U.S. & World

Italy extends nationwide lockdown

FIUMICINO, Italy (NBC) – As Italy’s government announced Monday it would extend its nationwide lockdown measures against a coronavirus outbreak until at least Easter, the top of Rome’s presidential palace was lit in the colors of the tricolor flag to show solidarity …

Coronavirus: 3,000 U.S. deaths and climbing

(NBC News) – The United States has now tested one million people for the COVID-19 coronavirus.  As of Tuesday, nearly 164,000 cases have been confirmed, and more than 3,000 have died. Thirty states have issued stay-at-home orders and temporary hospitals are being …

Summer Olympics pushed to next year

TOKYO, Japan (NBC) – After being delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games have a new launch date in 2021. Postponing the games is a huge financial blow for Japan. The country had invested $13 billion in …

Congress approves $2 trillion stimulus bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) – On Friday, the U.S. House approved the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week. The approval was met with applause and cheers in the House chamber. It now goes to President Trump’s desk …