SAN JOSE, Calif. — A year after a new coronavirus was identified as the cause of a mysterious pneumonia outbreak in China, SARS-CoV-2 has redefined life around the world, but nowhere has it been more keenly felt than in the United States. The United States was home to about one in four of the 97 million infected globally — more than 24 million. And it accounted for one in five of the world’s 2 ...

NOVI, Mich. — Shoppers outside the Kroger grocery story in Novi where the winning ticket for the estimated $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was sold were surprised to learn Saturday morning history was made just a few feet away. The jackpot is the second-largest jackpot in Mega Millions lottery history and the third-largest in U.S. history, lottery officials said early Saturday. Char Litvin of ...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden benefited from a record-breaking amount of donations from anonymous donors to outside groups backing him, meaning the public will never have a full accounting of who helped him win the White House. Biden’s winning campaign was backed by $145 million in so-called dark money donations, a type of fundraising Democrats have decried for years. Those fundraising ...

BEIJING — China reported more than 200 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, as new outbreaks threaten to undo the country's success in containing the virus one year on from the lockdown of its initial epicenter, Wuhan. There were 206 new cases in total — 99 of the 107 new symptomatic cases reported on Saturday were locally transmitted, with 17 imported from abroad. A further 99 new ...