Monday, April 6, 2020

Pandemic politics: Wisconsin primary moving forward

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SCOTT BAUER and STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is asking hundreds of thousands of voters to ignore a stay-at-home order in...

Congress, White House reach high for next virus bill

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LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders are jolting ahead with another coronavirus rescue package as President Donald Trump indicated that Americans...

Trump, Biden spoke by phone about coronavirus outbreak

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ALEXANDRA JAFFE and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he had a "really wonderful, warm conversation" with Joe Biden on...

Chicago mayor: Virus deaths in black community ‘devastating’

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KATHLEEN FOODY  Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago is launching a health campaign focused on the city's black and brown communities, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday...

Navy leader calls fired carrier captain ‘naive’ or ‘stupid’

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LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary broadside punctuated with profanity, the Navy's top leader accused the fired...

Grocery workers are key during the virus. And they’re afraid

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JIM VERTUNO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Every day, grocery workers are restocking toilet paper, eggs, produce and canned goods as fast as the...

After virus, how will Americans’ view of the world change?

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TED ANTHONY AP National Writer As the coronavirus spread across the world and began its reach into the United States, an assortment of Americans from...

AP-NORC poll: Americans increasing effort to avoid infection

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SARA BURNETT and HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Americans in overwhelming numbers are actively avoiding others as much as possible and taking additional...

Wisconsin election still on, but Supreme Court may intervene

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SCOTT BAUER and STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin moved forward Monday with plans to hold in-person voting for its presidential primary...

Hugs and kisses, deferred: Pandemic cuts physical contact

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MATT SEDENSKY AP National Writer To the lengthy, sorrowful list of losses from the pandemic, add these: hugs unexchanged, visits unmade, hands unheld. Just when many...