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Specter of 100K-plus virus deaths as Trump seeks reopening

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 8:11am

As President Donald Trump looks for ways to restore normalcy in parts of the U.S., his foremost infection disease expert says the country could experience more than 100,000 deaths and millions of infections from the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus makes it harder for campaigns to ask for money

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 5:38am

White House candidates aren't usually bashful about asking supporters for money.

Canadian PM's wife has recovered from coronavirus illness

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 28th - 8:46pm

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife said Saturday that she has recovered from being ill from COVID-19 disease caused by the new coronavirus.

Guaido urges unity government backed by loans to fight virus

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 28th - 8:02pm

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó called Saturday night for the creation of a "national emergency government" of diverse political leanings to fight the spread of the coronavirus with the assistance of $1.2 billion in international loans.

Utah Rep. Ben McAdams released from hospital

Jen Riess,  |  Posted Mar 28th - 4:12pm

After being hospitalized for a little more than a week following his COVID-19 positive test result, Congressman Ben McAdams has been discharged.

Ex-Sen. Tom Coburn, conservative political maverick, dies

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 28th - 9:23am

Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma family doctor who earned a reputation as a conservative political maverick as he railed against federal earmarks and subsidies for the rich, has died. He was 72.

Trump: No quarantine, but travel advisory for NY, CT and NJ

Zeke Miller and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 28th - 8:08am

President Donald Trump backed away from calling for a quarantine for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, instead directing Saturday night that a “strong Travel Advisory” be issued to stem the spread of the outbreak.

Guinea voters back change that could extend president's rule

Boubacar Diallo, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 28th - 5:53am

Guinea has voted to change its constitution, according to provisional results from a referendum that could see the West African country's president remain in power for two more terms.

Virus coordinator Birx is Trump's data-whisperer

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Aamer Madhani, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 27th - 10:38pm

For many in the public health and political worlds, Dr. Deborah Birx is the sober scientist advising an unpredictable president. She's the data whisperer who will help steer President Donald Trump as he ponders how quickly to restart an economy that's ground to a halt in the coronavirus pandemic.

Keeping your distance no problem in House virus debate

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 27th - 4:42pm

They sprayed. They wiped. At least two donned gloves.

Meadows toggles between legislator, White House roles

Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 27th - 2:21pm

When it came time to heave the largest aid package in U.S. history over the finish line, Republican Rep. Mark Meadows was the closer, working with Democrats to get it done.

GOP's Massie outrages House, Trump by seeking to stall vote

Matthew Daly and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 27th - 12:57pm

Rep. Thomas Massie has always gone his own way in Congress, ever since he first ran for office inspired by a fellow libertarian-leaning Kentuckian, Rand Paul.

'Choppy waters' await Navy as virus strikes aircraft carrier

Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 27th - 12:56pm

The Navy, the military service hit hardest by the coronavirus, scrambled to contain its first at-sea outbreak, with at least two dozen infected aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, one of 11 active aircraft carriers whose mission is central to the Pentagon's strategy for deterring war with China and Iran.

Trump seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 27th - 11:46am

President Donald Trump issued an order Friday that seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators for coronavirus patients under the Defense Production Act.

Rep. John Curtis joins overwhelming vote in favor of coronavirus relief bill as $2.2 trillion recovery package heads to presiden

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 27th - 11:40am

Rep. John Curtis said he’s voting for the massive coronavirus relief bill Friday to do his part to start the healing process and reassure family, friends and neighbors that help is on the way.

Gov. Herbert changes signature gathering process for candidates during pandemic

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Mar 27th - 6:38am

Executive order allows for form to be downloaded and signed at home.

NIH's Fauci projects possible 'millions' of US coronavirus cases, '100,000-200,000' deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 7:56am

NIH's Fauci projects possible 'millions' of US coronavirus cases, '100,000-200,000' deaths.

Trump says CDC to issue "strong Travel Advisory" for parts of NY, CT, NJ to slow virus spread in place of quarantine

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 28th - 6:34pm

Trump says CDC to issue "strong Travel Advisory" for parts of NY, CT, NJ to slow virus spread in place of quarantine.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 27th - 4:56pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: