Northeastern Brazil city is nation’s first to enter lockdown

SAO PAULO (AP) – The capital of tropical Maranhão state ground largely to a halt Tuesday,…

Closed casinos mean $60M hit to Maryland budget in April

BALTIMORE (AP) – Maryland has missed out on more than $60 million in state revenue from…

Lawsuit filed against Gov. Gavin Newsom to stop $75M coronavirus stimulus from going to illegal immigrants

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is being sued as part of an effort to stop him from…

Ayanna Pressley accuses ‘shameless’ Republicans of using Tara Reade to ‘undermine’ Biden

Rep. Ayanna Pressley issued a sharp critique of her “Republican colleagues,” who she claims are highlighting…

Nevada’s culinary union unveils list of sanitation demands needed for reopening

Before Nevada begins reopening its major attractions and resorts, the state’s culinary union is demanding casinos…

WATCH: News Anchor Accused of Cheating When Half-Naked Woman Walks Through Live Shot

 Spanish news anchor Alfonso Merlos was caught cheating on his girlfriend, reality star Marta López, when a…

Ohio elections chief pushes for changes before fall vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio needs to take the application process for mail-in ballots online, agree…

Nebraska sets up new lab, expects to add virus testing sites

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska has opened a new lab to analyze the results of about…

UK and US begin talks on ‘ambitious’ free trade deal

The UK and US have begun negotiations on an “ambitious” post-Brexit free trade deal. International Trade…

Panthers strike deal with 2018 draft pick Grigori Denisenko

MIAMI (AP) – The Florida Panthers finally have a deal with Russian forward Grigori Denisenko. Read…

Missouri plans to move ahead with execution despite pandemic

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri is moving ahead with plans to execute a convicted killer…

California to move into phase two of reopening Friday

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that the state is moving into phase two of its plan to…

‘No need to test the entire force’: Military sets new COVID-19 targets

The Pentagon made it clear Tuesday that it does not intend to test the entire 2…

NYC police union warns ‘city will fall apart’ if police have to continue social distancing enforcement

New York City’s police union warned that the current policy of officers enforcing social distancing is…

Jake Tapper Reports Some Task Force Members Blindsided By Talk of Winding Down: They Heard it First From Journalists

CNN’s Jake Tapper reported today that several members of the White House coronavirus task force were…

Donald Trump rejects statehood for Washington, D.C.: ‘No, thank you. That’ll never happen’

President Trump has come out against granting statehood to Washington, D.C., reasoning in an interview out…

Rick Savage, Sunday River Brewing Company owner, defies Maine Gov. Janet Mills’ order, reopens

BETHEL, Maine — A restaurant owner on Friday launched Round 2 of flouting Democratic Gov. Janet…

Family of dead crew member with virus sues Royal Caribbean

MIAMI (AP) – The family of a cruise crew member who died after testing positive for…

Trump supporters cheer as president lands in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) – Several hundred fans of President Donald Trump greeted Air Force One as the…

‘I am truly sorry’: Airbnb laying off a quarter of its employees

Rental company Airbnb is laying off 25% of its employees as the coronavirus pandemic ravages the…