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Trump has a new press secretary: Kayleigh McEnany, a campaign spokeswoman

Stephanie Grisham, the White House press secretary, is rejoining the staff of Melania Trump, the first lady, and Kayleigh McEnany, a campaign spokeswoman will replace her.


Reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine

Mississippi governor declares Confederate Heritage Month

The first-year governor is following the practice of several of his Democratic and Republican predecessors, and his action is drawing criticism from the state's only African American congressman.

Treasury preparing to seek more than $200 billion to replenish small business coronavirus program

WASHINGTON - Treasury Department officials are preparing to ask Congress to swiftly commit another $200 billion to replenish a new small business coronavirus program that's being overwhelmed by surging demand, according to two people briefed on the pending announcement.

Financial hits pile up for colleges as some fight to survive

Colleges across the nation are scrambling to close deep budget holes and some have been pushed to the brink of collapse after the coronavirus outbreak triggered financial losses that could total more than $100 million at some institutions.

Former Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia’s corruption trial delayed

The trial of former Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia II, who is facing federal investment fraud and extortion charges, has been delayed several months.

Watch live: Governor Cuomo gives update on coronavirus

The governor of New York is providing an update on the coronavirus response.

HHS watchdog agency finds severe hospital shortages in combating COVID-19

Some hospitals are so desperate for protective masks that they are scrounging them from auto body shops and nail salons, according to a report by the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services.