HEADLINES: • Pelosi and McConnell decline Trump's offer to provide rapid testing for lawmakers • More than 370 workers at Missouri pork plant test positive for coronavirus • Singer Cady Groves dies..
CNN: Customer leaves $1,300 tip to support Texas restaurant on day it reopened after coronavirus shutdown.
A Texas restaurant that reopened after the coronavirus stay-at-home order was lifted got a generous welcome-back gift from a customer who asked to be double-charged, then left a $1,300 tip.
CBS News: US intel thinks China stayed mum on virus early on to grab supplies.
Report obtained by Associated Press shows Bejing tried to stock up as it covered up word on extent of COVID-19 and how contagious it was.
Global News: Drinking alcohol can increase risk of coronavirus infection - WHO.
Not only will alcohol not protect you from the virus, but the World Health Organization said it can actually make you more vulnerable to contracting COVID-19.
Reuters: Trump says up to 100,000 Americans may die from coronavirus.
CBS News: Thousands of people storm California beaches to protest closures.
Governor Gavin Newsom decided to close Orange County beaches after 80,000 people flocked to them during a heatwave last weekend.
CNN: More than 370 workers at a pork plant in Missouri tested positive for coronavirus. All were asymptomatic.
17% of the employees tested are positive for the virus, the CEO of Triumph Foods, said..
Daily Mail: Vladimir Putin's popularity plunges as coronavirus ravages Russia.
Russia is now recording more new infections than any European country..
Bloomberg: Hong Kong Economy Contracts 8.9% in Worst Quarter on Record..
CBS News: Pelosi and McConnell decline Trump's offer to provide rapid testing for lawmakers.
The two leaders issued a rare joint statement to decline the president's offer, made on Twitter Saturday morning.
Sky News: Former Brexit Secretary, David Davis tells Sky News that the government has "made a lot of mistakes" tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, but they are "learning lessons".
Global News: The Canadian Paediatrics Society (CPS) “strongly recommends” that a child’s routine immunization schedule be maintained throughout the pandemic.
BBC News: Ministers in the UK are reportedly considering whether to relax the social distancing rule in workplaces.
Reuters: North Korea defectors criticised over speculation Kim Jong Un was ill or dead
AP: Americans without bank accounts must wait for federal checks.
Millions of U.S. workers without traditional bank accounts must wait weeks for federal relief paper checks during the pandemic. They are disproportionately black and Hispanic and often have little choice but to use expensive check-cashing services.
Bloomberg: Indonesia's tourist arrivals sink to the lowest level since 2009.
NBC News Health: Roche wins U.S. nod for coronavirus antibody test, aims to boost output.
Daily Mail US: Country singer Cady Groves dies aged 30..
ABC News: While many Americans are working from home, farmworkers have continued laboring in fields.
Reuters: Thousands of commuters stream to work as Malaysia lifts coronavirus curbs on movement and businesses for the first time in six weeks.
Daily Caller: Researchers, Lawmakers Cry Foul After Harvard Quietly Edits Study Suggesting Pollution Leads To More COVID Deaths.
Global News: Can coronavirus live on your mail, packages?
“There is no known risk of coronaviruses entering Canada on parcels or packages,” Health Canada says..