The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 51 million, including 1,278,467 fatalities. As many as 36,368,324 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a vaccine/medicine.
President Donald Trump is expected to be in virtual attendance Thursday as New York Citys annual Al Smith Dinner moves mostly online because of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said.
A man visiting relatives in suburban Chicago from Kentucky has been arrested after a womans remains were found in several bags of luggage.
A group of 50 Democratic and Republican members of Congress are due to unveil a $1.5 trillion bipartisan coronavirus relief legislation on Tuesday, in an election year effort to break a monthlong impasse in COVID19 talks between the White House and top Democrats.