Coronavirus pandemic

Italy's coronavirus death toll passes 10,000: Live updates

Italy confirms 889 new coronavirus deaths, raising coronavirus fatality toll to 10,023.

Italy's coronavirus death toll passes 10,000: Live updates

Tourism

Coronavirus: Travel restrictions, border shutdowns by country

Countries around the world have taken drastic measures, including border closures, in an attempt to curb COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Travel restrictions, border shutdowns by country

Coronavirus pandemic

Trump considers quarantine on New York to stem virus spread

US president says he is considering a two-week enforced quarantine on New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut.

Trump considers quarantine on New York to stem virus spread

Weather

US: Stormy weekend ahead for the Midwest

Region braces for powerful thunderstorms that could produce powerful tornadoes, along with damaging hail and winds.

US: Stormy weekend ahead for the Midwest

US & Canada

Some US schools close until 2021 as COVID-19 crisis worsens

Schools could be closed for several more weeks or months and in the state of Virginia, classes have been cancelled for the rest of the year.

United States

US veteran civil rights leader Joseph E Lowery dies at 98

The charismatic preacher who fought against racial discrimination died at home in Atlanta from natural causes.

US veteran civil rights leader Joseph E Lowery dies at 98

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

US confirmed coronavirus cases top 100,000: Live updates

Global coronavirus death toll passes 25,000, with Italy and Spain announcing almost 2,000 fatalities in just 24 hours.

US confirmed coronavirus cases top 100,000: Live updates

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