10:29 a.m. Nov. 11, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: U.S. sets record for hospitalizations with 17 states at peak levels; ‘Wisconsin,’ pleads Gov. Tony Evers, ‘this is serious!’ North Dakota’s hospital system is at 100% capacity, and state is allowing health-care workers who have tested positive to stay on the job and treat COVID patientsThe U.S. case tally for the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed above 10.3 million on Wednesday, as hospitalizations set a record with Midwest hospitals now fuller than the South was during its summer peak.
7:55 p.m. June 11, 2020
- By Mike Murphy
Zuckerberg, Chan tell scientists they’re ‘disgusted’ by Trump’s comments, but offer little action Scientists funded by couple’s initiative had urged Facebook to rein in Trump’s inflammatory postsFacebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan said Thursday they are “deeply shaken and disgusted” by President Donald Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric, but offered little other consolation to scientists who recently petitioned the pair, asking to rein in Trump’s Facebook posts.
4:50 a.m. May 24, 2020
- By Quentin Fottrell
Airlines improve coronavirus safety protocols to lure back anxious passengers United will use sneeze guards at check-in counters and hand out wipes; JetBlue will block middle seats on Airbus planesUnited will use sneeze guards at check-in counters and hand out wipes; JetBlue will block middle seats on Airbus planes.
3:23 a.m. May 21, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally at 4.9 million as Trump considers travel ban on Brazil after big jump in death toll Target’s quarterly earnings blow past estimates and United Airlines unveils partnership with Clorox and Cleveland Clinic to make planes safe for passengers The number of global cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose to 4.9 million on Wednesday and Brazil suffered its worst fatalities since the start of the outbreak, prompting President Donald Trump to say he may bar entry to flights from Brazil.