More than 3,000 coronavirus deaths in U.S. as large cities battle hospital bed shortages

More than 3,000 coronavirus deaths in U.S. as large cities battle hospital bed shortages

CLOSE President Trump announced at the coronavirus task force briefing that over 1 million Americans had been tested for coronavirus. WochitThe U.S. hit another grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic Monday, recording its 3,000 death as the nation's most populated cities put out cries for aid and extra hospital beds.Monday evening's latest numbers - 3,008 deaths…
‘We’re not playing around’: Md. Gov. Hogan says arrest for coronavirus offense sends ‘great message’

‘We’re not playing around’: Md. Gov. Hogan says arrest for coronavirus offense sends ‘great...

CLOSE President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rises in the U.S. WochitANNAPOLIS, Md. –  Gov. Larry Hogan said Monday that he hoped the arrest last week of a man who violated his order against gatherings of 10 or more people would make…
Work strikes at Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods show essential workers’ safety concerns

Work strikes at Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods show essential workers’ safety concerns

CLOSE Some Amazon and Instacart workers planned to go on strike for better pay and protection during the coronavirus outbreak. USA TODAYSeveral groups of workers considered essential during the coronavirus crisis say they are planning work stoppages as ways to get improved safety measures and paid leave.For Tuesday, employees at Whole Foods have planned a "sick…
‘We’ve sent them a lot of stuff.’ Trump says federal help to NY partly why Gov. Cuomo has high poll numbers

‘We’ve sent them a lot of stuff.’ Trump says federal help to NY partly...

CLOSE President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rises in the U.S. WochitWASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Monday that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is getting high approval ratings in part because of the help the federal government has given his state…
Prince Charles is out of self-isolation after testing positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles is out of self-isolation after testing positive for coronavirus

CLOSE Prince Charles has tested positive for the coronavirus after displaying "mild symptoms," according to a statement. USA TODAYPrince Charles, who tested positive for coronavirus and was displaying mild symptoms last week, is now out of self-isolation after seven days, Clarence House confirmed.“Clarence House has confirmed today that, having consulted with his doctor, The Prince of…
Blacks, Latinos and Native Americans tend to have poor health. Coronavirus could ravage their communities.

Blacks, Latinos and Native Americans tend to have poor health. Coronavirus could ravage their...

CLOSE An epidemiologist answers the biggest questions she's getting about coronavirus. WochitWASHINGTON — Blacks, Latinos and Native Americans have many underlying health conditions, including asthma and heart disease, that could make them more vulnerable to complications from the coronavirus, leaving advocates, lawmakers and public health experts worried these long marginalized communities won't get equal access to tests and treatment…
Coronavirus live updates: Trump extends social distancing rules; Liberty University pushes back against NYT; US death toll tops 2,500

Coronavirus live updates: Trump extends social distancing rules; Liberty University pushes back against NYT;...

CLOSE We answer the often searched question: "What are the symptoms of coronavirus versus the flu?" USA TODAYStocks were projected to extend losses again Monday as America entered the next week in its struggle against a coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 2,500 people and prompted President Donald Trump to extend social distancing and self-isolation measures…
Undocumented immigrants working on pandemic’s front lines fear for health and home

Undocumented immigrants working on pandemic’s front lines fear for health and home

CLOSE The Supreme Court enters the last phase of its term in which it hears the oral arguments of the last major cases and will start issuing decisions. USA TODAYVeronica Velasquez’s job as a physical therapist at a Los Angeles community hospital has become riskier as the number of coronavirus patients rises. But the risk of losing…
Trump’s chaotic coronavirus presidency: Historically divisive and, for some, fatal

Trump’s chaotic coronavirus presidency: Historically divisive and, for some, fatal

Trump is stoking division even amid the coronavirus pandemic. Has he misjudged his country? We'll know for sure in November, but history suggests yes.It has been clear for weeks that the coronavirus was not going to turn President Donald Trump into a uniter. He started blaming Democrats and even former President Barack Obama for U.S. coronavirus…
Stocks poised to extend losses, Amazon walkout, Monday Night Football games: 5 things to know Monday

Stocks poised to extend losses, Amazon walkout, Monday Night Football games: 5 things to...

Editors, USA TODAY Published 3:34 a.m. ET March 30, 2020 | Updated 3:42 a.m. ET March 30, 2020CLOSEStocks poised to extend losses MondayStocks were poised to extend losses Monday as the coronavirus pandemic deepened over the weekend, with the U.S. death total escalating. On Sunday evening, futures for the Dow Jones industrial average fell more than…