More than 1.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, a historically high pace that shows that many employers are still laying people off in the face of a resurgent coronavirus
Getting children back to school safely could mean keeping high-risk spots like bars and gyms closed
Four months, 3 million confirmed infections and over 130,000 deaths into the U.S. coronavirus outbreak, Americans confronted with an alarming resurgence of the scourge are facing long lines at testing sites and going a week or more without receiving...
Top U.S. allies are denouncing the planned pullout of the United States from the World Health Organization
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that voters consider alternatives to casting their ballots in person during upcoming elections, as states expand absentee and early voting options for November amid fears of spreading...
President Donald Trump is launching an all-out effort to press state and local officials to reopen schools this fall
The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration in its effort to allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women as required by the Affordable Care Act
The Supreme Court is siding with two Catholic schools in a ruling that underscores that certain employees of religious schools, hospitals and social service centers can’t sue for employment discrimination
Exhausted American cities are facing yet another challenge in addition to the coronavirus and the street protests over the police killing of George Floyd
Two New York City churches ravaged by the coronavirus are taking different approaches to reopening as they mourn, between them, the loss of at least 134 members of their congregations
The young climate activists clamoring today for rapid cuts to the world's fossil fuel emissions could be well into their 30s or 40s before the impact of those changes becomes apparent, scientists said in a study published Tuesday.
The Trump administration has begun the process of withdrawing the United States from the World Health Organization, a move that could hurt the U.N. agency's response to the coronavirus pandemic and reshape public health diplomacy.
The U.S. Marine Corps says it is investigating reports of an active shooter at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, California
The government’s small business lending program has benefited millions of companies, with the goal of minimizing the number of layoffs that Americans have suffered in the face of the coronavirus pandemic
The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again
Retailers have a message for state governors: Please make everyone wear a face mask
Officials say a man armed with a shotgun was killed by police as he tried to enter a Milwaukee veterans hospital
As the nation faces a pandemic, financial catastrophe and massive social justice demonstrations, it is also confronting a spike in violence in some of its major cities.