Majority Of Hurricane Laura Deaths Linked To Improper Use Of Portable Generators

Hurricane Laura left scattered debris and damaged homes in Lake Charles, La. last week. The state has reported 15 deaths associated with the storm, with more than half of those attributed to improper use of portable generators. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption toggle caption David …

1,000 More Coronavirus Deaths In The Past Day, CDC Says

People gather for a picnic on a hillside overlooking Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles during a game Saturday. Spectators are currently not allowed to attend Major League Baseball games in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption …

300,000 Deaths By December? 9 Takeaways Of The Newest COVID-19 Projections

As coronavirus outbreaks continue to flare in the U.S., modelers project the country will hit nearly 300,000 deaths by December 1. Eric Gay/AP hide caption toggle caption Eric Gay/AP As coronavirus outbreaks continue to flare in the U.S., modelers project the country will hit nearly …

Birx Warns U.S. Coronavirus Epidemic Is In ‘New Phase’ As Cases And Deaths Climb

Imperial County, California, is rural but has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Deborah Birx warned that the U.S. epidemic is in a “new phase.” Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mario Tama/Getty Images Imperial County, California, is rural but has been …

U.S. COVID-19 Deaths Near 130,000; Florida And Texas Report Record Case Numbers

People visit Jacksonville Beach on Saturday in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. Coronavirus cases are spiking in states including Florida, Texas and Arizona. Sam Greenwood/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sam Greenwood/Getty Images People visit Jacksonville Beach on Saturday in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. Coronavirus cases are spiking …

Global COVID-19 Deaths Top 500,000

Cars line up for coronavirus testing outside of Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. Florida is one of many states reporting spikes in COVID-19 cases in recent days, as the number of confirmed cases worldwide tops 10 million. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption toggle caption …

Global COVID-19 Deaths Surpass 400,000

More than 6.9 million people worldwide have been infected since the first reported case of the coronavirus late last year. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption toggle caption Felipe Dana/AP More than 6.9 million people worldwide have been infected since the first reported case of the coronavirus …

With 19 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases And No Deaths, Laos To Loosen Lockdown

A shopper buys vegetables last month in Vientiane, Laos. The government announced that some offices and businesses will resume normal operations on Monday. The country has confirmed 19 COVID-19 cases and no deaths. Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Xinhua News …

Fact Check: Trump Administration Document And Its 3,000 Deaths A Day Scenario

Medical workers take in patients outside a coronavirus intake area at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images Medical workers take in patients outside a coronavirus intake area at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New …

Life Expectancy Rose Slightly In 2018, As Drug Overdose Deaths Fell

Death rates in the U.S. declined and life expectancy showed a slight uptick in 2018, while drug overdose deaths declined for the first time since the 1990s. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption toggle caption Andrew Harnik/AP Death rates in the U.S. declined and life expectancy showed …