For Dr. Deborah Birx, Urging Calm Has Come With Heavy Criticism

WASHINGTON — The White House coronavirus task force has featured two trusted medical voices, diplomatic but…

In Abrupt Shift, Trump Cites Need for Ventilators and Criticizes G.M.

WASHINGTON — President Trump lashed out at General Motors on Friday, blaming it for overpromising on…

Trump Administration Pulls Back From $1 Billion Coronavirus Ventilator Deal

WASHINGTON — The White House had been preparing on Wednesday to announce amid an escalating pandemic…

Trump Says He Will Label Regions by Risk of Coronavirus Threat

WASHINGTON — President Trump said Thursday that he planned to label different areas of the country…

Congress Addresses Housing Crunch Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON — Congress’s $2.2 trillion stabilization package headed for likely final passage on Friday will allocate…

Job Vacancies and Inexperience Mar Federal Response to Coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Of the 75 senior positions at the Department of Homeland Security, 20 are either…

Live Coronavirus Updates and Coverage

新冠病毒疫情最新消息 Here’s what you need to know: Mnuchin: Checks will arrive for most Americans within three…

V.A. Criticized for Effort to Keep Some Veterans Away From Private Care During Outbreak

WASHINGTON — An effort by the Department of Veterans Affairs to prevent some veterans from seeking…

WATCH LIVE: White House Coronavirus Task Force Holds Briefing

[embedded content] The White House is set to hold another coronavirus task force briefing tonight. Yesterday’s…

Trump Wants U.S. ‘Opened Up’ by Easter, Despite Health Officials’ Warnings

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Tuesday that he wanted to reopen the country for business…

Oracle Providing White House With Software to Study Unproven Coronavirus Drugs

WASHINGTON — The White House is preparing to use software provided by the technology giant Oracle…

‘A Failure of Journalism’: CNN’s Brian Stelter Eviscerates Fox News, Anchors Faulkner and Hemmer, for ‘Easy’ Trump Interview

CNN’s Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter attacked Fox News over its coronavirus town hall with President Donald…

Trump Has Given Unusual Leeway to Fauci, but Aides Say He’s Losing His Patience

President Trump has praised Dr. Anthony S. Fauci as a “major television star.” He has tried…

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Trump Considers Reopening Economy, Over Health Experts’ Objections

WASHINGTON — As the United States entered Week 2 of trying to contain the spread of…

Trump Says Coronavirus Cure Cannot ‘Be Worse Than the Problem Itself’

President Trump on Sunday night said that the government would reassess the recommended period for keeping…

Idled Cruise Line’s Offer: Use Our Ships as Hospitals. Is That a Good Idea?

WASHINGTON — The idea was floated between friends. At White House news conferences on Thursday and…

White House Task Force Briefs on ‘Concerning Trend’ of Coronavirus Killing Twice as Many Men as Woman

White House Coronavirus Task Force Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx announced on Friday that the task…

WATCH: Trump Says ‘Deep State Department,’ Prompting Dr. Fauci to Bury Face in Hands

President Donald Trump referred to the U.S. State Department as the “Deep State Department” during a…

Trump Resists Pressure to Force Companies to Make Coronavirus Supplies

WASHINGTON — President Trump and his advisers are resisting calls from congressional Democrats and a growing…