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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…

US stocks drop 7% as oil war and coronavirus fears slam markets

An oil price war triggered by the spreading coronavirus sent already anxious…

South by Southwest festival canceled over virus fears

Announcement made in response to public pressure, low participation

Elizabeth Warren will drop out of presidential race

WASHINGTON — Elizabeth Warren has decided to drop out of the presidential…

Biden’s Super Tuesday surge proves real, deflating Sanders’ run

Joe Biden spent a year limping through the Democratic campaign, shadowed by questions about his ability to win the presidential nomination.

Bernie Sanders wins California on Super Tuesday

California, the marquee prize of the 14-state voting bonanza of Super Tuesday, has sided with Sen. Bernie Sanders

Coronavirus deaths in U.S. increase; official warns of many more cases

World Health Organization officials warned the virus could be far more dangerous than the flu

Joe Biden edges Bernie Sanders in Minnesota presidential primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden won a surprising come-from-behind victory in the Minnesota Democratic presidential primary Tuesday night

Update: Biden wins eight states, Sanders takes three on Super Tuesday

Biden, who had been all but written off after a stumbling start in early contests, swept across much of the South

Washington state patient becomes first person in US to die from COVID-19

One person in King County has died due to a novel coronavirus…