Natural disasters

President Donald Trump speaks Mike Herrick, with Putnam County Rescue Squad, as he tours damage from a recent tornado, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Cookeville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 06, 2020 - 2:53 pm
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday toured a neighborhood reduced to rubble by a tornado earlier this week and marveled at “the tremendous heart" he witnessed. He also offered a message for survivors and those who lost family members: “We love them, they're special people," he...
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President Donald Trump speaks Mike Herrick, with Putnam County Rescue Squad, as he tours damage from a recent tornado, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Cookeville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 06, 2020 - 2:40 pm
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday toured a neighborhood reduced to rubble by a tornado earlier this week and marveled at “the tremendous heart" he witnessed. He also offered a message for survivors and those who lost family members: “We love them, they're special people," he...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 1:21 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 3:20 a.m. The United Nations’ top climate change official says her agency won’t hold any physical meetings at its headquarters in Germany or elsewhere until the end of April due to the spread of the new...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 1:06 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 3:05 a.m German airline Lufthansa says it is reducing its capacity in the coming weeks by as much as 50% of pre-coronavirus outbreak levels. Lufthansa and its subsidiaries, including Austrian Airlines and Swiss,...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 12:48 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 2:45 a.m. The United Nations’ climate change agency has postponed a regional conference that was to be held in Uganda in April because of the coronavirus outbreak. The Africa Climate Week was scheduled April 20-...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 12:38 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 2:35 a.m. A federation of labor unions is calling on the U.S. government to issue emergency regulations outlining an employer’s responsibilities to protect workers from infectious diseases. Richard Trumka, the...
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President Donald Trump is greeted by Nashville Mayor John Cooper, second from left, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Trump is in Tennessee to view tornado damage. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 06, 2020 - 12:22 pm
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump is again assuming the role of national consoler as he traveled to Tennessee on Friday to tour neighborhoods where lives and homes were destroyed by tornadoes that swept through parts of the state earlier this week. Trump is touring hart hit...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 11:40 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 1:30 a.m. The White House says it’s considering providing federal support for certain industries hardest hit by the coronavirus. Larry Kudlow, director of the president’s National Economic Council, tells...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 11:24 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 1:15 a.m. At the White House, President Donald Trump has signed a $8.3 billion bill to fight the coronavirus that has rocked financial markets, interrupted travel and killed nearly 3,400 people worldwide. Trump's...
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March 06, 2020 - 10:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will again assume the role of national consoler Friday on a tour of Tennessee neighborhoods where lives and homes were destroyed by tornadoes that swept through parts of the state earlier this week. A twister early Tuesday cut a 2-mile-long (3.2-kilometer-...
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