Biden calls for sanctions relief for Iran during coronavirus pandemic

Former Vice President called for the government to ease its sanctions on Iran as the country struggles to contain an exploding coronavirus outbreak.
 

Melania Trump speaks with Canada's first lady following her coronavirus recovery

First lady spoke by phone Thursday with Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister , days after she announced she has recovered from the coronavirus.
 

San Francisco bans reusable bags in coronavirus fight

San Francisco is banning reusable shopping bags to prevent outside germs from entering grocery stores as the coronavirus pandemic affects cities around the country,
 

Graham asks colleagues to support call for China to close wet markets

Sen. (R-S.C.) called on his Senate colleagues to sign on to a letter to the ambassador from China urging Beijing to rethink a decision to open so-called
 
New York Gov. (D) said Thursday that his state  now has 92,381 confirmed coronavirus cases, with infected residents in every county.
 

Cuomo says New York will exhaust ventilator stockpile in six days

New York Gov. (D) said Thursday that the state will exhaust its stockpile of ventilators in six days, raising new concerns about whether the state has enough
 

The Hill's 12:30 Report: Democrats delay convention over coronavirus

To view past editions of The Hill's 12:30 Report, click here: http://bit.ly/1M1mIfw
 

Governors win high marks for coronavirus response, outpacing Trump

Americans are giving high marks to their governors as they lead state responses to the exploding coronavirus outbreak that has sickened more than 216,000 people across the country.
 

Chris Cuomo joins brother Andrew Cuomo at coronavirus briefing

CNN host joined his brother, New York Gov. (D), at the governor's Thursday press briefing to discuss his own experience fighting the coronavirus after testing positive.
 

FDA loosens restrictions on gay men donating blood amid pandemic

The federal government is loosening restrictions on blood donations from gay and bisexual men in light of a blood shortage brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
 

Michigan restricts veterinary procedures to save medical supplies

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) has issued a pair of executive orders restricting non-essential veterinary services in order to preserve state supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE).
 

Schumer doubles down in call for Trump to name coronavirus supply czar

Senate Minority Leader (D-N.Y.) is doubling down on his call for to name a "czar" to oversee the production and distribution of coronavirus-related medical supplies.
 

Former Obama adviser Plouffe predicts 'historical level' of turnout by Trump supporters

Former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe on Thursday predicted that supporters of will turn out "at
 

Facebook group matches dozens of health care workers with empty RVs to self-isolate

A new Facebook group entitled RVs 4 MDs is providing temporary mobile homes for health care workers to isolate themselves amid the coronavirus outbreak and
 

Democrats to delay convention until August

The Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee will be delayed for a month because of the coronavirus pandemic, the host committee announced on Thursday.
 

Feds fine Washington nursing home $611,000 over coronavirus response deficiencies

A Washington state nursing home at the center of the coronavirus outbreak faces a federal fine of more than $611,000 for failures in its response to the outbreak,
 
Senate Minority Leader (D-N.Y.) on Thursday urged the Trump administration to quickly implement bolstered unemployment aid included in the massive $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package.   Schumer's comments come
 

Pelosi forms House committee to oversee coronavirus response

Speaker (D-Calif.) on Thursday announced the creation of a special House committee charged with overseeing the unprecedented, multi-trillion dollar federal response to the coronavirus pandemic.
 

Florida megachurch pastor says he's closing church due to 'tyrannical government'

Florida megachurch pastor Rodney Howard-Browne closed the doors to his church Monday to protect his congregation from "a tyrannical government.
 

Southwest Airlines plans to apply for stimulus grants

Southwest Airlines intends to apply for aid from the federal government for assistance during the coronavirus pandemic, which has restricted travel and beleaguered the airline industry.