New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is giving an update Saturday on the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Cuomo announced in his daily briefing on Friday that New York City, which has been the epicenter of the virus in the United States, is on track to begin reopening on June 8.
Cuomo said Friday that New York City is on track to meet all seven metrics the state requires for reopening, including hospitals at or below 70% capacity, a supply of PPE and capacity for testing and contract tracing.
These were the many names for temporary pay bumps that some stores, warehouses and factories gave to workers who risked their health to continue to show up on the job during the pandemic.
It's hard to say that an extra $3 an hour made a dramatic difference in Sammy Сonde's budget. Maybe a few more groceries — soup is a dinner favorite — or an occasional treat of a takeout meal after a particularly tiring workday.
Conde is a Starbucks barista in Orlando, an essential worker keeping locals...
After storms and a tornado warning upended a launch attempt on Wednesday, the billionaire's commercial spaceflight company, SpaceX, is once again braving Florida's wild weather to launch astronauts into orbit.
Such a launch, if successful, would mark the first time NASA has sent astronauts into space from U.S. soil since the end of the shuttle program in 2011. It would also be a first for SpaceX, which has ambitions of someday taking paying customers zooming around the Earth.
As Minneapolis burns over the police killing of George Floyd and shock and disappointment in Africa grow, some U.S. embassies on the continent have taken the unusual step of issuing critical statements, saying no one is above the law
A new study says more than two million New York residents may have been infected with the coronavirus by the end of March, far more than previously reported. New York City, which has been the epicenter of the virus, is expected to start the first phase of reopening next week. Tom Hanson reports on what New York's reopening is expected to look like, as well as reopenings around the country.