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Yahoo Politics
Apr 04, 2020

Trump offers competing coronavirus messaging, warning of death but lamenting lockdown
Trump repeated a favorite refrain of some conservatives, who have said that the coronavirus "cure"—that is, a nationwide shutdown—cannot be worse than the disease itself.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 04, 2020

Face masks: How the Trump administration went from 'no need' to 'put one on' to fight coronavirus
Just a little over a month after saying there was no need for the community at large to wear masks in public, the CDC has changed its mind, recommending that all Americans should wear some sort of face covering when venturing outside.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 04, 2020

Face masks: How the Trump administration went from'‘no need' to 'put one on' to fight coronavirus
Just a little over a month after saying there was no need for the community at large to wear masks in public, the CDC has changed its mind, recommending that all Americans should wear some sort of face covering when venturing outside.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 04, 2020

Does Iran's coronavirus crisis raise the risk of war?
Iran is experiencing on of the worst outbreaks of coronavirus in the world. Will the instability cause the country's leaders to lash out against America?

Yahoo Politics
Apr 04, 2020

It's his job to criticize President Trump, but how do you do that during a pandemic?
It's Guy Cecil's job to criticize President Trump, but that's become a much more complicated job than it was a month ago thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 03, 2020

CDC gives 'voluntary' guidance on wearing coronavirus masks. Trump isn't volunteering.
President Trump said Friday that despite new CDC guidance recommending that American citizens wear masks or facial coverings to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, "I don't think that I'm going to be doing it."

Yahoo Politics
Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus may cause some food shortages, says government document
The nation could begin to see food shortages for some products if the people working on the supply chain lack personal protective equipment, warns an internal Trump administration document obtained by Yahoo News.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus may cause some food shortages, warns government task force
The nation could begin to see food shortages for some products if the people working on the supply chain lack personal protective equipment, warns an internal Trump administration document obtained by Yahoo News.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 03, 2020

Are the White House coronavirus briefings about to create another media star?
Now comes Navy Rear Adm. John Polowczyk, a no-nonsense logistician plucked from the Pentagon's Joint Staff to take charge of the procurement and distribution of urgently needed medical equipment.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 03, 2020

As coronavirus ravages Spain, doctors get a grim order on 'futility of care' for the very old and very sick
According to regional newspaper LaVanguardia and other sources, a document circulated by the health department of Catalonia — the northeast region of Spain that has Barcelona as its capital — recommends that emergency teams and health care workers stop using ventilators for patients older than 80, and further recommends that extremely ill victims of COVID-19 be allowed to die at home rather than being taken to the hospital.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 03, 2020

Facing coronavirus, poverty is a preexisting condition
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting all Americans, but it is hitting the poor the hardest, in part because those workers simply can't afford to adhere to social distancing restrictions if it means going without a paycheck.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 03, 2020

Schiff proposes postelection 9/11-style commission to study coronavirus response
Rep. Adam Schiff's proposal for a 9/11-style commission to study the nation's response to the coronavirus outbreak "is not an exercise in casting blame or scoring political points, but something that the American people should rightly expect from their government as an exercise in accountability," he said.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 03, 2020

'Protective bubbles': How 2 Army generals stopped the spread of coronavirus among their soldiers
Two Army generals took critical actions early to stop the spread of the coronavirus in Asia and Europe from spreading to military bases.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 03, 2020

'Protective bubbles': How two Army generals stopped the spread of coronavirus among their soldiers
Two Army generals took critical actions early to stop the spread of the coronavirus in Asia and Europe from spreading to military bases.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 03, 2020

Senator says outside pressure will move GOP toward expanding ballot access during coronavirus pandemic
It may be true that planning for the fall election will not defeat the coronavirus, but it is a way of responding to it.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 02, 2020

Birx warns of coming coronavirus hot spots across the U.S.
Louisiana is poised to become the next epicenter of the coronavirus crisis, White House officials said Thursday, citing new data that shows that 26 percent of the tests for COVID-19 in that state in recent days have come back positive.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 02, 2020

Are coronavirus statistics reliable?
In recents weeks, an intense amount of intention has been placed on data about of coronavirus cases and deaths. Are these numbers accurate enough to be building public policy on?

Yahoo Politics
Apr 02, 2020

The coronavirus 'crisis found me,' says Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan
Last Saturday, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan closed the state's beaches, leaving the state's 7,719 miles of shoreline to piping plovers and sand crabs.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 02, 2020

Confirmed coronavirus cases reach one million worldwide
The first reported cases came from China in December, eventually spreading to nearly every other country on earth over the ensuing three months.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 02, 2020

Coronavirus poses special risk to millions of Americans with diabetes
As the worsening coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the country, millions of Americans living with diabetes face heightened risks from COVID-19.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 02, 2020

Trump touts low oil prices, as well as high oil prices, crediting his 'friend' the Saudi prince
The day after boasting that gasoline prices could fall to under $1 a gallon, President Trump said he had arranged a deal between Russia and Saudi Arabia that would lead to substantially higher oil prices.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 02, 2020

As the scale of the coronavirus threat crystallizes, a comedian with a Trump impression takes off
"It's crazy," J-L Cauvin said during an interview on the Yahoo News "Skullduggery" podcast. "It's like eight years of a career shot into your vein in 72 hours."

Yahoo Politics
Apr 02, 2020

Coronavirus is a global pandemic. Here's what that looks like in augmented reality.
To see how pervasive COVID-19 has become — more than 171 countries currently have at least one positive patient — we are tracking active cases on a 3D map.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 02, 2020

Flattening the curve on coronavirus: What California and Washington can teach the world
OS ANGELES — The numbers have been devastating. More than 213,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases across the United States, with a staggering 83,000 in New York alone. A death toll — more than 4,700 at last count — that has already surpassed 9/11's. And grim new estimates from the Trump administration that predict the deadly pathogen could eventually kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans — assuming the U.S. does everything right.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 02, 2020

Two years before coronavirus, CDC warned of a coming pandemic
Long before the coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, China, and then soon spread to nearly every country on Earth, a conference in 2018 offered proof that epidemiologists at the CDC and other institutions were aware that a new pandemic was poised to strike.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 01, 2020

A national lockdown to stop coronavirus? Trump is 'thinking about doing that'
President Trump shied away Wednesday from issuing domestic travel restrictions or a national lockdown to try and beat back the rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic that, in a best case scenario, is expected to kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 01, 2020

The view from the ER: 'We're all drowning'
A New York City emergency room physician compares her experience fighting COVID-19 to that of post-hurricane relief efforts as the city continues to deal with waves of patients.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 01, 2020

First he had brain cancer. Then the coronavirus struck his city. One patient's perilous journey.
When Ronnie Kresel went in for his most recent checkup following chemotherapy on March 21, it wasn't anything like the ones he'd had before. Upon his arrival at the Southhampton Stony Brook Hospital in Long Island, N.Y., a doctor met Kresel in a hazmat suit in a large tent outside the facility, where he was asked "a series of rapid-fire questions" and then sent to a negative-pressure room, which prevents cross-contamination, for his visit. 

Yahoo Politics
Apr 01, 2020

What impact will coronavirus have on climate change?
Worldwide efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus have caused a massive drop in global emissions. Does the pandemic present an opportunity to accelerate the fight against climate change?

Yahoo Politics
Apr 01, 2020

Americans masking up against coronavirus — 'no harm to it,' Trump says
With the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 surging nationwide and health officials warning that, even in a best-case scenario, deaths from the disease could top 100,000 in the U.S., the government is reviewing its guidance on the use of face masks by the general population.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 01, 2020

'He must have felt like that was the only recourse': Captain of coronavirus-stricken carrier issues urgent plea to Pentagon for help
The letter amounts to a desperate appeal to his chain of command to get most of his sailors off the ship, where the virus is spreading out of control, and into individual quarantine lodgings that are based on federal guidelines.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 01, 2020

CDC's 'disease detectives' are on the coronavirus case
While the Washington State Department of Health had prepared a plan for the arrival of the virus in January, it assumed it still had weeks before the disease would reach the U.S. "In three days, the plan was trashed. We went through every step," Marcia Goldoft, a clinical epidemiologist with the Washington State DOH, told Yahoo News. "I don't think anyone involved has ever seen anything go this fast." 

Yahoo Politics
Apr 01, 2020

Coronavirus: News and live updates
The latest news and information on the pandemic from Yahoo News reporters in the United States and around the world.

Yahoo Politics
Apr 01, 2020

One Free Press Coalition's '10 Most Urgent' list, April 2020
Yahoo News is a member of the One Free Press Coalition and is publishing the group's latest "10 Most Urgent" list below to highlight the increasingly dangerous climate for journalism and free expression around the world in an effort to roll back repressive anti-press policies.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

Trump sees 'hard days' ahead in coronavirus fight, with as many as 240,000 Americans dead
Nearly a quarter million people in the United States could die as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Trump administration officials said Tuesday. 

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

Trump sees ‘hard days' ahead in coronavirus fight, with as many as 240,000 Americans dead
Nearly a quarter million people in the United States could die as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Trump administration officials said Tuesday. 

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

Makeshift hospitals transform NYC as it battles coronavirus pandemic
As cases of COVID-19 in New York City continue to climb, makeshift emergency field hospitals are popping up and transforming some of the city's most iconic sites.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

Political realities may dilute GOP opposition to mail-in voting amid coronavirus
Congressional Republicans have resisted allocating the billions of dollars experts say are necessary to implement nationwide mail-in voting ahead of the presidential election.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

Will the restaurant industry survive coronavirus?
The coronavirus pandemic has forced restaurants across the country to close or dramatically limit their business. Will the industry survive the outbreak?

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

Will the restaurant industry survive the coronavirus pandemic?
The coronavirus pandemic has forced restaurants across the country to close or dramatically limit their business. Will the industry survive the outbreak?

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

Liberty University students choose sides after fallout from coronavirus reporting
The New York Times reported this week that almost a dozen Liberty University students have come down with COVID-19 symptoms since the school reopened last week. But Liberty University officials have since pushed back on these claims, calling the Times story "fake news". Now, students are choosing sides in who they believe is telling the truth.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

One way to hold down coronavirus toll: Pretend it isn't happening
Some conservative commentators have begun questioning the reported death tolls and hospitalizations caused by COVID-19.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic sparks new calls for personal surveillance, and concerns
As countries around the world look for ways to track coronavirus infections using people's personal smartphones, privacy experts and technologists warn the U.S. government faces an uphill battle to put such surveillance into practice.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

Hospitals preparing for life-and-death decisions on who gets ventilators during coronavirus pandemic, medical ethicist says
Many hospitals are putting together triage committees made up of doctors and ethicists who can help individual frontline doctors and nurses make on-the-spot decisions about where a needed ventilator should go, according to a leading medical ethicist.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

What Andrew Cuomo knows
The last time New York faced a crisis of this magnitude, Andrew Cuomo almost destroyed his career.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

Science at work in the age of coronavirus: What will we learn from it?
Dr. Anthony Fauci wants to study hydroxychloroquine in a systematic way to determine if it is safe to take for the coronavirus — and if it actually works. President Trump for his part has been excitedly talking it up, belligerently demanding of skeptics, "What do you have to lose?"

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

Coronavirus has some unlikely front-line heroes: Grocery-store workers
While the worsening coronavirus pandemic has shuttered most businesses nationwide to promote social distancing, grocery stores have remained open, pushing their employees, whether they like it or not, to the front lines in a public health emergency.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 31, 2020

Coronavirus has some unlikely frontline heroes: Grocery store workers
While the worsening coronavirus pandemic has shuttered most businesses nationwide to promote social distancing, grocery stores have remained open, pushing their employees, whether they like it or not, to the frontlines in a public health emergency.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 30, 2020

DHS moves its National Operations Center off site after staff member tests positive for COVID-19
The Department of Homeland Security's National Operations Center is relocating today after a member of its team tested positive for COVID-19, according to an internal DHS document obtained by Yahoo News. 

Yahoo Politics
Mar 30, 2020

Are pot and guns essential in a pandemic?
As states and cities shut down all nonessential businesses to stop the spread of coronavirus, pot shops and gun stores are staying open in some places. Are they really essential?

Yahoo Politics
Mar 30, 2020

Trump, Cuomo and the mystery of the missing masks
Earlier this month, Cuomo said that people were stealing face masks and other equipment needed to fight the coronavirus from area hospitals. On Monday, the New York governor dismissed a similar claim by the president.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 30, 2020

Trump says Democrats' push for expanded voting threatens Republicans
President Trump on Monday criticized attempts by Democrats in Congress to expand voting access for the presidential election in the fall, saying increased voter turnout would keep Republicans from getting elected.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 30, 2020

Suspected SARS virus and flu samples found in luggage: FBI report describes China's 'biosecurity risk'
An FBI report about China's involvement with scientific research in the U.S. has raised alarms. While the report refers broadly to foreign researchers, all three cases cited involve Chinese nationals.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 30, 2020

No, it's not public health versus the economy
One of the fallacies being circulated in this pandemic is the idea that public health principles conflict with economic growth. That might be true in the very short run while economies are stalled, but the long run shows exactly the opposite.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 30, 2020

There are 67,000 pharmacies in the United States. Only 5 are testing for the coronavirus.
The promise of coronavirus testing at local pharmacies, which President Trump implied was at hand on a large scale, remains unrealized.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 29, 2020

Trump to extend coronavirus distancing guidelines until April 30
Abandoning his hope that the country could end its lockdown restrictions by Easter, which will be celebrated in two weeks, President Trump said on Sunday that intensive measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic would continue until the end of April.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 29, 2020

Trump touts TV ratings of coronavirus briefings
President Trump took to Twitter on Sunday and repeatedly bragged about the television ratings of his near-daily coronavirus press briefings.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 29, 2020

Is $2 trillion enough to save the economy?
Congress approved the biggest stimulus bill in American history to counteract the economic impact of coronavirus. Is $2 trillion enough?

Yahoo Politics
Mar 29, 2020

Pelosi: Trump's downplaying of coronavirus has cost American lives
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sharpened her criticism of President Trump's early dismissal of the coronavirus, saying the delay cost American lives. She criticized the president's initial response to the virus during a Sunday morning interview on CNN.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 28, 2020

In the coronavirus pandemic, carbon emissions have fallen, but climate change remains an existential threat
In a world desperate for good news about the coronavirus, a dip in global carbon emissions caused by the outbreak's economic downturn might be seen as a silver lining. But climate scientists and policy experts aren't encouraged.   

Yahoo Politics
Mar 28, 2020

Cheers! Distillers do their part to fight coronavirus by bottling hand sanitizer, not gin
Distilleries of all shapes and sizes are now joining the fight against Covid-19, from local craft ones like Steven's to large manufacturers like Woodford Reserve.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 28, 2020

Chicago prepares for the coronavirus storm, hoping to stay above the surge
Chicago health care providers have been preparing since January for a potential surge of patients due to the increasingly wide spread of COVID-19.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Senator says White House turned down emergency coronavirus funding in early February
Sen. Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat, says that Trump administration officials declined an offer of early Congressional funding assistance that he and other senators made during a meeting to discuss the coronavirus on Feb. 5. 

Yahoo Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Trump demands appreciation from governors for coronavirus response
President Trump used his daily coronavirus to attack Democratic governors who in his estimation had shown insufficient gratitude for his administration's response to the pandemic.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Nationwide mail-in voting faces major obstacles despite coronavirus pandemic, Sen. Chris Murphy warns
Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy says that it will be difficult for states to switch to mail-in voting in time for the presidential election in November.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 27, 2020

In reversal, Trump uses Defense Production Act to force GM to make ventilators
Trump ends vacillating and uses government powers to force GM to make ventilators

Yahoo Politics
Mar 27, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is straining hospitals, but many medical school grads can't get jobs
As the need for physicians has increased, many qualified medical school seniors each year — and this year is no exception — fail to acquire a residency position in a hospital, a requirement for beginning a practice.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Trump campaign cites report claiming suicide hotline calls have spiked 300%. The hotline says that's false.
An email sent by the Trump campaign this week cited a news story claiming that the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has experienced a 300 percent increase in call volume, but representatives for the organizations responsible for handling those calls say that figure is incorrect. 

Yahoo Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Trump tweets blame in all directions over ventilators for coronavirus, except at himself
Hours after a Fox News interview in which he downplayed a national shortage of hospital ventilators to treat patients infected with the coronavirus, President Trump fired off a number of tweets Friday blaming General Motors and its CEO, Mary Barra, for not manufacturing more of them.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19 and pregnancy: What we know so far
Pregnant women across the United States are wondering how COVID-19 could affect them and their babies. They also want to know how health professionals are making sure they stay safe and healthy. To get some answers, Yahoo News spoke to Dr. Lance Bruck, chairman of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health at Jersey City Medical Center, in New Jersey.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Is it worth sacrificing privacy to stop coronavirus?
Experts say technological solutions to track the spread of coronavirus could help contain the outbreak, but the public would have to give up some of its privacy. Is it worth the trade off?

Yahoo Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Americans stranded in India fear for their safety and wonder when they can return home
A California couple waiting to adopt a child in India was days away from completion when the country's coronavirus lockdown brought the process to a halt. 

Yahoo Politics
Mar 27, 2020

New Yahoo News/YouGov coronavirus poll: 59 percent of Americans say Trump's Easter timeline is 'too soon' to restart economy
A large majority of Americans disagree with President Trump that the nation's battle against the coronavirus is winding down and that normal economic activity should resume sooner rather than later, according to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 27, 2020

The mistakes that turned New York into an epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic
Caught between a mayor's indecision and a president's inattention, the nation's largest city was left dangerously exposed to the coronavirus pandemic.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Coronavirus may keep 3rd-party presidential candidates off the ballot
Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hankins says his party might be left off of many ballots unless petitioning requirements are relaxed.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 26, 2020

In shadow of coronavirus, Congress contemplates 'one of the biggest rule changes in the last century'
The pandemic has left multiple members of Congress in quarantine and led to restrictions on movement that could prevent the House from voting.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Obama's '08 campaign manager warns Biden: Up your game, now!
David Plouffe, who oversaw former President Barack Obama's storied 2008 bid for the White House, says he has an "overarching concern" about Joe Biden's campaign strategy against a media-savvy incumbent with a large financial advantage.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Florida man whose 'game changer' coronavirus treatment was touted by Trump is a believer, but warns: Don't try this at home
Despite warnings from experts that existing evidence of hydroxychloroquine's effect on coronavirus symptoms is limited and largely anecdotal, President Trump's promotion of the prospective treatment has prompted stockpiling and fatally misinformed attempts to self-medicate. 

Yahoo Politics
Mar 25, 2020

Liberty University students split over decision to reopen school
Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr.'s decision to reopen the school this week was met with wide-ranging reactions. While many critics feel Falwell is endangering the lives of students and faculty, others think it was the right decision.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 25, 2020

False or just misleading? Trump claims U.S. has tested 'far more' for coronavirus than any other country.
President Trump's boast about the U.S. testing more people for coronavirus than any other country is likely untrue, and certainly misleading.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 25, 2020

Republicans block most aid to help states plan for presidential election amid coronavirus pandemic
Voting reforms that would make it much easier to cast ballots by mail in the fall presidential election were left out of the $2 trillion rescue package that was unveiled Wednesday.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 25, 2020

Brexit won't keep coronavirus away, Italians warn, as Londoners ignore warnings
Millions of Britons have defied government advice about social distancing to congregate on beaches and in parks, ignoring stark warnings that the pandemic devastating Italy and Spain could cross the English Channel.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 25, 2020

Should the airlines get a bailout?
The major U.S. airlines have asked for upwards of $50 billion from Congress to save their industry amid the coronavirus pandemic. Should taxpayer money be used to rescue them?

Yahoo Politics
Mar 25, 2020

While coronavirus reigns, Trump can't jump-start the economy by himself
The White House is pushing to return things back to normal by Easter, but there is only so much the federal government can do amid the pandemic if local leaders maintain shutdowns.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 25, 2020

Coronavirus: Yahoo answers your questions
TUNE IN LIVE: Yahoo Medical Contributor Dr. Kavita Patel will answer readers' questions about the coronavirus here on Thursday, March 26, at 5 p.m. ET

Yahoo Politics
Mar 25, 2020

Doctors and nurses on their risks, fears — and hard decisions — in coronavirus pandemic
While the general public is being strongly advised to stay indoors, doctors, nurses and other health care providers can't work from home. They are facing a new reality of their own, as hospitals and clinics prepare for an imminent influx of coronavirus patients.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 25, 2020

As more government workers are sent home, coronavirus risks hobbling U.S. intelligence
The spread of the coronavirus has sent a large number of federal workers home to telework, in some cases limiting government services, raising concerns that some of the nation's highly sensitive national security work, which can often only be done in secure facilities, could suffer.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 25, 2020

In coronavirus pandemic, Trump allies say they're ready to die for the economy
Some conservatives are urging Americans to ignore the advice of public health experts and get back to work in order to avoid an extended market downturn.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 24, 2020

Should prisoners be freed to stop outbreaks behind bars?
Health experts are concerned about the possibility of devastating coronavirus outbreaks inside America's jails and prisons. Are drastic steps needed to prevent the virus from wreaking havoc behind bars?

Yahoo Politics
Mar 24, 2020

Coronavirus strikes Navy carrier at sea, three sailors evacuated
Three sailors aboard the carrier Theodore Roosevelt tested positive for coronavirus after coming down with symptoms of COVID-19 and have been evacuated from the ship.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 24, 2020

Cuomo calls on Trump to invoke Defense Production Act in fight against coronavirus
President Trump has been reluctant to use the Cold War-era Defense Production Act, which allows the president to pressure or even force private industries to produce products deemed necessary for the nation's defense.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 24, 2020

Growing impatient, Trump says he hopes to have 'the country opened up' by Easter amid coronavirus fears
The president told Fox News on Tuesday that he hopes to "have the country opened up and just raring to go by Easter," which falls this year on April 12.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 24, 2020

Trump's desire to restart the economy alarms officials in states hit hard by coronavirus
For the past three days, President Trump has publicly embraced the view that the measures taken to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak should not come at the expense of the U.S. economy.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 24, 2020

Rural counties face their own challenges in the coronavirus pandemic. Here's how one is coping.
Although the scale of the coronavirus outbreak, at least so far, is much lower in rural counties than in some big cities, they face distinctive challenges in coping with an epidemic of a life-threatening disease.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 24, 2020

Fox News' coronavirus denial means 'viewers will die,' media critic says
As the coronavirus threat intensified in the U.S., Fox News viewers received different information than Americans who got their news from other sources. Ben Smith, the media critic at the New York Times, set out to understand why. His conclusion: Fox anchors consistently downplayed and even denied the existence of the virus.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 23, 2020

Trump downplays coronavirus threat again, even as number of cases in U.S. surges
President Trump continued to downplay the exponential spread of the coronavirus in the United States on Monday, comparing the rising death toll to the number of Americans killed in car crashes and by the seasonal flu.

Yahoo Politics
Mar 23, 2020

"I hope to be roaming outside freely and without a face mask very soon," says an American quarantined in Beijing
Patrick, who is an American citizen, returned back to his current home in Beijing recently and per law is being quarantined in his apartment for 14 days since his arrival back to China. "Right now, [I'm] keeping my spirits up and enjoying it. I hope to be roaming outside freely and without a face mask very soon."

Yahoo Politics
Mar 23, 2020

White House press corps confirms 'suspected case' of coronavirus in the briefing room
A member of the White House press corps who has been in the briefing room several times with President Trump has come down with a suspected case of coronavirus. 

Yahoo Politics
Mar 23, 2020

White House press corps confirms ‘suspected case' of coronavirus in the briefing room
A member of the White House press corps who has been in the briefing room several times with President Trump has come down with a suspected case of coronavirus. White House Correspondents Association President Jon Karl announced the situation in an email to the group's membership on Monday afternoon. 

Yahoo Politics
Mar 23, 2020

Broadway community comes together to start sewing and delivering protective gear to New York City hospitals
A former "Hamilton" star joins forces with the larger Broadway community to make protective equipment for health care workers and patients.

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