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April 7, 2020

A fire at a Florida airport destroyed more than 3,500 rental cars
A fire that spread through a grassy area of Southwest Florida International Airport has destroyed thousands of rental cars, fire department officials said. ... More >>

Oklahoma judge blocks state order restricting abortion during coronavirus outbreak
An Oklahoma federal judge blocked a state executive order on Monday limiting abortion access during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic -- a win for abortion rights advocates who have challenged similar orders with mixed results. ... More >>

ACLU suing for release of inmates at Louisiana facility where five prisoners have died
The ACLU sued the federal Bureau of Prisons on Monday, arguing that efforts to release inmates from a detention center in Oakdale, Louisiana, where five men have died from coronavirus, are moving too slowly. ... More >>

NFL kicker who set a record for the longest field goal dies of coronavirus
Tom Dempsey, a journeyman NFL kicker who despite missing toes on his right foot set a field goal record that stood for more than four decades, has died of coronavirus, according to reports. ... More >>

The Point: Can Donald Trump wait out the coronavirus?
With just 212 days until the November election, 2020 is in full swing -- even in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. Every Sunday, I outline the top storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they're ranked, so the No. 1 story is the most important of th... More >>

A timeline of Trump promises and predictions on coronavirus -- and how they stack up against the facts
It's been almost a month since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic. In that time, the virus has swept across the US, which has gone from having just a few outbreaks to now leading the world in infections. ... More >>

Analysis: Trump's coronavirus mismanagement again undercuts his CEO image
In his closing argument before the 2016 election, Donald Trump pointed voters toward his "under budget and ahead of schedule" new Washington hotel: "A metaphor for what we can accomplish for this country." ... More >>

YouTube tries to limit spread of false 5G coronavirus conspiracy theories
YouTube and other social media platforms are taking steps to limit the spread of conspiracy theories falsely connecting 5G networks and the coronavirus pandemic after a string of attacks on cell phone towers. ... More >>

Quarantined Lyft and Uber drivers are fighting for coronavirus pay
When Michelle, a rideshare driver for Uber and Lyft in North Carolina, came down with a fever and a cough in late March, she feared she might have coronavirus. ... More >>

Tesla's working on making ventilators from car parts
Tesla engineers are working on a ventilator made largely from car parts, according to a YouTube video the automaker posted on Sunday. ... More >>

Pennsylvania adds not-so-welcome sign to state border
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Tiger in NYC zoo tests positive for COVID-19
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Musical couple holds concert from their driveway
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Pastor and volunteers deliver meals to students
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'Keep back 6 feet' shirt seen on runner
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Senior makes family video 'walking' at graduation
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Cashier sprayed in eyes with Lysol by mad customer
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North Carolina church finds ways to reach out
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Women in shelters lose work, housing in pandemic
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Kickboxing, MMA gym adapting to online classes
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Man creates homemade social distancing device
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Girl gives to community through her business
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No Tiger King drama at WI Big Cat Rescue
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COVID-19 causes nervousness for expectant moms
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Expert gives advice on helping kids with learning
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Sisters are now 'mask makers'
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Controversial sculpture gets face mask
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Group helps feed truck drivers during pandemic
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Family says good-bye remotely to father who died
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