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Trump clinches GOP nomination with Tuesday primary wins

Trump clinches GOP nomination with Tuesday primary wins

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has clinched the Republican Party nomination, surpassing the necessary delegate threshold.
Fed launches 2 emergency programs last seen in 2008 crisis

Fed launches 2 emergency programs last seen in 2008 crisis

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve put in motion two emergency lending programs Tuesday that were last deployed in response to the 2008 financial crisis, aiming to ease the flow of credit to businesses and households struggling amid the viral outbreak.

Fed launches 2 emergency programs last seen in 2008 crisis

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve put in motion two emergency lending programs Tuesday that were last deployed in response to the 2008 financial crisis, aiming to ease the flow of credit to businesses and households struggling amid the viral outbreak.
Virus forces French Open delay; US Open switch 'possibility'

Virus forces French Open delay; US Open switch 'possibility'

The French Open was postponed for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic, shifting from May to September and juggling the tennis calendar.
Esper: Pentagon to give respirator masks, ventilators to HHS

Esper: Pentagon to give respirator masks, ventilators to HHS

WASHINGTON — Defence Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday that the Pentagon will provide civilian health authorities with 5 million respirator masks and 2,000 specialized ventilators to help in a national response to the coronavirus pandemic.
What's Happening: Virus moves west, 'Big Brother' gets real

What's Happening: Virus moves west, 'Big Brother' gets real

Borders have slammed shut, schools and businesses have closed and increasingly draconian restrictions on movement have been enforced to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
Military faces limitations in responding to virus outbreak

Military faces limitations in responding to virus outbreak

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is already helping combat the coronavirus outbreak in the United States and is considering ways to do more. But the military faces limits.
Disruption grows: Nations try to slow virus, help economies

Disruption grows: Nations try to slow virus, help economies

BERLIN — Mass disruptions cascaded around the world Tuesday as governments struggled to slow the spread of the coronavirus while also trying to keep their economies afloat.
Trump moves to blunt coronavirus' heavy impact on US economy

Trump moves to blunt coronavirus' heavy impact on US economy

WASHINGTON — Ahead of an expected surge in coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump on Tuesday moved to blunt the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy, fundamentally altered by a push for a nation to stay home.
Russian author, political activist Limonov dies at 77

Russian author, political activist Limonov dies at 77

MOSCOW — Eduard Limonov, a Russian author and political activist known for his poignant and controversial writings, died on Tuesday. He was 77.