Relief funding will soon be on the way to Vermont farms and health care providers hit hard by the coronavirus. The Scott administration Tuesday detailed how millions in federal funds appropriated by the Legislature will make their way into the economy.
While the Vermont Health Department is tracking an apparent outbreak of COVID-19 cases in southern Vermont, some of them won't appear on the state's COVID-19 statistics yet. Our Cat Viglienzoni explains why.
There is a new coronavirus outbreak in the Manchester-Londonderry area. At least 30 presumptive positive tests were confirmed during Gov. Phil Scott's coronavirus press conference Tuesday. Our Olivia Lyons has reaction from town officials and the community.
By JIM MUSTIAN and BERNARD CONDON Associated Press
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing blistering criticism over a report that found no strong link between a controversial state directive that sent thousands of recovering coronavirus patients into nursing homes and some of the nation’s deadliest nursing home outbreaks.
The Trump administration’s rejection of broad Chinese claims to much of the South China Sea came across in Asia as an election-year political move, with some appealing for calm amid fears of greater tensions.
Hundreds of sailors are fighting to save a Navy warship ravaged by fire while the military prepares for the worst: The USS Bonhomme Richard going down in flames, and its million gallons of oil on board spilling into San Diego harbor, resulting in a major environmental disaster.
Mary Trump can talk about the highly critical book she wrote about her uncle, President Donald Trump, over the objections of the president’s brother, a judge ruled Monday as he lifted an order that had blocked her from publicizing or distributing her work.
The federal government on Tuesday carried out its first execution in almost two decades, killing by lethal injection a man convicted of murdering an Arkansas family in a 1990s plot to build a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest.
Politicians and public health leaders have publicly committed to equitably sharing any coronavirus vaccine that works, but the top global initiative to make that happen may allow rich countries to reinforce their own stockpiles while making fewer doses available for poor ones.
A top member of the White House coronavirus task force said Tuesday that “none of us lie” to the public, an accusation President Donald Trump had retweeted, and that while kids need to be back in school as Trump insists, “we have to get the virus under control.”
The Trump administration escalated its actions against China on Monday by stepping squarely into one of the most sensitive regional issues dividing them and rejecting outright nearly all of Beijing’s significant maritime claims in the South China Sea.
A public art project to promote creativity has turned into a running political battle. Our Ike Bendavid first told you about the goals of the mural project in Swanton last month. He follows up with why it has turned divisive.
Some teachers, students and parents are concerned about returning to school this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic. They're pushing for an immediate investment in broadband should classes have to shift back online. Our Calvin Cutler reports.
Vermont's new law on composting has been in effect for about two weeks and some apartment complexes are still waiting to get on board. Meanwhile, there are some supplies for backyard composting that you can't find in many stores now.
Tax Day is quickly approaching. The IRS moved the deadline from April 15 to July 15 because of the coronavirus pandemic. If you are filling out those IRS forms, here are some tips and things to look out for next year.