White House blocks Fauci from outbreak inquiry testimony

By Jeff Mason and Richard Cowan | Reuters WASHINGTON – Top U.S. health official Anthony Fauci will not testify next week to a congressional committee examining the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said on Friday, calling it “counterproductive” to have individuals involved in the response testify. The White House issued […]

Coronavirus: States ease lockdown rules

By Janet McConnaughey and Grant Schulte | Associated Press GRETNA, La. — More than a dozen states let restaurants, stores or other businesses reopen Friday in the biggest one-day push yet to get their economies up and running again, acting at their own speed and with their own quirks and restrictions to make sure the […]