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US toll crosses 5000, 1000-a-day for first time

More than 1000 Americans died of coronavirus infection and related issues in the past 24 hours the first time the toll has crossed the four-figure mark on single day as

The Times of India 3 Apr 2020 12:40 am

Radio host gets 25 years in Ponzi scheme targeting listeners

A Texas radio host and financial consultant who admitted to conning elderly listeners out of more than $20 million in a Ponzi scheme has been sentenced to 25 years in pri

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 11:58 pm

Covid-19: US unemployment surges, claims hit 6.6 million

The US unemployment has hit a new high amid the coronavirus scare.

The Times of India 2 Apr 2020 11:37 pm

Fire officials save cold kitten that was stuck on a roof

A kitten stuck on a roof in the cold has been saved by firefighters in Georgia

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 11:34 pm

Wisconsin doctor, husband targeted and killed, police say

University of Wisconsin-Madison police investigators are working to determine why a respected physician and her husband were targeted and killed

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 11:33 pm

Appellate court drops claim against Pulse shooter's employer

A Florida appellate court panel upheld a lower court's ruling that a security firm employing the gunman from the Pulse nightclub shooting can't be held liable for failing

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 10:40 pm

Nissan recalls over 250K vehicles to replace Takata air bags

Nissan is recalling more than a quarter-million SUVs, trucks and vans worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 9:21 pm

Police: Double murder-suicide suspected in 3 Oklahoma deaths

Police in Oklahoma have identified the three people found fatally shot near a convenience store in a suspected double murder-suicide

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 7:15 pm

Stocks open slightly higher even after applications for unemployment benefits surge as millions of jobs are lo..

Stocks open slightly higher even after applications for unemployment benefits surge as millions of jobs are lost

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 7:07 pm

Georgia man accused of White House attack plot pleads guilty

A Georgia man accused of plotting to attack the White House with an antitank rocket and explosives has pleaded guilty to a federal charge

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 7:07 pm

U.S. weekly jobless claims hit record once again

The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits last week shot to a record high for a second week in a row - topping 6 million - as more jurisdictions enf

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 6:24 pm

A record 6.6 million seek US jobless aid as layoffs mount

More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, far exceeding a record high set just last week, a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the m

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 6:11 pm

NY governor Cuomo warns 16,000 New Yorkers will die due to coronavirus

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has urged fellow governors in the US to take quick action against the deadly coronavirus, cautioning that their cities could also face situ

The Times of India 2 Apr 2020 6:07 pm

Baltimore board OKs surveillance planes amid opposition

A Baltimore board has approved a six-month pilot program which will allow surveillance planes to patrol the city, a decision that drew opposition from civil liberties gro

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 6:07 pm

US unemployment claims hit 6.6 million -- another record high -- as layoffs accelerate in face of coronavirus

US unemployment claims hit 6.6 million -- another record high -- as layoffs accelerate in face of coronavirus

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 6:02 pm

Coronavirus-infected New York nurse finds hospital transformed as a patient

When the coronavirus struck Sylvia LeRoy, she turned to the hospital she knew best - Brooklyn's Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center - where she has worked for se

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 5:33 pm

Onshore quarantine of U.S. aircraft carrier sailors begins on Guam

About 1,000 sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt - roughly a fifth of its crew - were under quarantine at a U.S. naval base on Guam on Thursday as the

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 4:23 pm

US coronavirus deaths pass 5,000: Johns Hopkins

The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 5,000 late Wednesday, according to a running tally from Johns Hopkins University. As of Thursday morning, 5,116 peo

The Times of India 2 Apr 2020 12:40 pm

US begins repatriation of its nationals from India, receives help from government: Official

The US has begun repatriation of its stranded nationals, who want to return home, from India which is undergoing a 21-day lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus pande

The Times of India 2 Apr 2020 12:40 pm

Q&A: How to get aid for a small business hit by virus crisis

Millions of small business owners will be turning to the government, seeking help for the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus outbreak

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 12:32 pm

US virus deaths pass 5,000: Johns Hopkins

The Times of India 2 Apr 2020 12:10 pm

Guatemalan migrant in U.S. custody positive for coronavirus: foreign ministry

A Guatemalan migrant in U.S. custody has been hospitalized with coronavirus in the United States, the Guatemalan foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 11:03 am

New Orleans mayor says jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead at 85; pianist, father of musician sons Wynton, ..

New Orleans mayor says jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead at 85; pianist, father of musician sons Wynton, Branford

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 7:21 am

Third inmate at Louisiana's Oakdale prison has died from coronavirus: official

The novel coronavirus on Wednesday killed two more inmates in the U.S. federal prison system, also in the Oakdale, Louisiana, facility where the system's first death occu

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 6:55 am

Trump considers canceling domestic flights to coronavirus hot spots

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering a plan to halt domestic flights to coronavirus hot spots inside the United States as the country struggles to

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 6:50 am

About 25% to 50% of corona carriers do not feel unwell

The Times of India 2 Apr 2020 6:40 am

U.S. Social Security recipients to automatically get coronavirus money

U.S. Social Security recipients will not have to file a tax return to receive a payment from the federal government to help offset the economic impact of the coronavirus

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 6:34 am

UN: Pandemic could shrink global economy almost 1% in 2020

The United Nations says the global economy could shrink almost 1% this year due to the new coronavirus, a sharp reversal from the pre-pandemic forecast of 2.5% growth

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 6:34 am

FDA hasn't authorized a two-minute test for coronavirus

A California company falsely claimed cargo planes were ready to ship millions of blood tests that could detect the new coronavirus in just two minutes and had won emergen

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 4:27 am

West Virginia governor's coal companies to pay $5M in fines

Billionaire West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's coal companies have agreed to pay more than $5 million for thousands of mine safety violations,

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 4:25 am

A Port of Los Angeles train engineer is charged with stealing locomotive, crashing it near the hospital ship M..

A Port of Los Angeles train engineer is charged with stealing locomotive, crashing it near the hospital ship Mercy.

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 4:22 am

Second inmate at Louisiana's Oakdale prison dies from coronavirus: official

The novel coronavirus on Wednesday killed a second inmate in the U.S. federal prison system, also in the Oakdale, Louisiana, facility where the system's first death occur

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 3:33 am

State Department to Americans abroad: Repatriation flights can't continue indefinitely

Americans abroad still lack a sense of urgency to get back home even though the coronavirus pandemic has intensified, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 3:24 am

Trump says US will increase counter-narcotics efforts in East Pacific, Caribbean

U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that the United States will deploy Navy ships in the Caribbean and East Pacific to prevent drug cartels for taking adva

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 3:22 am

U.S. lawmakers want 9/11-style commission to probe coronavirus crisis

A group of U.S. House of Representatives Democrats set out plans on Wednesday for a task force to investigate the country's handling of the coronavirus crisis, similar to

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 3:04 am

New York governor blasts 'selfish' residents; California short on hospital beds

The governor of New York on Wednesday cracked down even harder on public gatherings in the face of the coronavirus, calling residents who disregarded stay-at-home rules s

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 2:56 am

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ——— March 31 The Japan News on countries working together to combat the new coronavirus

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 2:26 am

New York Governor closes city playgrounds to combat virus

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered the closure of all playgrounds in New York City on Wednesday in an effort to bolster social distancing and limit the number of coro

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 2:04 am

Stocks fall sharply as number of coronavirus cases rises and the economic toll of the outbreak worsens; Dow dr..

Stocks fall sharply as number of coronavirus cases rises and the economic toll of the outbreak worsens; Dow drops 4.4%

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 1:34 am

California coronavirus hospitalizations will exceed available beds in May: governor

California's aggressive stay-at-home measures are improving the prospects for slowing the coronavirus pandemic, but the state is still on track to run out of hospital bed

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 1:22 am

It's literally a war on virus (the new terror) in America

The Times of India 2 Apr 2020 12:40 am

AP Sources: US to deploy anti-drug ships near Venezuela

The Trump administration will soon announce that the U.S. is moving newly-deployed naval ships toward the coast of Venezuela as it enhances counter-narcotic operations in

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 12:25 am

Call for virus volunteers yields army of health care workers

An army of health care workers has heeded New York’s call for help reinforcing hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic

ABC News 2 Apr 2020 12:04 am

U.S. again postpones immigration hearings for migrants in Mexico due to coronavirus

The U.S. government said on Wednesday that due to the coronavirus outbreak it had postponed court hearings for non-Mexican migrants waiting in Mexico.

Reuters 2 Apr 2020 12:02 am

A 'Solidarity Menu' for poor Colombians, migrant Venezuelans

Colombian restaurateur Emiliano Moscoso recently launched a program called “Solidarity Menu” to feed people in need during the coronavirus outbreak

ABC News 1 Apr 2020 11:53 pm

Mercedes has worst Takata air bag recall completion rate

Mercedes is the laggard when it comes to recalling dangerous Takata air bag inflators

ABC News 1 Apr 2020 11:53 pm

Democrat Sanders calls on Wisconsin to postpone Tuesday primary

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday called on Wisconsin to postpone its April 7 primary, citing the risk from the novel coronavirus.

Reuters 1 Apr 2020 9:48 pm

3 people fatally shot at convenience store

Police say three people were killed and one was wounded in a shooting at a convenience store in central Oklahoma

ABC News 1 Apr 2020 9:32 pm