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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Wednesday, April 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
The Latest: Fauci: Don’t assume virus fades in warm weatherDr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, says don’t assume the coronavirus will fade during warm weather
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - This Thursday, April 2, 2020, file photo provided by the Office of the Governor of Virginia shows Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam as he participates in a Skype interview in his office at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. The nation's governors have become increasingly important in battling the coronavirus, but only one of them is a doctor. Northam is a pediatric neurologist who has emerged as a sober voice of authority on the disease. (Jack Mayer/Office of Governor of Virginia, File)
Nation's only doctor governor offers sober voice on virusGovernors have become increasingly important in battling the coronavirus, but only one of them is a doctor
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2016, file photo, a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent walks with suspected immigrants caught entering the country illegally along the Rio Grande in Hidalgo, Texas. The Trump administration has quietly shut down the nation's asylum system for the first time in decades amid coronavirus concerns, largely because holding people in custody is considered too dangerous. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Trump quietly shuts down asylum at US borders to fight virusThe Trump administration has quietly shut down the nation’s asylum system for the first time in decades amid the coronavirus
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this combination of file photos, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Wilmington, Del., on March 12, 2020, left, and President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in Washington on April 5, 2020. Barring unforeseen disaster, Biden will represent the Democratic Party against Trump this fall, the former vice president's place on the general election ballot cemented Wednesday, April 8, by Bernie Sanders' decision to end his campaign. (AP Photo)
Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set The general election for president is underway between President Donald Trump and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden
The Associated Press8 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Wednesday, April 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Feds loosen virus rules to let essential workers returnIn a first, small step toward reopening the country, the Trump administration has issued new guidelines to make it easier for essential workers who have been exposed to COVID-19 get back to work — if they have no symptoms
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this March 29, 2020, photo, children hold hands as they cross the street, guided by an older child, with bags of donated hot meals to take home in southeast Washington. The direct to neighborhood deliveries are part of a new Martha's Table initiative, along with community partners, to get needed food directly to the neighbors they serve. Local volunteers are the tip of the spear for a grassroots community effort to keep Washington's poorest neighborhoods fed during the unprecedented coronavirus crisis which has nearly shut down the American economy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
DC activists team up to feed the needy under lockdown Activists in Washington, D
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this March 18, 2020, file photo, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol are seen in Washington, at sunrise. Congress is considering ways to govern from afar during the coronavirus pandemic. Lawmakers are talking this week about whether it's possible to conduct virtual committee meetings, particularly to oversee how the $2.2 trillion stimulus money is being spent. And they're considering ways to pass virus-related legislation without requiring every lawmaker to be present. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Point of order: Congress weighs how to govern from afarCongress is considering ways to govern from afar during the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this April 7, 2020, photo, President Donald Trump calls on a reporter for a question as he speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. First, it was the media that was at fault. Then, Democratic governors came under fire. China, President Barack Obama and federal watchdogs have all had a turn in the crosshairs. And now it’s the World Health Organization that's to blame.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
As pandemic deepens, Trump cycles through targets to blamePresident Donald Trump is turning to a familiar political strategy as he grapples with the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2020, file photo, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), addresses a press conference about the update on COVID-19 at the World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Taiwan's foreign ministry on Thursday, April 8, 2020 strongly protested accusations from the head of the World Health Organization that it condoned racist personal attacks on him that he alleged were coming from the self-governing island democracy.  (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File)
Taiwan protests WHO leader's accusations of racist campaignTaiwan has strongly protested accusations from the head of the World Health Organization that the self-governing island was linked to and condoned racist personal attacks on him
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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