Administration Turns to Private Firms to Help Process Small Business Aid

WASHINGTON — The Small Business Administration doled out tens of millions of dollars in contracts in…

Tensions Persist Between Trump and Medical Advisers Over the Coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Rarely has the schism between President Trump and his own public health advisers over…

A Debate Over Masks Uncovers Deep White House Divisions

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Friday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was…

During a Pandemic, an Unanticipated Problem: Out-of-Work Health Workers

As hospitals across the country brace for an onslaught of coronavirus patients, doctors, nurses and other…

The Navy Fired Captain Crozier After His Letter on the Coronavirus. Hear How the Crew Responded.

WASHINGTON — It was a send-off for the ages, with hundreds of sailors aboard the aircraft…

Maryland’s Governor, a Republican, Is Willing to Spar With Trump for Supplies

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Larry Hogan was annoyed. On a conference call, Mr. Hogan, the Republican governor…

They’re Running for Office Without Health Insurance During a Pandemic

In the past week and a half, Cori Bush has been hospitalized twice with shortness of…

C.I.A. Hunts for Authentic Virus Totals in China, Dismissing Government Tallies

WASHINGTON — The C.I.A. has been warning the White House since at least early February that…

After Threats, Anthony Fauci to Receive Enhanced Personal Security

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s leading expert on infectious diseases, who has become…

Devin Nunes Says Decision to Cancel School in California Was ‘Overkill’

The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee this week criticized closing schools in his home…

Iran Says U.S. Sanctions Are Taking Lives. U.S. Officials Disagree.

As Iran struggles with a devastating coronavirus outbreak, a broken economy and a severe shortage of…

1st virus death in Senegal is ex-French soccer club boss

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Pape Diouf, a former president of French soccer club Marseille, died Tuesday…

Exposed to betting, lowly Swedish team gets death threats

An amateur soccer team in Sweden was subjected to vicious online abuse, including death threats, after…

Former Marseille president Pape Diouf dies at 68

PARIS (AP) — Pape Diouf, a former Marseille president who led the French soccer club from…

Trump Confronts a New Reality Before an Expected Wave of Disease and Death

WASHINGTON — Five weeks ago, when there were 60 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the…

They Made a New Life in the U.S. The Coronavirus Sent Them Fleeing.

SYDNEY, Australia — As countries began sealing their borders against the coronavirus and airlines rapidly slashed…

Coronavirus May Kill 100,000 to 240,000 in U.S. Despite Actions, Officials Say

WASHINGTON — The top government scientists battling the coronavirus estimated on Tuesday that the deadly pathogen…

White House Economists Warned in 2019 a Pandemic Could Devastate America

WASHINGTON — White House economists published a study last September that warned a pandemic disease could…

Congress Just Spent $2 Trillion on Coronavirus Relief. It’s Eyeing More.

WASHINGTON — As the toll of the coronavirus continues to rise — with more state shutdowns,…

Behind Trump’s Reversal on Reopening the Country: 2 Sets of Numbers

WASHINGTON — The numbers the health officials showed President Trump were overwhelming. With the peak of…