In a change to its previous thinking, the World Health Organization noted Thursday that studies evaluating COVID-19 outbreaks in restaurants, choir practices and fitness classes suggest the virus might have been spread through airborne microdroplets.
Some economists have even warned that a so-called “double-dip” recession, in which the economy shrinks again after rebounding, could develop.
The lawsuit filed in federal court in Indianapolis on behalf of Common Cause Indiana argues that the state law wrongly thwarts voters and political parties from protecting the right to vote.
The outcome is at least a short-term victory for Trump, who has strenuously sought to keep his financial records private.
Approval of the acquisition of Caesars Entertainment in coming days from regulators in Indiana and New Jersey would create the world’s largest casino operation.
A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, plan to stage a mass full-day walkout from work this month in more than 25 cities.
The struggling retailer, which was sued last month by Simon Property Group for unpaid rent, plans to close a quarter of its stores.
The court said separation of church and state means that religious groups must be allowed to hire and fire individuals who serve as teachers or messengers of their faith without court interference.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement notified colleges Monday that international students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools operate entirely online this fall.
On Tuesday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with a group of civil rights leaders, including the organizers of a growing advertising boycott over hate speech on Facebook.
Among businesses that received money was a California hotel partially owned by the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, as well as a shipping business started by Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s family.
With Congress bracing for the next coronavirus aid package, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is outlining Republican priorities as earlier programs designed to ease Americans through the pandemic and economic fallout begin to expire.
The Retail Industry Leaders Association, which represents Target, Home Depot and other major chains, says a hodgepodge of rules around the country has created confusion for shoppers and conflicts between customers and workers trying to enforce store rules.
Nursing homes are only required to provide the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services with data on coronavirus cases and deaths among residents and staff as of May 8, or more than two months after the first outbreak in a U.S. facility was reported.
The American Medical Association has asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Vice President Mike Pence and members of Congress for a coordinated national strategy to buy and allocate gear.
As the coronavirus pandemic took hold this spring, the federal government postponed the traditional April 15 filing deadline until July 15. The new deadline is rapidly approaching.
Recipients covered a broad swath of industries, with some that were less directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, such as manufacturing and construction, receiving a greater proportion of the loans than the hard-hit restaurant, bar and hotel industries.
The letter was endorsed by 239 scientists from a variety of fields. It stated that the issue of whether or not COVID-19 was airborne was of “heightened significance” as many countries stop restrictive lockdown measures.