Tuesday morning news – May 26, 2020

U.S. bans travel from Brazil amid COVID-19 outbreak » The White House has announced that it’s banning travel to the United States from Brazil.  The move came just hours after National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien noted a worsening COVID-19 crisis there.

Tuesday morning news – May 19, 2020

Many states loosen coronavirus restrictions this week » It’s a big week for reopening across the country. Almost half of all states are loosening restraints in some form this week.

Monday morning news – May 18, 2020

HHS secretary says reopening is successful this far, ambitious vaccine push is realistic » So far, so good for states reopening for business. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Sunday that right now health authorities are not seeing spikes of COVID-19 cases in areas that are reopening. He told CBS’s Face the Nation…

Friday morning news – May 15, 2020

Sen. Burr steps down as Senate Intel chairman amid insider trading probe » Republican Senator Richard Burr stepped aside as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. That after the FBI served a search warrant for his phone as part of an ongoing insider-trading investigation.

Thursday morning news – May 14th, 2020

Fed chair urges action to stave off prolonged recession » Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is warning that without further action, America could be facing a prolonged recession. 

Wednesday morning news – May 13, 2020

Dr. Fauci, other health officials testify about coronavirus and U.S. response » The top U.S. infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, warned states on Tuesday not to cut corners in their efforts to reopen. 

Tuesday morning news – May 12, 2020

Trump touts coronavirus testing gains » At the White house on Monday, President Trump and top health officials said the country is on track to provide all the COVID-19 testing needed to reboot the economy. 

Monday morning news – May 11, 2020

White House economic advisers push toward reopening » Some of President Trump’s top economic advisers are stressing the importance of getting more businesses and offices open.

Friday morning news – May 8, 2020

Justice Department drops criminal case against Michael Flynn » The Department of Justice is dropping its criminal case against Michael Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser. 

Thursday morning news – May 7, 2020

Trump reverses course on coronavirus task force » President Trump Wednesday reversed course on plans to wind down the White House coronavirus task force.