout

In spite of the negatives and the risks, the stimulus package represents a real political and philosophical change.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart