Three more of America's most popular national parks have closed their gates as pressure mounts on superintendents to prevent crowded trails that could lead to more spread of the coronavirus even as the Trump administration sticks to its decision to waive entrance fees at the parks
Russia’s Rosneft oil company says it's halting operations in Venezuela and selling its assets there to a company fully owned by the Russian government, The sale is apparently intended to protect Russia's largest oil producer from U.S. sanctions while Moscow continues supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
Joe Biden Has Discussed Vice Presidential Pick With Barack Obama During Sunday's fundraising call with Georgia donors, Biden confirmed that he has spoken with Obama about his running-mate. Joe Biden, via fundraising call Biden also told the donors on the call that he is currently considering at least seven different women. Biden said that he planned to pick a woman as his vice presidential candidate during last week's debate with Sen. Bernie Sanders on CNN. Biden said that he and the former president have spoken regularly during his campaign, but Obama has previously stated that he will not endorse during the Democratic primary. Former Georgia statehouse lawmaker Stacey Abrams, Sen. Kamala Harris, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Elizabeth Warren have all been mentioned as potential candidates.
The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what's essential and what things we really can't do without, even though we might not need them for survival
President Donald Trump says he's considering a quarantine affecting residents of the state and neighboring New Jersey and Connecticut amid the coronavirus outbreak
President Donald Trump says he's considering a quarantine for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, but that idea is getting pushback from governors in those states
Increasing numbers of police officers and civilian law enforcement staff are getting sick as the number of coronavirus cases explodes across the U.S. And the growing tally raises questions about how laws can and should be enforced during the pandemic, and about how departments will hold up as the virus spreads among the ranks of those whose work puts them at increased risk of infection