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…

DeVos Weighs Waiving Special Education. Parents Are Worried.

WASHINGTON — Tucked away in the $2 trillion coronavirus stabilization bill is a provision that allows…

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…

Wartime Production Law Has Been Used Routinely, but Not With Coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Chemicals used to construct military missiles. Materials needed to build drones. Body armor for…

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…

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…

As Crisis Unfolds, Sanders Sees a Moment That Matches His Ideas

Both hands were waving — over here, over there, a full wingspan on display — as…

The 2020 Debate Over Health Care Is Getting ‘a Lot More Real’

WASHINGTON — One of the thorniest debates in American politics is over health care. Now add…

In Pandemic, Justice Dept. Seeks Video Court Hearings and Home Detention

WASHINGTON — Invoking the coronavirus crisis, the Justice Department has asked Congress to let more federal…

Democrats Again Block Action on Coronavirus Stimulus, Seeking Restrictions on Corporate Aid

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Monday again blocked action on a nearly $2 trillion economic rescue…

Coronavirus Live Updates: Senate Democrats Block Aid Package, Seeking Stronger Protections for Workers

新冠病毒疫情最新消息 Here’s what you need to know: Senate debate turns angry as Schumer and Mnuchin try…

‘Wartime President’? Trump Rewrites History in an Election Year

WASHINGTON — With the economy faltering and the political landscape unsettled as the coronavirus death toll…

Relief Offered From Testing and Student Loans as Virus Roils Education

WASHINGTON — Elementary and secondary schools will not be required to do standardized testing, and student…

Under the Virus’s Cloak, Trump Pursues Long-Sought Conservative Policies

WASHINGTON — The White House, under the guise of its coronavirus response, is quietly advancing policies…

What Coronavirus? Trump Campaign Plows Ahead Online With Talk of ‘WINNING Like Never Before’

On Sunday, hours before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned against any gatherings of…

Coronavirus Is in the Capitol. Some Lawmakers Think They Shouldn’t Be.

WASHINGTON — Under pressure to upend centuries of tradition to respond to a growing pandemic, congressional…

WATCH: Trump Officially Declares National Emergency (‘Two Very Big Words’) to Combat Coronavirus

President Donald Trump officially announced during his Rose Garden press conference Friday that he is declaring…

Breaking: World Health Organization Declares ‘Global Public Health Emergency’ Over Coronavirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday declared a global public health emergency over the spread…