Trump Invokes Emergency Authority; Big 3 Automakers Closing
President Donald Trump on Wednesday moved to invoke a federal law that allows the government to marshal the private sector to deal with the coronavirus epidemic.
Treasury Proposal: Deliver $500B to Americans Starting April
The Treasury Department wants to start issuing direct payments to Americans by early next month as the centerpiece of a $1 trillion plan to stabilize the economy amid the coronavirus epidemic.
Trump: US, Canada to Close Border to Nonessential Travel
The U.S. and Canada have agreed to temporarily close their shared border to nonessential travel and the Trump administration is considering a plan to turn back all people who cross the border illegally from Mexico.
Food Delivery Service Waitr Was $291M in the Red for 2019
The chairman and CEO of Louisiana-based food delivery service Waitr says there are plans to increase cash flow as the company reported it was over $290 million in the red last year.
US Officials: Foreign Disinformation is Stoking Virus Fears
At a press briefing Monday, President Donald Trump said it could be that there are some foreign entities “playing games.” But he said it didn't matter because he was not ordering a nationwide lockdown.
Coronavirus Vaccine Test Opens as US Volunteer Gets 1st Shot
U.S. researchers have given a healthy volunteer the first shot of an experimental coronavirus vaccine as anxiously awaited testing opens. Monday’s milestone is just the first step in a long process.
2020 Legislative Session Suspended 2 Weeks
La. legislative leaders have agreed to temporarily suspend their lawmaking session until March 31st amid coronavirus concerns.
Mexico Holds Big Music Festival Despite Coronavirus Concerns
The coronavirus pandemic may have led authorities around the globe to cancel concerts and sporting events, and even shut down daily activities in some places.
How it Spreads, Infects: Coronavirus Impact Comes into Focus
Statistics show that among the fatality rates in the U.S., 60% of adults have at least one underlying health condition and 42% have two or more.
Americans Return to Long Waits For Screenings at US Airports
Weary travelers returning to the U.S. amid coronavirus-related travel restrictions were greeted by long lines and hourslong waits for required medical screenings at airports.
Doctor Says Trump Tests Negative for Coronavirus
President Donald Trump's doctor says the president has tested negative for the new coronavirus.
Hollywood in Uncharted Territory Weathering the Virus
Coronavirus precautions were already popping up in Hollywood — signs requesting no selfies with celebrities, music festivals canceled — but by Thursday there was not a sector of the entertainment industry left untouched by efforts to prevent the spread of the virus.