The Queen will address the UK later today to talk about the importance of ‘self-discipline, quiet good-humored resolve and fellow-feeling’

Queen Elizabeth II will send a message about the importance of “self-discipline, quiet good-humored resolve and fellow-feeling” in her speech later today. Her Majesty will talk to the UK and Commonwealth countries about the coronavirus outbreak in the speech that will be broadcast at 8 p.m. She will talk about this “increasingly challenging time,” and […]

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Walters: California economy clobbered — for how long?

We’ve all seen slow motion video clips of horrific damage from head-on automobile collisions staged in auto safety testing facilities. Something like that is happening to California’s economy. Until a few weeks ago, the globe’s fifth largest economy was humming along with record-high output and record-low unemployment. Employers were begging for workers and state and […]

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Walters: California economy clobbered — for how long?

We’ve all seen slow motion video clips of horrific damage from head-on automobile collisions staged in auto safety testing facilities. Something like that is happening to California’s economy. Until a few weeks ago, the globe’s fifth largest economy was humming along with record-high output and record-low unemployment. Employers were begging for workers and state and […]

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France turns to speedy trains to catch up in virus response

The high-speed train whooshing past historic World War I battle sites and through the chateau-speckled Loire Valley carried a delicate cargo: 20 critically ill COVID-19 patients and the breathing machines helping keep them alive. The TGV-turned-mobile-intensive-care-unit is just one piece of France’s nationwide mobilization of trains, helicopters, jets and even a warship, deployed to relieve […]

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France turns to speedy trains to catch up in virus response

The high-speed train whooshing past historic World War I battle sites and through the chateau-speckled Loire Valley carried a delicate cargo: 20 critically ill COVID-19 patients and the breathing machines helping keep them alive. The TGV-turned-mobile-intensive-care-unit is just one piece of France’s nationwide mobilization of trains, helicopters, jets and even a warship, deployed to relieve […]

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Man fatally stabbed in the Van Nuys area is identified

VAN NUYS — A man stabbed to death in the Van Nuys area was publicly identified Saturday. Dontae Tremain Anderson was 35 years old, according to coroner’s Lt. Nani Cholakians. His city of residence was unknown. Police said he was a transient. Officers sent to the 15200 block of Burbank Boulevard about 11:45 p.m. Thursday […]

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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Keir Starmer says he will work with Johnson on Covid-19 Keir Starmer has vowed to work with Boris Johnson “in the national interest” to manage the coronavirus outbreak. After being elected Labour leader yesterday, Starmer offered to work constructively with the prime minister and not provide “opposition for opposition’s sake”. However, he said the failure […]

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Trump says ‘toughest’ weeks ahead as coronavirus spreads

President Donald Trump is warning that the country could be headed into its “toughest” weeks yet as the coronavirus death toll mounts, but at the same time he expressed growing impatience with social distancing guidelines and said he’s eager to get the country reopened and its stalled economy back on track. “There will be a […]

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Trump says ‘toughest’ weeks ahead as coronavirus spreads

President Donald Trump is warning that the country could be headed into its “toughest” weeks yet as the coronavirus death toll mounts, but at the same time he expressed growing impatience with social distancing guidelines and said he’s eager to get the country reopened and its stalled economy back on track. “There will be a […]

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US braces for more virus deaths; Europe hopes crisis peaking

The U.S. warned of many more coronavirus deaths in the days ahead as the global pandemic muted traditional observances from family grave-cleaning ceremonies in China to Palm Sunday for many Christians. Italy and Spain, the two hardest-hit European nations, expressed hope that the crisis was peaking in their countries, though Italian officials said the emergency […]

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US braces for more virus deaths; Europe hopes crisis peaking

The U.S. warned of many more coronavirus deaths in the days ahead as the global pandemic muted traditional observances from family grave-cleaning ceremonies in China to Palm Sunday for many Christians. Italy and Spain, the two hardest-hit European nations, expressed hope that the crisis was peaking in their countries, though Italian officials said the emergency […]

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The faith of Latter-day Saints called upon to do battle against COVID-19 during church general conference

Tyler and Sheree Godfrey listen to a prayer as they watch the 190th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with their children Maddy, Gracie, Boston and Noah from their home in Holladay on Saturday, April 4, 2020. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — The suffering […]

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The faith of Latter-day Saints called upon to do battle against COVID-19 during church general conference

Tyler and Sheree Godfrey listen to a prayer as they watch the 190th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with their children Maddy, Gracie, Boston and Noah from their home in Holladay on Saturday, April 4, 2020. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — The suffering […]

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States lack key data on virus cases among medical workers

Experts and health officials who are trying to plan a response to the coronavirus outbreak are missing a critical piece of information — the number of health care workers who have tested positive for the disease. Washington state faced the first major outbreak of COVID-19 in the nation, but health officials have not kept track […]

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States lack key data on virus cases among medical workers

Experts and health officials who are trying to plan a response to the coronavirus outbreak are missing a critical piece of information — the number of health care workers who have tested positive for the disease. Washington state faced the first major outbreak of COVID-19 in the nation, but health officials have not kept track […]

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Coronavirus: New study reveals the data that helped lock down the Bay Area

A unique, early coronavirus testing program in Santa Clara County helped officials recognize the crisis and respond with the country’s first shelter-in-place order, according to a new report, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But just as experts say it highlights the importance of early and widespread testing, the study also underscores how […]

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Trump says ‘toughest’ weeks ahead as coronavirus spreads

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Saturday that the country could be headed into its “toughest” weeks yet as the coronavirus death toll mounts, but at the same time he expressed growing impatience with social distancing guidelines and said he’s eager to get the country reopened and its stalled economy back on track. “There […]

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Utah Jazz mailbag: Will anyone ever come close to breaking John Stockton’s 15,806 career total assists?

John Stockton drives and looks to pass off during game 5 of the NBA Finals in Chicago Friday June 12, 1998. PHOTO BY GARY M. MCKELLAR/DESERET NEWS | DNEWS SALT LAKE CITY — It’s going to take a little more than a global pandemic and the stoppage of all sports to get to me to […]

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St. Johns County family making masks to help healthcare workers amid shortage

A shortage of masks made a St. Johns County family step it up and start sewing. It’s been hard to find them in the stores, and even harder for the people who need them to get their hands on one. Now, tons of people are getting creative, making their own and helping where it counts. […]

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