Elevating a message of personal responsibility over statewide crackdowns on businesses and requirements for people in public spaces has been a consistent approach among certain governors during the coronavirus crisis.
With so many firework shows on display in Owensboro on Friday evening, some people were able to watch from their homes, but a few residents say they rather enjoy the tradition of watching from the downtown riverfront along the Ohio River.
President Donald Trump will begin his Independence Day weekend on Friday with a patriotic display of fireworks at Mount Rushmore before a crowd of thousands. But even in a part of the country where many remain supportive of the president, the event has drawn controversy and protests.
Restaurant owner David Parker says team members have been required to wear masks, social distance, wash their hands frequently and clean touch points excessively throughout the day. He also says every team member has been tested since the closure and their results all came back negative.
The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation announced Thursday that all of its commencement ceremonies for the 2020 graduates have officially been canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The 27 additional COVID-19 cases reported Thursday in Vanderburgh County were 10 higher than Wednesday’s numbers, which recorded 17 new cases. As these newly released numbers continue to rise, state leaders have stalled reopening plans.
Heading into Memorial Day weekend, California's mood was celebratory. The state had avoided dire predictions of a coronavirus surge, hospitalizations were starting to decline and restaurants and most other businesses had reopened.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 per day on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states in a reversal that has largely spared only the Northeast.
U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market improved for a second straight month yet still remained far short of regaining the colossal losses it suffered this spring.
In areas where COVID-19 is spreading, health experts agree that wearing masks or other face coverings in public helps reduce the risk of spreading the virus when people can't socially distance by staying 6 feet apart.
Authorities are closing honky tonks, bars and other drinking establishments in some parts of the U.S. to stem the surge of COVID-19 infections — a move backed by sound science about risk factors that go beyond wearing or not wearing masks.
Hopkins County Public Health Director Denise Beach says a child at a local daycare has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently quarantined, along with some staff and other children from the facility.
The run-up in cases — blamed in part on "knucklehead behavior" by Americans not wearing masks or obeying other social-distancing rules — has raised fears that many states could see the same phenomenon if they reopen too, or that people from the South and West could spread the virus to other regions.
Now that some visitor restrictions are being lifted at assisted living homes in Kentucky, an employee at the Paragon of Madisonville came up with a creative way for families to feel the touch of their loved ones again.
The Atlantic hurricane season is already breaking records with several storms named so early this year. With parts of the U.S. battling the wrath of the coronavirus pandemic, experts urge you not to delay in preparing.
Health experts on Wednesday slammed the U.S. decision to hog nearly the entire global supply of remdesivir, the only drug licensed so far to treat COVID-19, warning that type of selfish behavior sets a dangerous precedent for attempts to share scarce treatments amid the pandemic.
Baseball's minor leagues canceled their seasons Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half of the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.