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Q&A: Stacey Abrams is ready to serve but not on top court

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams tells The Associated Press she’s ready to serve presidential candidate Joe Biden in whatever capacity he needs, as long as he doesn’t want her on the Supreme Court.

Where’s the beef? Production shutdown leads to shortages

U.S. meat supplies are dwindling due to coronavirus-related production shutdowns.

Whistleblower: US failed to prepare, sought quick virus fix

A senior government scientist alleges the Trump administration failed to prepare for the onslaught of the coronavirus, then sought a fix by rushing an unproven drug to patients.

Trump: vaccine will be available by year’s end

President Donald Trump says he believes a vaccine for COVID-19 will be available by the end of the year.

DHS report: China hid virus’ severity to hoard supplies

U.S. officials believe China covered up the extent of the coronavirus outbreak — and how contagious the disease is — to stock up on medical supplies needed to respond to it.

Mayor: LA 1st major US city offering all residents tests

The city of Los Angeles will offer free coronavirus testing to all residents regardless of whether they have symptoms.

Police called after NYC funeral home puts bodies in trucks

Police were called to a Brooklyn funeral home Wednesday after it resorted to storing dozens of bodies on ice in rented trucks.

NORC poll: Seeking virus data, people struggle with trust

WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans are grappling with an essential question as they try to get the information they need to stay safe during the...

Trump orders meat processing plants to remain open

President Donald Trump has ordered meat processing plants to remain open amid concerns over growing coronavirus cases and the impact on the nation’s food supply.

Trump says he won’t extend social distancing guidelines

President Donald Trump says the federal government’s coronavirus social distancing guidelines will be “fading out” when they expire on Thursday and states pivot to reopening.

Boeing ends deal, angering Brazilian jet maker Embraer

Boeing announced Saturday it has terminated an agreement to join forces with Embraer.

Southern states largely go it alone in reopening decisions

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Governors in 17 states have committed to regional coordination to reopen their economies during the coronavirus outbreak. But none...