US scientists have hailed a potential breakthrough in the coronavirus fight after a trial showed patients responding to an antiviral drug, fueling global hopes for a return to normal.
The strong quake, which was felt throughout the state, struck shortly before 6pm local time and lasted between 20 and 30 seconds, residents reported. "Yep we felt it too. No reports of damage at this time," the Boise police department said in a tweet. "Stay safe out there Boise. Call us if you need us."
Police estimated the crowd at 2,500, making it one of the largest protests in US states against lockdowns over the past week. In Olympia, hundreds gathered in close quarters on the steps of the capitol building and around a fountain, contravening state and federal health guidelines during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
With the coronavirus pandemic plunging the United States into a recession, decimating small businesses and causing job losses across the country, some local governments are looking for innovative ways to help residents weather the storm.
Trump, who flew back to Washington after a weekend golfing at his Florida resort and having dinner with Brazil's right-wing president, has spent weeks dismissing the seriousness of the threat.
More than half of all US states have reported cases of the coronavirus, which originated in China last year and causes the sometimes deadly respiratory illness COVID-19.
In "Becoming,” Mrs. Obama tells the story of her upbringing, her academic and professional careers , her marriage to Barack Obama, their daughters Malia and Sasha , the 2008 presidential campaign and the election.
Law enforcement instructed lawmakers to retrieve masks from under their seats amid the clashes.
Scientists found that the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease had similar levels of viability outside the body to its predecessor that caused SARS.