Stradis Healthcare—which distributes medical supplies such as gloves, masks and gowns—estimates that shipments of PPE were delayed by one to three days.
"The Chinese government, when it's acting in China, does not have any affirmative duties under United States law," one legal expert told Newsweek.
In a Gallup poll in early April, just 20 percent of Americans said they would readily resume normal activities once allowed to do so.
"Liberty University has tirelessly attempted to balance the needs of students, employees, and the community," a statement from the university said.
The guidance document prescribes a two-meter distance between commuters and recommends that users of public transportation wear hygienic masks.
The Defense Production Act, a law that controls the distribution of essential supplies in times of emergency, makes it unlawful to engage in price gouging.
The court's ruling is only temporary, and briefings on whether to extend it are expected to be filed over the coming days.
That the integrity of drugs in states' hands would be unreliable is a concern, but Dr. Joel Zivot says that states should be disclosing "if what they have is expired."
The findings, reported in a poll Thursday that was commissioned by Data For Progress, a progressive advocacy group, illustrate just how grave the employment situation is for many Americans in the midst of an unprecedented global health crisis.
Thursday's announcement comes weeks after LaPierre told the board that the COVID-19 pandemic would force him to implement organization-wide adjustments.
"The main thing we want to do as manufacturers, and there are thousands of us across the country, we just want to be able to help people as quickly and efficiently as possible," said Philip McDaniel, co-founder of St. Augustine Distillery in Florida.
The IRS says it is developing a portal for taxpayers to quickly provide the agency with direct deposit information to help facilitate payments.
The city and state correctional programs have taken some proactive measures to reduce the risk of transmission, such as by limiting or suspending visitations.
Milwaukee is operating five in-person voting locations despite having nearly 290,000 registered voters.
"The U.S. has certainly not cut off N-95 exports to Canada or Mexico," a senior Trump administration official told Newsweek one day after the president suggested the opposite.
According to a criminal complaint, Frank Ludlow of West Sussex shipped scores of fake COVID-19 treatment kits to the United States.
As employers adjust to work-from-home requirements, new liabilities can arise that human resources managers have not traditionally had to consider.
In March 2020, the FBI conducted around 3.7 million background checks, more than in any single month since the NICS system was established in 1998.
"We're working seven days a week, 12 hours a day, just to keep up with the public at the door," one gun-store owner told Newsweek.
Forty-two states plus the District of Columbia have thus far enacted measures to close businesses deemed nonessential.
"This is not a generational public health crisis, rather it is a crisis of a magnitude no generation living today has ever seen," Dr. Ross MacDonald wrote.
Any number of transgressions, from further criminal acts to simple oversights, can land an individual serving parole back in prison.
Around 25 states have taken steps to limit or shutter operations at all non-essential businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly half of Americans think a recession will occur due to the outbreak. Jobless claims have already skyrocketed to unprecedented levels at an unimaginable pace.
"There is a constitutional right at issue, and the question is whether states need to have carveouts for those constitutionally protected activities when they issue blanket orders," one legal expert said.
The Pentagon has announced its first case, a Marine stationed at the department's headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.
Industry players have expressed concerns that reorganizing international supply chains amid a global pandemic could do more harm than good.
While the administration has in the past claimed that testing was available to anyone who needed it, this assertion has not been borne out in reality.
According to a statement provided to Newsweek, "Salary adjustments announced today apply to all levels of the organization."