Latest from Meryl Kornfield
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide approached 5 million, with at least 1.5 million in the United States.
  • May 20, 2020
The process of reopening the U.S. economy will enter a new phase as Memorial Day weekend approaches. By Wednesday, all 50 states will have begun lifting restrictions put in place to combat the coronavirus outbreak.
  • May 19, 2020
With no deaths in half of America's counties, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said it would be safe to reopen the country.
  • May 18, 2020
Thirteen sailors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt have reportedly tested positive for covid-19 a second time after recovering from the disease.
  • May 17, 2020
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
  • May 17, 2020
Some leaders sounded optimism for U.S. colleges reopening in the upcoming academic year, a day after California's public university system announced it will go without in-person instruction for most classes in the fall.
  • May 13, 2020
Anthony S. Fauci will warn at a Senate hearing that reopening the United States too quickly could lead to "needless suffering and death."
  • May 12, 2020
He liberated a concentration camp, fought in the decisive Battle of the Bulge and won two or three Bronze Stars.
  • May 12, 2020
The presumptive Democratic nominee said Trump has failed to lead on the same day the president said the U.S. has "prevailed" on coronavirus testing.
  • May 11, 2020