Protesters rally in Pennsylvania capital against coronavirus restrictions: ‘Decisions by fiat’

Get the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Hundreds of Pennsylvanians gathered around the state’s Capitol in Harrisburg on Friday to protest coronavirus-related restrictions 70 days after they were first implemented, criticizing Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf for what they said was an overbearing approach to handling the pandemic. […]

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Trump announces public-private partnership to develop coronavirus vaccine ‘by the end of the year if we can’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. President Trump on Friday announced a new public-private partnership to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus as part of what’s being called “Operation Warp Speed,” saying he hopes it will be produced “quickly” and will possibly be ready by […]

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Out-of-work Americans still waiting for jobless aid as states struggle to process claims

Get the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. With unemployment claims surging to unprecedented levels amid lockdown measures meant to stem the coronavirus’ spread, states are struggling to process all the claims flooding their systems — leaving many who are out of work or furloughed still without access to aid […]

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UN chief says ‘unlikely’ world leaders will meet in-person for General Assembly in September

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said this week that it is “unlikely” world leaders will be able to gather at the annual U.N. General Assembly in September because of the coronavirus pandemic — and that the world body is looking […]

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Pope’s words on interfaith prayer against coronavirus sparks controversy among Catholics

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Pope Francis is being accused of “blasphemy” and “sacrilege” by some Catholics for participating in an interfaith prayer Thursday with Muslims, Jews and Christians, calling on God to end the coronavirus pandemic. The Abu Dhabi-based multifaith Higher Committee on Human Fraternity formed after the pope’s […]

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Biden botches unemployment, fatality figures related to coronavirus

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Thursday fumbled his figures concerning lost jobs and lost lives tied to the coronavirus pandemic — stating at one point that only 85,000 Americans were out of work. “We’re in the middle of […]

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American FedEx pilot sentenced to 4 weeks in Singapore jail for breaking hotel quarantine

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A FedEx pilot from Alaska was sentenced to four weeks in jail in Singapore Wednesday for leaving his hotel room to get medical supplies during a required coronavirus quarantine. Brian Yeargan, 44, became the first foreigner to be jailed […]

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Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia turns over stock documents to Justice Dept., SEC, Senate ethics panel

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Georgia, has turned over personal stock documents and other information to federal authorities amid scrutiny over transactions she allegedly made after attending a January government briefing on the coronavirus, Fox News confirmed Thursday. “Senator Loeffler […]

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World Trade Organization boss steps down before the end of his term

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said Thursday he is stepping down early, becoming the first in his position to do so in the 25-year-history of the trade body. “This is a decision that I do not take […]

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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club announces partial reopening after coronavirus closures

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club will partially reopen to members this weekend as South Florida slowly reopens from the coronavirus lockdown. An email sent Thursday to members says the Palm Beach resort’s Beach Club restaurant, its pool and its […]

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Chinese state media ominously threatens GOP lawmakers, hints at Election Day impact

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. China’s state-run media targeted congressional Republicans on Thursday for their outspoken stance against the nation’s government and their condemnation of the country’s nefarious actions concerning the novel coronavirus outbreak. An article posted on the Global Times, which is a branch […]

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Mexico’s cartels hand out coronavirus aid to try boosting support

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Mexico’s drug cartels are in a war for the hearts and minds of poor Mexicans, providing them with food and supplies as they struggle to survive the economic meltdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Since the coronavirus struck Mexico, […]

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California Gov. Newsom proposes billions in budget cuts, slashing state workers’ pay by 10 percent

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday proposed cutting $6.1 billion from the state’s budget to alleviate the financial hit from coronavirus pandemic. The governor’s budget through next year forecasts unemployment to climb to nearly 25 percent and for overall […]

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White House to unveil public-private partnership to develop coronavirus vaccine through ‘Operation Warp Speed’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The White House plans to announce on Friday a new public-private partnership to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus under the so-called “Operation Warp Speed,” Fox News has been told. The effort will be led up by Moncef […]

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House Republicans join Senate colleagues in push to sanction China if it snubs coronavirus probe

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. House Republicans are joining their colleagues in the Senate in introducing a bill that would authorize President Trump to slap sanctions on China if it refuses to cooperate on an international probe into the beginnings of the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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London’s transportation system secures $1.9 billion in emergency relief

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Transport for London (TfL) has reportedly been granted £1.6 billion, or approximately $1.9 billion in U.S. currency, in emergency funding as part of a government bailout plan Thursday, which would keep the Tube and bus system up and running through September. The […]

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Trump vows to resupply national stockpile, saying ‘cupboards were bare’ amid coronavirus pandemic

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. President Trump announced on Thursday his administration’s move to restock the country’s national stockpile and industrial base in an effort to prevent any shortages of medical supplies or personal protective equipment in case of a future public health crisis. Echoing […]

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Hungary’s Orban cites ‘fake news’ about coronavirus for detentions

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A recent change in Hungary’s criminal code allows authorities to jail people for up to five years for spreading fake news about the coronavirus pandemic, a move pro-democracy advocates claim is a means for Prime Minister Viktor Orban to silence […]

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Face masks, socially-distant voting, and no gym: Here are new coronavirus rules for House lawmakers

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The House is returning to Washington on Friday and the sergeant-at-arms and attending physician have released strict coronavirus procedures for lawmakers. Here are some of the new House procedural guidelines, outlined in a release from Sergeant-at-Arms Paul Irving and […]

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Border wall construction has sped up amid coronavirus crisis, CBP chief says

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. EXCLUSIVE: Construction of the wall at the southern border has sped up amid the coronavirus crisis, and it remains a “top priority” for the Trump administration, the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) told Fox News this week. “This […]

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HHS pushes back on ousted official’s retaliation claims, says Rick Bright was proponent of hydroxychloroquine

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The Department of Health and Human Services pushed back on ousted BARDA director Rick Bright’s testimony and whistleblower complaint Thursday, accusing him of “politicizing the response” to coronavirus. Bright has said he was removed for opposing unproven hydroxychloroquine as […]

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Michigan Senate candidates take tough stances on China amid coronavirus

Get the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. As the coronavirus pandemic rages in the United States and worldwide, the candidates in one of the most competitive U.S. Senate races this year are jockeying to take a tough stance against China, the country where the outbreak began and which […]

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Trump calls ousted HHS official ‘unhappy disgruntled person,’ defends hydroxychloroquine tests

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. President Trump on Thursday defended the use of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to treat the novel coronavirus and slammed the demoted government scientist who filed a whistleblower complaint claiming he was removed from his post for disagreeing with the Trump […]

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American man poses as janitor to sneak into Germany and visit girlfriend, authorities say

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A love-struck American posed as a janitor in an ill-fated attempt to skirt coronavirus travel restrictions and sneak into Germany to see his girlfriend, German investigators said Tuesday. The 20-year-old American flew out of Washington and landed at Frankfurt airport on Sunday, […]

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American Christian missionary dies in plane crash delivering coronavirus aid in Indonesia

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A 40-year-old missionary from Maryland was killed Tuesday while delivering much-needed coronavirus test kits to a remote village in Indonesia, according to officials. Joyce Lin, a Kodiak pilot and IT specialist for Idaho-based Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), reported an emergency minutes after taking off from Sentani International […]

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