Iran’s Guard says It Launched Satellite Amid US Tensions
Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard says it has launched a military satellite into orbit amid wider tensions with the U.S.
Conspiracy Theorists Burn 5G Towers Claiming Link to Virus
Conspiracy theories linking new 5G mobile networks and the coronavirus pandemic are fueling arson attacks on cell towers in Europe.
New NY Virus Deaths Under 550 For First Time Since April 1
The daily increase in coronavirus deaths in New York state has dropped under 550 for the first time in over two weeks as hospitalizations continue to decline.
Easter Storms Sweep South, Killing at Least 18 People
Strong storms pounding the Deep South have killed at least 18.
Millions of Taxpaying Immigrants Won’t Get Stimulus Checks
The relief package that Congress approved to help Americans during the coronavirus pandemic has one major exclusion: millions of immigrants who do not have legal status in the U.S. but work here and pay taxes.
Fauci Comments on US Virus Response Seem to Draw Trump’s Ire
The United States’ top infectious disease expert says new cases of the coronavirus are sure to follow when restrictions imposed to limit the spread of the virus are eased.
New York Revamps Overwhelmed Unemployment System
New York state is getting help from Google to overhaul a decades-old unemployment benefits system that has left laid-off workers frustrated and awaiting help.
Economic Devastation Looms On a Good Friday Like No Other
Christians around the world observed a Good Friday like no other, at home watching livestreams instead of at church
New York Officials Support Covering Face In Public
New York state health officials now say they support people wearing cloth face coverings when they go out in public, especially in areas of “significant community transmission.”
Pandemic Has Set the Number of Air Travelers Back Decades
The steep drop in air travel is passing a milestone.