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Matthew Broderick’s sister Janet thought coronavirus would kill her

Janet Broderick is just happy to be alive. The older sister of actor Matthew Broderick has survived after becoming critically ill with Covid-19, and is now sharing her story. Broderick, who is a rector at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Beverly Hills, told New York magazine’s Intelligencer that while hospitalized she told herself, “I’m going…MORE

FDA changes course and allows China’s KN95 mask to be used in US

FDA changes course and allows China’s KN95 mask to be used in US

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday changed its position on a sought-after type of respirator from China, the KN95, announcing that the agency will authorize the mask for use in healthcare settings if it meets certain criteria. In response to continued respirator shortages, the FDA issued new guidance, authorizing KN95 respirators if certain…MORE

Pelosi says infrastructure may have to wait past fourth coronavirus bill

Pelosi says infrastructure may have to wait past fourth coronavirus bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that Democrats could put on hold a host of their infrastructure priorities and instead advance a new stimulus measure that mirrors the historic $2.2 trillion stimulus package President Donald Trump signed into law last week. Her comments signal Democrats’ willingness to collaborate on emergency legislation yet again — even…MORE

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin tests positive for coronavirus

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin tests positive for coronavirus

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin announced on Friday that she tested positive for coronavirus after experiencing symptoms a day earlier. “I am OKAY,” Baldwin said in an Instagram post announcing her diagnosis. “It came on suddenly yesterday afternoon. Chills, aches, fever.” Baldwin became the second CNN anchor to test positive for the virus. Chris Cuomo tested…MORE

Trump’s incredible 180 on OPEC, oil and free markets

Trump’s incredible 180 on OPEC, oil and free markets

President Donald Trump has long cast OPEC as an evil force ripping Americans off by not pumping enough oil. Now he’s pleading with Saudi Arabia and Russia to stop pumping so much oil. In the past, Trump has called OPEC a “monopoly” (it’s not) that must be broken up. “They are robbing our country blind,”…MORE