COVID-19 Pandemic 3/29/2020, 4:00pm

COVID-19 updates: What you need to know about the virus outbreak

Following Indiana's first-ever confirmed illness linked to the virus outbreak, The Daily News has been covering the global pandemic as changes unfold in the Ball State and Muncie communities while also sharing international, national and statewide stories related to the pandemic.

News 3/27/2020, 5:00pm

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic.

News 3/24/2020, 10:00am

5 national stories of the week

Missteps at the nation’s top public agency, coronavirus becoming the 2020 election’s theme, people being forced to work from home, the struggling coal industry and criminal charges against the nation’s largest utility company make up this week’s five national stories.

News 3/23/2020, 1:00pm

Indiana Gov. Holcomb announces 'stay-at-home' order

Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb delivered a statewide address Monday to order Hoosiers remain in their homes except when they are at work or for permitted activities, such as taking care of others, obtaining necessary supplies and for health and safety.

News 3/23/2020, 10:00am

5 international stories of the week

Stories related to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. secretary of state’s visit to Kabul, North Korea test firing missiles, the hanging of four men convicted for a fatal gang rape in India and the death of the last surviving German honored for saving Jews during the Holocaust make up this week’s five international stories.