Coronavirus live updates: Santa Clara County demands reporting of protective supply inventories

3:06 p.m. Coronavirus having ‘disproportional’ effect on African Americans, Trump says: President Trump said U.S. data shows the coronavirus pandemic is having a “disproportional” impact on African Americans. “We’re doing everything in our power to address this challenge — it’s a tremendous challenge, it’s terrible — and provide support to African-American citizens of this country, […]

Cut salaries, taxes to reopen U.S. economy says Laffer, conservative fave

“If you tax people who work and you pay people who don’t work, you will get less people working,” Laffer said. “If you make it more unattractive to be unemployed, then there’s an incentive to go look for another job faster.”

Coronavirus live updates: Sailors cleaning coronavirus-stricken carrier lack protective gear

6:23 p.m. Marin County health official says he is out of isolation after COVID-19 diagnosis: Dr. Matt Willis, public health officer for Marin County, said in a video update he is no longer in isolation as of Tuesday after battling the coronavirus. County officials announced Willis had tested positive for the virus March 23. Willis […]

Coronavirus live updates: State agents seize respirators, surgical masks in Alameda County raids

3:46 p.m. Trump says he didn’t see memo reportedly warning of pandemic: President Trump said he did not see at the time a memo written by trade adviser Peter Navarro that the New York Times reported warned of potential impacts to the U.S. of a coronavirus pandemic. The New York Times reported the memo, written […]

Coronavirus live updates: Rep. Speier asks Trump for ‘immediate intervention’ for cruise ship passengers

6:54 a.m. Marin public health officer details “humbling” infection experience: Marin County’s public health officer Dr. Matt Willis spent 16 days in isolation with COVID-19 before he started recovering, he said in a video update. Willis said he had been four days without a fever by Tuesday, when the video was released, and his symptoms […]

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. poised to surpass 11,000 deaths

5:15 p.m. Trump questions report from U.S. Office of Inspector General: President Trump cast aspersions on a report from the office of the inspector general at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that found hospitals are dealing with shortages in testing and protective equipment while battling the coronavirus outbreak. The report interviewed administrators […]

Hollywood’s Virus Relief Efforts Slow to Materialize So Far

Still, those who don’t work on a Netflix or WarnerMedia production are scrambling to make ends meet, relying on government assistance that is slow in coming. Several described the experience of applying as a Kafka-esque nightmare. One New York-based TV director of photography, who hasn’t received a paycheck since March 28, tells The Hollywood Reporter that […]

8 Years in Obama’s America

“Nobody really knows why people didn’t go to jail. If you ask the Department of Justice, they might say, ‘We can’t charge people when we don’t have proof beyond a reasonable doubt.’ The fact is, the longer you take to investigate something, the more difficult it becomes. January of 2009 is when you really needed […]

Coronavirus live updates: Hayward nursing home has 49 confirmed COVID-19 cases

8:37 a.m. CDC expected to ease guidelines for essential workers who are exposed but asymptotic: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may soon allow essential workers who were exposed to someone with the coronavirus and are asymptomatic to return to work under new guidelines. “It is a very important piece because it looks at […]

Coronavirus live updates: Hayward nursing home has 59 confirmed COVID-19 cases

8:37 a.m. CDC expected to ease guidelines for essential workers who are exposed but asymptotic: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may soon allow essential workers who were exposed to someone with the coronavirus and are asymptomatic to return to work under new guidelines. “It is a very important piece because it looks at […]