'STOP BUYING MASKS': US Surgeon General and VP say masks won't help fight coronavirus even as demand for emergency supplies increases
The vice president, who heads the coronavirus task force, said the US was contracting with 3M to create 35 million more masks each month.
Even with the lessons of 2016, US media outlets are still ill-equipped to deal with information warfare.
CPAC 2020 was all about worshiping Trump, hating socialism, and feeling victimized by media and the left
CPAC used to be a gathering of right-leaning thinkers that epitomized "big-tent conservatism." In 2020, there was almost no diversity of thought.
The US just reported its first coronavirus death — a patient in Washington. Here's what we know about the more than 60 US patients.
A patient in Washington state was the first coronavirus death on US soil, officials announced Saturday.
President Trump says 'there's no reason to panic at all' after US reported its first coronavirus death
Trump said the death was of a high-risk patient and the administration saw no immediate threat to otherwise healthy people.
Companies around the world are telling their employees to work from home amid the coronavirus outbreak
As more workers are relegated to working from home, the economic consequence of the disease caused by the Wuhan coronavirus could become more severe.
Andrew Yang's campaign manager had zero political experience. This is how he built an insurgent candidacy that outlasted powerful rivals.
How a tech entrepreneur and a banker outlasted senators, governors and other powerful rivals by rewriting the campaign playbook.
Health officials are expected to provide an update on the death and new cases in the county at 1 p.m. local time.
The guidance included four simple tips to prevent the spread of the virus. Some drivers tweeted that the advice was tone-deaf.
Amid "great-power competition," the Navy is relearning some old skills to prepare for a potential showdown at sea.
At least 4 of the dozens of US coronavirus cases are not linked to overseas travel but are likely the result of 'community spread'
"Community spread means spread of an illness for which the source of infection is unknown," the CDC said.
France has banned any public event in a 'confined space' with over 5,000 people to stop spread of coronavirus
The ban comes as France has confirmed 73 cases of the virus, Reuters reported. The country has also recommended that people stop shaking hands.
"This attempt, although a long shot, still had some possibility behind it," one police department said in response to criticism.
The polls close at 7 p.m. Eastern Time, so South Carolina results could come in as early as 8 p.m.
Here's why Obamacare would likely make any coronavirus vaccine free for patients — and prove critical in fighting the disease
There are more than 60 confirmed coronavirus cases in the US so far, and the outbreak is spreading around the world.
Catastrophic software errors doomed Boeing's airplanes and nearly destroyed its NASA spaceship. Experts blame the leadership's 'lack of engineering culture.'
Boeing's plane crashes were on a NASA official's mind when he decided to investigate the company's spaceship software.
Several young doctors in China have died of the coronavirus. Medical workers are far more vulnerable to infection than the general population.
Older people are the most likely to die from the coronavirus. But overworked, under-protected healthcare workers are at risk, too.
The New York congresswoman informed Cruz that she, in fact, holds an award for microbiology from MIT.
South Korea reported a record 800 new cases of coronavirus in a single day — and the vast majority are linked to a religious cult
Vice health minister Kim Kang-lip told a briefing that it was a "critical moment" in the country's COVID-19 crisis.
Jaw-dropping photos show the scale of delivering food and medical supplies to the millions of people still under coronavirus lockdown in China
Hubei Province, which includes the city of Wuhan where the novel coronavirus first emerged, has been under quarantine for roughly a month.
Oregon elementary school closing for cleaning after an employee becomes the third potential case of 'community spread' of the new coronavirus
An elementary school has closed after one of its employees was discovered to be the third confirmed case of COVID-19 community spread.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to conduct an investigation after graphic photos of Kobe Bryant helicopter crash were allegedly shared
A deputy was sharing photos of the crash at a bar, according to a citizen complaint reported by the Los Angeles Times.
Experts urge anyone who thinks they have the coronavirus to call before going to a US hospital. Here's the process for potential patients.
If your doctor thinks you could have the new coronavirus, you might get a mask and an isolation room at the hospital. But call first.
Anthony Fauci, who the Trump administration barred from speaking freely, is a public-health hero. The disease expert guided the US through AIDS, Zika, and Ebola.
Fauci has been a US health official since 1984, advising six presidents. Trump's administration barred him from speaking publicly without approval.
Trump accuses Democrats of politicizing the coronavirus, calling criticism of his handling of the outbreak their 'new hoax'
Trump's comments came after two more cases of coronavirus emerged in the US on Friday, bringing the total number of US cases to at least 64 cases.
Amazon is shifting from on-site interviews to video for some job openings as coronavirus concerns grow
The guidance comes the same day Amazon told employees company-wide to avoid travel both within the US and abroad in the wake of coronavirus fears.
'Contagion' is one of the most popular thrillers on iTunes because of the coronavirus outbreak. Here's how the film compares to reality.
The new coronavirus has infected at least 84,000 people. As fears of a pandemic increase, people are comparing the outbreak to the movie "Contagion."
Here's where the coronavirus has spread, how quickly the case total has grown, and how the outbreak compares to others.
US issues Level 3 travel warning for Italy, which now has the highest number of COVID-19 cases outside Asia.
Trump nominates GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe, one of his biggest attack dogs on Capitol Hill, as Director of National Intelligence
Trump wanted to nominate Ratcliffe for DNI last year, but Ratcliffe withdrew from consideration after a string of public controversies.
It's unclear what Trump meant by "elements of medical," but his comments came as the White House faces a firestorm over its response to coronavirus.
Trump barred a top health expert from speaking freely about the coronavirus. It's one of many ways the administration has muzzled scientists.
The Trump administration reportedly barred a top US health official from discussing the coronavirus. It follows a pattern of science censorship.
Fox News is downplaying the coronavirus even though its older audience is more vulnerable to the virus
Fox's message is particularly dangerous for its viewers, who skew older and are thus more vulnerable to the effects of the virus.
Women say they're washing their hands significantly more than men as the coronavirus spreads around the world
Insider polled more than 1,000 people on Thursday. A lot more women said they were "washing hands and keeping surfaces clean" in the face of COVID-19.
210 people have reportedly died from the coronavirus in Iran, but the government is saying the death toll is only 34
The death toll in Iran from the novel coronavirus could be far higher than the government is letting on.
'The anti-Greta' climate activist Naomi Seibt says she's 'absolutely' a fan of far-right podcaster Stefan Molyneux
The 19-year-old German said at CPAC that she's "absolutely" still a fan of Molyneux, who has promoted white nationalism on his podcast.
Political columnist accuses MSNBC host Chris Matthews of making suggestive comments to her before she went on his show
Laura Bassett alleges that she was going to discuss sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump with Chris Matthews when Matthews came on to her.
Trump's efforts to muzzle health officials and downplay coronavirus mirror the tactics of an authoritarian regime, experts say
Top White House officials have called the virus a "hoax," while right-wing media allies assail experts who are critical of their coronavirus response.
Joe Biden admits he wasn't actually arrested in apartheid South Africa, contradicting a story he's told for weeks
The former vice president came clean on CNN: "When I said 'arrested,' I meant I was not able, I was not able to move ... I wasn't arrested."
Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how she stacks up against the competition.
Gabbard is one of the first two female combat veterans to serve in Congress and is its first-ever Hindu member.
Michael Bloomberg is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition.
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg has a long political record as mayor of New York City for 12 years and an active philanthropist.
Tom Steyer is running for president. Here is everything we know about the candidate — and how he stacks up against the competition.
Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer is making climate change and the environment a central part of his 2020 platform.
Only a third of Americans have high confidence in an accurate vote count — here's why paper ballots could restore their faith in secure elections
Officials say that when it comes to protecting our elections, the perception of security is ultimately more important than the reality.
Pete Buttigieg is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition.
South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg is a 38-year-old Harvard-educated Rhodes scholar and Afghanistan War veteran running for president.
Amy Klobuchar is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how she stacks up against the competition.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar went from corporate lawyer to a county prosecutor, and now a US Senator and 2020 presidential candidate.