Coronavirus survivor: 'In my blood, there may be…

As more and more people survive the new coronavirus, hospitals want them to line up to donate some blood

Parents In College Admissions Scandal Ask Judge…

One motion says the charges can't stand because the mastermind behind the scandal was pressured to lie in recorded calls with the defendants.

Navy Removes Captain Who Sought Help With Outbreak

The captain of a US aircraft carrier has lost his command after asking the Navy to let him evacuate crew members who tested positive for the coronavirus. Thomas Modly, acting secretary of the Navy, said Thursday that he gave the order to relieve Capt. Brett Crozier of his command, the...

Auto shop turns into face shield factory

Workers at one auto shop in Central Texas are now using their specialty equipment to create thousands of face shields for doctors and nurses.

California homeless advocate: 'We're moving way…

Officials have said from the beginning of the global pandemic that the homeless are particularly vulnerable to contracting the coronavirus and spreading it to others

Trump to Sessions: Leave My Name Out of This

Jeff Sessions, who's trying to be elected in Alabama without President Trump's support, has been reminded of the depth of his former boss's non-endorsement. He received a stinging demand letter from the Trump campaign, Reuters reports, saying Sessions seems to be trying to make voters think that they're allies and...

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Number of Louisiana virus cases spikes

Tulane University helps process coronavirus tests as number of confirmed cases statewide spikes. (April 3)

Cleanup of US nuclear waste takes back seat as…

The U.S. government’s efforts to clean up Cold War-era waste from nuclear research and bomb making at federal sites around the country has lumbered along for decades, often at a pace that watchdogs and other critics say threatens public health and the environment

Florida Reaches Agreement With Cruise Ships To…

Florida officials have reached a conditional agreement with two Holland America ships that will allow more than 200 sick people on board to disembark.

New Committee to Watch How Stimulus Money Is Spent

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is launching a bipartisan committee to keep an eye on how the $2 trillion in the new stimulus bill is spent. "Where there's money there’s also frequently mischief," Pelosi said Thursday. "We want to make sure there are not exploiters out there." The special committee will...

Police escort essential medical supplies

Trucks carrying medical supplies to help those who have contracted COVID-19 were given a police escort in Paris, France, on April 2.

AP Week in Pictures, North America

Andrew Cuomo: Ventilators Will Be Gone in 6 Days

New York is fast approaching a dangerous crunch time: Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday the state's supply of ventilators is on track to run out in six days, reports the New York Times . “If a person comes in and needs a ventilator and you don’t have a ventilator, the person...

One Good Thing: Restaurants deliver for hospitals…

Marmalade Cafe in Santa Monica is one of many restaurants preparing high-quality meals for doctors and nurses on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. (April 2)

Greitens' re-emergence fuels speculation of a…

Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has re-emerged after nearly two years out of the public eye, fueling speculation that his resignation after a tawdry scandal hasn't killed his political aspirations

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Americans Urged To Avoid Church Services Of More…

Vice President Mike Pence's plea comes after two pastors were arrested for holding large church services over the weekend.

Governor's Statement Causes Some Double Takes

Holdout Georgia has joined the list of states under stay-at-home orders, but a statement from Gov. Brian Kemp while announcing the restrictions is causing a stir as well. Kemp explained Wednesday that he just learned asymptomatic people with the coronavirus can spread the disease, reports the Hill . "We didn't know...

Weather making changes in outdoor COVID-19…

Warm conditions affecting nurses wearing layers of protective gear have forced officials in Tampa to shorten hours for outdoor testing at Raymond James Stadium.

Trump campaign calls Sessions 'delusional' in…

President Donald Trump's campaign has sent a letter demanding his former attorney general Jeff Sessions stop tying himself to Trump in campaign materials

Democrats Push Back Date of 2020 Convention

Joe Biden is getting his wish . Democrats on Thursday postponed this summer's presidential convention by a month, reports Politico and the New York Times . Instead of taking place in July, the party's four-day event is now scheduled to start August 17 in Milwaukee. The Republican convention is scheduled to start...

Survivor: 'In my blood, there may be answers'

When Tiffany Pinckney was seriously ill with the coronavirus, all she could do was pray that she didn't give it to her two sons or her co-workers. Now that she is recovered, she's hoping there's something in her blood that will help others. (April 3)

Cardboard cutouts pose as guests for wedding amid…

Cardboard cutout wedding guests will make for a not-so-cookie-cutter wedding as a Michigan couple prepares to tie the knot during the coronavirus pandemic

April 1 Marks U.S. 'Census Day'

The census count ultimately impacts $1.5 trillion in federal funding.

'Essential' Hobby Lobby Keeps Trying to Reopen…

Although parents holed up at home with young kids during the coronavirus outbreak may consider arts and crafts supplies a necessity to keep their little ones occupied, the state of Colorado doesn't deem stores that sell those supplies as essential businesses. That's the gist of a cease-and-desist letter sent Wednesday...

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French bulldog battles with a hailstorm

This French bulldog battled it out against a hailstorm in North Vancouver, British Columbia, on March 31. It doesn't look like he's winning this battle.

'Surreal': NY funeral homes struggle as virus…

Many funeral homes in New York and around the globe are in crisis as they try to meet surging demand amid the coronavirus pandemic

Report: Pentagon Asked to Provide 100K Body Bags

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has reportedly asked for 100,000 body bags—enough to deal with fatalities at the lower end of the estimate under the White House's most optimistic coronavirus scenario . Sources tell Bloomberg that FEMA requested the "Human Remains Pouches" as civilian COVID-19 deaths continue to increase...