Northern cities have built temporary quarantine facilities, imposed lockdown measures on millions of residents and rolled out mass testing.
More than 20 million people have been placed under quarantine, and authorities have cautioned against travel, just weeks ahead of the biggest holiday of the year.
Rioters breached the Capitol as both the House and Senate were meeting inside after President Trump urged supporters to march there, urging them to pressure Congress to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s win.
Conflict in the north of Africa’s second-most-populous nation is spreading across borders, threatening stability in a strategic region
A federal judge in San Francisco has partially blocked the Trump administration from enforcing its ban on foreign workers on H-1B and several other types of visa through the end of the year.
The Chinese leader has unleashed a clean-up of the country’s powerful domestic-security apparatus, indicating he is facing thorny concerns at home.
The Iranian ally has become a target of public resistance, particularly from a new generation of Lebanese less concerned with the conflicts of the past than the deep-rooted problems of the present.
The Trump administration has called for a surge of hundreds of federal officers in cities that have seen increases in violent crime.
The hack that exposed Twitter’s longstanding security issues last week started with a process familiar to almost every internet user: the password reset.
Tens of thousands of people in Russia’s Far East marched in protests triggered by the arrest of a popular regional governor, but that have since morphed into a wave of growing dissatisfaction over social issues and the rule of President Vladimir Putin.
China’s Foreign Ministry said it planned to impose corresponding sanctions on several senior GOP figures in retaliation for sanctions the Trump administration imposed last week on senior Chinese officials accused of carrying out human-rights abuses in the Xinjiang region.
Attorney General William Barr’s removal of Geoffrey Berman from his job as Manhattan U.S. Attorney over the weekend rattled the leadership ranks at one of the most prestigious prosecutor’s offices in the country and could test relations between the Justice Department and Capitol Hill.
A landmark Supreme Court ruling in favor of LGBT workers Monday injected fresh uncertainty into President Trump’s aggressive efforts to maintain the support of evangelical voters for his reelection campaign.
‘A more inclusive economy where everyone has opportunity will mean faster workforce growth, faster productivity growth, and we’ll grow faster,’ the Dallas Fed president said.
Companies that received government-backed loans during the pandemic are beginning to turn to a process some say is as complex as getting the money: figuring out whether they have to pay it back.
China’s leadership believes its main challenge in Hong Kong is a political struggle against forces trying to subvert Communist Party rule, a senior official said, marking a shift from citing economic disparities and social tensions.
U.S. allies in Europe expressed dismay over President Trump’s plan to slash the number of American troops in Germany by more than a quarter, saying it undermined NATO and boosted adversaries such as Russia.
U.S. exports and imports both posted their largest monthly decreases on record amid coronavirus-related shutdowns around the world.
Rising tensions between the U.S. and China over Hong Kong have American businesses caught in the crossfire amid a fight that they fear could disrupt their operations and that casts doubt over their long-term future in the city.
Real-estate companies are cashing in on the government’s emergency-spending program, despite rules meant to bar landlords and other property owners from the funds.
The Democratic-run House plans to vote next week on a bill with an extension and other Paycheck Protection Program fixes, as a key Republican senator also...
A group of Venezuelan soldiers landed on a Venezuelan beach in a bid to topple that country’s authoritarian leader but were quickly routed Monday, the leftist regime said.
European governments are preparing to unlock the continent’s economy by introducing rules and guidelines that amount to a sweeping reconfiguration of everyday life, from subway seating to classroom size.
The ranks of Americans filing for unemployment claims because of the coronavirus pandemic likely swelled again.
The U.S. plans to block Iran’s requested $5 billion emergency loan from the International Monetary Fund for funding Tehran says it needs to fight its coronavirus crisis.
President Donald Trump on Sunday said he would impose a tax on foreign oil if Saudi Arabia and Russia can’t settle their dispute which has led to a collapse...
The Trump administration branded a Russian white supremacist group and its top members as global terrorists on Monday, making use of a tool normally used to target radical Islamist groups overseas.
U.S. stock futures pointed to declines in New York a day after major equity gauges ended their worst quarter since 2008.
Legislators are already roughing out the contours of yet another emergency-spending package to try to keep the crisis from turning into a 21st-century Great Depression.
In Spain, the country with the world’s second-highest death toll from the new coronavirus, the pandemic is leaving health services on the brink.
The Trump administration this week sent a stark message to Iran in three new rounds of sanctions: The U.S. won’t ease its economic pressure campaign even as the coronavirus pandemic batters the country.
President Donald Trump on Thursday said he supports the U.S. government taking an equity stake in companies that get coronavirus aid, but opposes use of that...
In a historic move, the Internal Revenue Service has pushed the April 15 tax-payment deadline to July 15 this year for many people who haven’t paid their 2019 taxes.
People around the world were adjusting to the reality of life amid the coronavirus pandemic, as tighter restrictions constrained travel, shopping, elections and even religious services.
Two American soldiers were killed during a raid on an Islamic State hideout in the mountains of central Iraq, highlighting the continuing security partnership between Baghdad and Washington despite strained relations.
New York surpassed Washington state as the U.S. locale with the most cases of the novel coronavirus, as the viral epidemic reached a new stage globally, with confirmed cases outside China tripling over the past week and the north of Italy under lockdown.
Many epidemiologists warn that drastic measures—similar to those deployed by China and imposed in parts of Italy—to contain the epidemic are now overdue elsewhere.
New York City officials asked federal health authorities to send more kits for testing people suspected of having the novel coronavirus, saying the country’s largest city urgently needed additional resources to fight its spread.
Immigration officers will collect cheek swabs from migrants crossing the border or held in detention, in what could amount to hundreds of thousands of people a year.
Expense of testing, treatment, missed work days, canceled flights will be shared by government, companies, patients.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held on to his lead in parliamentary elections but remained short of a majority needed to form a governing coalition, according to near-final voting counts.