Ambassador Zero: A Virus’s Toll on U.S. Diplomats at Home and Abroad

WASHINGTON — The symptoms were more annoying than alarming: A dry cough, achiness and then sniffles…

Barr Expands Early Release of Inmates at Prisons Seeing More Coronavirus Cases

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr ordered the Bureau of Prisons on Friday to expand…

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…

Alarm, Denial, Blame: The Pro-Trump Media’s Coronavirus Distortion

On Feb. 27, two days after the first reported case of the coronavirus spreading inside a…

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…

On Politics: The Country Keeps Reeling

Good morning and welcome to On Politics, a daily political analysis of the 2020 elections based…

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…

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…

Pelosi Floats New Stimulus Plan: Rolling Back SALT Cap

WASHINGTON — As lawmakers prepare for another round of fiscal stimulus to address economic fallout from…

Former Atlético Madrid defender Capón dies at age 72

MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid says former defender José Luis Capón has died. He was 72.…

Tom Coburn, the ‘Dr. No’ of Congress, Is Dead at 72

Tom Coburn, an ultraconservative Oklahoma Republican and family physician who in 16 years in Congress crusaded…

Coronavirus May Add Billions to the Nation’s Health Care Bill

With so much still uncertain about how widespread hospitalizations for coronavirus patients will be around the…

Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, Civil Rights Leader and Aide to King, Dies at 98

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a lieutenant to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who…

Coronavirus Fact Check: Analyzing the Patterns in Trump’s Falsehoods

Hours after the United States became the nation with the largest number of reported coronavirus cases…

John Sears, Strategist for Nixon and Reagan, Dies at 79

John P. Sears, a Republican political strategist who worked for Richard M. Nixon and Ronald Reagan…

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…

Michel Hidalgo, who coached France to Euro 1984 title, dies

PARIS (AP) — For Michel Hidalgo, playing soccer the right way always meant playing the beautiful…