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Apr 04, 2020

Dozens of cases, and nine deaths. Inside Maryland's worst coronavirus outbreak.
At least 77 of 95 residents of Pleasant View Nursing Home in Carroll County, Md., have covid-19.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 04, 2020

Inside the Javits Center: New York's militarized, makeshift hospital
The 4,000-bed facility was built in mere days to relieve hospitals overwhelmed by coronavirus patients.

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Apr 04, 2020

In the ICU, health-care workers with little to offer covid-19 patients soldier on
At Brooklyn's Maimonides Medical Center, the bleak work of caring for patients on ventilators is punctuated by inspiring moments.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 04, 2020

Death without ritual
In Queens, a funeral home's struggles with mounting deaths from the coronavirus pandemic hints at what's to come across the United States

Washington Post Nation
Apr 04, 2020

A funeral is thought to have sparked a covid-19 outbreak in Albany, Ga. — and led to many more funerals
A southern Georgia county now has more coronavirus-related deaths than the Atlanta metro region.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 04, 2020

Two cases. Then dozens. Inside the nursing home that has Maryland's worst coronavirus outbreak.
Seventy-seven of 95 residents of Pleasant View Nursing Home in Carroll County, Md., have covid-19. Six have died.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 04, 2020

School districts start banning Zoom because of security issues
Online security is diminishing with the mass rush to virtual education during the coronavirus crisis.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 04, 2020

A student with an 800-pound iron lung pioneered disability rights and changed U.S. law
Beginning in his teens, Ed Roberts insisted on living as normal a life as he could. He also helped others with disabilities to live better lives.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 04, 2020

‘We could get wiped out': American Indians have the highest rates of diseases that make covid-19 more lethal
Conditions in Indian Country are ripe for a rapid spread of disease. Crowded small homes, a culture rooted in touching, poverty and the collapse of its source of meager income, casinos. The rate of infection among Navajos is a major worry.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 04, 2020

School districts start banning Zoom because of online security issues
Online security is diminishing with the mass rush to virtual education during the coronavirus crisis.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

Trump recommends everyone wear masks as U.S. coronavirus-related deaths reach new daily high
The coronavirus has killed more than 7,000 people across the country, with more than 273,000 Americans having confirmed infections.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

New York's crisis deepens on Long Island, where medical calls double and EMTs near their breaking point
Nassau and Suffolk counties have more than 22,000 coronavirus cases combined, meaning about one in every 12 in the United States is located there.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

Facing coronavirus pandemic, Trump suspends immigration laws and showcases vision for locked-down border
President Trump has used emergency powers to quickly turn people away from the southern border and deny due process to asylum seekers.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

Anne Arundel police officer arrested after allegedly seeking sex with a child
Officer Zachary Koshlap is being held without bond on solicitation and child pornography charges.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

Sailors cheer for Navy captain ousted after raising alarm about virus aboard aircraft carrier
Videos that emerged on social media showed a groundswell of support for Navy Capt. Brett Crozier among the crew of the USS Theodore Roosevelt. The saga has shined a harsh spotlight on Pentagon leadership accused of failing to act swiftly and aggressively enough to stop a rapid spread of disease among the carrier's nearly 5,000-person crew.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

Inside the coronavirus testing failure: Alarm and dismay among the scientists who sought to help
In their private communications, scientists at academic, hospital and public health labs expressed alarm at the Trump administration's failure to move quickly and at bureaucratic demands that delayed testing.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

Texas city handing out $1,000 fines for those who don't cover their faces
"I'd rather bury them in debt than bury them in a coffin," one city council member, George Altgelt, said during a special council session.

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Apr 03, 2020

Virus-stricken aircraft carrier erupts in applause and cheers as ousted Navy captain departs
Videos that emerged on social media showed a groundswell of support for Navy Capt. Brett Crozier among the crew of the USS Theodore Roosevelt.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

After reparations
In 1923, an all-white mob burned Rosewood to the ground. In 1994, because of the community's suffering, the Florida legislature passed a measure allowing descendants of Rosewood to go to college in the state tuition-free. That scholarship helped — and didn't help.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

Math teacher showed up on struggling student's porch to teach her from a distance
The middle-schooler was waiting at the computer for her teacher to email her when the doorbell rang. He was standing on her front porch holding a marker and a large whiteboard.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

Singer of ‘Lean On Me,' ‘Lovely Day' dies at 81
His songs, smooth-voiced melodies melded with perfect grooves, became the soundtracks of countless engagements, weddings and backyard parties.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

Crew of aircraft carrier with coronavirus outbreak cheers ousted captain
Videos that emerged on social media showed a groundswell of support for Navy Capt. Brett Crozier among the crew of the USS Theodore Roosevelt.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

Throng of sailors cheer Navy captain dismissed for raising virus alarms on aircraft carrier
"Now that's how you send off one of the greatest captains you ever had," one person said of the sendoff for Navy Capt. Brett Crozier. "Man for the people."

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

They survived the HIV crisis. Now New York's aging gay population is confronting another plague.
For the city's LGBT residents — especially at-risk elders — the coronavirus pandemic's woes of loneliness, panic and fear of being vulnerable to infection are evocative of the HIV/AIDS crisis a generation ago.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

You're from where? Pandemic stigmatizes New Yorkers fleeing city.
Americans embraced New York City after 9/11. Now? Not so much.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

As Americans faced layoffs and lost wages, student loan firms kept trying to collect
Even as the federal government sought relief for student loan borrowers, private lenders and debt buyers continued taking borrowers to court.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

Rosewood massacre reparations: How a scholarship impacted descendants of an act of racial terror
Recipients of scholarships awarded to atone for past sins say they have been a blessing and a curse.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 03, 2020

Navy removes aircraft carrier captain who raised alarm about virus response
The commanding officer of the USS Roosevelt wrote a blunt letter that appeared in the media.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 02, 2020

Navy removes aircraft carrier captain who raised alarm about coronavirus response
Battling an outbreak, the commanding officer of the USS Roosevelt wrote a blunt letter that appeared in the media.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 02, 2020

U.S. coronavirus deaths top 1,000 in single day, White House expected to recommend wearing of masks
White House guidance, still under debate, would be a reversal of earlier mask recommendations and signals seriousness of outbreak across the United States

Washington Post Nation
Apr 02, 2020

U.S. coronavirus deaths top 1,000 in single day, White House expected to recommend everyone wear masks
White House guidance, still under debate, would be a reversal of earlier mask recommendations and signals seriousness of outbreak across the United States

Washington Post Nation
Apr 02, 2020

Generations of Rosewood descendants keep a once-forgotten history alive
Descendants young and old gather annually to reconnect and celebrate family traditions.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 02, 2020

Pelosi announces new select committee to oversee coronavirus response, setting up clash with Trump
Now that Congress has passed and President Trump has signed a $2 trillion rescue package for the coronavirus epidemic, oversight of the massive legislation emerges as an early sticking point.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 02, 2020

As coronavirus cases surge in Florida, fears mount that action came too late
"The future is not good anywhere," says one epidemiologist. "But Florida has been late taking action that might help." Palm Beach Town Manager Kirk Blouin said if the state had been faster to clamp down, the spread of the virus in Florida might have been contained more quickly.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 02, 2020

As pandemic and stay-at-home orders spread, so does alcohol consumption
More people seems to be using liquor as a way to cope with their stress during the outbreak. Experts warns that's not a good way to deal with such anxiety.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 02, 2020

Above-average Atlantic hurricane season predicted, including a possible major hurricane strike
There's a 70-percent chance of a major hurricane striking the Lower 48 states, a new forecast shows.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 02, 2020

Coronavirus is harming the mental health of tens of millions of people in U.S., new poll finds
Nearly half say covid-19 pandemic has had a psychological impact.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 02, 2020

Fauci's security is stepped up as the doctor receives threats
Government officials have grown concerned about his safety as well as communications from fervent admirers.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 02, 2020

As our sports venues become hospitals, there's little to cheer but much to admire
Converting stadiums into medical facilities reminds us just how far we are from normal.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 02, 2020

Wash. nursing home where outbreak took hold faces $611,000 fine, possible loss of funding after federal inspectors find deficiencies
In a letter to the Life Care Center of Kirkland, federal inspectors wrote that the nursing home failed to report an outbreak of respiratory illness to local authorities for two weeks, gave inadequate care to its residents during the outbreak and failed to provide 24-hour emergency doctor services. The facility, which is tied to at […]

Washington Post Nation
Apr 02, 2020

In life's last moments, U.S. clergy tend to the sick and dying via FaceTime and Zoom
As hospitals strive to prevent the spread of infections, clergy are sometimes unable to be at a patient's bedside to administer last rites.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

Lawmakers look to infrastructure spending to help economy recover from coronavirus
Some road building work is already being sped up as people stay home.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

Idaho was struck by a 6.5-magnitude quake on Tuesday. This scientist saw it coming.
Geologist Glenn Thackray warned Idaho a decade ago that it was vulnerable near where Tuesday's tremor hit.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

New York's scramble to brace for peak crisis a siren for the rest of U.S.
With Gov. Andrew Cuomo predicting the worst will arrive in seven to 21 days, New York has entered a critical period that offers a blueprint for others as their cases multiply.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

As more states look to ban abortion during pandemic, legal battles erupt nationwide
A federal appeals court said Texas can temporarily bar abortions, while bans are struck down in Ohio and Alabama.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

Buffalo's cases pile up even as Cuomo seeks help from upstate care staff for NYC
While stressing they are willing to help New York City, local leaders in Buffalo — where the number of coronavirus cases has doubled every three days — are realizing they may need help themselves sooner than they could have imagined.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

U.S. coronavirus deaths surge past 4,600 as officials start to compare struggle with Italy's outbreak
Sobering predictions about the future of the coronavirus in the United States show that each day will bring more suffering than the last.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

Sterling man faces weapons charge in fatal shooting, but not murder
A meeting between two men in Sterling turned violent, and both were shot. Jeremiah Gray died, and Bryce Thomas, 18, faces gun and drug charges.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

Social distancing works. The earlier the better, California and Washington data show.
Two weeks into mandatory stay-at-home orders in the San Francisco Bay Area and Washington state, there's evidence the curve of infections is flattening compared to other U.S. metro areas.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

The eerie quiet of Austin during the coronavirus crisis
Many bars and restaurants in this once lively city have boarded up their windows.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

The Internet is (mostly) taking this April Fools' Day off
Normally, April 1 is a marketing bonanza. Amid covid-19, it's eerily silent.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

Neurosurgeon famous for separating conjoined twins died of covid-19. His real legacy was his humanity.
It used to be common medical practice to sacrifice one twin on the operating table to save the life of the other. Many times, both babies died. James Goodrich thought that was unacceptable.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

Protective gear in national stockpile is nearly depleted, DHS officials say
As coronavirus outbreak intensifies, the government's emergency stockpile of masks, gloves and other medical supplies is nearly exhausted.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

Neurosurgeon who became famous for separating conjoined twins died of covid-19. His real legacy is his humanity.
It used to be common medical practice to sacrifice one twin on the operating table to save the life of the other. Many times, both babies died. James Goodrich thought that was unacceptable.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

New Orleans police jail people for minor offenses even as the city becomes a hotspot
At a time when many law enforcement officials across the country have reduced arrests, police are conducting business as usual in New Orleans and some other cities.

Washington Post Nation
Apr 01, 2020

Tourists brought prosperity to an Idaho ski valley. They also brought covid-19.
The Wood River Valley has become one of the biggest coronavirus hot spots in the country.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

The Empire State Building's coronavirus light show: An illuminating history
This is not the first time the iconic New York City skyscraper has been lighted to make a statement.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Buffalo braces to become a coronavirus battleground, even as Cuomo seeks statewide help for New York City
Even as they stress they are willing to help New York City, local leaders in Buffalo are already realizing they may need help here sooner than they could have imagined.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Cruise ship with sick passengers still hopes to dock in Florida
President Trump said he will be speaking with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis about how to handle the Zaandam which has nine confirmed positive cases of coronavirus onboard.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Buffalo braces to become a conronavirus battleground, even as Cuomo seeks statewide help for New York City
Even as they stress they are willing to help New York City, local leaders in Buffalo are already realizing they may need help here sooner than they could have imagined.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Louisiana sees largest spike in reported coronavirus cases in 24-hour period
Pastor charged for holding large religious gatherings amid crackdown on social distancing rules.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

U.S. death toll from the coronavirus passes 3,700, as authorities say worst is yet to come
Models predict highest daily death tolls could come in mid- to late April, meaning the nation could be in for a long, painful fight.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Doctor at Rikers Island calls the jail a ‘public health disaster unfolding before our eyes'
In the jail complex housing more than 4,600 people, the novel coronavirus is spreading at a higher rate than it did in Wuhan, China, in Italy and in New York City, according to the Legal Aid Society.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

FBI surveillance problems went beyond probe of Trump 2016 campaign, watchdog says
The Justice Department internal watchdog launched a broader review of how the FBI monitors people using the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Facing travel bans, Mormon church has chartered jets to bring thousands of missionaries home
The pandemic has disrupted one of the faith's most cherished traditions.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Trump administration rolls back rules on mileage standards, dealing a blow to Obama-era climate policy
The new standards were assailed by California and other states.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Coronavirus testing updates: Latest options in Virginia, Maryland, D.C.
More testing sites are operating, but most require doctor's orders and an appointment.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Facing virus travel bans, Mormon church has chartered jets bring thousands of missionaries home
The pandemic has disrupted one of the faith's most cherished traditions.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

He served nearly 44 years in solitary confinement. He was innocent of the crime.
Albert Woodfox describes how he endured what no other prisoner in this country has gone through.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Fauci socks, Fauci doughnuts, Fauci fan art: The coronavirus expert attracts a cult following
Even as whole swaths of the global economy collapse, the pandemic has generated a robust cottage industry of Fauci-themed merchandise, including bottle openers, magnets and mugs.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Newspaper deliveryman brings groceries to his older customers on morning route, no extra charge
"I called her up and said, 'Hi, this is Greg, your newspaper guy — I'm at the store, do you need anything?'" said New Jersey Star-Ledger deliveryman Greg Dailey. It took off from there.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

No last embrace: A family said goodbye over FaceTime to both grandparents who died of coronavirus on the same day
"It could be something so simple as my father happened to touch a door handle that happened to have the virus on it," Lori Kohler said.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

To fight the spread of coronavirus, it's time to wear masks in all hospitals
Health professionals need to adopt a universal precautions mentality — where all body fluids could be infected and must be treated as such.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Top doctor at Rikers Island calls the jail a ‘public health disaster unfolding before our eyes'
"It is possible that our efforts will stem this growth, but as a physician I must tell you it is unlikely. I cannot reassure you of something you only wish to be true," said chief Rikers Island physician Ross MacDonald.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Supreme Court to hear case of Michigan man beaten by plainclothes police
The violent encounter led to an acquittal and a lawsuit against the officers who arrested James King in 2014.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

No last embrace: A family said goodbye over FaceTime to both grandparents who died from coronavirus on the same day
"It could be something so simple as my father happened to touch a door handle that happened to have the virus on it," Lori Kohler said.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 31, 2020

Fauci socks, Fauci donuts, Fauci fan art: The coronavirus expert attracts a cult following
Even as whole swaths of the global economy are collapsing, the pandemic has generated a robust cottage industry of Fauci-themed merchandise, from bottle openers to magnets to mugs

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

FDA authorizes widespread use of unproven drugs to treat coronavirus
The agency said millions of doses of two anti-malarial drugs will be distributed to hospitals across the country, saying it is worth the risk of trying unproven treatments to try to slow the disease in seriously ill patients.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic could kill as many as 200,000 in U.S., White House warns
Trump's senior coronavirus coordinators says that the pandemic will kill many more people in even a best-case scenario as more states issue stay-at-home orders.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

Trump administration to finalize weaker mileage standards, dealing a blow to Obama-era climate policy
The rule will require the U.S. car and light truck fleet to improve its average fuel efficiency by 1.5 percent per year between model years 2021 and 2026, compared to a nearly 5 percent annual increase under current law.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

Justice Dept. investigates at least one lawmaker's stock trades before virus spike in U.S.
Sen. Richard Burr's sell-off has drawn criticism, and now scrutiny from law enforcement and regulators.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

Key in Trump's deal with Taliban: Ex-prisoners whose release in 2014 unleashed Republican furor
The so-called Taliban Five, a group of high-level militant inmates traded for an American during the Obama administration, worked behind the scenes to build support for the agreement, current and former U.S. and Taliban officials say.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

Florida tourist haven sits at nexus of a debate about our next economic steps
Local leaders in Fort Myers, Fla., want to agree with the president that America should restart business soon, but after being stunned by early covid-19 deaths, they are inching toward more restrictions.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

Trump berates ‘PBS NewsHour' reporter for ‘threatening' question, hits ‘nice' question out of park
Other reporters have also been on the receiving end of Trump's frustration over tough questions at news conferences about the coronavirus.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

Amtrak adds service cuts, extends waiver on change fees and warns passengers of travel restrictions
Amtrak is temporarily reducing bookings in coach and business class by 50 percent "to help maintain CDC recommendations for social distancing onboard our trains."

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

‘Kona storm' brings severe flooding, more than 20 inches of rain to parts of Hawaii
Mountain summits on Kauai have seen nearly 80 inches of rain this month.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

How you can help during the coronavirus outbreak
As the coronavirus outbreak upends many aspects of daily life, we've compiled a list of ways you can help others.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

This tourist haven sits in a pro-Trump community — and at the nexus of a debate about our next economic steps
Local leaders in Fort Myers, Fla., want to agree with the president that America should restart business soon, but after being stunned by early covid-19 deaths, they are inching toward more restrictions.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

Trump berates reporter for ‘threatening' question, hits ‘nice' question out of park
Other reporters have also been on the receiving end of the president's frustration over tough questions at news conferences about the coronavirus.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

‘We care, we grieve, we love': Dispatches from doctors, nurses on the front lines in the battle against coronavirus
"Until you see it firsthand, you just have no idea what it's like. ... It's truly frightening."

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

‘We care, we grieve, we love': Dispatches from doctors, nurses on the front lines of the battle against coronavirus
"Until you see it firsthand, you just have no idea what it's like. ... It's truly frightening."

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

86-year-old patient dies after possible ‘social distancing'-related assault in N.Y. hospital, police say
At Brooklyn's Woodhull Hospital, police say a 32-year-old woman shoved an elderly patient to the ground, an outburst possibly motivated by a perceived social distancing violation.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 30, 2020

Trump berates PBS NewsHour reporter for ‘threatening' question, hits ‘nice' question out of park
Other reporters have also been on the receiving end of Trump's frustration over tough questions at news conferences about coronavirus.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 29, 2020

This pro-Trump coastal community in Florida, hit early by virus, sits at emotional nexus of national debate over reopening economy amid health crisis
Local leaders in Fort Myers want to agree with the president that America should restart business soon, but after being stunned by early covid-19 deaths, they are inching toward more restrictions.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 29, 2020

President Trump extends social distancing guidance until end of April
By June 1, the president said, he expects the country to be "well on our way to recovery."

Washington Post Nation
Mar 29, 2020

As Trump declared coronavirus under control, local leaders faced confusion and chaos as cases piled up
Frustrated by the federal government's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, state and local officials took steps on their own to protect their communities.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 29, 2020

An explosion of coronavirus cases cripples a federal prison in Louisiana
Dozens of staff and inmates test positive for covid-19 at the Oakdale prison. One prisoner has died — the first federal inmate fatality from the coronavirus.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 29, 2020

Cruise ships canceled orders. Then hotels. Now, a linen company is making medical masks.
A Houston company halted by coronavirus is now making equipment for doctors.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 28, 2020

Large, destructive tornado strikes Jonesboro, Ark., leaving behind ‘severe' damage
The twister tore through the south side of the city, damaging businesses and homes. Local officials said six people were injured.

Washington Post Nation
Mar 28, 2020

Desperate for medical equipment, states encounter a beleaguered national stockpile
Chronic underfunding, changing lines of command and confusion over allocations meet states turning to the national stockpile of emergency medical equipment.

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