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Child welfare agencies in the U.S. have a difficult mission in the best of times, and now they're scrambling to confront new challenges during the coronavirus outbreak.
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The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what's essential and what things we really can't do without, even though we might not need them for survival.
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New York City police lost its first detective to Covid-19, marking the third NYPD death to the disease that has afflicted the department.
The world changed remarkably this past week as the coronavirus marched across the world and humanity tried to cope.
Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn has died.
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President Donald Trump said Saturday that he's considering a short-term quarantine of New York state, and surrounding areas, as cases of coronavirus continue to rise.
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Scientists say the world's largest whales face increased risk of death from ship strikes as waters warm.
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A tiny sail-maintenance shop on the coast of Maine has started sewing medical masks for caregivers who need protection from the coronavirus.
Social distancing rules are affecting U.S. seniors in nuanced ways.
At least four "older guests" have died on the Holland America cruise ship Zaandam, where two individuals have tested positive for the coronavirus, the cruise line said in...
Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope project on Hawaii's Big Island have left their camp because of concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's decision to shut down the trails along Lake Michigan and nearby parks during the coronavirus crisis underscores a growing concern that the ...
Two US Navy hospital ships sent to ports in California and New York will help ease the burden of hospitals immersed in treatment of coronavirus patients.
With business sinking under coronavirus outbreak restrictions,the nation's restaurants are transforming operations and menus to try to stay afloat.
A video shows the lungs of a man who had been asymptomatic a few days earlier.
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The newly established U.S. Space Force has launched its first national security satellite.
For the second time this week, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has ordered gun shops to close.
Congress is poised to approve an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package that will provide one-time checks for most Americans and significant enhancements to ...
Attorneys and judges in U.S. immigration courts are trying to protect themselves from the coronavirus with borrowed masks and hand sanitizer.
It may be a little awkward, but humor is helping people around the planet cope with the fear and anxiety the coronavirus pandemic has unleashed.
Grocery stores across the U.S. are installing protective plastic shields at checkouts to help keep cashiers and shoppers from infecting one another with the coronavirus.
Everything really is bigger in Texas.
President Donald Trump has the biggest megaphone.
U.S. officials say autism has grown slightly more common, but a gap in diagnosis of white and black kids has disappeared.
Amazon warehouses are facing a growing tide of coronavirus cases with at least 11 facilities hit so far, according to Amazon and local media reports.
President Donald Trump has called the country to open for business by mid-April, but some experts warn it's not as easy as flipping a switch: Economies run on confidence,...
A suspect in the deadly ambush of a Florida couple remains in legal limbo two years after the killings and thousands of miles from where he would be tried.
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