Congressional pay raise in coronavirus relief package?

The claim: A provision in the coronavirus aid package gives pay raises to members of CongressEven before the House passed a $2-trillion coronavirus relief package, rumors that representatives were using the legislation to give themselves a pay raise...

The best chat apps for your coronavirus quarantine – ranked! | US news

For those of us lucky enough to be home safe and healthy during the coronavirus pandemic, group video platforms are making a heroic rise from last resort to daily routine. For me, they’ve actually resulted in a busier...

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...

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...

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...

Food to buy if you’re on a budget

Americans are scrambling to stockpile supplies as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads. But not everyone has the flexibility in their budget to buy extra supplies, especially as many service workers lose their jobs and small businesses shutter because of social distancing and...

Crises throughout history show reasons for hope

Optimism is realism. That may be a hard concept to embrace in the middle of a rapidly worsening global pandemic and a crushing economic crisis. But history shows it is the right one. In fact, without that point...

Video chat app Marco Polo helps connect you

This week, more people downloaded the Marco Polo app from the Apple iOS app store than such long-established household names as Google Chrome, WhatsApp, Skype or Twitter, according to market tracker Apptopia.  This is a big deal for a small...