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Navy leader calls fired carrier captain ‘naive’ or ‘stupid’

In an extraordinary broadside punctuated with profanity, the Navy’s top leader accused the fired commander of the COVID-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt, Capt. Brett E. Crozier, of being “too naive or too stupid” to be in charge of an aircraft carrier. He delivered the criticism to sailors who had cheered the departing skipper last week.

Liberal groups ask Supreme Court to uphold ruling that allows extended absentee voting in Wisconsin

The groups argue that a federal judge's order this week extending absentee voting from Tuesday to April 13 is critical for a fair election and to protect public health. They said the crush of absentee ballot requests — more than 1.1 million, far more than any previous election — has made it impossible for clerks to get them out to voters.

Watch: Trump, White House officials give coronavirus briefing

White House officials are expected to give a coronavirus briefing at 7 p.m. Sunday. Watch it live here.

Trump, Dems clash on boosting mail-in voting during pandemic

While Wisconsin struggles to hold its primary on Tuesday, President Trump and Democrats are bickering over how to provide voters with safe and secure access to a ballot as the coronavirus pandemic rages in the US and threatens to extend into the fall, affecting the general election.

Trump says ‘toughest’ weeks ahead as coronavirus spreads

"There will be a lot of death, unfortunately. There will be death,” President Trump said in a somber start to his daily briefing on the pandemic.

Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint

President Trump has fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the intelligence community who handled the whistleblower complaint that triggered Trump's impeachment.

FEMA, racing to provide coronavirus relief, is running short on front-line staff

With wildfire season looming and hurricane season starting in less than two months, the shortfalls could complicate federal response to disasters nationwide.

Biden to name VP vetting team, thinking about Cabinet makeup

Joe Biden, a former vice president himself, has previously committed to choosing a woman as his running mate.