U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in American history - to help people and businesses cope with the economic downturn inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic.
"Everybody's entitled to their own opinion, but I don't operate here on opinion, I operate on facts," said New York Governor Andrew Cuomo when asked about U.S President Donald Trump's claim that New York was exaggerating its needs for resources to fight the coronavirus outbreak.
U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law the largest fiscal relief measure ever passed by Congress on Friday, moments after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill, despite calls for a delay from one GOP lawmaker that led to a twitter feud with Trump. Gavino Garay has more.
Dr. Arabia Mollette, an emergency medicine physician at Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, and Dr. Allon Mordel, a medical director at K Health in New York City, discuss what it's like to be on the frontlines of a 'medical war zone.'
Lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Friday practiced 'social distancing' as they debated and subsequently passed a $2 trillion stimulus package designed to respond to the coronavirus crisis.
Primary care physician Dr. Alexander Salerno of Salerno Medical Associates in New Jersey resorted to buying medical equipment off the black market because of the shortages.
Despite GOP congressman Thomas Massie attempting to delay the vote, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in American history - to help individuals and companies cope with an economic downturn caused by the coronavirus outbreak and provide hospitals with urgently needed medical supplies.
Stick to routines, stay connected with family and sneak away to recharge every day - those are some of the tips NASA astronaut Nick Hague gave for surviving the coronavirus crisis, which he said was much like time in orbit. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
A D.C. optician and a Los Angeles performer are both out of work as part of the historic wave of Americans forced into unemployment as the coronavirus pandemic forces businesses to close and half the population to stay indoors. Conway G. Gittens has their stories.
As America converts itself into a nation of shut-ins, one group appears to be less interested than others in following the ever-lengthening list of health tips aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic: men. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva in Washington, D.C. on Friday said "it is clear" that world has "entered a recession as bad or worse" than the global financial crisis in 2009.
The coronavirus pandemic could kill more than 81,000 people in the United States in the next four months and may not subside until June, according to a data analysis conducted by University of Washington School of Medicine. Libby Hogan reports.
Confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States reached 81,378 on Thursday, more than any other country, overtaking both Italy and China, a Reuters tally showed. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
As the coronavirus pandemic's U.S. death toll raced past 1,000 people, hospitals and government authorities in New York, New Orleans and other hot spots grappled on Thursday with a surge in cases and a dire shortage of supplies, staff and sick beds. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
The rapid spread of coronavirus is piling pressure on the U.S. criminal justice system and has led to a flood of inmate releases.
Democratic super PAC Priorities USA said on Thursday it planned to expand its use of an advertisement critical of President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic despite the Trump re-election campaign's efforts to stop it. Conway G.Gittens has more.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy issued partisan barbs Thursday, one day before the chamber is expected to pass the estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill that already cleared the Senate.
The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits surged to a record of more than 3 million last week as an economy grounded to a halt by the coronavirus pandemic throws millions out of work. Conway G. Gittens breaks down the numbers.
In a global coronavirus pandemic, delivery drivers have become as essential as first responders, providing food and other basics for millions of people. But unlike traditional emergency workers, today’s delivery drivers typically have little or no health insurance, sick pay and many say they lack even the basics needed to stay safe on the job. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Laboratories are racing to produce a blood test for coronavirus antibodies, which would enable public health officials to screen people who have recovered from the illness and permit them to return to work.