Two Republican congressmen are now seeking to reclaim the $25 million allocated in the recent coronavirus stimulus bill to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, as reports emerged Tuesday that the opera house will furlough roughly 60 percent of its full-time administrative staff, after already suspending pay for more than 700 part-time employees and musicians.
Seattle Chief of Police Carmen Best tweeted her plea to residents to call 911 if called racist names Monday night.
The Trump administration on Tuesday told hospitals on Tuesday that they can start splitting ventilators between two patients in an attempt to remedy the dearth of the machines amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Trump administration on Tuesday offered a new pathway to ending the ongoing crisis in Venezuela, proposing a transition that would establish a temporary government to hold new elections -- a proposal that would include the eventual lifting of sanctions on the socialist country.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., argued Tuesday the federal government was distracted by the Democratic-led impeachment trial of President Trump when the coronavirus outbreak began.
A government watchdog group argued Tuesday that Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Mich., violated congressional ethics rules by trying to fundraise off a photo showing her speaking from the House floor in a now-viral address that included pink gloves and shouting about the coronavirus response.
A number of states and localities have warned residents of punishments for those ignoring the state and federal-imposed rules to social distance in an effort to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.