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SAN DIEGO — Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned Tuesday, a day after audio from his address to the crew of the San Diego-based carrier Theodore Roosevelt leaked to the media. “This morning I accepted…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering changing its guidelines for self-isolation to make it easier for those who have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus to return to…

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — If Wisconsin was a test case for voting in the age of the coronavirus, it did not go well for many voters. Thousands were forced to congregate for hours in long…

WASHINGTON — Although President Donald Trump has directed states and hospitals to secure what supplies they can, the federal government is quietly seizing orders, leaving medical providers across the country in the dark about where…

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus officially eclipsed the number of those killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11, health officials said Tuesday. In Britain, Prime Minister Boris…

ATLANTA (AP) — Civil rights icon and Georgia Rep. John Lewis is backing Joe Biden for president, giving the prospective Democratic nominee perhaps his biggest symbolic endorsement among the many veteran black lawmakers who back…

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose today, echoing the rally on Wall Street, amid a few glimmers of hope that the coronavirus pandemic could be slowing. Markets in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Australia,…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he had a “really wonderful, warm conversation” with Joe Biden on Monday about the coronavirus  outbreak. “He gave me his point of view, and I fully understood that,…

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is asking hundreds of thousands of voters to ignore a stay-at-home order in the midst of a pandemic to participate in today’s presidential primary election, becoming a test case for…

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the military under broad pressure to step up its coronavirus response, Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday defended the firing of an aircraft carrier commander who sought help for sailors during…