Louisiana Waits on Ventilator Shipment as Virus Deaths Spike
Louisiana is waiting for a promised shipment of ventilators from the national stockpile to help care for its most fragile COVID-19 patients.
Louisiana Spillway May Open for Record 3rd consecutive Year
Federal authorities say they may have to open up a major flood control project on the Mississippi River to ease pressure on New Orleans levees.
Hawaii Tourism Grinds to Halt as Virus Restrictions Tighten
Like many cities across the world, Honolulu came to an eerie standstill this weekend as the coronavirus pandemic spread throughout the islands.
Trump Extends Virus Guidelines, Braces US For Big Death Toll
On Sunday he extended the voluntary national shutdown for a month.
Fauci Says Coronavirus Deaths in US Could Top 100,000
As the White House looks for ways to restore normalcy in parts of the U.S., the government's foremost infection disease expert has a sober prognosis.
Are Gun Shops ‘Essential’ Businesses During a Pandemic?
There's no consensus in the U.S. on whether gun shops are considered essential businesses that can remain open during stay-at-home orders meant to slow the coronavirus.
On Wall Street, Some Optimism Penetrates the Uncertainty
Stocks rallied this week as Washington passed an economic relief bill, leaving some on Wall Street cautiously optimistic that the panicky selling that had gripped the market earlier may have come to an end.
Coronavirus Reaches 2 Louisiana Prisons as Cases Increase
Gov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana is doing everything it can to protect inmates in the state's prisons from the coronavirus.
Virus Infections Top 600,000 Globally With Long Fight Ahead
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide has topped 615,000 with new cases stacking up quickly in Europe and the United States
Trump Signs $2.2T Stimulus after Swift Congressional Votes
President Donald Trump has signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week.
Florida Orders Louisiana Arrivals into Quarantine
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is ordering that anyone arriving in the state from Louisiana must self-quarantine because of the coronavirus pandemic.
President Trump Implores Congress to Move on Virus Rescue Package
President Donald Trump is imploring Congress to move on critical coronavirus aid without further delay.