Edwards: K-12 Schools Likely to Stay Closed for School Year
Gov. John Bel Edwards says he’s likely to keep Louisiana’s K-12 public schools shuttered for the rest of the school year because of the coronavirus.
Record 16.8 Million Have Sought US Jobless Aid Since Virus
More than one in 10 workers have lost their jobs in just the past three weeks to the coronavirus outbreak.
Bernie Sanders Drops Out Of Presidential Race
The Vermont senator’s announcement makes Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge President Donald Trump in November.
Governor Edwards: Louisiana May be Turning the Corner on Virus
Gov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana is starting to see hospital admission and death rates that could suggest new infections are slowing.
Trump Extends Virus Guidelines, Braces US For Big Death Toll
On Sunday he extended the voluntary national shutdown for a month.
Fauci Says Coronavirus Deaths in US Could Top 100,000
As the White House looks for ways to restore normalcy in parts of the U.S., the government's foremost infection disease expert has a sober prognosis.
Virus Infections Top 600,000 Globally With Long Fight Ahead
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide has topped 615,000 with new cases stacking up quickly in Europe and the United States
Trump Signs $2.2T Stimulus after Swift Congressional Votes
President Donald Trump has signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week.
Florida Orders Louisiana Arrivals into Quarantine
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is ordering that anyone arriving in the state from Louisiana must self-quarantine because of the coronavirus pandemic.
‘The Whole City Laid Off': US Jobless Claims Climb Sky High
In Louisiana alone, 71,000 people filed new unemployment applications last week, compared to the usual 1,400 or 1,500 people per week, said state labor secretary Ava Dejoie.
Louisiana is 4th State Declared Federal Disaster Amid Virus
The designation from President Donald Trump acknowledges the scale of Louisiana's outbreak and unlocks millions of dollars in federal aid for the state's response.
Dow Has Best Day Since 1933 as Congress Nears Deal on Aid
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to its best day since 1933 as Congress and the White House neared a deal on Tuesday