More than 50 infected with virus at California…

A Southern California nursing home has been hit hard by the coronavirus, with more than 50 residents infected — a troubling development amid cautious optimism that cases in the state may peak more slowly than expected

Coach Who Disarmed Student Receives U.S.' Highest…

The former high school security guard disarmed a student who brought a gun to class and consoled him until police arrived.

US Captain Fighting Outbreak Pleads With Navy to…

With at least 100 sailors having tested positive for the coronavirus, the captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt is pleading with his Navy bosses to let him evacuate the crew onto land. The ship has a crew of more than 4,000. "We are not at war. Sailors do not...

Earthquake shakes houses across Idaho

Areas of Idaho, such as Boise and Caldwell, were hit with an earthquake on March 31.

Census Day arrives with US almost paralyzed by…

Census Day arrives Wednesday with a nation almost paralyzed by the spread of the novel coronavirus

The 'Coronavirus Truthers' Have Arrived

NBC News is calling them "coronavirus deniers"; the Daily Beast is going with "coronavirus truthers." These are the people—most of them conspiracy theorists or far-right activists—who started the #FilmYourHospital hashtag urging people to head out to their local hospitals, film the entrances, and then post the results on...

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Faithful flock to Louisiana church despite virus…

Buses and cars filled a church parking lot near Baton Rouge, Louisiana Tuesday evening as worshipers flocked to hear a pastor who is facing misdemeanor charges for holding services despite a ban on gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic. (April 1)

UN General Assembly to decide on rival COVID-19…

How should the U.N. General Assembly and its 193 member states respond to the coronavirus pandemic

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Extends Stay-At-Home…

The order was initially set to expire after April 7; it will now run through the end of April.

The Note Said They Were Dead, Had Hidden Their…

Eric and Pam Bealer met in the early 1980s and never looked back. They loved the wilderness and ended up settling on four acres outside the small Alaskan fishing village of Pelican. They collected their own water, raised animals, canned the vegetables they grew, made their own clothes, foraged for...

No calm before the storm

This chaotic footage was taken shortly before a confirmed tornado touched down in Pike County, Alabama, on March 31.

City, developer clash over demolition of…

Plans to demolish the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans remain in limbo as the city and developers disagree over how to safely bring down the structure

This State Just Signed 2 Anti-Transgender Bills…

More than 40 anti-transgender bills were introduced in various states this year, and on Monday, Idaho became the first to enact its versions, the AP reports. Gov. Brad Little signed into law one bill keeping transgender girls and women from participating in women's sports and another barring anyone from changing...

Video shows empty streets in Denver due to virus

Drone video showed eerily empty streets in Denver on Tuesday as residents were encouraged to stay at home amid the coronavirus outbreak. (March 31)

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'I heard the roar': 6.5 earthquake hits Idaho

An earthquake struck north of Boise on Tuesday evening, with people across a large area reporting shaking

Coronavirus Cases In Prisons Continue To Spread…

Both the federal prison system and the Illinois Department of Corrections lost inmates over the weekend who tested positive for coronavirus.

Uproar After Influencer Flees NYC in RV

A popular New York City parenting blogger and social media influencer decided she couldn't handle an indefinite period of quarantine in her Upper West Side home with her husband and five kids, so the family rented an RV and got the heck out of town Friday—just one day before...

A/C essential earlier than normal in Florida

Summerlike temperatures have consistently risen throughout Florida all March as millions shelter in place, and now it's more critical than usual for A/C to work.

Louisiana spillway may open for record 3rd…

Federal authorities say they may have to open up a major flood control project on the Mississippi River to ease pressure on New Orleans levees

Interview About Goodbye Call Brings Anchor to…

Video chat services aren't just keeping people in touch amid the pandemic. With deathbed visits off the table, they're also allowing people to speak their final words to loved ones before they succumb to the coronavirus. CNN 's Brooke Baldwin couldn't hold back tears Monday as Michelle Bennett described how...

White House expects 100K-240K virus-related deaths

The White House is projecting that between 100,000 to 240,000 people in the U.S. will die from the coronavirus pandemic if social distancing measures continue to be followed. The projections were presented during a White House briefing Tuesday. (March 31)

Regulators mull reversing $462M increase in PG&E…

California power regulators are considering a recommendation to back off plans to fine Pacific Gas and Electric an additional $462 million over a series of deadly wildfires rather risk that the harsher punishment might blow up the utility's plan to get out of bankruptcy

Appeals Court: Texas Can Ban Abortions Amid…

This overrules a previous decision that said abortions could be performed while the ban's legality was determined in the courts.

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By One Measure, Virus Is Now Worse Than 9/11

The coronavirus tally of American deaths kept by Johns Hopkins University rose above 3,000 Tuesday morning, exceeding the toll from the 9/11 attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, notes the Washington Post . (Thousands more have since died from 9/11-related illnesses.) It was just a matter of the time for...

Powerful winds scattered debris amidst heavy…

Severe weather hit Randolph County, Alabama, on March 31, blowing debris and triggering heavy rainfall.

McConnell releasing ad tied to his role in virus…

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is launching a campaign ad in his home state that touts his role in passing the $2.2 trillion economic rescue package