Venezuela’s apparent respite from COVID-19 may not last long

Maduro’s government took quick action after the first cases were diagnosed March 13, which is credited for the low numbers so far. He ordered one of the region’s first nationwide lockdowns. Health workers go house-to-house screening people in poor hillside barrios, tracing cases to stomp out its spread, experts and residents say.

‘Mom, I feel like I’m dying’: Sailors describe life on coronavirus-stricken carrier

But some crew members and their parents paint a bleaker picture of the situation on the Roosevelt, which has been docked in Guam for more than two weeks. In that time, infection rates among its crew have soared, the ship’s commanding officer was ousted after The Chronicle reported on his letter pleading for help, and […]

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Major space launch today; Trump feuds with Twitter

➔ Crime: A graphic video showing a Minnesota police officer pinning a black suspect to the ground while the suspect, who died later at a hospital, gasps in front of witnesses and other officers and says he cannot not breathe set off a chain of public protests, an FBI investigation and a law enforcement inquiry […]