Coronavirus


The Macy's store at the popular Tyson's Corner Center sits closed Monday, March 30, 2020, in McLean, Va., a Washington, D.C., suburb. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Macy’s Will Stop Paying Most of Its Workers in Latest Sign of Economic Fallout

The coronavirus pandemic could cause the loss of 47 million jobs. If that estimate pans out, that would translate to a 32% national unemployment rate.

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Iowa Sued for Declaring Abortion a Non-Essential Procedure

Abortion advocates filed a lawsuit on Monday to block Gov. Kim Reynolds' proclamation to suspend all non-essential medical procedures from including surgical abortions.

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Photos of People Fighting Against Coronavirus Around the World

Politicians wear protective gear in Belgium. Canadians leave notes at their windows. Volunteers in Spain sew masks for nurses and doctors. Citizens disinfect streets and cars in India and Afghanistan. Pope Francis prays solo to an empty Piazza San Pietro.

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Trump Seems to Be Playing Politics with Medical Equipment. That’s Risking Lives.

Many states have pleaded with the Trump administration to send more medical supplies. Only Florida seems to have gotten the president's attention.

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‘All Hands on Deck’: How Pennsylvania Nonprofits Are Trying to Survive Coronavirus

Organizations that offer life-sustaining services are largely still operating—but they’re feeling the effects of the unprecedented health crisis.

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The Grim Calculations Hospitals Will Have to Make During Coronavirus

As many as 900,000 coronavirus patients in the U.S. could need ventilators. Yet one group estimates the country has only 200,000, many of which already are being used by other patients.

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Trump Thinks GM Isn’t Moving Fast Enough Making Ventilators

University of Michigan Professor Erik Gordon predicts President Donald Trump will then take credit when GM does make the machines.