Death Rates Have Dropped for Seriously Ill Covid Patients

Survival rates have improved with medical advances and less crowded hospitals, studies say. But the latest…

Trump and Biden Converge in Florida, an Elusive Prize Still Up for Grabs

The presidential rivals both appeared in Tampa, confronting their vulnerabilities and courting a range of voters,…

Lingering Mail Problems Worry Voters in Final Week of Election

The Postal Service’s performance has not been as bad as initially feared, but handling of mail…

2020 Election Live Updates: Trump Tires of Economic Message and Returns to Attacks Amid Florida Duel With Biden

Both candidates stumped in Florida, where Joe Biden has a narrow edge over President Trump in…

Biden’s Call for ‘National Mask Mandate’ Gains Traction in Public Health Circles

A presidential order would almost certainly face a legal challenge. But if elected, Joseph R. Biden…

Covid-19 Live Updates: European Hospitals Are Filling at an Alarming Pace

The virus threatens to bring Europe’s ailing health care systems to the brink of collapse. In…

U.S. Economy Makes Record Gains, but Problems Remain: Live Updates

U.S. economic output grew at the fastest pace on record last quarter as businesses began to…

Young and Jobless in Europe: ‘It’s Been Desperate’

The pandemic-induced jobs crisis has fallen disproportionately on generation Covid-19, and the effects may be long…

SCOTUS won’t fast-track appeal over blocking extended deadline for PA mail-in ballots

After a Supreme Court decision, Pennsylvania will count mail-in ballots until Friday after Election Day, despite…

Facing Gap in Pennsylvania, Trump Camp Tries to Make Voting Harder

Trailing in the polls, President Trump and his campaign are pursuing a three-pronged strategy that would…