Coronavirus


An old house with row houses next to it at the corner of 4th and Hickory streets in Warren, Pa., on a sunny spring day. (Shutterstock Photo/woodsnorthphoto)
Deadline Approaching for Pa. Homeowners to Apply for Pandemic Mortgage Assistance

Applicants could get as much as $1,000 per month for mortgage payments for six months. The deadline to apply is Wednesday.

President Donald Trump looks over at Pennsylvania congressional candidate, right, as he speaks at a campaign rally, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Moon Township, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Governor: Trump Rallies Flout Coronavirus Restrictions

“Once again, I am requesting that the President of the United States not endanger Pennsylvanians by holding unsafe rallies that will put Pennsylvania communities at risk,” Gov. Tom Wolf said.

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90% of Americans Still Vulnerable to COVID-19 Infection, CDC Director Says

As 21 states report a surge in new COVID-19 cases, public health officials are warning 90% of Americans are still susceptible to infection.

Fans watch a football game from outside a stadium in Berks County on Sept. 12, 2020, as crowds are limited at sporting events in Pennsylvania. (Shutterstock Image/Amy Lutz)
PA Schools Will Allow More Sports Fans After Court Ruling

The PIAA said schools "should exercise caution and good judgment in setting numbers for attendance at indoor and outdoor sports.”

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in 2019 in Iowa. The presidential candidate was in North Carolina Wednesday to talk raising the minimum wage and economic justice, particularly for Black Americans. (Image via Shutterstock)
Joe Biden Promises to Raise Minimum Wage and Invest in Schools

Joe Biden said in North Carolina Wednesday that he would improve the lives of Black Americans through economic and educational programs.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md.  In a report to Congress and an accompanying “playbook” for states and localities, key federal health agencies and the Defense Department sketched out complex plans for a vaccination campaign to begin gradually early next year or later in 2020, eventually ramping up to reach any American who wants a shot. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
COVID Vaccine Likely Won’t Be Ready by Election Day Under New FDA Standards

The agency is expected to introduce new, tougher standards to get emergency approval for the vaccine in an effort to boost public confidence.

Bartender Sara Kennely walks behind the bar as preparations, like spacing out the barstools, are underway for patrons to dine inside, Thursday, June 4, 2020, at Max's Allegheny Tavern on Pittsburgh's North Side. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
PA Legislature Moves to Loosen Coronavirus Restrictions on Restaurants, Bars

The Senate approved a bill that would allow patrons to buy alcohol without buying food and buy drinks at a bar.