The nation's most populated state is under a "Stay at Home" lock-down. California's governor, Thursday, ordered his states, residents, to shelter in place and only leave their homes for essential jobs, errands, and some exercise. Drastic measures like these are being put in place in an effort to avoid overwhelming the medical system and to protect those who are most vulnerable to COVID-19, especially the elderly. Reporter Mark Martin recently took a look at what senior living communities are doing to protect their population. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Capitol Hill is not immune to COVID-19. Florida Congressman Mario Diaz Balart and Utah Congressman Ben McAdams released statements Wednesday night saying they've tested positive for the virus. This as lawmakers start to consider a massive economic recovery package--one that would require House representatives to return to Washington to vote on. Capitol Hill correspondent Abigail Robertson is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with the latest on what lawmakers are proposing as a way to pass crucial legislation while remaining in their home states.
COVID-19 has now spread to all 50 states and more than 100 Americans have died. At least 22 states are activating the National Guard and more than three dozen states have canceled public schools. The Coronavirus Task Force is asking young, healthy people to practice social distancing and help protect those who are most vulnerable to the virus. The idea of an extended quarantine is starting to weigh heavy on people's minds. Senior international correspondent George Thomas has already experienced one. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Today will be a "St. Paddy's Day" like no other. For the first time in 258 years, New York's St. Patrick's Day parade has been canceled. Similar celebrations around the world have also shut down because of COVID-19.
Normally, St. Patrick's Day is a widely celebrated holiday of drinking and carousing, but what was it like a thousand years ago when it first started? A new CBN Film, "I am Patrick" is out on DVD today. Eric Philips recently spoke with Jarrod Anderson who wrote, directed and produced the docu-drama. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future is at risk as he leads the battle against COVID-19. Over the weekend, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin chose Blue and White leader Benny Gantz to form the next government. Rivlin spoke with Gantz and Netanyahu about the possibility of forming a national emergency government until the coronavirus crisis has passed. Mideast Bureau Chief Chris Mitchell and Mideast Correspondent Julie Stahl are on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with the latest.
America is starting to feel the full pressure of the Coronavirus pandemic, and it's all happening in an election year. Almost overnight everything has changed for the two candidates vying for the Democratic nomination, and for President Trump, who's hoping to win a second term. Senior political analyst David Brody is on today's CBN News with a look at how COVID-19 has already changed the 2020 presidential race.
There's been a seismic shift in the global church. In the last century, Christianity has exploded in Asia, Africa, and South America. Not only are those churches flourishing, but they're also sending missionaries to the four corners of the earth. Senior international correspondent George Thomas has been covering this story. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Cases of COVID-19 in the US have passed 1,000 according to health officials and lawmakers, businesses, schools, and even political candidates are taking severe measures to contain the spread of the virus. Surgeon General Jerome Adams is on the front lines of the coronavirus fight. This week he spoke with White House correspondent Ben Kennedy about what the American public should know about the virus and the administration's efforts to mitigate its impact. Ben is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Senator Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden square off in six primary states today. African American voters helped deliver Joe Biden's landslide victory last week in South Carolina, kicking off his Super-Tuesday turnaround. However, some analysts believe Democrats take black voters for granted.
CBN News correspondent Charlene Aaron says there's a growing number of African Americans asking the question, "What have the Democrats done for us lately?" Now a movement called "Blexit" is gaining steam and analysts say 2020 could be the year African Americans begin to move away from the Democratic Party. Charlene is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Investors around the world are watching the markets with concern as they all indicate a high probability of recession. Unprecedented lows this morning resulted in the first-ever forced halt on trading, which lasted for 15-minutes. COVID-19 continues to spread within the US, and France has become the second hardest-hit country in Europe after more than a thousand new cases of the virus were reported on Sunday. CBN News contributor Chuck Holton is in Paris. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.