Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, making Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to...

The Latest: Puerto Rico wants flight ban from US hot spots

The Associated Press  The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults...

CDC considers loosening guidelines for some exposed to virus

By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering changing its guidelines for self-isolation to make it...
Warner, Kaine urge USDA to approve vital food assistance program amid COVID-19 outbreak

The Latest: India’s confirmed coronavirus cases reach 5,000

The Associated Press  The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults...

Maryland forms strike teams to battle virus in nursing homes

By BRIAN WITTE Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland is forming special strike teams with members of the National Guard to help fight the...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

By The Associated Press The Chinese city at the heart of the global pandemic, Wuhan, reopened Wednesday after 76 days in lockdown. Elsewhere, the economic,...

Masked crowds fill Wuhan’s streets, trains as lockdown ends

By SAM McNEIL Associated Press WUHAN, China (AP) — Amid streets newly bustling with cars and pedestrians, Wang Chun celebrated the lifting of a virus...

Coronavirus scams: guard against fraud cures and other cons

By LINDA A. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Con artists are finding lots of marks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watchdog groups and...

Navy boss resigns amid uproar over firing of ship captain

By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned Tuesday, bringing to a climax an extraordinary...

John Lewis, once Trump target, backs Joe Biden for president

By BILL BARROW Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Civil rights icon and Georgia Rep. John Lewis is backing Joe Biden for president, giving the prospective...

The Latest: US Surgeon General Adams touts social distancing

The Associated Press The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults...

Coronavirus patients rush to join studies of Gilead drug

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer The new coronavirus made Dr. Jag Singh a patient at his own hospital. His alarm grew as he...

Trump sees limits of presidency in avoiding blame for virus

By STEVE PEOPLES, JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is confronting the most dangerous crisis a U.S. leader...

Biden raises idea of Democrats holding an online convention

By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden said Sunday that the Democratic National Convention, already delayed until August because of the coronavirus,...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

By The Associated Press The United States is bracing for a painful week, with a wave of coronavirus deaths expected across the nation. "This is going...

As cases surge, 3 in 4 US hospitals already facing COVID-19

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Three out of four U.S. hospitals surveyed are already treating patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, according...

Hunt for medical supplies creates marketplace of desperation

By BRIAN WITTE Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Shady middlemen, phantom shipments, prices soaring by the hour, goods flown in on a private plane. What...

Local newspapers are facing their own coronavirus crisis

By TALI ARBEL and DAVID BAUDER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Just when Americans need it most, a U.S. newspaper industry already under stress...

In time of crisis, Trump-Pelosi relationship remains broken

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the most powerful people in Washington have not spoken in five months...

Navy fires captain who sought help for virus-stricken ship

By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of...
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