Coronavirus Live Updates: With Known U.S. Cases Surging Above 21,000, Pressure for Federal Aid Mounts

Medical officials in a number of states warn of dwindling supplies of crucial gear, like protective equipment, and what they believe will be a vast demand for ventilators. About a quarter of Americans are being asked to stay mostly indoors.

U.S. to send envoy to Saudi Arabia; Texas suggests oil output cuts

The Trump administration plans to send a special energy envoy to Saudi Arabia to work with the kingdom on stabilizing the global oil market, officials said on Friday, as the U.S. scrambles to deal with a price crash so deep that regulators in Texas considered curbing production there for the first time in nearly 50 years.