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University doubles housing, dining refunds to $28M after complaints
Trump promises oil firms will get help to offset effects on prices
Facing coronavirus pandemic, Trump suspends immigration laws and showcases vision for locked-down border
White House scrambles to scoop up medical supplies, angering Canada, Germany
COVID-19 cases in Minnesota corrections facilities increase, officials take steps to limit spread
Bison football preparing for life after Jabril Cox
Former SCSU D Kyle McLaughlin preparing rural Alberta hospitals for pandemic
Off the ice, former Gopher Blake Wheeler is Mr. Mom during pandemic
NFL medical chief: Plenty of hurdles before league can reopen
WNBA postpones start to season
April 2, 2020
U.S. coronavirus deaths top 1,000 in single day, White House expected to recommend everyone wear masks
WASHINGTON — The death toll and economic devastation from the novel coronavirus reached staggering new levels in the United States on Thursday,...
April 2, 2020 - 3:00pm
April 1, 2020
U.S. coronavirus deaths surge past 4,600 as officials start to compare struggle with Italy's outbreak
Coronavirus deaths in the United States passed 4,600 Wednesday as Vice President Mike Pence issued an ominous warning that America's situation is most comparable to Italy's struggle with the virus, which has pushed that nation's hospitals to capacity and has left more than 13,000...
April 1, 2020 - 11:23am
March 31, 2020
U.S. proposes transitional government for Venezuela, without Maduro or Guaidó
The Trump administration said Tuesday that it would lift sanctions against Venezuela if both President Nicolás Maduro and his political nemesis, opposition leader Juan Guaidó, stepped aside and agreed to a transitional government guided by both the ruling socialists and opposition...
March 31, 2020 - 8:32pm
March 29, 2020
As coronavirus cases explode in Iran, U.S. sanctions hinder its access to drugs and medical equipment
ISTANBUL - Sweeping U.S. sanctions are hampering Iranian efforts to import medicine and other medical supplies to confront one of the largest coronavirus outbreaks in the world, health workers and sanctions experts say. The broad U.S. restrictions on Iran's banking system and the...
March 29, 2020 - 11:56am
March 26, 2020
United States indicts Venezuela's Maduro on 'narco-terrorism' charges
The Trump administration unsealed sweeping indictments against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and members of his inner circle on narcoterrorism...
March 26, 2020 - 10:45am
March 25, 2020
Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, tests positive for coronavirus
LONDON — Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the coronavirus. A palace official said Wednesday, March 25, that the prince has mild symptoms "but otherwise remains in good health."Doctors have informed the prince that his condition is not likely to...
March 25, 2020 - 12:34pm
March 24, 2020
Warm, humid weather could slow coronavirus, new research finds
The novel coronavirus pandemic that's killed thousands, sickened more than 350,000 and sent major economies into a tailspin may be slowed by the upcoming changing of the seasons, several preliminary studies suggest.
March 24, 2020 - 3:10pm
March 23, 2020
U.S. vows to cut $1 billion in aid to Afghanistan as political crisis threatens peace deal
KABUL, Afghanistan - In a sign of mounting frustration with Afghanistan's leaders, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced early Tuesday that the United States would cut $1 billion in aid to the country because of its inability to form a unity government that would negotiate with...
March 23, 2020 - 9:55pm
Frustrated with Britons heading to countryside, crowding together, Johnson orders all to remain home
LONDON - Like refugees fleeing a coming contagion, anxious, stir-crazy Brits poured out of the cities and into the countryside, to postcard-perfect hamlets and wind-swept islands, seeking solace or safety in the mountains, lakes and shore. They were not welcome. The emphatic message...
March 23, 2020 - 5:31pm
March 17, 2020
Beijing pulls credentials for journalists at three U.S. news outlets, including The Post
Chinese authorities announced Tuesday, March 17, that U.S. journalists from The Washington Post, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal will be effectively expelled from the country as part of retaliation for Trump administration limits on U.S.-based Chinese state media. The...
March 17, 2020 - 3:16pm
March 14, 2020
Spain joins Italy in national lockdown as infections surge
MADRID - Spain on Saturday, March 14, became the second European country to impose a nationwide lockdown, ordering its 47 million people to mostly stay in their homes as coronavirus cases surge. The decision by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez came less than a week after Italy's...
March 14, 2020 - 8:16pm
March 13, 2020
U.S. counters Iraq's condemnations of strikes on Iran-backed militias
LONDON - The United States and Iraq on Friday wrangled over the impact of airstrikes to avenge the deaths of coalition soldiers this week, with...
March 13, 2020 - 7:58am
March 12, 2020
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, wife of Canadian prime minister, has coronavirus
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the prime minister’s office said in a statement Thursday night.“She is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions and her symptoms remain mild,”...
March 12, 2020 - 10:38pm
Iran's coronavirus burial pits are so vast they're visible from space
Two days after Iran declared its first cases of the novel coronavirus - in what would become one of the largest outbreaks of the illness outside of China - evidence of unusual activity appeared at a cemetery near where the infections emerged.At the Behesht-e Masoumeh complex in Qom,...
March 12, 2020 - 11:48am
March 11, 2020
WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic, citing 'alarming levels of spread and ... alarming levels of inaction'
The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared coronavirus a pandemic, signaling that health experts believe efforts should be focused less on containing the virus and more on stockpiling materials, getting hospitals ready to handle an influx of patients and enacting social distancing...
March 11, 2020 - 1:38pm