• Navy hospital ship arrives in NYC to back up health systems

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Navy hospital ship with 1,000 beds arrived Monday in New York City as officials pressed for more federal help. Mayor Bill de Blasio said President Donald Trump’s suggestion that thousands of medical masks are disappearing from New York City hospitals is “insulting” to front-line medical workers.

  • ‘Calling all scientists’: Experts volunteer for virus fight

    NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Wells was looking for a chance to use his scientific training to help fight the coronavirus when — on the same day the pandemic forced his lab to temporarily close — he decided to create his own opportunity.

  • Grandma is gone: Coronavirus keeps kids from older family

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A few weeks ago, Debbie Cameron saw her grandsons most days, playing the piano, making after-school snacks or singing nursery rhymes with the baby in her Chandler, Arizona, home.

  • Phoenix police officer killed, 2 more wounded in shooting

    PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix police commander was killed and two other officers were wounded Sunday night after they responded to calls about a dispute between roommates.

  • How would overwhelmed hospitals decide who to treat first?

    NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse with asthma, a grandfather with cancer and a homeless man with no known family are wracked with coronavirus-induced fevers. They are struggling to breathe, and a ventilator could save their lives. But who gets one when there aren’t enough to go around?

  • Sesame Workshop enlists Elmo, Cookie Monster on hand washing

    NEW YORK (AP) — Elmo, Rooster and Cookie Monster are doing their part to help keep kids safe as the coronavirus pandemic grinds on.

  • What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

    President Donald Trump is bracing the nation for a death toll that could exceed 100,000 people. Trump extended restrictive social distancing guidelines through April, bowing to public health experts who presented him with even more dire projections for the expanding coronavirus pandemic.

  • What to know about the coronavirus numbers in New York

    NEW YORK (AP) — The official statistics reported by health authorities would seem to show that the United States has more coronavirus infections than any other country and that the New York caseloads exceed any other state.

  • Counties without coronavirus are mostly rural, poor

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — As the coronavirus rages across the United States, mainly in large urban areas, more than a third of U.S. counties have yet to report a single positive test result for COVID-19 infections, an analysis by The Associated Press shows.

  • AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

    Trump extends virus guidelines, braces US for big death toll