Wisconsin Election Fight Heralds a National Battle Over Virus-Era Voting

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin voters will face a choice between protecting their health and exercising their civic…

‘Swept Up by FEMA’: Complicated Medical Supply System Sows Confusion

WASHINGTON — In Massachusetts, state leaders said they had confirmed a vast order of personal protective…

How the Theodore Roosevelt’s Coronavirus Outbreak Became a Moral Crisis for the Military

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s acting Navy secretary, in a profanity-laced reprimand delivered Monday, criticized sailors aboard…

Ignoring Expert Opinion, Trump Again Promotes Use of Hydroxychloroquine

President Trump doubled down Sunday on his push for the use of an anti-malarial drug against…

U.S. Military Seeks More Funding for Pacific Region After Pandemic

WASHINGTON — United States military officials have outlined a spending request to bolster deterrence against China…

With Campaigns in Remote Mode, Pandemic Upends Battle for Congress

WASHINGTON — As John Hickenlooper, the former Colorado governor and current Democratic candidate for Senate, began…

In Congress, Doctors Are Pressing for a More Aggressive Coronavirus Response

WASHINGTON — There were just 160 documented cases of the coronavirus in the United States when…

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…

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Is Trying to Lead in a Pandemic Without Picking Sides

On Thursday, in a public service announcement filmed in his wood-paneled office, Gov. Greg Abbott of…

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…

Stranded Abroad, Americans Ask: Why Weren’t We Warned Sooner?

NEW DELHI — Ana Pautler, a trekker from San Francisco, was partway up a Himalayan mountain…

Trump Sees Hope for Boosting Global Oil Prices and Helping U.S. Firms

WASHINGTON — When oil prices crashed in early March after a dispute between Russia and Saudi…

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…

In Diplomatic Whipsaw, U.S. and China Seek to Cooperate on Pandemic and Economy

WASHINGTON — For weeks, President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo forcefully used the controversial…

Trump Warns Iran of Heightened Retaliation for Any Attacks on U.S. Troops

WASHINGTON — President Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against using its proxy forces to attack American…

A Ventilator Stockpile, With One Hitch: Thousands Do Not Work

WASHINGTON — President Trump has repeatedly assured Americans that the federal government is holding 10,000 ventilators…

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…

Who Are the Voters Behind Trump’s Higher Approval Rating?

Justin Penn, a Pittsburgh voter who calls himself politically independent, favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. in…

Fracking Once Lifted Pennsylvania. Now It Could Be a Drag.

CARMICHAELS, Pa. — The last time the global economy was in free fall, an economic savior…

Trump’s Virus Defense Is Often an Attack, and the Target Is Often a Woman

WASHINGTON — As he confronts a global pandemic, President Trump’s attention has also been directed at…