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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp offers state for GOP convention

By Zeke Miller and Ben Alexander Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgia's governor is offering his state and its "world-class facilities" as host of the Republican National Convention — a day after President Donald Trump threatened…

White House shelves CDC guide to restart economy

By Jason Dearen and Mike Strobbe Associated Press GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Trump administration has shelved a document created by the nation's top disease investigators with step-by-step advice to local authorities on how and when…

Trump: Coronavirus task force not disbanding

By Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Darlene Superville Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after saying that the White House COVID-19 task force would be winding down, President Donald Trump said Wednesday it would continue…

Fauci: Gilead’s remdesivir can block coronavirus

By Marilyn Marchione AP Chief Medical Writer For the first time, a major study has found that an experimental drug works against the new coronavirus, and U.S. government officials said Wednesday that they would work to make it available…

White House aiming to turn president from COVID-19 to economy

By Zeke Miller Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After two months of frantic response to the coronavirus, the White House is planning to shift President Donald Trump's public focus to the burgeoning efforts aimed at easing the economic…

Trump signs $484 billion hospital bill

By Andrew Taylor, Alan Fram and Kevin Freking Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a $484 billion bill Friday to aid employers and hospitals under stress from the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more…

Trump backs off on ‘total authority’ to re-open states

By Jill Colvin and Zeke Miller Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's open to some states "reopening" before federal social distancing guidelines expire at the end of month, as he appeared to back…