'Sir, I got a lot of building to do': US Army general jokingly passes on Trump's offer to 'stay and watch' his coronavirus briefing
"So you can have a choice," Trump told the Army general. "You can stay and watch ... or you can go back to building."
Mike Bloomberg spent over $1 billion running for president — that's $23 million for each delegate he won
Monday's FEC filings showed Bloomberg's short-lived campaign ended up spending $1,047,623,103 of his own money.
Joe Biden's latest ad said Trump 'rolled over for the Chinese' on coronavirus, and people are calling it racist and xenophobic
Joe Biden's latest presidential campaign ad accuses President Trump of being soft on China vis-à-vis the pandemic. People are calling it xenophobic.
The 50 governors in the United States earn different annual salaries ranging from $70,000 to $201,680.
Marc Andreessen's essay on building things overlooks a key point, according to former presidential candidate Andrew Yang: 'Our biggest problems generally don't have market-based solutions'
Andrew Yang says the VC industry is not capable of fulfilling Marc Andreessen's mission to build solutions to the biggest problems.
Georgia to open gyms, nail salons, bowling alleys and more on Friday, restaurants and movie theaters next Monday
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday that gyms and barbershops can open Friday, with theaters and restaurants opening next Monday.
Here's the latest news about the coronavirus pandemic outbreak around the world and COVID-19, the disease it causes.
Americans, including a plurality of Republicans, oppose the anti-lockdown protests taking place across the country
A YouGov and Yahoo News survey found that 60% of Americans oppose the protests compared to just 22% who support them.
One of 4 people overseeing a $500 billion corporate bailout fund lays out the risks of making no-strings-attached loans to mystery corporations — and warns of a full-on populist revolt
Bharat Ramamurti says the commission has a "major obligation to the public" to ensure loans don't enrich corporate executives.
Why the IRS website for checking on your $1,200 relief check might say 'payment status not available' — and what to do about it
Despite the issues, the IRS says its website is working flawlessly — and that 6 million Americans have already been paid.
New Yorkers are now required to cover their faces in public, but the governor's executive order overlooks a penal code that says wearing masks counts as loitering
It's illegal to congregate in public places with others who have facial coverings, except at masquerades and entertainment events, the statute says.
After Russian jets flew over a US warship, NATO said a F-16 fighter "conducted a professional intercept and left the scene"
The Maryland governor's office says there were more media requests to cover anti-lockdown protests than there were protesters
The protest to reopen Maryland amid a coronavirus stay-at-home order saw "minimal participation," according to a spokesman for Gov. Larry Hogan.
RESTAURANT APOCALYPSE: 8 million restaurant workers are now unemployed, as the industry braces for $240 billion in losses
8 million restaurant workers have been laid off or furloughed due to the coronavirus pandemic, with roughly two out of three employees out of a job.
Maryland's frustrated Republican governor obtained thousands of coronavirus test kits from South Korea
Gov. Larry Hogan says the state can now issue half a million tests after weeks of negotiations with South Korea.
The WHO chief compared the virus to the 1918 flu that killed about 675,000 people in the US and tens of millions of people around the world.
Cuomo calls on the federal government to provide hazard pay to frontline workers: 'Give them a 50% bonus'
Frontline workers, who have kept the state running while others have been on lockdown, should be rewarded, New York Gov, Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
Ambulance jams, unprotected doctors, and mixed messages from Putin: Inside Russia's chaotic response to the coronavirus pandemic
Even though Vladimir Putin's government took measures to stem the outbreak in late January, hospitals and medics are still largely unequipped.
Researchers and experts warned the Trump administration about the viral outbreak as it developed late last year. Other warnings went unheeded, too.
Despite high-profile protests, Michiganders overwhelmingly approve of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's handling of the coronavirus
A poll from the Detriot Regional Chamber found that 57% of Michiganders approved of Whitmer's handling of the crisis compared to 37% who disapprove.
Facebook is removing promotions for anti-quarantine protests that violate stay-home orders in California, New Jersey, and Nebraska
Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said Monday that the platform is classifying anti-quarantine protests as "harmful misinformation."
Government watchdog plans to launch at least 30 probes into the Trump administration's coronavirus response by the end of April
The GAO, which works for Congress, will use audits and reviews to look into the government's early response, Politico reported.
NYC hospitals are overcrowded with COVID-19 patients. The emergency field hospital at Javits Center was built to help, but it's still mostly empty.
Get ready for Zoom weddings — New Yorkers can now get marriage licenses and get married via video calls
Gov. Cuomo signed executive orders over the weekend allowing couples to get a marriage license and perform a wedding ceremony via video until May 18.
Meanwhile, the president's adviser Kellyanne Conway said some governors had "gone too far" and were "physically distanced from common sense."
Trump is seeing the shortest 'rally 'round the flag' effect of any US president while other world leaders get a coronavirus bump
Trump's implacable approval rating has routinely defied conventional wisdom, but he's a global outlier when it comes to the coronavirus.
Shake Shack returned its $10 million coronavirus stimulus loan. Ruth's Chris, Potbelly, and other chains are keeping more than $81 million meant for struggling small businesses.
Six chains have not indicated that they plan to return the more than $80 million they've received in Payroll Protection Program loans.
A secret $1 million deal at a warehouse that ended with an FBI visit shows the wild lengths hospitals are taking to get critical medical supplies
Andrew Artenstein said his supply team had taken extraordinary steps to get N95 respirators during the coronavirus pandemic in an open letter.
California's shelter-in-place order cut car crashes by 50% — saving motorists $40 million every single day
Los Angeles' notoriously smoggy air hasn't been this clean in decades, as the drastic measures put into place in March show signs of success.
10 times Trump has lashed out at reporters and called them 'nasty' during his coronavirus press briefings
During his coronavirus press briefings, President Donald Trump has repeatedly attacked the media for asking questions he doesn't like.
Liquor stores were deemed essential partly because of how dangerous it could be for alcohol-dependent people to undergo withdrawal.
The White House stalls tariff payments for pandemic-battered firms while keeping taxes against China unchanged
Importers facing "significant financial hardship" from the outbreak will have a 90-day delay option for all fees, duties, and taxes, a statement said.
"Blame and credit will shift to the governors, considering they are the ones making the calls," one adviser to the president told Politico.
The UK coronavirus lockdown could remain for months as Boris Johnson fears a deadly 2nd peak of infections
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is concerned that lifting restrictions early would risk a second peak of infections that would overwhelm the NHS.
Shake Shack received, then returned, $10 million in coronavirus stimulus funding after being criticized for taking money meant for struggling small businesses
Shake Shack, one of the most popular burger chains in the world, made nearly $595 million in 2019.
The Boston Globe published 16 pages of obituaries, echoing a Lombardy newspaper which also grew the section during the coronavirus outbreak
More than double the same time last year.
Trump is trying to rewrite the narrative of his coronavirus response by showing only flattering news coverage of himself at the White House press conference
President Donald Trump replayed select clips of Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York praising the federal government but left out Cuomo's tough criticism.
3 pro-gun activist brothers are behind several Facebook groups calling for protests against coronavirus lockdowns
The groups call for action against "excessive quarantine" and have gained tens of thousands of members in Wisconsin, New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.
Trump berates a female reporter after she pressed him on why he didn't warn Americans about the coronavirus crisis sooner
When CBS News reporter Weijia Jiang pressed Trump on the US' response to COVID-19, Trump told her to "relax" and "keep your voice down."
Trump defends people resisting coronavirus lockdowns — says they're 'good people' suffering from cabin fever
Trump defended the protests that have been held in several states, some of which prompted death threats against Democratic governors.
Trump says he holds a grudge against Mitt Romney and doesn't want his advice on restarting the US economy
Romney is the sole GOP senator who voted to convict Trump in the impeachment trial. He is also the only Republican senator left out of Trump's economic task force.
Trump says he's close to reaching a deal with Congress for a $400-billion-plus coronavirus aid package that includes a boost for small-business loans
Democratic leaders want more money for small businesses and additional safeguards to ensure that credit reaches businesses in underserved communities.
The UK has greenlit a $300 million package to try to save thousands of startups from collapse during the COVID-19 pandemic
The UK plans to help bail out startups that may not otherwise survive the hit from the novel coronavirus.
Photos show hundreds of protestors turned out to the Ohio Statehouse to protest DeWine's stay-at-home order on Saturday.
Wyoming and Alaska held their presidential primaries entirely by mail over several days to protect voters during the coronavirus outbreak.
Paper stimulus checks 'have not gone out' to 70 million Americans still waiting for them in the mail
The government is "hoping" more Americans go to IRS.gov for their payments, Mnuchin said. "It's much safer to send out direct deposits."
Trump vs. the states: What the Constitution says about responding to crises like the coronavirus pandemic
It was clear to the Founding Fathers that central authority was necessary to coordinate the state's responses to big issues facing the country.
Virginia governor says 'this is not the time for protest' as Trump links anti-social distancing demonstrations to Second Amendment rights
Northam called Trump's claims about adequate testing capabilities "delusional." Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Trump's claims were "absolutely false."
Treasury secretary Mnuchin predicts US economy will rebound in months and not years: 'We are going to have terrific breakthroughs'
Mnuchin said advances in testing and treatments for COVID-19 will play a key role in the economy's reopening.
The Fed's trillions of dollars of stimulus "precluded the prospect of a complete economic collapse," according to Goldman Sachs.