US Politics

People at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., form a queue to enter a tent erected to test for coronavirus March 19, 2020. (CNS photo/Andrew Kelly, Reuters)
America Staff March 20, 2020
C.H.A. and the other organizations emphasized the need to increase medical capacity and testing, enhance the national supply of critical medical equipment, protect front-line care providers and technicians and improve coordination in treating patients.
Cyrus Habib March 19, 2020
I have come to believe that, while we certainly continue to need people of good will to serve in elected office, meeting the challenges our country faces will require more than just policy-making.
Zac Davis March 19, 2020
Cyrus Habib is interrupting what had been a rapid political ascent to join the Catholic Church’s largest religious order.
A sign outside of St. Matthew Church in Allouez, Wis., March 13, 2020, reminds people how to take care during the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Sam Lucero, The Compass)
Michael J. O’Loughlin March 16, 2020
Medically, the afflictions are quite different, and AIDS in the early days appears to have been much deadlier than Covid-19 today. Socially, the stigma that affected early cases of H.I.V. and AIDS is largely absent today.
Queues prepared for tourists at the Capitol Visitor Center before organized visits were shut down in Washington, on March 12, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Kevin Clarke March 12, 2020
Archbishop Coakley asked legislators that special consideration be offered “those most vulnerable: the poor, the elderly, the homeless, those in prison or detention facilities, immigrants and refugees, and those with severe underlying health conditions.”
Ryan Di Corpo March 11, 2020
Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki of Milwaukee would not endorse the president's upcoming rally.