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President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Saturday, April 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Trump says 'toughest' weeks ahead as coronavirus spreadsPresident Donald Trump is warning that the country would see a lot of death ahead as the U.S. moves into what into what he says is its “toughest” weeks with the coronavirus
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this March 10, 2020, file photo a box of ballots mailed in for the Washington state primary election are shown at the King County Elections headquarters in Renton, Wash. With another economic rescue package in the works, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wants money to give more voters the chance to cast their ballots by mail, an option that would allow people to cast a ballot but without the concern over polling places. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Trump, Dems clash on boosting mail-in voting during pandemicPresident Donald Trump and Democrats are bickering over how to provide voters with safe and secure access to a ballot, as coronavirus pandemic rages in the U.S. and threatens to extend into the fall and affect the general election
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Spanish singer-songwriter Luis Eduardo Aute dies at age 76Spain's performing arts guild says Spanish singer-songwriter Luis Eduardo Aute has died at age 76
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Divers search for Kennedy Townsend's daughter, grandsonDivers and boats searched in the Chesapeake Bay for the bodies of the daughter and a grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend after they didn't return from a canoe ride
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, March 19, 2020 file photo, the Rev. Alvin J. Gwynn Sr., of Friendship Baptist Church in Baltimore, sits for a portrait in his church. Gwynn said that police tried to halt services at his church on Sunday, March 29, 2020, even though he had limited in-person attendance to 10 people. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
New coronavirus limits bring new religious freedom tensionDespite state and local limits on public gatherings, some faith leaders have persisted in holding in-person services -- a matter of religious freedom, they say, as the nation approached its fourth Sunday battling the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press9 hours ago
A worker helps voter outside the Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building Monday March 30, 2020, in Milwaukee. The city is now allowing drive up early voting for the state's April 7 election. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended votingWisconsin Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block extended absentee voting in Tuesday's primary
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang speaks during the New Hampshire Youth Climate and Clean Energy Town Hall, in Concord, N.H. Yang recently drew backlash from fellow Asian Americans for urging them to display more “American-ness.” (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Asian Americans use social media to mobilize against attacksAsian Americans are using social media to organize and fight back against racially motivated attacks during the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A man wearing protective gear looks out from the Coral Princess cruise ship as it is docked at PortMiami during the new coronavirus outbreak, Saturday, April 4, 2020, in Miami. According to Princess Cruises, disembarkation of guests is expected to take several days due to limited flight availability. Guests requiring shoreside medical care will be prioritized to disembark first. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Another cruise ship with virus victims docking in FloridaAnother cruise ship with coronavirus victims on board, including two fatalities, is docking in Florida
The Associated Press10 hours ago
In this Thursday, April 2, 2020, photo Pothik Chatterjee, Executive Director of Innovation and Research at Lifebridge Health, left, and Dr. Daniel Durand, Chief Innovation Officer at Lifebridge Health, right, pose for a portrait in Randallstown, Md. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Hunt for medical supplies creates marketplace of desperationIntense global demand to get protective equipment for doctors and nurses on the front lines of the coronavirus battle is prompting states and hospitals to compete against themselves in a shady marketplace where prices are soaring
The Associated Press11 hours ago
President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrive to speak in front of the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., Saturday, March 28, 2020. The ship is departing for New York to assist hospitals responding to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump, 'wartime' pandemic leader or 'backup'?Public-health authorities and President Donald Trump aren't always on the same page when it comes to how well Americans are respecting social-distancing guidelines in the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press11 hours ago
A spanish UME (Emergency Army Unit) soldier drives into Madrid's ice rink turned into a temporary morgue due the COVID-19 crisis in Madrid, Spain, Monday, March 23, 2020. As cases in China ebbed, the dangers to Europe and the U.S. have grown exponentially, although Germany on Monday cautiously reported some flattening of its infection curve. More than 1.5 billion around the world have been told to stay in their homes. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause a more serious illness. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Where will the bodies go? Morgues plan as virus growsAuthorities are clamoring to secure additional body storage wherever possible as U.S. officials estimate the death toll from the coronavirus could reach as high as 240,000
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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