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Rhode Island reverses order to make only New York visitors self-quarantine after Cuomo threatens lawsuit

(NEW YORK) -- A political battle between Rhode Island and New York's top leaders over new coronavirus precautions ended this weekend after Gov. Gina Raimondo changed her executive order that mandated New Yorkers who traveled to her state be quarantined, regardless of symptoms.Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened lawsuits against Raimondo's March…... Read More

At least 17 reported tornadoes hit Central US during severe weather outbreak

(HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky.) -- A major storm moving through the central U.S. brought at least 17 reported tornadoes to parts of the central U.S., eight in Iowa, three in Arkansas, one in Missouri, four in Illinois and one in Wisconsin.In Jonesboro, Arkansas, a violent tornado did damage in the town…... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: Trump considers enforceable quarantine in NY, NJ; 200 US cities lack face masks

(NEW YORK) -- The amount of novel coronavirus cases around the world and in the U.S. continues to skyrocket. By Saturday morning, the number of diagnosed COVID-19 cases around the world surpassed 649,000.It was just Thursday that the globe reached 500,000 cases, which was double the number of coronavirus cases…... Read More

Stimulus check calculator: How much will you receive?

(NEW YORK) -- The House of Representatives on Friday passed the largest aid measure in American history, a $2 trillion stimulus package that President Donald Trump signed into law. Direct payments will be made to Americans to help offset financial hardships incurred during the coronavirus pandemic.The coronavirus outbreak has quickly…... Read More

Arkansas woman murdered by same person who murdered her mother 23 years ago: Police

(HORSESHOE LAKE, Ark.) -- Almost 23 years after an Arkansas mother was murdered by a 16-year-old, the convicted killer allegedly killed her daughter, police said.Deputies from the Crittenden County Sheriff's Office responded to a call on Wednesday at the historical Snowden House in Horseshoe Lake where they saw a possible…... Read More

Rhode Island's governor calls to quarantine New Yorkers to prevent the spread of COVID-19

(NEW YORK) -- The governor of Rhode Island is taking extreme measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in her state by sending law enforcement officers door-to-door to quarantine New York residents.The effort is to stop the spread of the coronavirus to Rhode Island residents by people who…... Read More

Significant severe weather outbreak forecasted, tornadoes possible

(NEW YORK) -- A major storm is quickly intensifying Saturday morning in the central U.S. and will bring a significant severe weather outbreak to parts of the Midwest Saturday afternoon and evening – including the threat for dangerous, significant, long-track tornadoes.Radar Saturday morning is showing the organizing storm with a…... Read More

Here's what people are doing to pass the time during coronavirus isolation

(NEW YORK) -- Staying at home has become synonymous with healthy habits in the age of coronavirus, but what's everyone doing to stay entertained indoors?From insanely intricate puzzles keeping people focused for days to baking loaves of fresh bread, here's a snapshot of what some people are doing to pass…... Read More

Army helps make temporary hospital at New York's Javits Center one of the largest in the country

(NEW YORK) -- With the Army's help, the temporary field hospital at New York City's Javits Convention Center will now hold 2,910 beds, making it one of the largest hospitals in America. Established in record time, the temporary hospital is an example of the surge of federal and military resources…... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: US cases top 100,000; Italy’s death toll climbs over 9,000

(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed over 26,900 people around the world.Globally there are more than 586,000 diagnosed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins…... Read More

As people social distance, everyone wants to know 'how to make banana bread'

(NEW YORK) -- The only thing people seem to be talking about besides coronavirus is baking.As Americans stay home to "flatten the curve" and practice social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most tweeted about activities for those at home has been cooking and baking. The hashtag #QuarantineBread…... Read More