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Joe Biden leads Donald Trump by 8 points in new poll; majority believe US is in a recession

Apr 8, 2020 • 4:12 PM ET Politics USA TODAY

The poll found Biden is the top choice among 49% of registered voters and Trump the top choice of 41%. Biden is boosted by self-identified …

The U.S. needs masks to fight coronavirus. But supplies from China fell as demand rose

Apr 8, 2020 • 4:03 PM ET Money USA TODAY

Just as medical workers need face masks more than ever to fight coronavirus, imports dropped. Why can't America get enough?             …

When will life return to normal? Expert says US testing is too far behind to know, expects second wave of cases

Apr 8, 2020 • 4:03 PM ET USA TODAY

Epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch says he expects a second wave of coronavirus cases after the US lifts lockdowns.             …

Despite coronavirus, college students threw party with 100 people. Police plan crack down.

Apr 8, 2020 • 3:32 PM ET USA TODAY

After police officers broke up a party Friday night, Clemson is considering how to enforce coronavirus quarantine and social distancing guidelines.   …

Man shot by 3 in a black SUV in Grand Crossing neighborhood

Apr 8, 2020 • 3:19 PM ET Chicago Tribune

After experiencing its deadliest day from gunfire in nearly two years, Chicago was hit by another burst of violence Wednesday: Eight people shot …

Seven Reasons Your ‘Coronavirus Party’ Is a Bad Idea

Apr 8, 2020 • 3:07 PM ET Opinion The New York Times

Some people want to intentionally infect themselves. As an epidemiologist, I can confirm that’s a horrible …

Elizabeth Warren: What Congress Must Do About Coronavirus

Apr 8, 2020 • 3:00 PM ET Opinion The New York Times

The next relief package should include more aid for workers and small businesses, closer oversight of government spending and assurances of free and …

Live Coronavirus News and Updates

Apr 8, 2020 • 2:22 PM ET Money The New York Times

New York State now has more confirmed cases than any single country in the world outside of the United States. Congress mulls billions in additional …

John Prine’s 15 Essential Songs

Apr 8, 2020 • 2:17 PM ET Culture The New York Times

He showed how much humor you could put in a song and still be taken seriously. The singer and songwriter died of complications of Covid-19 at …

As Pandemic Imperils Elections, Democrats Clash With Trump on Voting Changes

Apr 8, 2020 • 2:00 PM ET U.S. The New York Times

Republicans, led by President Trump, are resisting broader voting access measures pushed by Democrats, which they see as threats to their election …

Help Comes Hard for the Orchestra With No Home

Apr 8, 2020 • 1:46 PM ET Culture The New York Times

The Mahler Chamber Orchestra’s musicians, split across 14 countries, are dependent on support from their local governments to make ends meet during …

CDC website drops guidance, anecdotal data on Trump-backed hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment

Apr 8, 2020 • 1:39 PM ET USA TODAY

The updated CDC guidance drops references to hydroxychloroquine anecdotal studies as a treatment for the coronavirus.             …

Chemo treatments, a sick wife, the birth of a baby: A snapshot of why people are flying during the coronavirus crisis

Apr 8, 2020 • 1:31 PM ET Travel USA TODAY

Airline passenger manifests include a 2-year-old brain cancer patient and a Detroit man whose wife was hospitalized with the coronavirus.             …

Join Frank Bruni to chat about President Trump and Dr. Oz

Apr 8, 2020 • 1:07 PM ET The New York Times

Read Bernie Sanders’s Full Speech on Ending His Campaign

Apr 8, 2020 • 1:02 PM ET U.S. The New York Times

“While this campaign is coming to an end, our movement is not,” Mr. Sanders said in a video address on …

A bridge between life and death: Most COVID-19 patients put on ventilators will not survive

Apr 8, 2020 • 1:01 PM ET USA TODAY

Despite the rush to secure more ventilators amid the coronavirus crisis, the fact is that they won't fix the problem. But they do buy patients time. …

Bernie Sanders Never Lied

Apr 8, 2020 • 12:45 PM ET Opinion The New York Times

Goodbye to an honest man’s …

Chicago jazz singer Judy Roberts battles rare cancer with the help of her husband

Apr 8, 2020 • 12:37 PM ET Chicago Tribune

About six months ago, Chicago singer-pianist Judy Roberts was feeling tired and weak and didn’t know why. Roberts, who divides her year between …

Food Banks Are Overrun, as Surging Hunger Meets Dwindling Supplies

Apr 8, 2020 • 12:37 PM ET Money The New York Times

Millions are flooding a charitable system that was never intended to handle a nationwide …

Joy Behar plans to retire from ‘The View’ in 2022

Apr 8, 2020 • 12:18 PM ET Chicago Tribune

After 21 seasons, Joy Behar has set an exit date from “The View.” Behar, 77, would like to retire as the resident liberal on the ABC daytime talk …