Wisconsin's health secretary is warning lawmakers that Medicaid enrollment is expected to increase dramatically due to the coronavirus pandemic, requiring the Legislature to take swift action to bolster the program that serves more than 1 million poor, elderly and disabled people.
Sen. Marco Rubio tweeted that some in the media “can’t contain their glee and delight” that the U.S. had surpassed China in the number of coronavirus cases. ABC's Jonathan Karl says Rubio's tweet was outrageous and hurtful.
Canada has told the U.S. it is is strongly opposed to a Trump administration proposal to put troops at the U.S.-Canada border amid the pandemic and said if it goes ahead it would damage relations between the two longtime allies.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chief rival has been chosen as the new speaker of parliament. Thursday's vote marked an unexpected step that could pave the way to a power-sharing deal between the two men.
Travel is still allowed for anglers wanting to fish during Saturday's trout opener on the Brule River in Wisconsin. However, the DNR is encouraging anglers to fish waterbodies as close to home as possible and in their community.