Federal prison left inmates with virus in housing for a week

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal prison complex in Louisiana that emerged as an early coronavirus hotspot — with hundreds of inmates suffering from the virus — failed to comply with federal health guidance...

A one-man 'A Christmas Carol' fills theater need in pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — What does the theater community desperately need during a time of social distancing? An actor who can play multiple characters onstage every night. Enter Jefferson Mays. ...

The Latest: India reports record 95,735 new virus infections

NEW DELHI — India has recorded another one day record increase in new coronavirus infections, logging 95,735 new cases. According to the Health Ministry, India’s number of recorded i...

Scarcity of raw material still squeezes N95 mask makers

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — White House officials say U.S. hospitals have all the medical supplies needed to battle the deadly virus, but frontline workers, hospital officials and even the Food and Drug Adm...

Taiwanese scientist who invented N95 mask highlighted by AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Sunday (Sept. 8) shared a U.S. State Department article over their Facebook account talking about Taiwanese scientist Peter Tsai ...

The home front: Virus stalks nurses after they leave work

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — There’s red tape running along the floor of the coronavirus unit at St. Jude’s Medical Center in Fullerton, California. It’s a clear line of demarcation. On...

The home front: Virus stalks nurses after they leave work

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — There’s red tape running along the floor of the coronavirus unit at St. Jude’s Medical Center in Fullerton, California. It’s a clear line of demarcation. On...

Monitor calls on US to stop detaining migrant kids in hotels

HOUSTON (AP) — A court-appointed monitor for immigrant youth called on the U.S. government to stop detaining children as young as 1 in hotels before expelling them to their home countries, saying the ...

California buys more masks, but some workers still lack

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will spend $315 million more to buy hundreds of millions of protective masks as the coronavirus continues to ravage the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesda...

Days grow long at nursing homes as virus lockdowns drag on

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — In the activity room, where birthdays were celebrated and Sunday services were held, the aquarium and its brightly colored tropical fish are the only signs of life. ...

Taiwanese inventor of N95 masks now aiding US coronavirus fight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese inventor of the modern N95 respirator has come out of retirement to help the U.S. in its battle against the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Born in Taichung...

Millennial Money: How to plan and budget for DIY goals now

Did you find yourself cooped up during the pandemic-induced stay-at-home orders, blankly staring at the walls of your house, longing for more? Maybe you wanted to travel or go out t...

Counterfeit masks reaching frontline health workers in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day when COVID-19 cases soared, healthcare supplies were scarce and an anguished doctor warned he was being sent to war without bullets, a cargo plane landed at the Los Angeles ...

Counterfeit masks reaching frontline health workers in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day when COVID-19 cases soared, healthcare supplies were scarce and an anguished doctor warned he was being sent to war without bullets, a cargo plane landed at the Los Angeles ...

'You are a miracle': Home care is new front in virus fight

NEW YORK (AP) — Ruth Caballero paused outside an unfamiliar apartment door, preparing to meet her new patient. She covered the knob with a plastic bag. Put on a surgical gown, then ...