`LIBERATE!’: Trump goads states to lift virus restrictions

WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after laying out a roadmap for gradually reviving economic activity, President Donald Trump is urging his supporters to “LIBERATE” three states led by Democratic governors, in effect encouraging protests against the stay-at-home restrictions against the coronavirus. The president took to Twitter on Friday with the kind of rhetoric some of…

With no New Virus Hotspots, Debate Rages on When to Reopen

Bangkok, Thailand (AP) — A lack of new hotspots in the coronavirus pandemic appears to be holding, fueling debate about how soon authorities could start scaling back social restrictions and reopen economies. While concerns remain over the virus’ fresh spread in places like Japan and Indonesia, nowhere is currently undergoing the explosion in hospitalizations and…