COVID19

Reopening the country seen as greater risk: POLL

Americans are resistant to re-opening the country, a new ABC News/Ipsos shows.

Americans, by a large 30-point margin, are resistant to re-opening the country now, believing the risk to human life of opening the country outweighs the economic toll of remaining under restrictive lockdowns — a concern that starkly divides along partisan lines, according to a new ABC News/Ipsos released Friday.

Richland One announces graduation plans

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (PRESS RELEASE) – Richland One will hold its high school graduation ceremonies June 2-5 at the district’s football stadiums. Rain dates, if needed, will be June 8-9. Each graduating senior will receive two tickets for family members to attend. No other guests will be admitted into the stadiums. Seniors will walk across the stage to receive their…

Trump White House won’t issue detailed CDC reopening guidelines for states, business

The CDC had drafted guidance but the administration says it's up to states.

As President Donald Trump publicly cheers on efforts to reopen the country and economy, the White House has decided against issuing guidelines drafted to give states and business owners detailed instructions on how to safely do so amid the pandemic, multiple administration officials confirm to ABC News.

Trump to virus victims’ families: ‘I love you’

His comments came in an exclusive interview with ABC's David Muir.

President Donald Trump, criticized for an apparent lack of empathy during the crisis, has a new message for Americans who have lost a loved one to the coronavirus that has killed more than 70,000 people in the United States: “I love you.”

City of Columbia begins Peace of Mind Safe Haven Initiative

Recognizing that our Midlands area health professionals and first responders serve at the forefront in the battle to contain and halt the COVID-19 virus, and in their challenging duties may be exposed to the virus, I have worked with Columbia City Council and the Columbia Police Foundation to give these brave men and women safe havens to go to at the end of their shifts by launching the new Peace of Mind program.