• DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press

States are spending billions stocking up on medical supplies during the coronavirus pandemic. But many aren't sharing details about how much they’re spending, what they’re getting for their money or which companies they’re paying.

President Donald Trump says he considers houses of worship "essential" and is calling on state governors to allow them to reopen this weekend. The president described houses of worship as "essential places that provide essential services." (May 22)

President Donald Trump says he considers houses of worship "essential" and is calling on state governors to allow them to reopen this weekend. The president described houses of worship as "essential places that provide essential services." (May 22)

  • Matthew Brown Associated Press

The Trump administration has started giving energy companies temporary breaks on royalties they must pay for oil and gas extracted from federal lands because of the coronavirus pandemic, amid criticism that the move is a handout to industry and will mean less money for state and local governments.

  • By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Associated Press

WASHINGTON  — America faces the "darkest winter in modern history" unless leaders act decisively to prevent a rebound of the coronavirus, says a government whistleblower who alleges he was ousted from his job after warning the Trump administration to prepare for the pandemic.

  • AARON MORRISON Associated Press

Common's criminal justice reform organization Imagine Justice launched a campaign with dozens of advocacy and activist groups calling attention to the threat COVID-19 poses on the millions incarcerated in the U.S.