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Trump administration tells states to step up as governors plead for aid
The surgeon general says states need to be “Rosie The Riveter” as the country prepares for a crisis resembling World War II.
Coronavirus cases surge inside Chicago jail
With 291 confirmed coronavirus cases, the jail is experiencing one of the largest outbreaks inside a U.S. correctional facility.
Transcript: Michael Dowling on "Face the Nation"
The following is a transcript of an interview with Michael Dowling, President & CEO, Northwell Health that aired Sunday, April 5, 2020, on "Face the Nation."
Pope Francis holds Palm Sunday Mass in near-empty St. Peter’s Basilica
Pope Francis held Palm Sunday Mass behind closed doors in a near-empty Vatican church — instead live-streaming the service as he called for a heroic response to the coronavirus pandemic. The 83-year-old pontiff — who has twice tested negative for the deadly contagion — kicked off the Holy Week events that lead to Easter in...
Joe Biden says Democratic National Convention might be ‘virtual’ event
Joe Biden said Sunday the already rescheduled Democratic National Convention may have to be a “virtual” event because of social distancing guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic. “Well, we’re going to have to do a convention, may have to do a virtual convention,” the former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner said on ABC News’...
South Sudan Becomes the 51st Country in Africa With COVID-19 as It Confirms Its First Case
South Sudan, with 11 million people, currently has four ventilators
Esper: 'There could be an impact to readiness'
Defense Secretary Mark Esper tells Jake Tapper that the coronavirus could impact the readiness of the US Armed Forces.
Esper says Pentagon deployed 'many' ventilators
In an interview with Jake Tapper, Defense Secretary disputes that the military has not deployed ventilators from it's stockpile.
Last Look: Scientists team up to tackle COVID-19
Fareed highlights how scientists and technologists from around the world have collaborated to tackle COVID-19; putting politicians to shame
Esper: Mercy and Comfort could take coronavirus patients
In an interview with Jake Tapper, Defense Secretary Mark Esper outlines how the two navy hospital ships in New York and LA could be used.
Dr. Marc Siegel: Coronavirus testing's next step – rapid point-of-care tests will be a game-changer
There is an important tool that could ease the pressure and the focus on social distancing and obsessive disinfection as the only method to decrease the spread of this dangerous new virus.
Conservative Radio Host Erick Erickson Criticized for Placing 'Burning Cross' in Front Yard
The radio personality was accused of bigotry or having no awareness of U.S. history after posting a picture on social media Saturday night that many critics said looked like a "burning cross."
Coronavirus 'Achilles' heel' may have been found, experts say
The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged the majority of the world, upending nearly every facet of life, as researchers race to find a cure. However, a newly published study suggests researchers may have found what's been described as its "Achilles heel."
THC-tainted candy unknowingly distributed at Utah food bank sickens children
Two children in Utah have been hospitalized after eating THC-infused candy that were unknowingly given out at a local food bank that has seen an increase in donations amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Gov: Illinois needs thousands of ventilators in 2 weeks
In an interview with Jake Tapper, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker lays out his struggle to get medical equipment from the federal government
Maine, Maryland institutions to study warm waters, lobsters
A group of institutions from Maine and Maryland is using a National Science Foundation grant to study the impact the warming of New England waters is having on baby lobsters
Esper: Pentagon response has been 'ahead of the curve'
Jake Tapper interviews the Secretary of Defense, Mark Esper on how the military is responding to coronavirus and the removal of the captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt
Confirmed Cases In The U.S. Top 300,000 As New Hot Spots Emerge
In a sobering briefing on Saturday, President Trump warned that this coming week will be the toughest yet. "There's going to be a lot of death, unfortunately," he said.
Pennsylvania fire department vows to help kids unable to celebrate birthdays due to coronavirus
It’s hard to have a party with social distancing.
Texas hotel offers free lodging to hospital workers on coronavirus frontlines
A downtown Dallas hotel is offering free lodging to medical professionals “serving on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Edwards: Louisiana runs out of ventilators Thursday
Jake Tapper interviews Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards about the escalating crisis in his state and what to expect in the next few weeks
Coronavirus spreading rapidly through California nursing homes, assisted-living centers
Officials are alarmed at the coronavirus spread among residents and staff in California nursing homes and assisted-living centers.
Miley Cyrus and boyfriend Cody Simpson deliver tacos to healthcare workers
Simpson posted about the delivery Saturday on Instagram.
Pennsylvania firefighters discover massive underage party amid coronavirus lockdown
While responding to a separate call about a man being assaulted in the woods, volunteer firefighters stumbled upon a group of about 100 young people drinking and partying in rural Pennsylvania early Saturday morning despite social distancing measures meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Surgeon general warns this week 'is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment'
Jerome Adams said: “This is going to be the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans’ lives, quite frankly.”
Surgeon general predicts ‘hardest and saddest’ week due to coronavirus
The US surgeon general on Sunday warned Americans that the coming week will be the “hardest and the saddest” in most people’s lives due to the coronavirus pandemic — comparing it to Pearl Harbor and 9/11. “It’s tragically fitting that we’re talking at the beginning of Holy Week because this is going to be the...
Trump on coronavirus: promises vs. reality
As the Covid-19 pandemic has spread across the US, the Trump administration has made promises to calm the growing panic among Americas. Here's the reality of those statements.
Michigan's Whitmer says lack of national strategy has created 'porous situation' for coronavirus to spread
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Sunday that a better national strategy is needed to battle the coronavirus pandemic and that President Trump’s assertion that the federal government should not be the first line of defense against the contagion is “creating a more pourous situation.”
Governor on Pence claim: I pray he's right
Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) speaks with CNN's Jake Tapper about a claim made by Vice President Mike Pence that the state of Illinois would only need a certain number of ventilators during the coronavirus pandemic.
Four men injured in Brooklyn apartment shooting
Four men were injured in a shooting early Sunday in Brooklyn, authorities said. The attack happened just after 3 a.m. at an apartment on Rockaway Parkway near Winthrop Street in Brownsville, according to police. A 43-year-old man was shot in the left leg, a 37-year-old man was shot in the right leg and a 39-year-old...
Matthew Barnett: Serving needy during coronavirus — this calling exists for communities worldwide
My prayer for the church, here in LA and in every corner of the globe, is that we will wake up and realize we were made for this moment.
Coronavirus lockdown rules in UK must be followed or exercise may be banned, health secretary warns
The top health official in the U.K. warned Sunday that officials may go as far as to ban outdoor exercise if people still "flout the rules."
The circumstances are wildly different. Trump’s response is the same.
We know how this is going to play out politically.
Coronavirus death rate for New Orleans is double that of New York City
New Orleans has emerged as one of the country’s coronavirus hotspots, with a death rate per-capita double that of New York City, according to a troubling new report. Gary Wagner, an economics professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, said the parish of Orleans, which encompasses the Big Easy, saw a coronavirus death rate...
Paige VanZant takes her naked Instagram adventures outdoors
Suns out, buns out for Paige VanZant and husband Austin Vanderford.
Wayne Rooney: Players "easy targets" in row over salary cuts
Former England captain Wayne Rooney has hit out at the government and the English Premier League (EPL) for leaving football stars as "easy targets and scapegoats" in a current stand-off over proposed pay cuts.
Wayne Rooney: Players "scapegoats" in pay cuts row
Pope Francis Holds Palm Sunday Mass to No Crowds
The Vatican's annual Palm Sunday service was closed to the public due to social gathering restrictions in place amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Fareed Zakaria: The US has abandoned this crucial role
CNN's Fareed Zakaria analyzes the multiple crises unfolding during the coronavirus pandemic, and how countries and organizations are responding to it.
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Biden says Democrats may have to hold 'virtual convention' due to coronavirus
Former Vice President Joe Biden said that this year’s Democratic National Convention might need to be a virtual one due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Joe Biden says Democrats 'should be thinking about' holding a virtual summer convention
Former Vice President Joe Biden said the Democratic National Convention, which has already been pushed back from July to August, may have to go virtual if the coronavirus continues as a public health threat into the summer.
Georgia Mayor Blasts Governor for Reopening State's Beaches During Pandemic: Health of Our Residents 'Being Put at Risk'
"Beachgoers are mostly locals and complying with social distancing orders," Governor Brian Kemp argued. "We will continue to monitor conditions."
Queen Elizabeth to deliver 'rare and historic' coronavirus address
Queen Elizabeth is poised to call on the U.K. to rise to the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic in a Sunday address.
Over a thousand doctors, nurses heading to New York City to fight coronavirus: Esper
Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirmed that more than a thousand additional doctors and nurses will be sent to New York to help the city as it struggles to contain the coronavirus outbreak. “What we plan on doing now is to point over 1,100 additional doctors and nurses and other medical professionals to New York. The...
Some ... of many: Remembering victims of coronavirus
They are our friends and neighbors, people of renown or just regular people. "Sunday Morning" takes a moment to remember just a few of the victims of the coronavirus pandemic.
Ex-NFL kicker, Saints hero Tom Dempsey dies at 73
Former NFL kicker Tom Dempsey has died at 73 from what his family described as complications from the new coronavirus
Joe Biden Suggests DNC May Hold 'Virtual Convention,' Trump Says RNC Has 'No Contingency Plan'
The Democratic presidential candidate said his party may have to hold a "virtual convention" in Milwaukee due to coronavirus.