Newton’s Gevvie Stone paused her medical career to train for the now-postponed Olympics. Now,...

There’s a lot on Gevvie Stone’s mind. Stone, a Newton native, had taken a two-year leave from her residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in order to train for her third Olympic Games. The 34-year-old rower intended on racing in Tokyo before returning to her residency at the end of August.

Rhode Island Is Clamping Down on Those Leaving New York Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Rhode Island's government is clamping down on those leaving New York to find refuge in the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Americans’ Fears About COVID-19 Rise as One-Third of Households Report Job-Related Losses, Survey Finds

Fears about the impact of the novel coronavirus on the health of the U.S. population and economy have risen sharply over the last week as one-third of households reported suffering job-related setbacks, a new survey from the Pew Research Center has found.

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Responds to Trump’s Interview Praise: ‘Did Anyone Show You The Rest...

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow responded to a few rare words of praise from President Donald Trump Friday by pointing out several ways he's personally leading "the worst national response of any industrialized nation in the world."

Mass. public health commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

Massachusetts Public Health Commissioner Dr. Monica Bharel, who had been addressing the media and public alongside top state officials, including Gov. Charlie Baker, about the novel coronavirus outbreak in the commonwealth, announced Friday evening that she has tested positive for the virus.

Justice Department Says Intentional Coronavirus Spreaders Will Be Treated as Terrorists

Those who intentionally spread the novel coronavirus can be charged with terrorism, according to a memo from the U.S. Justice Department.

Lady Gaga’s Father Asks Public to Help Pay His Restaurant Workers Amid COVID-19 Shutdown

A restaurant owned by Lady Gaga's father Joe Germanotta has launched a crowdfunding appeal to help pay his employees amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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The battle against coronavirus is a war being fought on multiple fronts.Outside of emergency rooms, Greater Boston’s hub of biotech and health institutions are also stepping up, offering an array of offense — and defense — from genetic research and tests to a potential vaccine for COVID-19.

Coronavirus Test Approved by FDA Can Issue Results In 5 Minutes, Negative Results...

Abbott Laboratories has won approval for a coronavirus test that can give positive results in just five minutes.

Unemployment claims are soaring due to the coronavirus. Charlie Baker says to avoid this...

Gov. Charlie Baker has a public service announcement for the wave of Massachusetts residents filing for unemployment insurance due to the coronavirus outbreak:

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NY Governor Cuomo Says a Federal Quarantine by Trump Would be a ‘Declaration of...

President Donald Trump on Saturday talked about the possibility of a federal quarantine in the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut because of the massive spread of coronavirus.

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Jayson Tatum scored 28 points, including a go-ahead baseline jumper late in the fourth quarter, and the Celtics prevailed for the sixth time in eight games Thursday night with a 110-107 road victory over the Memphis Grizzles in a satisfying bit of suspended disbelief.

Tokyo Olympics organizers considering July 2021 for opening ceremony

LONDON — The Summer Olympics in Tokyo, postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, will likely open on July 23, 2021, according to people familiar with the matter.