WASHINGTON - As the U.S. coronavirus death toll neared 10,000 on Sunday, Surgeon General Jerome Adams said the coming week would be "the hardest and saddest of most Americans' lives," likening the projected loss of life to "our Pearl Harbor moment, our 9/11 moment." Joining in that somber assessment was Anthony Fauci, the government's top infectious-disease expert, who predicted that the ...

NEW YORK - Only a trickle of cars and bicycles occupy streets that normally would be teeming with traffic and pedestrians. So, on a cool recent midday in Manhattan, FDNY Ladder 26 easily glided its fire engine to the corner of East 79th Street and Third Avenue. A moment later, owner Luigi Militello stepped out of Luke's Bar and Grill with a few of his employees carrying to-go orders – lunch on ...

Queen Elizabeth II urged Britons to adopt the same discipline and resolve that the U.K. showed during World War II as she sought to comfort the public during the fight against coronavirus. In a rare televised address, the 93 year-old monarch insisted that the sacrifices made during the national lockdown will be worth it, and added that families and friends will be reunited again once the ...

LOS ANGELES - Amid stories that several megachurch pastors in recent weeks have defied calls to cancel gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump tweeted this weekend that he would be "tuning in" Sunday to listen to Greg Laurie, a Southern California megachurch pastor, online. And so, from his empty Riverside campus at Harvest Christian Fellowship, a church of 15,000 people ...