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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Now in Intensive Care Due to Coronavirus

The British Prime Minister has been moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened.

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, front, gestures during a news conference as House speaker Eileen Filler-Corn, right, and Secretary of Public safety Brian Moran, left, look on. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Gov. Northam Issues Stay-at-Home Order After "Very, Very Selfish" Virginians Packed Beaches

The order goes until June 10, making it one of the longest in the country Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday issued a statewide stay-at-home order along with a lecture for those who packed the state’s beaches last weekend or otherwise ignored calls to avoid mass gatherings. “You are being very, very selfish because you...

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Richmond Rehab Center Becomes Coronavirus Hotspot

Nearly two dozen have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, and four residents have died. A Virginia long-term rehabilitation facility is facing a staffing and supply shortage amid a coronavirus outbreak that has killed four patients and sickened many other patients and staff, a health official said Thursday. The Richmond-area Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center,...

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Virginia Could Take Away Teachers' Pay Raise Due to Coronavirus

Pandemic could lead to a drop of $1 billion or more in expected state revenue Virginia lawmakers passed a budget earlier this month that would give teachers and state employees raises and bonuses — a win for public sector workers who said they’d suffered too many years of stagnant pay since the Great Recession. The...

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Students Are Returning to Liberty University Despite Global Pandemic

Over 1,000 Liberty University students have returned to the Lynchburg campus RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials in Lynchburg, Virginia, were fielding complaints Tuesday about the hundreds of students that have returned from their spring break to Liberty University, where President Jerry Falwell Jr. has welcomed them back amid the coronavirus pandemic. “We could not be...

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Virginia Governor Closes Schools Through The Summer

Virginia public schools will remain closed for the rest of the current school year and certain types of businesses, like bowling alleys, gyms and theaters, must close in response to the coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Ralph Northam said Monday. Northam’s order would not apply to businesses deemed essential, including grocery stores, pharmacies and gas stations. His...

A 17-year-old who asked not to be named wears a yellow hazmat suit, gas mask, boots, and gloves as he walks with his family, from Gaithersburg, Md., under cherry blossom trees in full bloom along the tidal basin, Sunday, March 22, 2020, in Washington. "I'm not worried for me since I'm young," says the 17-year-old, "I'm wearing this in case I come into contact with anyone who is older so that I won't be a threat to them." He plans to wear his protective outfit for coronavirus each time he leaves the house. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
It’s Getting ‘Weirder and Weirder’ Trying to Keep People Away From Cherry Blossoms

Officials had to close Metro stations and roads to keep people from looking at the trees that line the Tidal Basin WASHINGTON (AP) — As signature cherry blossom trees go through peak bloom in the nation’s capital, officials in the District of Columbia are resorting to mass street closures to keep large crowds away in...