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Americans told to wear masks as Spain sees signs of hope

Americans told to wear masks as Spain sees signs of hope

Americans on Saturday came to grips with recommendations to wear masks against the coronavirus, while Spain added to hopes that Europe could be turning a corner in the pandemic with a second daily drop in deaths.

Russian plane heads to US with supplies for virus fight

Russian plane heads to US with supplies for virus fight

A Russian military plane carrying medical equipment has departed for the United States, the defence ministry in Moscow said Wednesday

Europe, US virus deaths surge as Trump reverses New York lockdown threat

Europe, US virus deaths surge as Trump reverses New York lockdown threat

The global coronavirus death toll surged past 30,000 over the weekend as Europe and the United States endured their darkest days of the crisis.

US House aims to push through $2trn coronavirus bill as Trump targets holdout

US House aims to push through $2trn coronavirus bill as Trump targets holdout

Armed with hand sanitizer and discouraged from using elevators, members of the US House of Representatives convened on Friday to quickly pass a sweeping $2.2 trillion coronavirus

US suspends all routine visa services due to virus

US suspends all routine visa services due to virus

The United States said Friday it was suspending all routine visa services around the world due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

US ramps up virus response with shutdowns, rate cut and a curfew

US ramps up virus response with shutdowns, rate cut and a curfew

US nightlife capitals New York and Los Angeles ordered bars and restaurants to close or go take-out only as the country scrambled to contain the coronavirus pandemic and the Federal Reserve slashed rates to stem the fallout.

Trump declares coronavirus national emergency

Trump declares coronavirus national emergency

US President Donald Trump announced a national state of emergency on Friday, freeing up $50 billion in federal funds for the battle against the coronavirus pandemic as he vowed to "vastly" ramp up testing capacity.

US officials to urge 'aggressive' local steps against coronavirus

US officials to urge 'aggressive' local steps against coronavirus

The Trump administration on Wednesday plans to urge US states and localities to take stronger steps to fight the coronavirus, Health Secretary Alex Azar said

US financial regulators start contingency planning as virus reaches Washington

US financial regulators start contingency planning as virus reaches Washington

US financial regulators are preparing contingency arrangements, including travel restrictions and home-working, to ensure they can effectively oversee the financial markets as the coronavirus closes in on the US capital.

Gatherings banned, travel restricted as coronavirus cases grow worldwide

Gatherings banned, travel restricted as coronavirus cases grow worldwide

Leaders in Europe, the Middle East and the Americas rolled out bans on big gatherings and stricter travel restrictions as cases of the new coronavirus spread around the world.

'America First' vs 'Make in India' as Modi hosts Trump

'America First' vs 'Make in India' as Modi hosts Trump

Trade ties between the United States and India have long been problematic but under "America First" President Donald Trump and "Make in India" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, they have worsened.

Russia-linked disinformation campaign fueling coronavirus alarm, US says

Russia-linked disinformation campaign fueling coronavirus alarm, US says

Thousands of Russian-linked social media accounts have launched a coordinated effort to spread alarm about the new coronavirus, disrupting global efforts to fight the epidemic, US officials say.