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In Louisiana, one of the states most devastated by the coronavirus, about 70 percent of the people who have died are African-American, officials announced on Monday, though only a third of the state’s population is black. In the county around Milwaukee, where 27 percent of residents are black, nearly twice as many African-American residents tested …

In a veiled swipe Monday at the Trump administration, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon blamed poor planning for the COVID-19 crisis. In an annual letter to shareholders, Dimon said, “As a nation, we were clearly not equipped for this global pandemic, and the consequences have been devastating.” Dimon predicted a “bad recession” as the fallout. The worst-case …

Stock futures pointed to a Tuesday opening jump in early morning trade, building on a steep rebound in the previous session. At around 5 a.m. ET, futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 639 points, pointing to a gain of more than 569 points at Tuesday’s open. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures also …

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly apologized on Monday for blasting canned aircraft carrier Capt. Brett Crozier as “too naive or too stupid” to command a ship. “Let me be clear, I do not think Captain Brett Crozier is naive nor stupid,” Modly wrote. “I think, and always believed him to be the opposite.” Modly’s about-face …

The momentous decision, handed down Tuesday by Chief Justice Susan Kiefel, ends a five-year legal battle that started when a man in his 30s approached police alleging Pell had abused him as a child in the mid-1990s. At the time, Pell was Vatican Treasurer and the highest ranking Catholic official to ever be publicly accused …

CLOSE A look back at the life of Al Kaline, the Detroit Tigers great, who died on April 6, 2020, at age 85. Detroit Free Press Al Kaline, who in a long and unique Detroit Tigers lifetime grew from youthful batting champion to Hall of Famer to distinguished elder statesman, died Monday afternoon at his …

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he is doubling to $1,000 the maximum fine for violating the state’s strict social distancing rules during the coronavirus outbreak. The reason: Too many New Yorkers aren’t taking the rules seriously, he said. He spoke less than a week before Easter and two days before the start of …

Clockwise from top left: Daveed Diggs, 9-year-old Aubrey, Okieriete Onaodowan, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt. YouTube hide caption toggle caption YouTube Clockwise from top left: Daveed Diggs, 9-year-old Aubrey, Okieriete Onaodowan, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt. YouTube In this era of social distancing, few celebrities have carved out a social media presence as appealing as …

Johnson was taken Sunday evening to the National Health Service hospital, where he spent a “comfortable night” in the National Health Service hospital and “is in good spirits,” said Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who is chairing emergency meetings and briefing the press in Johnson’s absence. The prime minister tweeted Tuesday, “Last night, on the advice …

“It literally is a global jungle that we’re competing in now,” Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas, a Republican, said on “Meet the Press” on Sunday. “I’d like to see a better way, but that’s the reality in which we are.” Gov. J.B. Pritzker of Illinois blasted Trump in an interview on CNN’s “State of the …