New York Gov. Cuomo: ‘Productive’ coronavirus meeting with Trump

“The meeting went well and I think it was productive,” the Democrat said in a phone interview with MSNBC. “The big issue was testing as everybody knows that’s going to be the next step as we go forward. And how do we separate the responsibilities and the tasks on testing vis-a-vis a state and the … Read more

Here’s where Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee stand on plans to reopen

The reopenings will, necessarily, lead to an increase in coronavirus cases as people leave their homes and interact with others outside their isolation bubbles. Still, the officials are hoping these increases are manageable, and that they are offset by a rejuvenated economy. “We have more people moving around, we’re probably going to have to see … Read more

Vice President Michelle Obama?

“I’d take her in a heartbeat,” Biden told Jon Delano of former first lady Michelle Obama. “She’s brilliant. She knows the way around. She is a really fine woman. The Obamas are great friends.” Which, well, OK! Now, the truth of the matter is that Biden saying he would love to have Michelle Obama as … Read more

ER doctor sleeping in treehouse to protect family during quarantine – CNN Video

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Trump campaign seizes on immigration order to ignite his base

The flurry of steps reflected the political underpinnings of Trump’s late-night announcement on Monday, which the President said came in “light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizen.” The move — which could prove largely symbolic, given the restrictions on immigration … Read more

Nigerian citizen: I prefer to die from Covid-19 than hunger – CNN Video

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WFH burnout is real. How to avoid it.

Tell me: When was the last time you really stepped away from work and took some time just for yourself? Shut out all the noise — the email, the Slacks, the texts, the Twitter notifications, the constant worry about that big project — and just took a moment for yourself to regroup and refocus? I’ll … Read more

My lockdown with wild hyenas. #livingmybestlife

This interview was conducted by email and has been edited and condensed for clarity. CNN: What does the lockdown look like from your vantage point living in the bush? Kim Wolhuter: Amid this global lockdown, here in Zimbabwe, we almost feel like we have been living this “lockdown life” for a year already. The only … Read more

Coronavirus’ toll on Chinese restaurants is devastating

As of April 15, 59% of independent Chinese restaurants across America had completely stopped taking debit and credit card transactions, indicating they have ceased operations, according to Womply, a data subscription service. Womply tracks credit and debit card transactions to provide market insights to 10 million small businesses. Restaurants across the United States are suffering … Read more