Nation & World

Gov. Newsom orders statewide ban on evictions for renters affected by coronavirus

The measure prevents the evictions of renters over the nonpayment of rent through May 31

Sequoia workers evicted from national park by concessionaire amid coronavirus pandemic

Employees in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks learned Thursday that they have to be out of park housing by the end of the month

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus, he announced Friday, becoming the world’s highest-profile political leader to reveal an infection.

House approves $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package

The president said he would sign the sweeping bill, which the Senate earlier passed unanimously.

China’s hidden symptom-free virus cases may mean epidemic not over

China’s exclusion of people without symptoms from its official count of confirmed coronavirus cases is renewing concerns

WHO warns ‘pandemic is accelerating’ as number of coronavirus cases soar

The world’s top health authority warned Monday that the coronavirus pandemic is picking up pace

New York reports more than 20,000 coronavirus cases

More than 20,000 New Yorkers have been infected by the coronavirus

‘A mess in America’: Why Asia now looks safer than the U.S. in the coronavirus crisis

“It feels very strange to say that I feel safer here than in my home country,” Grant said.

Italy reports nearly 800 virus deaths, setting new daily record

In its daily bulletin, the Civil Protection Authority in Rome said 4,825 people had died, an increase of 793

FDA approves quick-turnaround COVID-19 test

The device is made by Cepheid, a California-based company, which said units would be ready to be shipped next week.

HUD to suspend all foreclosures and evictions in U.S. through April

President Donald Trump directed the Department of Housing and Urban Development to…

Bernie Sanders set to ‘assess’ campaign, top aide says

After getting crushed in another round of presidential primary voting Tuesday, Bernie Sanders keeps pushing on

Trump says US, Canada agree to close border to ‘non-essential traffic’

“We will be, by mutual consent, temporarily closing our Northern Border with Canada

2020 Census takers preparing for challenges in reaching homeless populations

Shelter-in-place orders could make it hard to count vulnerable individuals

Trump declares a national emergency over the coronavirus

President Donald Trump invoked emergency powers Friday, declaring a national emergency over…

MLB suspends spring training; regular season delayed by at least two weeks

Add Major League Baseball to the list of sports leagues, professional and…

Trump suspends all travel from Europe to US over ‘horrible’ coronavirus pandemic

President Donald Trump took the extraordinary step Wednesday of announcing a suspension…

World Health Organization declares coronavirus a ‘pandemic’

The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a…

Democrats await signal from Sanders as Biden moves toward unifying party

Democrats began looking for signs Wednesday of whether Sen. Bernie Sanders would…

Harvey Weinstein gets 23-year prison sentence in his New York trial

NEW YORK — After dozens of women came forward to share stories…