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Strict Rules Apply, But Visitors Will Be Allowed Back In New York Nursing Homes

The state issued new guidelines on Friday that require a facility to be virus-free for at least 28 days, limit the number of visitors and require masks and temperature monitoring for visitors.(Image credit: Seth Wenig/AP)

Nearly 6 Years After MH17 Was Shot Down, Dutch Prosecutors Say They Will Sue Russia

Russia has denied any involvement in the 2014 crash of the Malaysian jetliner that killed nearly 300 people. Investigators say it was hit by a Russian-supplied surface-to-air missile.(Image credit: Dominique Faget/AFP via Getty Images)

Trump Commutes Sentence Of Longtime Friend And Adviser Roger Stone

The president has used his clemency power to spare Stone a prison sentence following his conviction in federal court. It's the latest official intercession in a case involving a Trump friend.(Image credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images)

Georgia Governor And The Mayor Of Atlanta In Turf War Over COVID-19 Restrictions

Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms ordered a return to Phase 1 restrictions. But Gov. Brian Kemp quickly pushed back, saying only he has that authority.(Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

3 LAPD Officers Charged Over Allegations They Falsely Identified Gang Members

In a 59-count complaint, they are alleged to have wrongly marked dozens of people as having gang affiliation on field interview cards used by officers on duty.

'In A Fight For Our Lives': Mississippi Issues New Mask Order Amid COVID-19 Spike

Gov. Tate Reeves imposes the order in 13 counties, including those that are home to some of the state's most populous cities. It comes on the same day the state saw more than 1,000 new cases.(Image credit: Rogelio V. Solis/AP)

Anatomy Of A COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory

Conspiracy theories need the right ingredients to take off, and the coronavirus pandemic has been a breeding ground for them. Here's how fear, wealth and social media all play a role.(Image credit: Noam Galai/Getty Images)

PHOTOS: How Hong Kong Reopened Schools — And Why It Closed Them Again

Schools were shut when the novel coronavirus first became a concern. Here's how Hong Kong handled re-opening — and now, a second closing due to a spike in cases.(Image credit: Laurel Chor for NPR)

California Will Release Up To 8,000 Prisoners Due To Coronavirus

Anyone who is eligible for release will be tested for the coronavirus within seven days of their return to society, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says.(Image credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Nation's Pediatricians Walk Back Support For In-Person School

In a new statement made jointly with teachers unions, the American Academy of Pediatrics now says "science and community circumstances must guide decision-making." (Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)

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