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Stock futures set to extend losses as coronavirus deaths climb

Stocks were poised to extend losses Monday as the coronavirus pandemic deepened over the weekend, with the U.S. death total escalating. On Sunday evening, futures for the Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 400 points, signaling another volatile...

Trump says guidelines to April 30; Fauci warning

President Donald Trump on Sunday extended the national social-distancing guidelines aimed at fighting the coronavirus pandemic to April 30, a month longer than initially scheduled and well past the Easter goal he had set for "opening up our...

The Trailer: Answers to your questions about the primary, election timing, vote-by-mail and more

In this edition: Questions and answers about a pandemic-era election, what New York's primary delay means for the Democrats, and new polls finding the president still underwater despite the crisis. I can't decide if it's the height of...

Andrew Cuomo during the covid-19 crisis is the same as ever, with one big...

First come the facts. In a series of days, there are no cases, then 30,000 cases, then nearly 45,000 cases in New York state. “That’s a problem,” he says. They are running out of beds and ventilators. He...

The Guardian view on Hungary’s coronavirus law: Orbán’s power grab | Editorial | Opinion

In functioning democracies, any request by a leader for “emergency powers” is rightly subjected to scrutiny. If granted, a suspension of normal constitutional practice will generally come with a strict time limit attached. Boris Johnson’s coronavirus bill, which...

Instacart wants to increase workers’ tips ahead of workforce strike

Ahead of a nationwide worker's strike set for Monday, Instacart announced new measures to keep employees safe amid the growing coronavirus crisisThe grocery delivery company said Sunday it would distribute health and safety supplies to its full-service workers who gather food...

U.S. won’t pay for Harry, Meghan’s security amid move reports

Amid speculation about a possible move from Canada to Los Angeles for Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan, President Donald Trump said in a tweet the United States would not pay for the royal couple's security. "I am a great...

Trump’s salute to Vietnam veterans meets with thanks – and scorn | US news

Donald Trump marked National Vietnam War Veterans Day on Sunday, with a tweet praising those who served in a conflict that involved US combat operations in Indochina from 1965 to 1973 . “You have earned our gratitude and thanks,”...

A prescription for solace during coronavirus pandemic

Video games are being prescribed as a recommended treatment for our ongoing homebound existence, brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.Game makers from Activision Blizzard to Zynga on Saturday began kicking off a new initiative entitled #PlayApartTogether to encourage people on how...

Anthony Fauci, Donald Trump, CDC travel advisory

A federal infectious disease official issued an ominous warning Sunday as New York state approached 1,000 deaths and U.S. fatalities from the coronavirus pandemic climbed above 2,300.The U.S. death total has doubled in two days. Dr. Anthony Fauci, who...