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In their only in-person debate of the election season, the congresswoman and her Democratic challenger sparred over the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic and wildfires. McMorris Rodgers also reiterated her desire for closer government regulation of social media based on perceived election year bias.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Near the end of September, with coronavirus cases falling and more schools and businesses reopening, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration urged restraint, citing a statistical model that predicted a startling 89% increase in virus hospitalizations in the next month.
There are a few instances of people becoming reinfected with COVID-19, and state health officials are working to determine if there are any of these cases in Washington state.
ARLINGTON, Texas — A World Series like no other opens Tuesday night with Clayton Kershaw’s Los Angeles Dodgers pursuing redemption, Kevin Kiermaier’s Tampa Bay Rays seeking acclaim and Major League Baseball relieved just to reach the championship of the pandemic-delayed season.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reported some progress in advance of a Tuesday deadline for reaching a pre-election deal with President Donald Trump on a new coronavirus relief package, but the same core problems bedeviling the effort remain in place despite optimistic talk from the president and his team.
Positions will include pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurse practitioners, call center representatives and work-from-home customer service employees.
LONDON — Wales became the second nation in the United Kingdom to lock down large swaths of its economy to combat rising coronavirus infections, even as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday resisted loud calls to do the same throughout England.
The Coeur d'Alene School District board voted unanimously to allow 4 days per week of in-person instruction for kindergartners through 8th-graders beginning Oct. 26, pushing ahead amid rising COVID-19 cases in its schools and across Kootenai County.
Fake reviews on Amazon.com Inc. during the pandemic have reached levels typically seen during the holiday shopping season.
After entire nations were shut down during the first surge of the coronavirus earlier this year, some countries and U.S. states are trying more targeted measures as cases rise again around the world, especially in Europe and the Americas.
As remote schooling surged during the pandemic, parents across the country realized that many kids didn’t have desks at home.
Despite enormous strides in equipping developing countries to maintain the vaccine “cold chain,” nearly 3 billion of the world’s 7.8 billion people live where temperature-controlled storage is insufficient for an immunization campaign to bring COVID-19 under control.
The coronavirus pandemic has put millions of Americans out of work. But many of those still working are fearful, distressed and stretched thin.
Distance learning has been tough on all students across the region, but those without a permanent shelter face additional challenges. Homeless students already are at greater risk of falling behind in class, and the pandemic has only heightened those concerns for educators and parents.
My best friend from childhood loves Halloween. A decade ago, Nake (his real name is Dave, but when I was 4 years old, I gave him a nickname for life, since it's tattooed on his fingers) decided to get married in Las Vegas on All Hallows' Eve.
When challenges like COVID-19 present themselves, it's a reminder that we should not live in fear of each other, but in support of each other.
NEW YORK – Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday gushed about the state’s forthcoming program to dole out a coronavirus vaccine – or VAP for short.
MUSKEGON, Michigan – President Donald Trump leaned into fear tactics Saturday as he accused the left of trying to “erase American history, purge American values and destroy the American way of life” in a late reelection pitch to voters in Michigan.
WESSINGTON SPRINGS, South Dakota – Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn’t see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August. But over the past two weeks, its rate of new cases per person soared to one of the highest in the nation.
MANCHESTER, Vt. – After hiking over 200 miles on the country’s oldest long-distance trail, Rob Mullen had just 3 miles to go in the rain to meet up with his wife and father for a break.