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Updated 9 hours, 15 minutes ago

Nearly 3,000 sailors to leave carrier amid virus outbreak

U.S. Navy officials say nearly 3,000 sailors aboard a U.S. aircraft carrier where the coronavirus has spread wil...

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
Study: Social distancing seems to be helping in King County

Public health officials and researchers say that social distancing appears to be helping slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Seattle area, where many of the f...

Updated 3 days, 9 hours ago
Trump adds 30 days to distancing guidelines as virus spreads

President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the U.S. The init...

Updated 4 days, 5 hours ago
Seattle Seahawks field to host military hospital amid virus

A military field hospital for people with medical issues that are not related to the coronavirus outbreak is being deployed at Seattle's CenturyLink Field Ev...

Updated 5 days, 10 hours ago
Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

President Donald Trump has signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week

Updated 6 days, 13 hours ago
Canada tells US not to put troops at border during pandemic

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government has told the Trump administration that it is not in favor of the U.S. putting troops at the U.S.-Canada border amid the pandemic

Updated 1 week ago
Washington agrees on unrivaled $2 trillion virus rescue bill

The White House and Senate leaders of both political parties have reached agreement on a $2 trillion measure to rush aid to businesses, workers and a health ...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Virus aid package stalls in Washington

Washington is straining to respond to the worsening coronavirus outbreak

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
National parks are free, but some oppose that amid the virus

Most national parks are open as a refuge for Americans tired of being stuck at home because of the coronavirus

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
New York to shut down as it becomes next virus hot spot

New York City's 8.5 million people were preparing to go behind closed doors as the city quickly becomes one of the world's biggest coronavirus hot spots

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Rand Paul is 1st senator to report positive test for virus

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says he has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
At a glance: Nearly $1.4 trillion coronavirus rescue package

Congress and the White House are negotiating a nearly $1.4 trillion rescue package of healthcare and economic aid amid the coronavirus outbreak and national ...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
More testing, stay-home warnings as Washington state fights virus

SEATTLE (AP) — First responders and other essential workers lined up at the Tacoma Dome for drive-thru COVID-19 testing, the Department of Corrections said inmates will start making hospital gowns, and Gov. Jay I...

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Daines says border visit cements his barrier beliefs

U.S. Sen. Steve Daines witnessed firsthand early Monday along the Rio Grande in Texas the separate apprehensions of two men, both from Honduras, who had cros...