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Trump says he’s taking malaria drug in case he gets virus | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to lessen symptoms should he get the new coronavirus, even though the dru [...] Read full article: Trump says he’s taking malaria drug in c...→

Trump says he’s taking malaria drug in case he gets virus | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to lessen symptoms should he get the new coronavirus, even though the dru [...] Read full article: Trump says he’s taking malaria drug in c...→

Greg Gutfeld hails ruling in Michael Flynn case, says ex-Trump adviser victim of 'long injustice'

Greg Gutfeld hails ruling in Michael Flynn case, says ex-Trump adviser victim of 'long injustice'

"The Five" reacted Wednesday to the news that a three-judge federal appeals panel ordered a lower court to allow the Justice Department to dismiss its case aga [...] Read full article: Greg Gutfeld hails ruling in Michael Fly...→

D.C. Appeals Court Prevented Flynn Case from Becoming Next Trump Investigation

D.C. Appeals Court Prevented Flynn Case from Becoming Next Trump Investigation

The U.S Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit prevented the Michael Flynn case from becoming a new investigation of the Trump administration. Read full article: D.C. Appeals Court Prevented Flynn Case ...→

2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in N. Carolina, Kentucky | WTOP

Voters rebuffed President Donald Trump and nominated two Republicans he opposed to House seats from North Carolina and Kentucky on Tuesday. Read full article: 2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in N....→

US inmates got virus relief checks, and IRS wants them back | WTOP

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars across the United States, and now the [...] Read full article: US inmates got virus relief checks, and ...→

Roanoke College plans layoffs, spending cuts due to virus | WTOP

ROANOKE, Va. — Roanoke College has announced plans to lay off 14 employees and make other cuts to reduce spending by $6 million, saying it has suffered financi [...] Read full article: Roanoke College plans layoffs, spending ...→

As the Virus Surges in South Florida, a Trump Resort Joins the Rush to Reopen

As the Virus Surges in South Florida, a Trump Resort Joins the Rush to Reopen

Miami-Dade County has been hit with about a quarter of the state’s cases. The Doral hotel and golf club there is taking steps to prevent infection, even as man [...] Read full article: As the Virus Surges in South Florida, a ...→

Trump authorizes feds to arrest people vandalizing, taking down monuments

Trump authorizes feds to arrest people vandalizing, taking down monuments

President Trump has authorized federal law enforcement officials to arrest anyone caught vandalizing or tearing down monuments amid a wave of confederate and o [...] Read full article: Trump authorizes feds to arrest people v...→

Muslims to wait a year for hajj as virus prompts Saudi curbs | WTOP

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Muslims around the world hoping for a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Mecca to perform the hajj will have to wait until next y [...] Read full article: Muslims to wait a year for hajj as virus...→

Trump aides consider a CDC overhaul as virus cases surge

Trump aides consider a CDC overhaul as virus cases surge

With Trump under fire for his handling of the outbreak, his advisers are eyeing the federal bureaucracy for other culprits ahead of the election. Read full article: Trump aides consider a CDC overhaul as v...→

Biden campaign official says Trump rally remarks prove he has always 'viewed this virus as a joke'

Biden campaign official says Trump rally remarks prove he has always 'viewed this virus as a joke'

Biden campaign deputy manager and communications director Kate Bedingfield told "The Daily Briefing" Monday that President Trump's remarks about coronavirus te [...] Read full article: Biden campaign official says Trump rally...→

Trump: Testing Makes US Virus Problem Seem Worse

Trump: Testing Makes US Virus Problem Seem Worse

President Donald Trump is insisting that the reason why the United States has more coronavirus cases is because the country has "more advanced" testing capabil [...] Read full article: Trump: Testing Makes US Virus Problem Se...→

Trump Fired Her Boss. Now She’s Taking Cases That Incensed White House.

Trump Fired Her Boss. Now She’s Taking Cases That Incensed White House.

Audrey Strauss has been a behind-the-scenes force in the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan as it pursued cases against people connected to President Trump. Read full article: Trump Fired Her Boss. Now She’s Taking C...→

Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump wants less testing | WTOP

Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump wants less testing | WTOP

MADRID (AP) — Spain reopened its borders to British tourists on Sunday in a bid to kickstart its economy while Brazil and South Africa struggled with rising le [...] Read full article: Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump...→

Virginia couple charged in $1.5 million virus fraud scheme | WTOP

Prosecutors say the pair filed 18 different loan applications under the federal Paycheck Protection Program. Four loans totaling more than $1.4 million were ap [...] Read full article: Virginia couple charged in $1.5 million ...→

Senate approves 200th federal judge nominated by Trump | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved the nomination of a Mississippi judge to a federal appeals court, the 200th federal judge named by President Donald T [...] Read full article: Senate approves 200th federal judge nomi...→

VIRUS DIARY: `Across the pond’ becomes an Atlantic chasm | WTOP

With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Atlantic is a real live ocean once again, a barrier thousands of miles wide. Read full article: VIRUS DIARY: `Across the pond’ becomes a...→

IMF downgrades outlook for global economy in face of virus | WTOP

IMF downgrades outlook for global economy in face of virus | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has sharply lowered its forecast for global growth this year because it envisions far more severe economic da [...] Read full article: IMF downgrades outlook for global econom...→

Prosecutor: Trump ally Roger Stone was ‘treated differently’ | WTOP

A federal prosecutor is prepared to tell Congress on Wednesday that Roger Stone, a close ally of President Donald Trump, was given special treatment ahead of h [...] Read full article: Prosecutor: Trump ally Roger Stone was ‘...→

As virus surges, Trump turns attention to border wall

President Donald Trump visited the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and tried to credit his new wall with stopping both illegal immigration and the coronavirus. But [...] Read full article: As virus surges, Trump turns attention t...→

Putin hails response to virus, rolls social support measures | WTOP

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that further social support measures and incentives for businesses will be introduced as he hailed [...] Read full article: Putin hails response to virus, rolls soc...→

Another player tests positive for virus after Djokovic event | WTOP

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Another tennis player has tested positive for the coronavirus after taking part in an exhibition series organized by Novak Djokovic in [...] Read full article: Another player tests positive for virus ...→

Virus numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns | WTOP

The number of global coronavirus cases continued to surge Tuesday in many large countries that have been lifting lockdowns. Read full article: Virus numbers surge globally as many nat...→

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

The coronavirus is hitting agricultural Yakima County, Washington, hard, with cases surging far faster than elsewhere in the state Read full article: Virus is taking big toll on farm county ...→

Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets federal prosecutors | WTOP

Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets federal prosecutors | WTOP

Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara had a snickering response to news that his successor as top federal prosecutor was “stepping down” from the job. Read full article: Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets...→

Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities heading into election | WTOP

Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities heading into election | WTOP

President Donald Trump’s weekend rally in Oklahoma highlighted growing vulnerabilities and crystallized a divisive reelection message that largely ignores broa [...] Read full article: Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities h...→

Trump on talk of taking down statues of Lincoln, Jesus: 'Not gonna happen'

Trump on talk of taking down statues of Lincoln, Jesus: 'Not gonna happen'

President Donald Trump says he is signing an executive order "before the end of the week" to make it easier to prosecute those who attempt to topple monuments [...] Read full article: Trump on talk of taking down statues of ...→

Virus cases surging among the young, endangering the elderly | WTOP

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Coronavirus cases are climbing rapidly among young adults in a number of states where bars, stores and restaurants have reopened — [...] Read full article: Virus cases surging among the young, end...→

Joe Biden takes dominant lead as voters reject Trump on virus and race

Joe Biden takes dominant lead as voters reject Trump on virus and race

A New York Times/Siena College poll finds that Joe Biden is ahead of the president by 14 points, leading among women and nonwhite voters and cutting into his s [...] Read full article: Joe Biden takes dominant lead as voters ...→

US virus cases surge to highest level in 2 months | WTOP

New coronavirus cases in the U.S. have surged to their highest level in two months and are now back to where they were at the peak of the outbreak. Read full article: US virus cases surge to highest level in...→

Trump says he’ll issue executive order to protect monuments | WTOP

Trump says he’ll issue executive order to protect monuments | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’ll issue an executive order to protect monuments that are coming under new scrutiny as America wrestle [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll issue executive order t...→

Baltimore firm to pay nearly $1M in discrimination case | WTOP

A federal judge has ordered a Baltimore-based contractor to pay employees nearly $1 million in back wages and damages for discrimination and abuse. Read full article: Baltimore firm to pay nearly $1M in disc...→

Trump rally size raises question about risk in age of virus

Trump rally size raises question about risk in age of virus

President Donald Trump's paltry crowd for his weekend campaign rally in Oklahoma raises new questions about politics in the age of coronavirus: Maybe pandemic- [...] Read full article: Trump rally size raises question about r...→

Trump heads to border, virus hotspot Arizona for rally

Trump heads to border, virus hotspot Arizona for rally

The mayor of Phoenix made clear that she does not believe the speech can be safely held in her city — and urged the president to wear a face mask. Read full article: Trump heads to border, virus hotspot Ari...→

With unsubstantiated claim, Trump sows doubt on US election | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump opened a new front Monday in his fight against mail-in voting, making unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countrie [...] Read full article: With unsubstantiated claim, Trump sows d...→

WH Press Secretary: Trump never ordered slowdown of virus testing

WH Press Secretary: Trump never ordered slowdown of virus testing

President Trump did not order anyone to slow down coronavirus testing and his weekend comment about reducing unflattering case counts was delivered in “passing [...] Read full article: WH Press Secretary: Trump never ordered ...→

AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames protesters for low rally turnout | WTOP

Protesters’ blockades weren’t to blame for the low turnout at a rally President Trump held. There was no sizable effort by protesters to keep attendees from ge [...] Read full article: AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames protesters f...→

Trump suggests US slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics | WTOP

Trump suggests US slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s asked his administration to slow down coronavirus testing because robust testing turns up too man [...] Read full article: Trump suggests US slow virus testing to ...→

Greg Gutfeld hails ruling in Michael Flynn case, says ex-Trump adviser victim of 'long injustice'

Greg Gutfeld hails ruling in Michael Flynn case, says ex-Trump adviser victim of 'long injustice'

"The Five" reacted Wednesday to the news that a three-judge federal appeals panel ordered a lower court to allow the Justice Department to dismiss its case aga [...] Read full article: Greg Gutfeld hails ruling in Michael Fly...→

Trump on talk of taking down statues of Lincoln, Jesus: 'Not gonna happen'

Trump on talk of taking down statues of Lincoln, Jesus: 'Not gonna happen'

President Donald Trump says he is signing an executive order "before the end of the week" to make it easier to prosecute those who attempt to topple monuments [...] Read full article: Trump on talk of taking down statues of ...→

Senate approves 200th federal judge nominated by Trump | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved the nomination of a Mississippi judge to a federal appeals court, the 200th federal judge named by President Donald T [...] Read full article: Senate approves 200th federal judge nomi...→

2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in N. Carolina, Kentucky | WTOP

Voters rebuffed President Donald Trump and nominated two Republicans he opposed to House seats from North Carolina and Kentucky on Tuesday. Read full article: 2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in N....→

Joe Biden takes dominant lead as voters reject Trump on virus and race

Joe Biden takes dominant lead as voters reject Trump on virus and race

A New York Times/Siena College poll finds that Joe Biden is ahead of the president by 14 points, leading among women and nonwhite voters and cutting into his s [...] Read full article: Joe Biden takes dominant lead as voters ...→

IMF downgrades outlook for global economy in face of virus | WTOP

IMF downgrades outlook for global economy in face of virus | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has sharply lowered its forecast for global growth this year because it envisions far more severe economic da [...] Read full article: IMF downgrades outlook for global econom...→

Roanoke College plans layoffs, spending cuts due to virus | WTOP

ROANOKE, Va. — Roanoke College has announced plans to lay off 14 employees and make other cuts to reduce spending by $6 million, saying it has suffered financi [...] Read full article: Roanoke College plans layoffs, spending ...→

Trump says he’ll issue executive order to protect monuments | WTOP

Trump says he’ll issue executive order to protect monuments | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’ll issue an executive order to protect monuments that are coming under new scrutiny as America wrestle [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll issue executive order t...→

As virus surges, Trump turns attention to border wall

President Donald Trump visited the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and tried to credit his new wall with stopping both illegal immigration and the coronavirus. But [...] Read full article: As virus surges, Trump turns attention t...→

Baltimore firm to pay nearly $1M in discrimination case | WTOP

A federal judge has ordered a Baltimore-based contractor to pay employees nearly $1 million in back wages and damages for discrimination and abuse. Read full article: Baltimore firm to pay nearly $1M in disc...→

Another player tests positive for virus after Djokovic event | WTOP

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Another tennis player has tested positive for the coronavirus after taking part in an exhibition series organized by Novak Djokovic in [...] Read full article: Another player tests positive for virus ...→

Muslims to wait a year for hajj as virus prompts Saudi curbs | WTOP

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Muslims around the world hoping for a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Mecca to perform the hajj will have to wait until next y [...] Read full article: Muslims to wait a year for hajj as virus...→

Trump heads to border, virus hotspot Arizona for rally

Trump heads to border, virus hotspot Arizona for rally

The mayor of Phoenix made clear that she does not believe the speech can be safely held in her city — and urged the president to wear a face mask. Read full article: Trump heads to border, virus hotspot Ari...→

Biden campaign official says Trump rally remarks prove he has always 'viewed this virus as a joke'

Biden campaign official says Trump rally remarks prove he has always 'viewed this virus as a joke'

Biden campaign deputy manager and communications director Kate Bedingfield told "The Daily Briefing" Monday that President Trump's remarks about coronavirus te [...] Read full article: Biden campaign official says Trump rally...→

WH Press Secretary: Trump never ordered slowdown of virus testing

WH Press Secretary: Trump never ordered slowdown of virus testing

President Trump did not order anyone to slow down coronavirus testing and his weekend comment about reducing unflattering case counts was delivered in “passing [...] Read full article: WH Press Secretary: Trump never ordered ...→

Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets federal prosecutors | WTOP

Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets federal prosecutors | WTOP

Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara had a snickering response to news that his successor as top federal prosecutor was “stepping down” from the job. Read full article: Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets...→

Trump Fired Her Boss. Now She’s Taking Cases That Incensed White House.

Trump Fired Her Boss. Now She’s Taking Cases That Incensed White House.

Audrey Strauss has been a behind-the-scenes force in the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan as it pursued cases against people connected to President Trump. Read full article: Trump Fired Her Boss. Now She’s Taking C...→

Trump suggests US slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics | WTOP

Trump suggests US slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s asked his administration to slow down coronavirus testing because robust testing turns up too man [...] Read full article: Trump suggests US slow virus testing to ...→

Virginia couple charged in $1.5 million virus fraud scheme | WTOP

Prosecutors say the pair filed 18 different loan applications under the federal Paycheck Protection Program. Four loans totaling more than $1.4 million were ap [...] Read full article: Virginia couple charged in $1.5 million ...→

D.C. Appeals Court Prevented Flynn Case from Becoming Next Trump Investigation

D.C. Appeals Court Prevented Flynn Case from Becoming Next Trump Investigation

The U.S Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit prevented the Michael Flynn case from becoming a new investigation of the Trump administration. Read full article: D.C. Appeals Court Prevented Flynn Case ...→

Virus cases surging among the young, endangering the elderly | WTOP

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Coronavirus cases are climbing rapidly among young adults in a number of states where bars, stores and restaurants have reopened — [...] Read full article: Virus cases surging among the young, end...→

VIRUS DIARY: `Across the pond’ becomes an Atlantic chasm | WTOP

With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Atlantic is a real live ocean once again, a barrier thousands of miles wide. Read full article: VIRUS DIARY: `Across the pond’ becomes a...→

US inmates got virus relief checks, and IRS wants them back | WTOP

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars across the United States, and now the [...] Read full article: US inmates got virus relief checks, and ...→

US virus cases surge to highest level in 2 months | WTOP

New coronavirus cases in the U.S. have surged to their highest level in two months and are now back to where they were at the peak of the outbreak. Read full article: US virus cases surge to highest level in...→

Prosecutor: Trump ally Roger Stone was ‘treated differently’ | WTOP

A federal prosecutor is prepared to tell Congress on Wednesday that Roger Stone, a close ally of President Donald Trump, was given special treatment ahead of h [...] Read full article: Prosecutor: Trump ally Roger Stone was ‘...→

As the Virus Surges in South Florida, a Trump Resort Joins the Rush to Reopen

As the Virus Surges in South Florida, a Trump Resort Joins the Rush to Reopen

Miami-Dade County has been hit with about a quarter of the state’s cases. The Doral hotel and golf club there is taking steps to prevent infection, even as man [...] Read full article: As the Virus Surges in South Florida, a ...→

Putin hails response to virus, rolls social support measures | WTOP

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that further social support measures and incentives for businesses will be introduced as he hailed [...] Read full article: Putin hails response to virus, rolls soc...→

Trump authorizes feds to arrest people vandalizing, taking down monuments

Trump authorizes feds to arrest people vandalizing, taking down monuments

President Trump has authorized federal law enforcement officials to arrest anyone caught vandalizing or tearing down monuments amid a wave of confederate and o [...] Read full article: Trump authorizes feds to arrest people v...→

Trump rally size raises question about risk in age of virus

Trump rally size raises question about risk in age of virus

President Donald Trump's paltry crowd for his weekend campaign rally in Oklahoma raises new questions about politics in the age of coronavirus: Maybe pandemic- [...] Read full article: Trump rally size raises question about r...→

Virus numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns | WTOP

The number of global coronavirus cases continued to surge Tuesday in many large countries that have been lifting lockdowns. Read full article: Virus numbers surge globally as many nat...→

Trump aides consider a CDC overhaul as virus cases surge

Trump aides consider a CDC overhaul as virus cases surge

With Trump under fire for his handling of the outbreak, his advisers are eyeing the federal bureaucracy for other culprits ahead of the election. Read full article: Trump aides consider a CDC overhaul as v...→

With unsubstantiated claim, Trump sows doubt on US election | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump opened a new front Monday in his fight against mail-in voting, making unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countrie [...] Read full article: With unsubstantiated claim, Trump sows d...→

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

The coronavirus is hitting agricultural Yakima County, Washington, hard, with cases surging far faster than elsewhere in the state Read full article: Virus is taking big toll on farm county ...→

Trump: Testing Makes US Virus Problem Seem Worse

Trump: Testing Makes US Virus Problem Seem Worse

President Donald Trump is insisting that the reason why the United States has more coronavirus cases is because the country has "more advanced" testing capabil [...] Read full article: Trump: Testing Makes US Virus Problem Se...→

AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames protesters for low rally turnout | WTOP

Protesters’ blockades weren’t to blame for the low turnout at a rally President Trump held. There was no sizable effort by protesters to keep attendees from ge [...] Read full article: AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames protesters f...→

Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities heading into election | WTOP

Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities heading into election | WTOP

President Donald Trump’s weekend rally in Oklahoma highlighted growing vulnerabilities and crystallized a divisive reelection message that largely ignores broa [...] Read full article: Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities h...→

Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump wants less testing | WTOP

Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump wants less testing | WTOP

MADRID (AP) — Spain reopened its borders to British tourists on Sunday in a bid to kickstart its economy while Brazil and South Africa struggled with rising le [...] Read full article: Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump...→

Greg Gutfeld hails ruling in Michael Flynn case, says ex-Trump adviser victim of 'long injustice'

Greg Gutfeld hails ruling in Michael Flynn case, says ex-Trump adviser victim of 'long injustice'

"The Five" reacted Wednesday to the news that a three-judge federal appeals panel ordered a lower court to allow the Justice Department to dismiss its case aga [...] Read full article: Greg Gutfeld hails ruling in Michael Fly...→

Virginia couple charged in $1.5 million virus fraud scheme | WTOP

Prosecutors say the pair filed 18 different loan applications under the federal Paycheck Protection Program. Four loans totaling more than $1.4 million were ap [...] Read full article: Virginia couple charged in $1.5 million ...→

Trump on talk of taking down statues of Lincoln, Jesus: 'Not gonna happen'

Trump on talk of taking down statues of Lincoln, Jesus: 'Not gonna happen'

President Donald Trump says he is signing an executive order "before the end of the week" to make it easier to prosecute those who attempt to topple monuments [...] Read full article: Trump on talk of taking down statues of ...→

D.C. Appeals Court Prevented Flynn Case from Becoming Next Trump Investigation

D.C. Appeals Court Prevented Flynn Case from Becoming Next Trump Investigation

The U.S Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit prevented the Michael Flynn case from becoming a new investigation of the Trump administration. Read full article: D.C. Appeals Court Prevented Flynn Case ...→

Senate approves 200th federal judge nominated by Trump | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved the nomination of a Mississippi judge to a federal appeals court, the 200th federal judge named by President Donald T [...] Read full article: Senate approves 200th federal judge nomi...→

Virus cases surging among the young, endangering the elderly | WTOP

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Coronavirus cases are climbing rapidly among young adults in a number of states where bars, stores and restaurants have reopened — [...] Read full article: Virus cases surging among the young, end...→

2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in N. Carolina, Kentucky | WTOP

Voters rebuffed President Donald Trump and nominated two Republicans he opposed to House seats from North Carolina and Kentucky on Tuesday. Read full article: 2 Republicans opposed by Trump win in N....→

VIRUS DIARY: `Across the pond’ becomes an Atlantic chasm | WTOP

With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Atlantic is a real live ocean once again, a barrier thousands of miles wide. Read full article: VIRUS DIARY: `Across the pond’ becomes a...→

Joe Biden takes dominant lead as voters reject Trump on virus and race

Joe Biden takes dominant lead as voters reject Trump on virus and race

A New York Times/Siena College poll finds that Joe Biden is ahead of the president by 14 points, leading among women and nonwhite voters and cutting into his s [...] Read full article: Joe Biden takes dominant lead as voters ...→

US inmates got virus relief checks, and IRS wants them back | WTOP

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars across the United States, and now the [...] Read full article: US inmates got virus relief checks, and ...→

IMF downgrades outlook for global economy in face of virus | WTOP

IMF downgrades outlook for global economy in face of virus | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has sharply lowered its forecast for global growth this year because it envisions far more severe economic da [...] Read full article: IMF downgrades outlook for global econom...→

US virus cases surge to highest level in 2 months | WTOP

New coronavirus cases in the U.S. have surged to their highest level in two months and are now back to where they were at the peak of the outbreak. Read full article: US virus cases surge to highest level in...→

Roanoke College plans layoffs, spending cuts due to virus | WTOP

ROANOKE, Va. — Roanoke College has announced plans to lay off 14 employees and make other cuts to reduce spending by $6 million, saying it has suffered financi [...] Read full article: Roanoke College plans layoffs, spending ...→

Prosecutor: Trump ally Roger Stone was ‘treated differently’ | WTOP

A federal prosecutor is prepared to tell Congress on Wednesday that Roger Stone, a close ally of President Donald Trump, was given special treatment ahead of h [...] Read full article: Prosecutor: Trump ally Roger Stone was ‘...→

Trump says he’ll issue executive order to protect monuments | WTOP

Trump says he’ll issue executive order to protect monuments | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’ll issue an executive order to protect monuments that are coming under new scrutiny as America wrestle [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll issue executive order t...→

As the Virus Surges in South Florida, a Trump Resort Joins the Rush to Reopen

As the Virus Surges in South Florida, a Trump Resort Joins the Rush to Reopen

Miami-Dade County has been hit with about a quarter of the state’s cases. The Doral hotel and golf club there is taking steps to prevent infection, even as man [...] Read full article: As the Virus Surges in South Florida, a ...→

As virus surges, Trump turns attention to border wall

President Donald Trump visited the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and tried to credit his new wall with stopping both illegal immigration and the coronavirus. But [...] Read full article: As virus surges, Trump turns attention t...→

Putin hails response to virus, rolls social support measures | WTOP

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that further social support measures and incentives for businesses will be introduced as he hailed [...] Read full article: Putin hails response to virus, rolls soc...→

Baltimore firm to pay nearly $1M in discrimination case | WTOP

A federal judge has ordered a Baltimore-based contractor to pay employees nearly $1 million in back wages and damages for discrimination and abuse. Read full article: Baltimore firm to pay nearly $1M in disc...→

Trump authorizes feds to arrest people vandalizing, taking down monuments

Trump authorizes feds to arrest people vandalizing, taking down monuments

President Trump has authorized federal law enforcement officials to arrest anyone caught vandalizing or tearing down monuments amid a wave of confederate and o [...] Read full article: Trump authorizes feds to arrest people v...→

Another player tests positive for virus after Djokovic event | WTOP

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Another tennis player has tested positive for the coronavirus after taking part in an exhibition series organized by Novak Djokovic in [...] Read full article: Another player tests positive for virus ...→

Trump rally size raises question about risk in age of virus

Trump rally size raises question about risk in age of virus

President Donald Trump's paltry crowd for his weekend campaign rally in Oklahoma raises new questions about politics in the age of coronavirus: Maybe pandemic- [...] Read full article: Trump rally size raises question about r...→

Muslims to wait a year for hajj as virus prompts Saudi curbs | WTOP

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Muslims around the world hoping for a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Mecca to perform the hajj will have to wait until next y [...] Read full article: Muslims to wait a year for hajj as virus...→

Virus numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns | WTOP

The number of global coronavirus cases continued to surge Tuesday in many large countries that have been lifting lockdowns. Read full article: Virus numbers surge globally as many nat...→

Trump heads to border, virus hotspot Arizona for rally

Trump heads to border, virus hotspot Arizona for rally

The mayor of Phoenix made clear that she does not believe the speech can be safely held in her city — and urged the president to wear a face mask. Read full article: Trump heads to border, virus hotspot Ari...→

Trump aides consider a CDC overhaul as virus cases surge

Trump aides consider a CDC overhaul as virus cases surge

With Trump under fire for his handling of the outbreak, his advisers are eyeing the federal bureaucracy for other culprits ahead of the election. Read full article: Trump aides consider a CDC overhaul as v...→

With unsubstantiated claim, Trump sows doubt on US election | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump opened a new front Monday in his fight against mail-in voting, making unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countrie [...] Read full article: With unsubstantiated claim, Trump sows d...→

Biden campaign official says Trump rally remarks prove he has always 'viewed this virus as a joke'

Biden campaign official says Trump rally remarks prove he has always 'viewed this virus as a joke'

Biden campaign deputy manager and communications director Kate Bedingfield told "The Daily Briefing" Monday that President Trump's remarks about coronavirus te [...] Read full article: Biden campaign official says Trump rally...→

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

The coronavirus is hitting agricultural Yakima County, Washington, hard, with cases surging far faster than elsewhere in the state Read full article: Virus is taking big toll on farm county ...→

WH Press Secretary: Trump never ordered slowdown of virus testing

WH Press Secretary: Trump never ordered slowdown of virus testing

President Trump did not order anyone to slow down coronavirus testing and his weekend comment about reducing unflattering case counts was delivered in “passing [...] Read full article: WH Press Secretary: Trump never ordered ...→

Trump: Testing Makes US Virus Problem Seem Worse

Trump: Testing Makes US Virus Problem Seem Worse

President Donald Trump is insisting that the reason why the United States has more coronavirus cases is because the country has "more advanced" testing capabil [...] Read full article: Trump: Testing Makes US Virus Problem Se...→

Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets federal prosecutors | WTOP

Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets federal prosecutors | WTOP

Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara had a snickering response to news that his successor as top federal prosecutor was “stepping down” from the job. Read full article: Under Trump, ‘You’re fired!’ even greets...→

AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames protesters for low rally turnout | WTOP

Protesters’ blockades weren’t to blame for the low turnout at a rally President Trump held. There was no sizable effort by protesters to keep attendees from ge [...] Read full article: AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames protesters f...→

Trump Fired Her Boss. Now She’s Taking Cases That Incensed White House.

Trump Fired Her Boss. Now She’s Taking Cases That Incensed White House.

Audrey Strauss has been a behind-the-scenes force in the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan as it pursued cases against people connected to President Trump. Read full article: Trump Fired Her Boss. Now She’s Taking C...→

Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities heading into election | WTOP

Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities heading into election | WTOP

President Donald Trump’s weekend rally in Oklahoma highlighted growing vulnerabilities and crystallized a divisive reelection message that largely ignores broa [...] Read full article: Trump rally highlights vulnerabilities h...→

Trump suggests US slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics | WTOP

Trump suggests US slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics | WTOP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s asked his administration to slow down coronavirus testing because robust testing turns up too man [...] Read full article: Trump suggests US slow virus testing to ...→

Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump wants less testing | WTOP

Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump wants less testing | WTOP

MADRID (AP) — Spain reopened its borders to British tourists on Sunday in a bid to kickstart its economy while Brazil and South Africa struggled with rising le [...] Read full article: Spain opens border to UK tourists; Trump...→