[AP] With no action by Washington, states race to offer virus aid

[CNBC] Los Angeles issues stay-home order as coronavirus cases surge out of control

[Yahoo] The US could face an ‘apocalypse’ by Christmas as COVID-19 cases surge: Dr.

[Reuters] Killing of suspected Iranian nuclear mastermind risks confrontation as Trump exits

[Reuters] Iran’s supreme leader promises retaliation for killing of nuclear scientist

[Reuters] U.S. aircraft carrier deploys to Gulf, Navy says unrelated to ‘specific threats’

[WSJ] Pausing Loan Payments During Coronavirus Is Producing Uneven Results