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Intelligence report warned of coronavirus crisis as early as November: Sources

"Analysts concluded it could be a cataclysmic event," a source says.
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Passengers wear facemasks as they form a queue at the Wuhan Wuchang Railway Station in Wuhan, early April 8, 2020, as they prepare to leave the city in China's central Hubei province.
April 8, 2020, 12:43 AM

Wisconsin election forges on as coronavirus keeps nation at standstill

Wisconsin stands as an outlier as more than a dozen states postpone contests.
April 8, 2020, 12:43 AM
Hudson, Wis., city clerk Becky Eggen displays some of the health alert and social distancing signs Monday, April 6, 2020, that were to be used in Tuesday's election, postponed by the governor Monday afternoon. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday moved to postpone the state's presidential primary for two months because of the coronavirus pandemic, prompting a court challenge and adding to confusion about whether voters will be able to head to the polls on Tuesday.
April 8, 2020, 12:27 AM

Trump calls World Health Organization ‘China-centric’

After tweeting criticism earlier Tuesday, Trump said that the U.S. will have to investigate putting "a very powerful hold" on money given to the WHO.
April 8, 2020, 12:27 AM
After tweeting criticism earlier Tuesday, Trump said that the U.S. will have to investigate putting "a very powerful hold" on money given to the WHO.
April 8, 2020, 12:24 AM

Trump says he didn't see adviser's memos warning about pandemic

When asked about January memos from trade adviser Peter Navarro warning of the impact of coronavirus, Trump claimed that he only heard about the information “maybe one, two days ago.”
April 8, 2020, 12:24 AM
When asked about January memos from trade adviser Peter Navarro warning of the impact of coronavirus, Trump claimed that he only heard about the information “maybe one, two days ago.”
April 7, 2020, 11:39 PM

Trump's election-year tangles with swing-state governors unfold amid coronavirus

Trump's relationships with battleground state governors is now in the spotlight.
April 7, 2020, 11:39 PM
President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, April 2, 2020, in Washington.
April 7, 2020, 11:27 PM

Coronavirus government response updates: Trump confirms blacks especially hard hit

Fauci said hypertension, diabetes can make blacks have worse outcomes.
April 7, 2020, 11:27 PM
President Donald Trump arrives to speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, April 7, 2020, in Washington.
April 7, 2020, 11:09 PM

Acting Navy secretary resigns after carrier remarks, Esper names replacement

Under Secretary of the Army James McPherson has been nominated his replacement.
April 7, 2020, 11:09 PM
Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly speaks at a Pentagon press briefing, Washington, D.C., April 2, 2020.
April 7, 2020, 11:01 PM

Trump, Fauci confirm disproportionate COVID-19 impact in minority community

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top expert on infectious diseases, said the prevalence of hypertension and diabetes makes the African American community more vulnerable at a daily briefing on Tuesday.
April 7, 2020, 11:01 PM
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top expert on infectious diseases, said the prevalence of hypertension and diabetes makes the African American community more vulnerable at a daily briefing on Tuesday.
April 7, 2020, 10:22 PM

American family torn apart by coronavirus travel restrictions

The State Department has repatriated over 45,000 Americans.
April 7, 2020, 10:22 PM
American Arnie Fagan has been separated for weeks from his partner Vilayvanh Soulinthong and their daughter Jasmine Fagan after Thailand shut its borders, leaving him unable to get home to them while Soulinthong has been unable to get a U.S. visa to get herself and Jasmine to the U.S.
April 7, 2020, 8:04 PM

Treasury requests $250 billion more for small business relief

Tens of billions for loans were gone in a few days.
April 7, 2020, 8:04 PM
President Donald Trump, flanked by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his daughter and senior advisor Ivanka Trump, participates in a "small business relief update" conference call virtual event with banking executives to discuss the U.S. government's rescue program for businesses hurt by the coronavirus, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, April 7, 2020.
April 7, 2020, 7:40 PM

Georgia Congressman, civil rights icon John Lewis endorses Joe Biden

"We need Joe Biden now, more than ever before," Lewis said.
April 7, 2020, 7:40 PM
"We need Joe Biden now, more than ever before," Lewis said.
April 7, 2020, 6:53 PM

Trump abruptly removes inspector general named to oversee $2T in stimulus spending

Trump also has attacked Democratic efforts to check on how the money gets spent.
April 7, 2020, 6:53 PM
President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, April 6, 2020.
April 7, 2020, 6:44 PM

Long lines form outside Wisconsin polling station

The Wisconsin Supreme Court blocked an order by the governor suspending in-person voting.
April 7, 2020, 6:44 PM
The Wisconsin Supreme Court blocked an order by the governor suspending in-person voting.
April 7, 2020, 6:23 PM

'Hot mess': Small businesses besieged by problems getting coronavirus loans

Small business owners across the U.S. struggle to get federal aid to stay afloat
April 7, 2020, 6:23 PM
A block of closed restaurants on a deserted street, April 4, 2020, in Boston.The area is usually busy with tourists, but tourism is nearly non-existent during the coronavirus outbreak
April 7, 2020, 6:22 PM

Grisham leaving as White House press secretary after holding no formal briefings

Kayleigh McEnany is moving from the Trump campaign to fill the role.
April 7, 2020, 6:22 PM
White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham listens as President Donald Trump speaks to the media aboard Air Force One while flying between El Paso, Texas and Joint Base Andrews in Md., Aug. 7, 2019.
April 7, 2020, 5:44 PM

Rep. Ben McAdams on COVID-19 recovery: 'It hit me really hard'

"I'm young ... I'm healthy," he said. "It could happen to anyone."
April 7, 2020, 5:44 PM
Utah Rep. Ben McAdams tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in March is now recovered and working from home.
April 7, 2020, 5:01 PM

US works to assure allies, deny allegations of seizing supplies in 'mask wars'

But Trump has ordered one US manufacturer to stop exporting to other countries.
April 7, 2020, 5:01 PM
Medical supplies donated by China and its companies are unloaded from an airplane in Belgrade, Serbia, March 26, 2020.
April 7, 2020, 2:09 PM

Birx avoids treating her grandchild with high fever, cites fear of infecting Trump

"You can't take that kind of risk with the leaders of the country," Birx said.
April 7, 2020, 2:09 PM
White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx speaks while flanked by President Donald Trump following a meeting of his coronavirus task force in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, April 6, 2020.
April 7, 2020, 1:37 PM

Birx avoids grandchild with high fever to protect Trump, Pence

Dr. Birx said she did not see her sick granddaughter due to social distancing protocol.
April 7, 2020, 1:37 PM
VIDEO: Birx avoids grandchild with high fever to protect Trump, Pence
April 7, 2020, 10:01 AM

The Note: Wisconsin votes amid confusion and worse

Primary day arrives in Wisconsin on Tuesday amid utter chaos.
April 7, 2020, 10:01 AM
A man leaves the Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building after not being able to cast his ballot at the already closed drop-off site in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 6, 2020.
April 7, 2020, 9:55 AM

Georgia Congressman, civil rights icon John Lewis endorses Joe Biden

"We need Joe Biden now, more than ever before," Lewis said.
April 7, 2020, 9:55 AM
In this March 17, 2009, file photo, Congressman John Lewis is photographed in his offices in the Canon House office building in Washington, D.C.
April 7, 2020, 8:11 AM

Military 3D-printing face shields, reusable N95 masks to address hospital shortages

The efforts will increase critical equipment as hospitals combat the coronavirus
April 7, 2020, 8:11 AM
Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bahr, 312th Training Squadron Special Instruments Training course instructor, prepares a 3D printed face shield at the Louis F Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 31, 2020.
April 7, 2020, 8:09 AM

Calls to US helpline jump 891%, as White House is warned of mental health crisis

Some federal officials worry the U.S. isn't prepared to meet nation's needs.
April 7, 2020, 8:09 AM
April 7, 2020, 8:05 AM

Before the White House, Trump called NIH 'terrible,' questioned vaccines

Trump repeatedly weighed in on Obama's response to the Ebola and H1N1 epidemics.
April 7, 2020, 8:05 AM
President Donald Trump and Response coordinator for White House Coronavirus Task Force Deborah Birx participate during a briefing after a Coronavirus Task Force meeting at the White House on April 5, 2020, in Washington.
April 7, 2020, 2:53 AM

Crewmember on Navy hospital ship Comfort tests positive for coronavirus

The news comes the same day the ship was allowed to take COVID-19 patients.
April 7, 2020, 2:53 AM
The USNS hospital ship Comfort is seen docked at Pier 90 on Manhattan's West Side during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, New York, U.S., April 3, 2020.
April 7, 2020, 2:50 AM

Trump and Biden have 'wonderful, warm' phone call

The political adversaries discussed the nation’s coronavirus response.
April 7, 2020, 2:50 AM
President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, April 6, 2020.
April 7, 2020, 1:41 AM

Acting Navy secretary apologizes for calling fired captain 'naive' and 'stupid'

The House Armed Services Committee chairman called for Modly to be removed.
April 7, 2020, 1:41 AM
Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly speaks at a Pentagon press briefing, Washington, D.C., April 2, 2020.
April 6, 2020, 11:39 PM

Trump 'saddened' that Boris Johnson admitted to hospital

President Trump offered well wishes to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has been admitted to an intensive care unit in England after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms.
April 6, 2020, 11:39 PM
Trump 'saddened' that Boris Johnson admitted to hospital
April 6, 2020, 11:37 PM

Coronavirus government response updates: Trump, task force say mitigation is working

Trump and experts have warned parts of the nation to prepare for peak deaths.
April 6, 2020, 11:37 PM
President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, April 6, 2020, in Washington.
April 6, 2020, 11:36 PM

‘I appreciate his calling’ says Trump about Biden call

The call, which Trump called "very friendly," marked a rare conversation between the incumbent president and his likely Democratic challenger.
April 6, 2020, 11:36 PM
‘I appreciate his calling’ says Trump about Biden call
April 6, 2020, 11:16 PM

Hundreds of US hospitals warn of critical supply shortages in new government report

Trump dismissed the findings saying "it's wrong."
April 6, 2020, 11:16 PM
Healthcare workers wheel the bodies of deceased people outside the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Brooklyn, New York, April 6, 2020.
April 6, 2020, 10:42 PM

Wisconsin Supreme Court blocks order by governor to stop in-person voting

Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order Monday, calling off in-person voting.
April 6, 2020, 10:42 PM
In this Feb. 6, 2020 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers holds a press conference in Madison, Wis.
April 6, 2020, 9:40 PM

Trump, other top officials, have yet to don masks in public despite CDC guidelines

He says he'd wear one if he "thought it was important."
April 6, 2020, 9:40 PM
President Donald Trump speaks to the press while Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci speaks during a briefing after a Coronavirus Task Force meeting at the White House on April 5, 2020, in Washington.
April 6, 2020, 8:55 PM

Inspector general fired by Trump urges whistleblowers to keep speaking out

Michael Atkinson says he believes his firing was related to his handling of the Ukraine whistleblower complaint.
April 6, 2020, 8:55 PM
Inspector general fired by Trump urges whistleblowers to keep speaking out
April 6, 2020, 7:59 PM

Trump adviser Navarro clashes with Fauci on unproven drug to treat COVID-19

Fauci has cautioned that any signs of the drug's promise are purely "anecdotal."
April 6, 2020, 7:59 PM
Economic Advisor Peter Navarro and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, attend a press briefing in the White House after a meeting of the Coronavirus Task Force, in Washington, March 9, 2020.
April 6, 2020, 7:07 PM

State Dept. labels white supremacist group terrorists for 1st time ever

The Russian ultra-nationalist group is said to have recruited Americans.
April 6, 2020, 7:07 PM
In this February 28, 2015, file photo, a member of the Russian Imperial Movement, a nationalist group in Russia, walks close to a banner reading "God.Tsar.Nation.We are Russians, God with us" at a training base in Saint-Petersburg.
April 6, 2020, 6:20 PM

Pelosi forges ahead with 4th coronavirus relief bill despite naysayers

"Our communities cannot afford to wait, and we must move quickly," Pelosi said.
April 6, 2020, 6:20 PM
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is interviewed about the government response to the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic in the rotunda of the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill, April 1, 2020, in Washington.
April 6, 2020, 5:17 PM

Biden campaign offers to help state, local officials with coronavirus response

Campaign wants to “connect those offering help with those in need of it.”
April 6, 2020, 5:17 PM
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Trump administration's response to the COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus, during a campaign event in Sumter, South Carolina, Feb. 28, 2020.
April 6, 2020, 5:15 PM

New York rate of death ‘effectively flat for 2 days’: Cuomo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the total number of hospitalizations, ICU admissions and daily intubations are down, which “suggests a possible flattening of the curve.”
April 6, 2020, 5:15 PM
VIDEO: New York rate of death ‘effectively flat for 2 days’: Cuomo
April 6, 2020, 3:49 PM

Ousted intelligence watchdog speaks out after firing by Trump

Michael Atkinson defended his handling of the Ukraine whistleblower complaint.
April 6, 2020, 3:49 PM
Michael Atkinson, the inspector general of the intelligence community, arrives at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 2019.
April 6, 2020, 2:30 PM

Some states turn to election security funds to fight COVID-19

The states include political battlegrounds of Pennsylvania and Ohio.
April 6, 2020, 2:30 PM
A person is brought into the Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation and Healing, April 3, 2020, in Gallatin, Tenn. Multiple people tested positive for the coronavirus at the facility the previous week.
April 6, 2020, 9:57 AM

The Note: Wisconsin primary offers warnings about November realities

Barring last-minute action, voters will cast ballots in person on Tuesday.
April 6, 2020, 9:57 AM
Voters come to drop their ballots with face masks, April 4, 2020, at the Washington Park Library in Milwaukee.
April 5, 2020, 8:21 PM

Wisconsin mayors seek to scrap in-person voting in last-ditch effort

Ten mayors are urging Wisconsin Department of Health to stop in-person voting.
April 5, 2020, 8:21 PM
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers speaks to the media following a shooting at the Molson Coors Brewing Co. campus, Feb. 26, 2020, in Milwaukee.
April 5, 2020, 7:33 PM

Pentagon announces new face mask guidance

Defense Secretary Mark Esper previewed the new guidance on ABC's "This Week."
April 5, 2020, 7:33 PM
Defense Secretary Mark Esper speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House, on April 1, 2020, in Washington.
April 5, 2020, 7:07 PM

'We need help': Inmates describe prison system unprepared for coronavirus

Experts discuss the threats coronavirus outbreaks in prison pose for the country
April 5, 2020, 7:07 PM
The Metropolitan Detention Center stands in the New York, Jan. 8, 2017.
April 5, 2020, 5:11 PM

Biden says 2020 convention may be 'virtual,' will wear mask amid COVID-19 outbreak

The convention was delayed to August.
April 5, 2020, 5:11 PM
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden celebrates with his supporters after declaring victory at an election-night rally at the University of South Carolina Volleyball Center, on Feb. 29, 2020, in Columbia, South Carolina.
April 5, 2020, 1:51 PM

'This Week' Transcript 4-5-20: Joe Biden, Secretary Mark Esper

This is a rush transcript of "This Week" airing Sunday, April 5.
April 5, 2020, 1:51 PM
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden pose for selfies with supporters during the Iowa State Fair, August 08, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa.
April 5, 2020, 8:08 AM

Bush in 2005: 'If we wait for a pandemic to appear, it will be too late to prepare'

A book about the 1918 flu pandemic spurred the government to action.
April 5, 2020, 8:08 AM
President George W. Bush walks towards microphones to speak to the press, Dec. 22, 2005 at the White House.
April 4, 2020, 10:27 PM

Trump discusses opening the country as coronavirus peak approaches

The president would consider a task force focused on the country's economy.
April 4, 2020, 10:27 PM
President Donald Trump speaks at the daily coronavirus task force briefing in the press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, April 4, 2020.
April 4, 2020, 1:05 PM

'You are not alone': Chaplains provide emotional support to COVID-19 patients

Hospitals across the U.S. are classifying chaplains as "critical" employees.
April 4, 2020, 1:05 PM
Joe McHenry holds a rosary while helping direct traffic at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church during drive thru confessions in the church parking lot, March 20, 2020 in Bowie, Md.
A man leaves the Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building after not being able to cast his ballot at the already closed drop-off site in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 6, 2020.
A man leaves the Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building after not being able to cast his ballot at the already closed drop-off site in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 6, 2020.
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