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…

‘We are Trying to Protect Our Own’: The Towns Keeping Part-Timers Out

John Lowry vacationed in Door County, Wis., when he was a child. He loved it so…

As Life Moves Online, an Older Generation Faces a Digital Divide

Uncomfortable with tech, many are struggling to use modern tools to keep up with friends and…

Trump’s Baseless Claim That a Recession Would Be Deadlier Than the Coronavirus

President Trump, in saying that he wanted to reopen the economy by Easter, has argued that…

Congress Addresses Housing Crunch Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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

A.I. Versus the Coronavirus

A new consortium of top scientists will be able to use some of the world’s most…

What’s in the Coronavirus Stimulus Package? 5 Things to Know

WASHINGTON — Trump administration officials and top Democrats finalized an agreement early Wednesday morning on a…

‘A Week of Snow Days’? Ha! Families Deal With Cabin Fever

As people become hostages in their own homes, hired clowns and costume nights may not be…

Pentagon Takes Restrained Role in Coronavirus Response, Despite Calls for Help

WASHINGTON — For more than 18 years, the United States military has been defined by Washington’s…

U.N. Issues $2 Billion Appeal to Combat Virus and Urges Aid for Other Crises

WASHINGTON — Nations reeling from conflict, poverty and deficient health care will be unable to contain…

Facebook Is ‘Just Trying to Keep the Lights On’ as Traffic Soars in Pandemic

The social network is straining to deal with skyrocketing usage as its 45,000 employees work from…

As Federal Government Mobilizes, Local Officials Say Response Remains Too Slow

WASHINGTON — Federal emergency response teams toured a convention center in New York City on Monday,…

Start-Ups Jump the Gun on Home Kits for Coronavirus Testing

After a federal warning, companies have stopped marketing kits that let consumers collect their own saliva…

Trump Considers Reopening Economy, Over Health Experts’ Objections

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

As Coronavirus Surveillance Escalates, Personal Privacy Plummets

Tracking entire populations to combat the pandemic now could open the doors to more invasive forms…

The Week in Tech: How to Stop Coronavirus ‘Doomsurfing’

The internet is a pretty scary place right now. Here are some ways to make it…

Coronavirus Is Causing Chaos for Travel Influencers

When your income depends on promoting travel, staying home comes at a cost.

Fact Check: Trump’s Claims About His Response to the Coronavirus

The president inaccurately described travel restrictions he had announced, falsely blamed his predecessor for testing shortages…

Translating a Surveillance Tool into a Virus Tracker for Democracies

Health officials in Britain are building an app that would alert the people who have come…

Search for Coronavirus Vaccine Becomes a Global Competition

WASHINGTON — A global arms race for a coronavirus vaccine is underway. In the three months…