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World News7 hours ago

A woman wears a mask on Wall St. near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York health officials are trying to get their own coronavirus testing kits up and running after getting stuck with faulty tests from the federal government that they said left them unable to diagnose people quickly in the nation's most populous city.

Politics4 hours ago

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Sumter, South Carolina, U.S., February 28, 2020.  REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz

Presidential contender Joe Biden told South Carolina's Democrats on Friday that they can take control of the White House if they pick "the right nominee" to face President Donald Trump.

World News2 hours ago

Migrants from Central America, sent back to Mexico to await their outcome of their cases under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), eat at El Buen Pastor shelter in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez.

A U.S. appeals court on Friday temporarily put on hold a decision to block one of President Donald Trump's signature immigration policies that reined in a surge of migrants on the southern border, forcing tens of thousands to wait in Mexico.

World Newsan hour ago

A support operations tent is seen at a earmarked quarantine site for healthy people potentially exposed to novel coronavirus, behind Washington State Public Health Laboratories in Shoreline, north of Seattle, Washington, U.S. February 28, 2020. REUTERS/David Ryder

The United States will invoke a federal defense law to boost production of masks, gloves, gowns and other items to protect against the new coronavirus, the Trump administration said, as a new case of unknown origin was confirmed in California on Friday.

Business News10 hours ago

Shoppers line up outside a Costco to buy supplies after the Hawaii Department of Health on Wednesday advised residents they should stock up on a 14-day supply of food, water and other necessities for the potential risks of novel coronavirus in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. February 28, 2020. Courtesy of Duane Tanouye via REUTERS

American consumers awoke this week to the coronavirus threat and are beginning to display a symptom of the illness seen in Asia and Europe - hoarding.

Business News9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A Spirit Airlines Airbuys A320-200 airplane sits at a gate at the O'Hare Airport in Chicago, Illinois October 2, 2014. Incoming stormy weather and operational problems caused by a fire last week at a Chicago-area air traffic control facility forced the cancellation of nearly 750 flights on Thursday at Chicago airports.  REUTERS/Jim Young

The airline industry could run into turbulence on Capitol Hill next week as a U.S. Congressional panel tackles passenger complaints about unpleasant airline experiences, holding a hearing that will include budget airline Spirit Airlines Inc <SAVE.N> and passenger advocates.

U.S. Legal News6 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders listens as Guy Forsyth (R), Cathy Guthrie, granddaughter of Woody Guthrie (L) and Amy Nelson, daughter of Willie Nelson, perform "This Land Is Your Land" at a campaign rally in Austin, Texas, February 27, 2016.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Woody Guthrie's iconic 1940 folk song "This Land is Your Land" belongs to the public.

U.S. News2 hours ago

The Oregon Health Authority on Friday announced the state's first "presumptive" case of coronavirus, in an adult who has not traveled to a country where the virus is circulating or had close contact with another person known to be infected.

Politics15 hours ago

A woman walks into a pharmacy to purchase N95 face masks in advance of the potential coronavirus outbreak in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., February 27, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

The U.S. House of Representatives could vote on an emergency bill aimed at providing funding for the country's coronavirus response as soon as next week, a congressional source said on Friday.

Politics15 hours ago

FILE PHOTO - White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney arrives before U.S. President Donald Trump delivers joint remarks with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a proposed Middle East peace plan proposal in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 28, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Friday played down the deadly coronavirus that has caused U.S. stock markets to plummet, telling top conservatives that wall-to-wall news coverage of the disease is a ploy to hurt his boss, President Donald Trump.

World News5 hours ago

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence participates in a coronavirus task force meeting at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, U.S., February 27, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Of dozens of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States, only one patient is still in the hospital, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday.

Healthcare & Pharma6 hours ago

The latest confirmed case of coronavirus in the United States, diagnosed in a California woman, is of "unknown origin" and was found in a patient who had not traveled overseas or had contact with any known travelers, local health officials said on Friday.

Healthcare & Pharma8 hours ago

A tenth case of coronavirus has been confirmed in California, health officials from Santa Clara County said on Friday.The county's top health official said she would provide further information at a news conference later on Friday afternoon. It was the third confirmed case of coronavirus in the county, which includes the Silicon Valley tech hub.

Healthcare & Pharma9 hours ago

Americans should reconsider travel to Italy due to a coronavirus outbreak there, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.

Healthcare & Pharma11 hours ago

U.S. Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar speaks to reporters about Trump administration efforts to combat the coronavirus outbreak outside the White House in Washington, U.S., February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The United States plans to invoke a law to boost production of key items like masks, gloves and gowns to combat the coronavirus, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Friday, as negotiations to approve funding for the response moves forward.

Business News12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Bernard Madoff exits the Manhattan federal court house in New York on January 14, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Bernard Madoff's former customers will soon see their total recovery approach $14 billion, a court-appointed trustee said on Friday, as the dying swindler awaits a decision on whether the U.S. government will support his request to leave prison early.

Politics12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO - House Judiciary Committee Charman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., votes to approve the second article of impeachment against President Donald Trump during a House Judiciary Committee meeting on Capitol Hill, in Washington, U.S., December 13, 2019. Patrick Semansky/Pool via REUTERS

The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Friday said it is seeking interviews with current and former federal prosecutors who may have knowledge of political meddling in criminal cases, including the four career officials who earlier this month quit the Roger Stone case.

Environment12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: PG&E works on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018.  REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

California's utilities regulator has proposed an increased $2.14 billion fine on PG&E Corp for its role in causing the devastating 2017 and 2018 wildfires in Northern California.

Environment12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A view of people camping in the Oak Flat campground outside of Globe, Arizona, U.S., February 23, 2020.  REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Hundreds of Apache tribe members and supporters marched for four days to a sacred campground in southeastern Arizona earlier this month, hoping to protect the land from copper mining while bringing awareness to injustices against Native Americans.

Healthcare & Pharma12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A standard dust & particle mask, and an N95 medical respirator mask (bottom), that are part of personal protection and survival equipment kits ordered by customers preparing against novel coronavirus, are seen at Nitro-Pak in Midway, Utah, U.S. February 27, 2020.  REUTERS/George Frey

Even as U.S. officials warn of an inevitable outbreak of coronavirus in the United States, and are alerting Americans to take precautions, some health agencies charged with protecting the public appear unprepared to deal with the threat.

World News7 hours ago

A woman wears a mask on Wall St. near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York health officials are trying to get their own coronavirus testing kits up and running after getting stuck with faulty tests from the federal government that they said left them unable to diagnose people quickly in the nation's most populous city.

Politics4 hours ago

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Sumter, South Carolina, U.S., February 28, 2020.  REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz

Presidential contender Joe Biden told South Carolina's Democrats on Friday that they can take control of the White House if they pick "the right nominee" to face President Donald Trump.

World News2 hours ago

Migrants from Central America, sent back to Mexico to await their outcome of their cases under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), eat at El Buen Pastor shelter in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez.

A U.S. appeals court on Friday temporarily put on hold a decision to block one of President Donald Trump's signature immigration policies that reined in a surge of migrants on the southern border, forcing tens of thousands to wait in Mexico.

World Newsan hour ago

A support operations tent is seen at a earmarked quarantine site for healthy people potentially exposed to novel coronavirus, behind Washington State Public Health Laboratories in Shoreline, north of Seattle, Washington, U.S. February 28, 2020. REUTERS/David Ryder

The United States will invoke a federal defense law to boost production of masks, gloves, gowns and other items to protect against the new coronavirus, the Trump administration said, as a new case of unknown origin was confirmed in California on Friday.

Business News10 hours ago

Shoppers line up outside a Costco to buy supplies after the Hawaii Department of Health on Wednesday advised residents they should stock up on a 14-day supply of food, water and other necessities for the potential risks of novel coronavirus in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. February 28, 2020. Courtesy of Duane Tanouye via REUTERS

American consumers awoke this week to the coronavirus threat and are beginning to display a symptom of the illness seen in Asia and Europe - hoarding.

Business News9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A Spirit Airlines Airbuys A320-200 airplane sits at a gate at the O'Hare Airport in Chicago, Illinois October 2, 2014. Incoming stormy weather and operational problems caused by a fire last week at a Chicago-area air traffic control facility forced the cancellation of nearly 750 flights on Thursday at Chicago airports.  REUTERS/Jim Young

The airline industry could run into turbulence on Capitol Hill next week as a U.S. Congressional panel tackles passenger complaints about unpleasant airline experiences, holding a hearing that will include budget airline Spirit Airlines Inc <SAVE.N> and passenger advocates.

U.S. Legal News6 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders listens as Guy Forsyth (R), Cathy Guthrie, granddaughter of Woody Guthrie (L) and Amy Nelson, daughter of Willie Nelson, perform "This Land Is Your Land" at a campaign rally in Austin, Texas, February 27, 2016.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Woody Guthrie's iconic 1940 folk song "This Land is Your Land" belongs to the public.

U.S. News2 hours ago

The Oregon Health Authority on Friday announced the state's first "presumptive" case of coronavirus, in an adult who has not traveled to a country where the virus is circulating or had close contact with another person known to be infected.

Politics15 hours ago

A woman walks into a pharmacy to purchase N95 face masks in advance of the potential coronavirus outbreak in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., February 27, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

The U.S. House of Representatives could vote on an emergency bill aimed at providing funding for the country's coronavirus response as soon as next week, a congressional source said on Friday.

Politics15 hours ago

FILE PHOTO - White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney arrives before U.S. President Donald Trump delivers joint remarks with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a proposed Middle East peace plan proposal in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 28, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Friday played down the deadly coronavirus that has caused U.S. stock markets to plummet, telling top conservatives that wall-to-wall news coverage of the disease is a ploy to hurt his boss, President Donald Trump.

World News5 hours ago

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence participates in a coronavirus task force meeting at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, U.S., February 27, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Of dozens of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States, only one patient is still in the hospital, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday.

Healthcare & Pharma6 hours ago

The latest confirmed case of coronavirus in the United States, diagnosed in a California woman, is of "unknown origin" and was found in a patient who had not traveled overseas or had contact with any known travelers, local health officials said on Friday.

Healthcare & Pharma8 hours ago

A tenth case of coronavirus has been confirmed in California, health officials from Santa Clara County said on Friday.The county's top health official said she would provide further information at a news conference later on Friday afternoon. It was the third confirmed case of coronavirus in the county, which includes the Silicon Valley tech hub.

Healthcare & Pharma9 hours ago

Americans should reconsider travel to Italy due to a coronavirus outbreak there, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.

Healthcare & Pharma11 hours ago

U.S. Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar speaks to reporters about Trump administration efforts to combat the coronavirus outbreak outside the White House in Washington, U.S., February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The United States plans to invoke a law to boost production of key items like masks, gloves and gowns to combat the coronavirus, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Friday, as negotiations to approve funding for the response moves forward.

Business News12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Bernard Madoff exits the Manhattan federal court house in New York on January 14, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Bernard Madoff's former customers will soon see their total recovery approach $14 billion, a court-appointed trustee said on Friday, as the dying swindler awaits a decision on whether the U.S. government will support his request to leave prison early.

Politics12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO - House Judiciary Committee Charman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., votes to approve the second article of impeachment against President Donald Trump during a House Judiciary Committee meeting on Capitol Hill, in Washington, U.S., December 13, 2019. Patrick Semansky/Pool via REUTERS

The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Friday said it is seeking interviews with current and former federal prosecutors who may have knowledge of political meddling in criminal cases, including the four career officials who earlier this month quit the Roger Stone case.

Environment12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: PG&E works on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018.  REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

California's utilities regulator has proposed an increased $2.14 billion fine on PG&E Corp for its role in causing the devastating 2017 and 2018 wildfires in Northern California.

Environment12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A view of people camping in the Oak Flat campground outside of Globe, Arizona, U.S., February 23, 2020.  REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Hundreds of Apache tribe members and supporters marched for four days to a sacred campground in southeastern Arizona earlier this month, hoping to protect the land from copper mining while bringing awareness to injustices against Native Americans.

Healthcare & Pharma12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A standard dust & particle mask, and an N95 medical respirator mask (bottom), that are part of personal protection and survival equipment kits ordered by customers preparing against novel coronavirus, are seen at Nitro-Pak in Midway, Utah, U.S. February 27, 2020.  REUTERS/George Frey

Even as U.S. officials warn of an inevitable outbreak of coronavirus in the United States, and are alerting Americans to take precautions, some health agencies charged with protecting the public appear unprepared to deal with the threat.

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