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‘Soggy start to April’: Stocks plunge as coronavirus ravages US and hammers Asian manufacturing

President Donald Trump warned of a "very painful" two weeks to come, and Japanese and South Korean factory activity slowed sharply.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot.

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she has ‘serious questions’ about the national strategic stockpile needed to fight the coronavirus

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she's "fearful" Trump's response to the crisis will "come back to haunt us."
Penguins at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago got to go on a field trip to meet the Beluga whales after it closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The penguins who were let loose in a Chicago aquarium met Beluga whales, and it’s hard to tell who was more starstruck

The whales couldn't take their eyes off the penguins as they explored the empty Shedd Aquarium, which is currently closed to the public.
Danny Gonzalez has made deliveries for Amazon during the coronavirus outbreak.

Amazon delivery drivers share what its like to be on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, including not having time to wash their hands and un...

Amazon workers still make deliveries during the pandemic as public health officials recommend social distancing, and they say they're not protected.

Paul Krugman: The US economy is in a ‘medically induced coma’ and needs massive fiscal aid to weather the coronavirus

"When you consider how much of the economy is being shut down ... $2 trillion isn't nearly enough."
President Donald Trump

Trump says ‘nobody’ could’ve predicted a pandemic like coronavirus. Here are all the times he was warned about it and refused to tak...

Trump ignored multiple warnings about an impending pandemic and gutted the US agencies responsible for responding to such an outbreak.
A hairstylist is transforming her boyfriend into popular pop culture figures like Princess Leia and the Tiger King while they're in quarantine together.

A hairstylist is transforming her boyfriend into characters from Princess Leia to the Tiger King while they’re in quarantine together

Heidi Lee Oley needed someone to practice on after she shut down her hair salon. Her boyfriend Geoff was more than happy to help.

An employee at Tesla’s Gigafactory in Nevada has tested positive for COVID-19

An employee at Tesla's last open factory in North America has tested positive for COVID-19. Tesla has been slow to close operations for coronavirus.
People stand in long lines to buy alcohol at Argonaut Wine and Liquor on March 23, 2020 in Denver, Colorado.

The trauma of the coronavirus pandemic could cause a nationwide spike in substance abuse, experts say

Experts tell Business Insider that COVID-19 could increase alcohol and drug abuse, not just now but in the years to come.