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Steven Mnuchin wins praise for Coronavirus stimulus bill negotiations

Alfredo Ortiz, president and CEO of the conservative Job Creators Network, didn’t recognize the number on his ringing cellphone, so he didn’t answer. The voicemail surprised him. It was Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin, who was seeking [...]

Donald Trump can’t delay general election, legal experts say

The rash of states postponing or modifying their primary elections because of the coronavirus raises a question: Can President Trump delay or cancel November’s elections and extend his presidency because of the crisis? In a word, no, according [...]

Life Tabernacle, Louisiana church, flouts coronavirus gatherings ban

CENTRAL, La. — Hundreds of people flouted Louisiana’s COVID-19 ban on gatherings, coming on buses and in personal vehicles to the first of three Sunday services at their church a day after New Orleans police broke up a funeral gathering [...]

Pennsylvania deaths, cases of COVID-19 continue to increase

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania increased by more than 640 over the past day and four more people died, the state Health Department announced Sunday. The state’s health secretary, Dr. Rachel [...]

Jake Tapper grills Bill de Blasio as ‘go about your lives’ coronavirus calls haunt NYC mayor

For weeks, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio encouraged New Yorkers to “go about your lives” as fears of the novel coronavirus spread, advice that has come back to haunt him as the pandemic takes a deadly toll on the Big Apple. Asked Sunday [...]

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, Justin Trudeau’s wife, recovers from coronavirus

TORONTO — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife said Saturday that she has recovered from being ill from COVID-19 disease caused by the new coronavirus. “I am feeling so much better,” Sophie Gregoire Trudeau said in a statement [...]

US agency includes gun sellers as ‘critical’ infrastructure

WASHINGTON (AP) – A gun rights group is cheering the Trump administration’s designation of the firearms industry, including retailers, as part of the nation’s critical infrastructure during the coronavirus emergency. The designation [...]

Louisiana tops 3,000 mark in coronavirus cases

NEW ORLEANS — The coronavirus continued its steady march here Saturday, with a total of 3,315 cases in the state and the mayor trying to blame President Trump for not canceling Mardi Gras. As of noon on March 28, the Louisiana Department [...]

ICE releases 2 detainees for health concerns

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement released two immigration detainees from a facility in Massachusetts following a lawsuit that was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts and immigration [...]

North Carolina sheriff sued over halting pistol permits

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Gun rights activists filed a lawsuit against a North Carolina sheriff who temporarily halted handgun permits amid a surge of interest during the coronavirus outbreak. The lawsuit against Wake County Sheriff Gerald [...]