Tuesday, August 04, 2020

National News

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Updated 3 days, 15 hours ago

US officials seek limits on "habitat" for imperiled species

The Trump administration is proposing to define what land and water can be declared as “habitat” for imperiled p...

Updated 4 months ago
Washington returning 400 ventilators for use in New York

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says the state will return more than 400 ventilators of the 500 it has received from the federal government so they can go to New ...

Updated 4 months ago
Washington state stay-at-home order extended through May 4

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has extended his order to keep non-essential businesses closed and most of the state’s residents home through May 4, saying that s...

Updated 4 months ago
Trump admin moves toward promoting broader use of face masks

The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many, if not all, Americans wear face coverings when leaving home, in an effort to slo...

Updated 4 months ago
Navy fires captain who sought help for virus-stricken ship

The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus was fired Thursday by Navy leaders who said he created a panic by se...

Updated 4 months 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 will be taken off the ship by Friday as military...

Updated 4 months 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 4 months, 1 week 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 months, 1 week 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 4 months, 1 week 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 4 months, 1 week 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 4 months, 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 4 months, 1 week ago
Virus aid package stalls in Washington

Washington is straining to respond to the worsening coronavirus outbreak

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks 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 4 months, 2 weeks 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 4 months, 2 weeks 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