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Today โ€” April 1st 2020Politics

Italy, Seen By White House As A U.S. Analogue, Extends Nationwide Lockdown

By Bill Chappell
A soldier walks past the Pantheon monument in central Rome on April 1, as Italy extends its lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 disease. The country has more than 110,000 coronavirus cases.

The White House coronavirus task force calls Italy an example of how the coronavirus could play out in the U.S. The European country's death toll is rising, despite a recent slowdown in cases.

(Image credit: Filippo Monteforte/AFP via Getty Images)

  • April 1st 2020 at 22:54

Sen. Chuck Schumer On New York, The Response So Far And A Possible Fourth Relief Bill

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., about the federal government's ongoing efforts to deal with the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.

  • April 1st 2020 at 22:31

With Rallies On Pause, The Trump Reelection Campaign Goes Virtual

By Tamara Keith

The coronavirus has eliminated rallies from President Trump's reelection campaign. However, the campaign always saw rallies as critical for gathering data and contacts to follow up with digitally.

  • April 1st 2020 at 22:31

Coronavirus: Sunak to overhaul SME loan scheme

The chancellor is preparing to unveil an overhaul of his emergency aid scheme for small businesses (SMEs) amid warnings about a deluge of insolvencies as companies struggle to access funds from a banking system creaking under the COVID-19 crisis.

  • April 1st 2020 at 22:10

Watch Live: After Warning Of 'Hard Days' Ahead, Coronavirus Task Force To Brief Media

By Barbara Sprunt
Dr. Deborah Birx, response coordinator for White House coronavirus task force, speaks during Tuesday

The White House coronavirus task force returns to brief reporters Wednesday, a day after offering a "sobering" preview of the weeks and months ahead.

(Image credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)

  • April 1st 2020 at 21:18

Americans masking up against coronavirus โ€” 'no harm to it,' Trump says

Americans masking up against coronavirus — 'no harm to it,' Trump saysWith the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 surging nationwide and health officials warning that, even in a best-case scenario, deaths from the disease could top 100,000 in the U.S., the government is reviewing its guidance on the use of face masks by the general population.


  • April 1st 2020 at 20:53

Citing Concerns About Access For 'Seniors,' West Virginia's Governor Delays Primary

By Sarah McCammon

More than a dozen states have delayed primaries because of the coronavirus.

  • April 1st 2020 at 20:29

MoD calls up 3,000 reservists for coronavirus response

Britain is calling up 3,000 reservists for a six-month mobilisation to help in the fight against coronavirus and is putting their civilian employers on notice.

  • April 1st 2020 at 20:29

5 Key Facts The White House Isn't Saying About Their COVID-19 Projections

By Nurith Aizenman
coronavirus model

The Trump administration's strategy for ending the current wave of coronavirus infections relies on a model that appears to count on several important assumptions. We look at why that matters.

(Image credit: Sean McMinn)

  • April 1st 2020 at 20:22

Sanders Calls On Wisconsin To Delay Election As Governor Calls Up National Guard

By Brett Neely
Jill Mickelson helps a drive up voter outside the Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building Monday March 30, 2020, in Milwaukee. The city is now allowing drive up early voting for the state

Despite the coronavirus outbreak and a dire shortage of poll workers, Wisconsin is still going forward with a statewide election on April 7.

(Image credit: Morry Gash/AP)

  • April 1st 2020 at 20:00

UN climate change summit in Glasgow postponed for a year

The UN summit on tackling climate change meant to be held in Britain this winter has been postponed because of coronavirus.

  • April 1st 2020 at 19:36

'Concerning' rise in car journeys as people urged to stay at home

A "concerning" rise in car journeys has sparked fresh warnings for people to stay at home during the coronavirus lockdown.

  • April 1st 2020 at 18:26

Biden leads Sanders in Wisconsin primary poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden leads Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in the latest Wisconsin poll by over 30 points. Sanders won the state in 2016.

  • April 1st 2020 at 21:00

Senators call on IRS to automatically send stimulus checks to seniors

By Sahil Kapur

First on NBC News: The tax agency created confusion this week by saying that some Social Security recipients would need to submit a form to get the cash.

  • April 1st 2020 at 19:26

Biden Says It's 'Hard To Envision' Democratic Convention As Planned

By Elena Moore
Joe Biden takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention in 2012. He said it

So far, neither major party has announced changes to their plans to hold traditional conventions this summer, despite ongoing public health restrictions on large gatherings.

(Image credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images)

  • April 1st 2020 at 16:41

'He must have felt like that was the only recourse': Captain of coronavirus-stricken carrier issues urgent plea to Pentagon for help

'He must have felt like that was the only recourse': Captain of coronavirus-stricken carrier issues urgent plea to Pentagon for helpThe letter amounts to a desperate appeal to his chain of command to get most of his sailors off the ship, where the virus is spreading out of control, and into individual quarantine lodgings that are based on federal guidelines.


  • April 1st 2020 at 17:45

Government insists 'significant progress' amid questions over coronavirus tests

A cabinet minister has insisted the UK is making "significant progress" in boosting coronavirus testing despite hundreds of thousands of NHS staff still not being screened.

  • April 1st 2020 at 10:23

Justice Department Looking Into Senator's Stock Sell-Off

By Tim Mak
Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., speaks with reporters at the Capitol in February.

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr sold off a large amount of stocks before the coronavirus market crash. The FBI will assess whether he was motivated by nonpublic information.

(Image credit: Alex Brandon/AP)

  • April 1st 2020 at 03:31

What Does COVID-19 Modeling Show, And How Can U.S. Lessen The Pain?

By Nurith Aizenman

Federal officials are now predicting that the coronavirus could claim more than 200,000 American lives. The news brought a more somber tone to Tuesday's White House briefing on the issue.

  • April 1st 2020 at 13:25

CDC's 'disease detectives' are on the coronavirus caseย 

CDC's 'disease detectives' are on the coronavirus case While the Washington State Department of Health had prepared a plan for the arrival of the virus in January, it assumed it still had weeks before the disease would reach the U.S. “In three days, the plan was trashed. We went through every step,” Marcia Goldoft, a clinical epidemiologist with the Washington State DOH, told Yahoo News. “I don’t think anyone involved has ever seen anything go this fast.” 


  • April 1st 2020 at 13:00
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