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Trump says he’s eyeing quarantine of New York, surrounding area

President Donald Trump. | Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images By KATY O’DONNELL 03/28/2020 12:58 PM EDT Updated: 03/28/2020 01:44 PM EDT */ ]]> President Donald Trump said his administration could announce a large-scale two-week [...]

A Lucky Country Says Goodbye to the World’s Longest Boom

SYDNEY, Australia — The line for unemployment benefits curled around the block in an upscale neighborhood of Australia’s largest city, with officially prescribed wide distances between everyone in need. There were restaurant workers [...]

Benny Gantz, Breaking Vows, Says He Would Serve Under Netanyahu

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel was set to hold onto power after his chief rival, Benny Gantz, reversed himself Thursday and signaled that he would be open to serving in a Netanyahu-led government. Mr. Gantz, [...]

Trump Writes to Kim Jong-un Offering Help in Virus Fight, North Korea Says

SEOUL, South Korea — President Trump has sent a letter to North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, expressing his willingness to help the North battle the coronavirus, North Korea said on Sunday. “I would like to extend sincere gratitude [...]

McConnell says Senate close to deal on coronavirus stimulus bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said late Saturday that lawmakers are close to striking a final deal on a coronavirus stimulus package, and he said they’re plowing ahead with plans for a first test vote Sunday afternoon. The Kentucky [...]

North Korea Fires Short-Range Ballistic Missiles, South Says

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday in the country’s third weapons test this month, the South Korean military said. The missiles were fired from the county [...]

Trump tested negative for the coronavirus, White House physician says

By SUSANNAH LUTHI 03/14/2020 12:38 PM EDT Updated: 03/14/2020 08:06 PM EDT */ ]]> President Donald Trump tested negative for the coronavirus, the White House physician said Saturday evening after the president held a press briefing [...]

Trump gets tested for coronavirus, says temperature ‘fine’

President Trump said Saturday he has been tested for the coronavirus and is awaiting the results, although his temperature is “fine.” “I also took the test last night,” he said. “I decided I should, based on the press conference yesterday.” After [...]

Trump dinner companion tested positive for coronavirus, White House physician says

*/ ]]> President Donald Trump dined with a person who has since tested positive for coronavirus, according to the White House physician. The president came in contact with the person while hosting a Brazilian delegation at Mar-a-Lago, [...]

Issa says he’s headed to runoff for California House race

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Former U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, a GOP stalwart who retired from his increasingly Democratic district two years ago, said Tuesday that he had garnered enough votes to advance to a runoff in November for a House seat in [...]