Latest from Abigail Hauslohner
Jobless claims were filed by 2.1 million Americans last week, raising the 10-week total to more than 40 million.
  • May 28, 2020
  • Podcast
Many counties in rural America face vulnerabilities, as Covid-19 surges across areas that were once spared, reporter Abigail Hauslohner explains. Reporter Aaron Blake weighs in on what this shift means for the president, partisanship and public health.
  • May 28, 2020
Federal officials waived the minimum 75 hours of training required for nursing aides, sparking fears about unqualified people providing care for frail patients.
  • May 28, 2020
Four states have recently considered bills that would criminalize calling the police when crimes haven’t occurred, and a New York assemblyman revived a bill after an incident in Central Park this week.
  • May 27, 2020
As deaths near 100,000, the pandemic that first struck cities now strains counties with acres of farmland, cramped meatpacking plants, isolated prisons and few hospital beds.
  • May 24, 2020
A mother in Portland, Ore., thought she was most at risk for the coronavirus. Her fears became real for her adult son in Utah — and all she could do was stand by for word.
  • May 9, 2020
April's coronavirus death toll surpassed the Vietnam War's, and it tested almost everyone. Yet Americans found ways to come together.
  • May 2, 2020
Behind every reported coronavirus death is a name and a story.
  • Apr 12, 2020
One funeral home is waiting days to open body bags, hoping to diminish the virus’s potency.
  • Apr 10, 2020
New patterns have emerged: Most who died are older than 70, but the disease is also hospitalizing and killing younger Americans. Most victims are men, most also had underlying conditions, and the toll is highest in New York.
  • Mar 26, 2020