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Winfrey, Roberts to appear in global virus relief livestream | WTOP

Winfrey, Roberts to appear in global virus relief livestream | WTOP

Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts and former President George W. Bush will be among 200 star-studded participants in a 24-hour global livestream event. Read full article: Winfrey, Roberts to appear in global vir...→

Winfrey, Roberts to appear in global virus relief livestream | WTOP

Winfrey, Roberts to appear in global virus relief livestream | WTOP

Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts and former President George W. Bush will be among 200 star-studded participants in a 24-hour global livestream event. Read full article: Winfrey, Roberts to appear in global vir...→

Even where virus accelerates, lockdowns are cracking open | WTOP

NEW DELHI (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic accelerated across Latin America, Russia and the Indian subcontinent on Friday even as curves flattened and reopening [...] Read full article: Even where virus accelerates, lockdowns ...→

Small free libraries offering solace amid virus shutdowns | WTOP

Across the United States, volunteers are reporting a jump in little free libraries as readers look to pass the time during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Small free libraries offering solace ami...→

Medics around the world face hostility over virus stigma | WTOP

Medical workers, seen as possible sources of contagion, face another staggering challenge in some countries: the stigma associated with the illness. Read full article: Medics around the world face hostility o...→

Whistleblower: US could face virus rebound ‘darkest winter’ | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — America faces the “darkest winter in modern history” unless leaders act decisively to prevent a rebound of the coronavirus, says a government [...] Read full article: Whistleblower: US could face virus rebou...→

India's prime minister announces huge virus relief package

India's prime minister announces huge virus relief package

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says the government will spend the equivalent of nearly 10% of the country's GDP on a coronavirus economic relief package d [...] Read full article: India's prime minister announces huge vi...→

DC Jail populations drop as city introduces efforts to prevent virus outbreak | WTOP

A federal judge hearing a class-action lawsuit against the DC Department of Corrections over conditions at the DC Jail during the pandemic was told the jail po [...] Read full article: DC Jail populations drop as city introdu...→

Global stocks mixed amid hopes for recovery from virus slump

Global stocks were mixed Monday as investors looked past dismal American jobs and other data toward hopes for a global recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Global stocks mixed amid hopes for recov...→

Virus cases rise in China, South Korea; Obama bashes Trump | WTOP

Both China and South Korea reported new spikes in coronavirus cases on Sunday, setting off fresh concerns in countries where local outbreaks had been in dramat [...] Read full article: Virus cases rise in China, South Korea; ...→

‘Fear kills:’ WWII vets recall war, reject panic over virus | WTOP

As they recalled the horrors of the war, they also talked about how strength and tenacity were key to survival both then and now. Here is some of their testimo [...] Read full article: ‘Fear kills:’ WWII vets recall war, reje...→

Poll: Most in US back curbing in-person worship amid virus | WTOP

Most Americans think in-person religious services should be barred or allowed only with limits during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Poll: Most in US back curbing in-person ...→

Democrats make case for role of government in virus response | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — When he stood before Congress in 1996 and declared “the era of big government is over,” President Bill Clinton gave voice to a doctrine that [...] Read full article: Democrats make case for role of governme...→

Dallas salon owner jailed for defying virus shutdown order | WTOP

DALLAS (AP) — A hair salon owner in Texas was ordered to spend a week in jail after she continued to operate her business despite restrictions put in place bec [...] Read full article: Dallas salon owner jailed for defying vi...→

Pelosi pushes ahead on massive virus bill, but GOP wary | WTOP

Pelosi pushes ahead on massive virus bill, but GOP wary | WTOP

House Democrats are seeking to drive the debate on the fifth coronavirus response bill, promising to produce a mega-package stuffed with Democratic priorities. Read full article: Pelosi pushes ahead on massive virus bil...→

States With Few Virus Cases Get Big Share of Relief Aid

States With Few Virus Cases Get Big Share of Relief Aid

Alaska, Hawaii, Montana and Wyoming are not epicenters of the coronavirus pandemic. Yet these four states scored big this spring when Congress pumped out direc [...] Read full article: States With Few Virus Cases Get Big Shar...→

Where’s my check? Answers to common relief payment questions | WTOP

The US government has distributed about 130 million economic impact payments to taxpayers in less than 30 days. The IRS anticipates sending more than 150 milli [...] Read full article: Where’s my check? Answers to common reli...→

Global Virus Updates: ‘New Normal’ Anything But as Countries Continue to Reopen

Global Virus Updates: ‘New Normal’ Anything But as Countries Continue to Reopen

Mask-wearing high school seniors in South Korea have had their temperature checked and rubbed their hands with sanitizer as they finally return to school, afte [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: ‘New Normal’ Anyth...→

Global Virus Updates: Europe Reopens Widely, Seeks to Salvage Summer Vacations

Global Virus Updates: Europe Reopens Widely, Seeks to Salvage Summer Vacations

Europe reopened more widely on Monday, allowing people into the Acropolis in Athens, shops in Italy, markets and museums in Belgium, garden stores in Ireland a [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: Europe Reopens Wid...→

House Dems Pass $3T Virus Relief Package, but It's Path Through Senate Looks Grim

House Democrats on Friday passed a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package, a fifth package of aid for the nation through the pandemic. But the two parties seem [...] Read full article: House Dems Pass $3T Virus Relief Package...→

AP Exclusive: CDC docs stress plans for more virus flareups | WTOP

The CDC guidance offered recommendations to help communities decide when to shut facilities down again during future flareups of COVID-19. Read full article: AP Exclusive: CDC docs stress plans for ...→

White House virus trouble is microcosm of what America faces | WTOP

The White House is increasingly looking like an imperfect microcosm of the challenges that all Americans face in keeping the coronavirus at bay as huge swaths [...] Read full article: White House virus trouble is microcosm o...→

IRS sets deadline for relief payment by direct deposit | WTOP

The Treasury Department and the IRS are urging taxpayers who want to get their economic impact payments directly deposited to their bank accounts to enter thei [...] Read full article: IRS sets deadline for relief payment by ...→

Global Virus Outbreak: South Korea Nightclub Cases Highlight Fear of Virus 2nd Wave

Global Virus Outbreak: South Korea Nightclub Cases Highlight Fear of Virus 2nd Wave

The difficulty in trying to reopen economies without rekindling coronavirus outbreaks was highlighted on Monday as concern grew in South Korea about a second w [...] Read full article: Global Virus Outbreak: South Korea Night...→

Musk threatens to exit California over virus restrictions | WTOP

Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatened Saturday to pull the company’s factory and headquarters out of California and sued local officials who have stopped the company [...] Read full article: Musk threatens to exit California over v...→

Tips to make sure your donations go to COVID-19 relief | WTOP

Tips to make sure your donations go to COVID-19 relief | WTOP

With so many in need of help, donating to a charity to provide COVID-19 relief can feel a bit daunting. One organization has the resources to make your donatio [...] Read full article: Tips to make sure your donations go to C...→

Europe holds low-key VE Day commemorations due to virus | WTOP

LONDON (AP) — Europe was marking the 75th anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany to Allied forces following six years of war in a low-key fashion Friday [...] Read full article: Europe holds low-key VE Day commemoratio...→

Global Virus Updates: Fears of ‘Second Wave’ Hang Over Coronavirus Successes

Global Virus Updates: Fears of ‘Second Wave’ Hang Over Coronavirus Successes

Britain was expected to extend its nationwide lockdown on Thursday, but the European country hit hardest by the coronavirus plans cautiously to ease some restr [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: Fears of ‘Second W...→

Restaurant relief group Power of 10 hopes to serve a win-win | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — Chefs need to be good at math to keep their menus balanced. But Chef Erik Bruner-Yang is applying his math skills to help something larger — th [...] Read full article: Restaurant relief group Power of 10 hope...→

Global Virus Updates: Struggles in India, Brazil, US Show Virus Fight Far From Won

Global Virus Updates: Struggles in India, Brazil, US Show Virus Fight Far From Won

Even as countries move forward with easing their coronavirus restrictions and restarting their economies, the discovery of a large cluster of infections linked [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: Struggles in India...→

McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding Off on 5th Virus Relief Bill

McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding Off on 5th Virus Relief Bill

While not ruling out further aid through the raging pandemic, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and three other GOP senators are holding off on a fifth co [...] Read full article: McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding ...→

Virus tests CBS’ venerable ’60 Minutes’ on air and off | WTOP

Virus tests CBS’ venerable ’60 Minutes’ on air and off | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus has tested “60 Minutes” both on and off the air in ways that the Sunday night newsmagazine has never seen in the 51 years of it [...] Read full article: Virus tests CBS’ venerable ’60 Minutes’ ...→

Global Virus Updates: China Lawmakers Gather as Doubts Swirl Over Pandemic Safety

Global Virus Updates: China Lawmakers Gather as Doubts Swirl Over Pandemic Safety

China is convening its biggest political gathering and President Donald Trump has said he is considering holding the Group of Seven summit in June as doubts si [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: China Lawmakers Ga...→

Tourists enter reopened Grand Canyon despite virus concerns | WTOP

Tourists appeared ready to roam Grand Canyon National Park again after it partially reopened Friday, despite objections from Navajo officials and others that i [...] Read full article: Tourists enter reopened Grand Canyon des...→

Global Virus Updates: Virus Hot Spots Flare, Hospitals Tested as Economies Reopen

Global Virus Updates: Virus Hot Spots Flare, Hospitals Tested as Economies Reopen

Coronavirus outbreaks are testing public health networks and the resolve of planners to reopen from pandemic shutdowns. Read full article: Global Virus Updates: Virus Hot Spots Fl...→

Ex-Obama adviser on $3T virus relief bill: 'We have to definitely change how we're handing out money'

Ex-Obama adviser on $3T virus relief bill: 'We have to definitely change how we're handing out money'

Former Obama economic adviser Robert Wolf reacted to House Democrats' latest coronavirus stimulus proposal Tuesday on "Your World with Neil Cavuto." Read full article: Ex-Obama adviser on $3T virus relief bil...→

As nations reopen, warning emerges about virus tracing voids | WTOP

May 11, 2020, 10:17 PM... The warning came as France and Belgium emerged from lockdowns, the Netherlands sent children back to school, and many U.S. states pre [...] Read full article: As nations reopen, warning emerges about...→

As Trump pulls back from virus, Congress races to fill void | WTOP

As Trump pulls back from virus, Congress races to fill void | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump tries to moves on from the coronavirus, Congress is rushing to fill the void and prepare the country for the long f [...] Read full article: As Trump pulls back from virus, Congress...→

White House Virus Task Force members face quarantine, including Fauci | WTOP

Three members of the White House coronavirus task force, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, placed themselves in quarantine. Read full article: White House Virus Task Force members fac...→

Virus prevents diaspora Venezuelans from sending money home | WTOP

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — After fleeing Venezuela along with millions of others amid the country’s grueling humanitarian crisis, Misael Cocho made his way by b [...] Read full article: Virus prevents diaspora Venezuelans from...→

Virus restrictions reimposed amid patchwork re-openings | WTOP

Virus restrictions reimposed amid patchwork re-openings | WTOP

As coronavirus-induced economic pain grew around the world, some U.S. states moved forward Friday with plans to reopen their economies, while European countrie [...] Read full article: Virus restrictions reimposed amid patchw...→

Woods, Mickelson, QBs to donate $10 million to virus relief

Woods, Mickelson, QBs to donate $10 million to virus relief

The next match involving Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson involves a $10 million donation for COVID-19 relief efforts, along with plenty of bragging rights in a [...] Read full article: Woods, Mickelson, QBs to donate $10 mill...→

Germany relaxes more virus rules, but with fallback clause | WTOP

Germany relaxes more virus rules, but with fallback clause | WTOP

BERLIN (AP) — German officials on Wednesday cleared the way for restaurants, hotels and remaining stores to reopen in the coming weeks, and for the country’s s [...] Read full article: Germany relaxes more virus rules, but wi...→

Italy nursing home ravaged by virus discloses 300 dead | WTOP

ROME (AP) — Italy’s biggest nursing home defended the measures it took to protect residents and staff from the coronavirus Wednesday amid a criminal investigat [...] Read full article: Italy nursing home ravaged by virus disc...→

Senior scientist says administration ignored virus warnings | WTOP

The Trump administration failed to prepare for the onslaught of the coronavirus, then sought a quick fix by trying to rush an unproven drug to patients, a seni [...] Read full article: Senior scientist says administration ign...→

Treasury to begin distributing virus relief money to tribes

The U.S. Treasury Department said Tuesday that it will begin doling out billions in coronavirus relief funding to tribes more than a week after a congressional [...] Read full article: Treasury to begin distributing virus rel...→

Even where virus accelerates, lockdowns are cracking open | WTOP

NEW DELHI (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic accelerated across Latin America, Russia and the Indian subcontinent on Friday even as curves flattened and reopening [...] Read full article: Even where virus accelerates, lockdowns ...→

Global Virus Updates: China Lawmakers Gather as Doubts Swirl Over Pandemic Safety

Global Virus Updates: China Lawmakers Gather as Doubts Swirl Over Pandemic Safety

China is convening its biggest political gathering and President Donald Trump has said he is considering holding the Group of Seven summit in June as doubts si [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: China Lawmakers Ga...→

Global Virus Updates: ‘New Normal’ Anything But as Countries Continue to Reopen

Global Virus Updates: ‘New Normal’ Anything But as Countries Continue to Reopen

Mask-wearing high school seniors in South Korea have had their temperature checked and rubbed their hands with sanitizer as they finally return to school, afte [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: ‘New Normal’ Anyth...→

Small free libraries offering solace amid virus shutdowns | WTOP

Across the United States, volunteers are reporting a jump in little free libraries as readers look to pass the time during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Small free libraries offering solace ami...→

Tourists enter reopened Grand Canyon despite virus concerns | WTOP

Tourists appeared ready to roam Grand Canyon National Park again after it partially reopened Friday, despite objections from Navajo officials and others that i [...] Read full article: Tourists enter reopened Grand Canyon des...→

House Dems Pass $3T Virus Relief Package, but It's Path Through Senate Looks Grim

House Democrats on Friday passed a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package, a fifth package of aid for the nation through the pandemic. But the two parties seem [...] Read full article: House Dems Pass $3T Virus Relief Package...→

Whistleblower: US could face virus rebound ‘darkest winter’ | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — America faces the “darkest winter in modern history” unless leaders act decisively to prevent a rebound of the coronavirus, says a government [...] Read full article: Whistleblower: US could face virus rebou...→

Ex-Obama adviser on $3T virus relief bill: 'We have to definitely change how we're handing out money'

Ex-Obama adviser on $3T virus relief bill: 'We have to definitely change how we're handing out money'

Former Obama economic adviser Robert Wolf reacted to House Democrats' latest coronavirus stimulus proposal Tuesday on "Your World with Neil Cavuto." Read full article: Ex-Obama adviser on $3T virus relief bil...→

White House virus trouble is microcosm of what America faces | WTOP

The White House is increasingly looking like an imperfect microcosm of the challenges that all Americans face in keeping the coronavirus at bay as huge swaths [...] Read full article: White House virus trouble is microcosm o...→

DC Jail populations drop as city introduces efforts to prevent virus outbreak | WTOP

A federal judge hearing a class-action lawsuit against the DC Department of Corrections over conditions at the DC Jail during the pandemic was told the jail po [...] Read full article: DC Jail populations drop as city introdu...→

As Trump pulls back from virus, Congress races to fill void | WTOP

As Trump pulls back from virus, Congress races to fill void | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump tries to moves on from the coronavirus, Congress is rushing to fill the void and prepare the country for the long f [...] Read full article: As Trump pulls back from virus, Congress...→

Global Virus Outbreak: South Korea Nightclub Cases Highlight Fear of Virus 2nd Wave

Global Virus Outbreak: South Korea Nightclub Cases Highlight Fear of Virus 2nd Wave

The difficulty in trying to reopen economies without rekindling coronavirus outbreaks was highlighted on Monday as concern grew in South Korea about a second w [...] Read full article: Global Virus Outbreak: South Korea Night...→

Virus cases rise in China, South Korea; Obama bashes Trump | WTOP

Both China and South Korea reported new spikes in coronavirus cases on Sunday, setting off fresh concerns in countries where local outbreaks had been in dramat [...] Read full article: Virus cases rise in China, South Korea; ...→

Virus prevents diaspora Venezuelans from sending money home | WTOP

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — After fleeing Venezuela along with millions of others amid the country’s grueling humanitarian crisis, Misael Cocho made his way by b [...] Read full article: Virus prevents diaspora Venezuelans from...→

Tips to make sure your donations go to COVID-19 relief | WTOP

Tips to make sure your donations go to COVID-19 relief | WTOP

With so many in need of help, donating to a charity to provide COVID-19 relief can feel a bit daunting. One organization has the resources to make your donatio [...] Read full article: Tips to make sure your donations go to C...→

Poll: Most in US back curbing in-person worship amid virus | WTOP

Most Americans think in-person religious services should be barred or allowed only with limits during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Poll: Most in US back curbing in-person ...→

Woods, Mickelson, QBs to donate $10 million to virus relief

Woods, Mickelson, QBs to donate $10 million to virus relief

The next match involving Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson involves a $10 million donation for COVID-19 relief efforts, along with plenty of bragging rights in a [...] Read full article: Woods, Mickelson, QBs to donate $10 mill...→

Global Virus Updates: Fears of ‘Second Wave’ Hang Over Coronavirus Successes

Global Virus Updates: Fears of ‘Second Wave’ Hang Over Coronavirus Successes

Britain was expected to extend its nationwide lockdown on Thursday, but the European country hit hardest by the coronavirus plans cautiously to ease some restr [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: Fears of ‘Second W...→

Dallas salon owner jailed for defying virus shutdown order | WTOP

DALLAS (AP) — A hair salon owner in Texas was ordered to spend a week in jail after she continued to operate her business despite restrictions put in place bec [...] Read full article: Dallas salon owner jailed for defying vi...→

Italy nursing home ravaged by virus discloses 300 dead | WTOP

ROME (AP) — Italy’s biggest nursing home defended the measures it took to protect residents and staff from the coronavirus Wednesday amid a criminal investigat [...] Read full article: Italy nursing home ravaged by virus disc...→

Global Virus Updates: Struggles in India, Brazil, US Show Virus Fight Far From Won

Global Virus Updates: Struggles in India, Brazil, US Show Virus Fight Far From Won

Even as countries move forward with easing their coronavirus restrictions and restarting their economies, the discovery of a large cluster of infections linked [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: Struggles in India...→

States With Few Virus Cases Get Big Share of Relief Aid

States With Few Virus Cases Get Big Share of Relief Aid

Alaska, Hawaii, Montana and Wyoming are not epicenters of the coronavirus pandemic. Yet these four states scored big this spring when Congress pumped out direc [...] Read full article: States With Few Virus Cases Get Big Shar...→

Treasury to begin distributing virus relief money to tribes

The U.S. Treasury Department said Tuesday that it will begin doling out billions in coronavirus relief funding to tribes more than a week after a congressional [...] Read full article: Treasury to begin distributing virus rel...→

Virus tests CBS’ venerable ’60 Minutes’ on air and off | WTOP

Virus tests CBS’ venerable ’60 Minutes’ on air and off | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus has tested “60 Minutes” both on and off the air in ways that the Sunday night newsmagazine has never seen in the 51 years of it [...] Read full article: Virus tests CBS’ venerable ’60 Minutes’ ...→

Global Virus Updates: Europe Reopens Widely, Seeks to Salvage Summer Vacations

Global Virus Updates: Europe Reopens Widely, Seeks to Salvage Summer Vacations

Europe reopened more widely on Monday, allowing people into the Acropolis in Athens, shops in Italy, markets and museums in Belgium, garden stores in Ireland a [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: Europe Reopens Wid...→

Medics around the world face hostility over virus stigma | WTOP

Medical workers, seen as possible sources of contagion, face another staggering challenge in some countries: the stigma associated with the illness. Read full article: Medics around the world face hostility o...→

Global Virus Updates: Virus Hot Spots Flare, Hospitals Tested as Economies Reopen

Global Virus Updates: Virus Hot Spots Flare, Hospitals Tested as Economies Reopen

Coronavirus outbreaks are testing public health networks and the resolve of planners to reopen from pandemic shutdowns. Read full article: Global Virus Updates: Virus Hot Spots Fl...→

AP Exclusive: CDC docs stress plans for more virus flareups | WTOP

The CDC guidance offered recommendations to help communities decide when to shut facilities down again during future flareups of COVID-19. Read full article: AP Exclusive: CDC docs stress plans for ...→

India's prime minister announces huge virus relief package

India's prime minister announces huge virus relief package

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says the government will spend the equivalent of nearly 10% of the country's GDP on a coronavirus economic relief package d [...] Read full article: India's prime minister announces huge vi...→

As nations reopen, warning emerges about virus tracing voids | WTOP

May 11, 2020, 10:17 PM... The warning came as France and Belgium emerged from lockdowns, the Netherlands sent children back to school, and many U.S. states pre [...] Read full article: As nations reopen, warning emerges about...→

IRS sets deadline for relief payment by direct deposit | WTOP

The Treasury Department and the IRS are urging taxpayers who want to get their economic impact payments directly deposited to their bank accounts to enter thei [...] Read full article: IRS sets deadline for relief payment by ...→

Global stocks mixed amid hopes for recovery from virus slump

Global stocks were mixed Monday as investors looked past dismal American jobs and other data toward hopes for a global recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Global stocks mixed amid hopes for recov...→

White House Virus Task Force members face quarantine, including Fauci | WTOP

Three members of the White House coronavirus task force, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, placed themselves in quarantine. Read full article: White House Virus Task Force members fac...→

Musk threatens to exit California over virus restrictions | WTOP

Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatened Saturday to pull the company’s factory and headquarters out of California and sued local officials who have stopped the company [...] Read full article: Musk threatens to exit California over v...→

‘Fear kills:’ WWII vets recall war, reject panic over virus | WTOP

As they recalled the horrors of the war, they also talked about how strength and tenacity were key to survival both then and now. Here is some of their testimo [...] Read full article: ‘Fear kills:’ WWII vets recall war, reje...→

Virus restrictions reimposed amid patchwork re-openings | WTOP

Virus restrictions reimposed amid patchwork re-openings | WTOP

As coronavirus-induced economic pain grew around the world, some U.S. states moved forward Friday with plans to reopen their economies, while European countrie [...] Read full article: Virus restrictions reimposed amid patchw...→

Europe holds low-key VE Day commemorations due to virus | WTOP

LONDON (AP) — Europe was marking the 75th anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany to Allied forces following six years of war in a low-key fashion Friday [...] Read full article: Europe holds low-key VE Day commemoratio...→

Democrats make case for role of government in virus response | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — When he stood before Congress in 1996 and declared “the era of big government is over,” President Bill Clinton gave voice to a doctrine that [...] Read full article: Democrats make case for role of governme...→

Germany relaxes more virus rules, but with fallback clause | WTOP

Germany relaxes more virus rules, but with fallback clause | WTOP

BERLIN (AP) — German officials on Wednesday cleared the way for restaurants, hotels and remaining stores to reopen in the coming weeks, and for the country’s s [...] Read full article: Germany relaxes more virus rules, but wi...→

Restaurant relief group Power of 10 hopes to serve a win-win | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — Chefs need to be good at math to keep their menus balanced. But Chef Erik Bruner-Yang is applying his math skills to help something larger — th [...] Read full article: Restaurant relief group Power of 10 hope...→

Pelosi pushes ahead on massive virus bill, but GOP wary | WTOP

Pelosi pushes ahead on massive virus bill, but GOP wary | WTOP

House Democrats are seeking to drive the debate on the fifth coronavirus response bill, promising to produce a mega-package stuffed with Democratic priorities. Read full article: Pelosi pushes ahead on massive virus bil...→

Senior scientist says administration ignored virus warnings | WTOP

The Trump administration failed to prepare for the onslaught of the coronavirus, then sought a quick fix by trying to rush an unproven drug to patients, a seni [...] Read full article: Senior scientist says administration ign...→

McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding Off on 5th Virus Relief Bill

McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding Off on 5th Virus Relief Bill

While not ruling out further aid through the raging pandemic, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and three other GOP senators are holding off on a fifth co [...] Read full article: McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding ...→

Where’s my check? Answers to common relief payment questions | WTOP

The US government has distributed about 130 million economic impact payments to taxpayers in less than 30 days. The IRS anticipates sending more than 150 milli [...] Read full article: Where’s my check? Answers to common reli...→

Even where virus accelerates, lockdowns are cracking open | WTOP

NEW DELHI (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic accelerated across Latin America, Russia and the Indian subcontinent on Friday even as curves flattened and reopening [...] Read full article: Even where virus accelerates, lockdowns ...→

Global Virus Updates: China Lawmakers Gather as Doubts Swirl Over Pandemic Safety

Global Virus Updates: China Lawmakers Gather as Doubts Swirl Over Pandemic Safety

China is convening its biggest political gathering and President Donald Trump has said he is considering holding the Group of Seven summit in June as doubts si [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: China Lawmakers Ga...→

Global Virus Updates: ‘New Normal’ Anything But as Countries Continue to Reopen

Global Virus Updates: ‘New Normal’ Anything But as Countries Continue to Reopen

Mask-wearing high school seniors in South Korea have had their temperature checked and rubbed their hands with sanitizer as they finally return to school, afte [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: ‘New Normal’ Anyth...→

Small free libraries offering solace amid virus shutdowns | WTOP

Across the United States, volunteers are reporting a jump in little free libraries as readers look to pass the time during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Small free libraries offering solace ami...→

Global Virus Updates: Europe Reopens Widely, Seeks to Salvage Summer Vacations

Global Virus Updates: Europe Reopens Widely, Seeks to Salvage Summer Vacations

Europe reopened more widely on Monday, allowing people into the Acropolis in Athens, shops in Italy, markets and museums in Belgium, garden stores in Ireland a [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: Europe Reopens Wid...→

Tourists enter reopened Grand Canyon despite virus concerns | WTOP

Tourists appeared ready to roam Grand Canyon National Park again after it partially reopened Friday, despite objections from Navajo officials and others that i [...] Read full article: Tourists enter reopened Grand Canyon des...→

Medics around the world face hostility over virus stigma | WTOP

Medical workers, seen as possible sources of contagion, face another staggering challenge in some countries: the stigma associated with the illness. Read full article: Medics around the world face hostility o...→

House Dems Pass $3T Virus Relief Package, but It's Path Through Senate Looks Grim

House Democrats on Friday passed a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package, a fifth package of aid for the nation through the pandemic. But the two parties seem [...] Read full article: House Dems Pass $3T Virus Relief Package...→

Global Virus Updates: Virus Hot Spots Flare, Hospitals Tested as Economies Reopen

Global Virus Updates: Virus Hot Spots Flare, Hospitals Tested as Economies Reopen

Coronavirus outbreaks are testing public health networks and the resolve of planners to reopen from pandemic shutdowns. Read full article: Global Virus Updates: Virus Hot Spots Fl...→

Whistleblower: US could face virus rebound ‘darkest winter’ | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — America faces the “darkest winter in modern history” unless leaders act decisively to prevent a rebound of the coronavirus, says a government [...] Read full article: Whistleblower: US could face virus rebou...→

AP Exclusive: CDC docs stress plans for more virus flareups | WTOP

The CDC guidance offered recommendations to help communities decide when to shut facilities down again during future flareups of COVID-19. Read full article: AP Exclusive: CDC docs stress plans for ...→

Ex-Obama adviser on $3T virus relief bill: 'We have to definitely change how we're handing out money'

Ex-Obama adviser on $3T virus relief bill: 'We have to definitely change how we're handing out money'

Former Obama economic adviser Robert Wolf reacted to House Democrats' latest coronavirus stimulus proposal Tuesday on "Your World with Neil Cavuto." Read full article: Ex-Obama adviser on $3T virus relief bil...→

India's prime minister announces huge virus relief package

India's prime minister announces huge virus relief package

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says the government will spend the equivalent of nearly 10% of the country's GDP on a coronavirus economic relief package d [...] Read full article: India's prime minister announces huge vi...→

White House virus trouble is microcosm of what America faces | WTOP

The White House is increasingly looking like an imperfect microcosm of the challenges that all Americans face in keeping the coronavirus at bay as huge swaths [...] Read full article: White House virus trouble is microcosm o...→

As nations reopen, warning emerges about virus tracing voids | WTOP

May 11, 2020, 10:17 PM... The warning came as France and Belgium emerged from lockdowns, the Netherlands sent children back to school, and many U.S. states pre [...] Read full article: As nations reopen, warning emerges about...→

DC Jail populations drop as city introduces efforts to prevent virus outbreak | WTOP

A federal judge hearing a class-action lawsuit against the DC Department of Corrections over conditions at the DC Jail during the pandemic was told the jail po [...] Read full article: DC Jail populations drop as city introdu...→

IRS sets deadline for relief payment by direct deposit | WTOP

The Treasury Department and the IRS are urging taxpayers who want to get their economic impact payments directly deposited to their bank accounts to enter thei [...] Read full article: IRS sets deadline for relief payment by ...→

As Trump pulls back from virus, Congress races to fill void | WTOP

As Trump pulls back from virus, Congress races to fill void | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump tries to moves on from the coronavirus, Congress is rushing to fill the void and prepare the country for the long f [...] Read full article: As Trump pulls back from virus, Congress...→

Global stocks mixed amid hopes for recovery from virus slump

Global stocks were mixed Monday as investors looked past dismal American jobs and other data toward hopes for a global recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Global stocks mixed amid hopes for recov...→

Global Virus Outbreak: South Korea Nightclub Cases Highlight Fear of Virus 2nd Wave

Global Virus Outbreak: South Korea Nightclub Cases Highlight Fear of Virus 2nd Wave

The difficulty in trying to reopen economies without rekindling coronavirus outbreaks was highlighted on Monday as concern grew in South Korea about a second w [...] Read full article: Global Virus Outbreak: South Korea Night...→

White House Virus Task Force members face quarantine, including Fauci | WTOP

Three members of the White House coronavirus task force, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, placed themselves in quarantine. Read full article: White House Virus Task Force members fac...→

Virus cases rise in China, South Korea; Obama bashes Trump | WTOP

Both China and South Korea reported new spikes in coronavirus cases on Sunday, setting off fresh concerns in countries where local outbreaks had been in dramat [...] Read full article: Virus cases rise in China, South Korea; ...→

Musk threatens to exit California over virus restrictions | WTOP

Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatened Saturday to pull the company’s factory and headquarters out of California and sued local officials who have stopped the company [...] Read full article: Musk threatens to exit California over v...→

Virus prevents diaspora Venezuelans from sending money home | WTOP

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — After fleeing Venezuela along with millions of others amid the country’s grueling humanitarian crisis, Misael Cocho made his way by b [...] Read full article: Virus prevents diaspora Venezuelans from...→

‘Fear kills:’ WWII vets recall war, reject panic over virus | WTOP

As they recalled the horrors of the war, they also talked about how strength and tenacity were key to survival both then and now. Here is some of their testimo [...] Read full article: ‘Fear kills:’ WWII vets recall war, reje...→

Tips to make sure your donations go to COVID-19 relief | WTOP

Tips to make sure your donations go to COVID-19 relief | WTOP

With so many in need of help, donating to a charity to provide COVID-19 relief can feel a bit daunting. One organization has the resources to make your donatio [...] Read full article: Tips to make sure your donations go to C...→

Virus restrictions reimposed amid patchwork re-openings | WTOP

Virus restrictions reimposed amid patchwork re-openings | WTOP

As coronavirus-induced economic pain grew around the world, some U.S. states moved forward Friday with plans to reopen their economies, while European countrie [...] Read full article: Virus restrictions reimposed amid patchw...→

Poll: Most in US back curbing in-person worship amid virus | WTOP

Most Americans think in-person religious services should be barred or allowed only with limits during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Poll: Most in US back curbing in-person ...→

Europe holds low-key VE Day commemorations due to virus | WTOP

LONDON (AP) — Europe was marking the 75th anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany to Allied forces following six years of war in a low-key fashion Friday [...] Read full article: Europe holds low-key VE Day commemoratio...→

Woods, Mickelson, QBs to donate $10 million to virus relief

Woods, Mickelson, QBs to donate $10 million to virus relief

The next match involving Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson involves a $10 million donation for COVID-19 relief efforts, along with plenty of bragging rights in a [...] Read full article: Woods, Mickelson, QBs to donate $10 mill...→

Democrats make case for role of government in virus response | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — When he stood before Congress in 1996 and declared “the era of big government is over,” President Bill Clinton gave voice to a doctrine that [...] Read full article: Democrats make case for role of governme...→

Global Virus Updates: Fears of ‘Second Wave’ Hang Over Coronavirus Successes

Global Virus Updates: Fears of ‘Second Wave’ Hang Over Coronavirus Successes

Britain was expected to extend its nationwide lockdown on Thursday, but the European country hit hardest by the coronavirus plans cautiously to ease some restr [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: Fears of ‘Second W...→

Germany relaxes more virus rules, but with fallback clause | WTOP

Germany relaxes more virus rules, but with fallback clause | WTOP

BERLIN (AP) — German officials on Wednesday cleared the way for restaurants, hotels and remaining stores to reopen in the coming weeks, and for the country’s s [...] Read full article: Germany relaxes more virus rules, but wi...→

Dallas salon owner jailed for defying virus shutdown order | WTOP

DALLAS (AP) — A hair salon owner in Texas was ordered to spend a week in jail after she continued to operate her business despite restrictions put in place bec [...] Read full article: Dallas salon owner jailed for defying vi...→

Restaurant relief group Power of 10 hopes to serve a win-win | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — Chefs need to be good at math to keep their menus balanced. But Chef Erik Bruner-Yang is applying his math skills to help something larger — th [...] Read full article: Restaurant relief group Power of 10 hope...→

Italy nursing home ravaged by virus discloses 300 dead | WTOP

ROME (AP) — Italy’s biggest nursing home defended the measures it took to protect residents and staff from the coronavirus Wednesday amid a criminal investigat [...] Read full article: Italy nursing home ravaged by virus disc...→

Pelosi pushes ahead on massive virus bill, but GOP wary | WTOP

Pelosi pushes ahead on massive virus bill, but GOP wary | WTOP

House Democrats are seeking to drive the debate on the fifth coronavirus response bill, promising to produce a mega-package stuffed with Democratic priorities. Read full article: Pelosi pushes ahead on massive virus bil...→

Global Virus Updates: Struggles in India, Brazil, US Show Virus Fight Far From Won

Global Virus Updates: Struggles in India, Brazil, US Show Virus Fight Far From Won

Even as countries move forward with easing their coronavirus restrictions and restarting their economies, the discovery of a large cluster of infections linked [...] Read full article: Global Virus Updates: Struggles in India...→

Senior scientist says administration ignored virus warnings | WTOP

The Trump administration failed to prepare for the onslaught of the coronavirus, then sought a quick fix by trying to rush an unproven drug to patients, a seni [...] Read full article: Senior scientist says administration ign...→

States With Few Virus Cases Get Big Share of Relief Aid

States With Few Virus Cases Get Big Share of Relief Aid

Alaska, Hawaii, Montana and Wyoming are not epicenters of the coronavirus pandemic. Yet these four states scored big this spring when Congress pumped out direc [...] Read full article: States With Few Virus Cases Get Big Shar...→

McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding Off on 5th Virus Relief Bill

McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding Off on 5th Virus Relief Bill

While not ruling out further aid through the raging pandemic, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and three other GOP senators are holding off on a fifth co [...] Read full article: McConnell, GOP Senators Suggest Holding ...→

Treasury to begin distributing virus relief money to tribes

The U.S. Treasury Department said Tuesday that it will begin doling out billions in coronavirus relief funding to tribes more than a week after a congressional [...] Read full article: Treasury to begin distributing virus rel...→

Where’s my check? Answers to common relief payment questions | WTOP

The US government has distributed about 130 million economic impact payments to taxpayers in less than 30 days. The IRS anticipates sending more than 150 milli [...] Read full article: Where’s my check? Answers to common reli...→

Virus tests CBS’ venerable ’60 Minutes’ on air and off | WTOP

Virus tests CBS’ venerable ’60 Minutes’ on air and off | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus has tested “60 Minutes” both on and off the air in ways that the Sunday night newsmagazine has never seen in the 51 years of it [...] Read full article: Virus tests CBS’ venerable ’60 Minutes’ ...→