Politics

'We Are All In This Together': Hogan Urges Unity, Obeying Stay-At-Home Order Amid Coronavirus PandemicGov. Larry Hogan is urging Marylanders to follow the state's coronavirus-related stay-at-home order as he predicts the state and the region are the next to be hit hard by the pandemic.
Coronavirus Closings: All Eligible Voters Will Get Absentee Ballot For June Primary; Limited In-Person Voting AvailableThe board released more information Thursday about how it plans to move forward with the election despite the coronavirus pandemic, which already led officials to push it back from its original date of April 28.
Coronavirus Response: Maryland, Surrounding States Have Only Gotten A Fraction Of Requested Medical Supplies, Oversight Committee SaysMaryland and surrounding states have only received a small percentage of the medical supplies they've requested from the Federal Emergency Management Agency amid the coronavirus pandemic, the House Oversight Committee said Thursday.
Coronavirus Latest: Md. Senate President Bill Ferguson, House Speaker Adrienne Jones Oppose Moving June Election To Mail-In OnlyThe leaders of both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly oppose a plan from Gov. Larry Hogan that would change the June 2 primary election to mail-in votes only due to the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Impact: More Than $48M In Federal Funding Allotted For Maryland Communities Dealing With Economic Impacts Of COVID-19The Maryland Congressional Delegation announced more than $48 million in federal funding to support communities affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Latest: Mosby Continues Push For Release Of Non-Violent Inmates As First Cases Of COVID-19 Reported In Correctional FacilitiesIn a statement, Mosby called on Gov. Larry Hogan to come up with a plan to keep inmates safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Business

Coronavirus Latest: Walmart To Limit Number Of Shoppers Allowed Inside Its StoresWalmart will restrict the number of customers they let inside of its stores starting Saturday due to the coronavirus pandemic. 
Coronavirus Latest: Hogan Administration Announces Financial Relief Initiatives For Businesses, Consumers In MarylandGov. Larry Hogan issued an Executive Order and announced a series of financial relief initiatives Friday in an effort to provide assistance to consumers and small businesses who are facing economic hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus Latest: McCormick's Maryland Spice Mill Suspends Operations To Implement 'Safety Procedures'McCormick's Maryland Spice Mill has temporarily suspended operations in order to put coronavirus-related safety procedures into place, the company said Friday.
Coronavirus Closings: Wegmans Stores Limiting Number Of Customers Allowed Inside To Promote Social DistancingWegmans is making a number of changes to its operations amid the coronavirus pandemic, including limiting the number of customers allowed inside stores.
Maryland Economy Among Most Impacted By Coronavirus Pandemic, Study SaysA new survey released by WalletHub ranks the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on the economy of each state across the country. 
LIST: Here's What Equipment Is Critically Needed To Combat COVID-19 In MarylandMaryland is getting ready for a probable surge in coronavirus cases in the state and is in desperate need of some equipment.

Entertainment

Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ Singer Bill Withers Dies At 81Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died from heart complications, his family said in a statement to The Associated Press. He was 81.
Truly Man's Best Friend: 'Wino Dog' Delivers Wine To Customers At Maryland WineryBecause customers aren't allowed to come into the winery, 11-year-old boxer Soda is now delivering wine to thirsty customers. 
DJ Kopec's Live Party Leads To 60K Pound-Chicken Donation To United WaySaturday night was all about giving back for Ellicot City DJ Chris Kopec and his virtual party viewers.
Coronavirus Latest: Maryland Natives Bishme Cromartie, Bresha Webb, Christian Siriano Donate Hundreds Of MasksEven from Los Angeles, fashion designer and Baltimore native Bishme Cromartie is doing what he can to help healthcare staff on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Closings: Pratt Library Offering Online Job Search Help, Tutoring While Buildings Remain ClosedPratt Libraries will remain closed through the state of emergency, library officials announced Friday, but are offering a number of services to help the unemployed find jobs, students with online learning and tutoring and even making 3D printed protective gear for healthcare workers. That's in addition to the eLibrary being operational 24/7.
Coronavirus Impacts: Annapolis Film Festival To Be Streamed Online This YearThe Annapolis Film Festival is now going virtual amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

CBS World News

UN chief praises positive response to global ceasefireU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday​ that over a dozen countries have said they will begin or continue ceasefires.
Nearly 38 million under "stay home" advisory in TokyoTokyo is the scene of nearly-empty streets and many shuttered shops. About 38 million people are under a "stay home" advisory this weekend due to the coronavirus. Ramy Inocencio is there.
Corona beer halts production during coronavirus pandemicThe brewery that produces Corona also announced it is donating 300,000 antibacterial sanitizers made from its beer.
Women in ICE custody plead for release amid pandemicImmigrant women detained in rural Louisiana feel powerless to shield themselves from the rapidly-spreading coronavirus. They're asking the U.S. not to forget about them.
At least 22,000 Americans still stranded abroad over coronavirus crisisMillions of Americans shelter at home amid the coronavirus pandemic, while others remain on foreign shores still hoping to return to the U.S. Cancelled flights, sudden travel restrictions and strict quarantines have all blocked many people from getting back. This week, the State Department warned that time may be running out. Kris Van Cleave speaks to some of the Americans looking for a way to return.
Spain behind U.S. in total number of coronavirus casesSpain now has the second-highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases behind the U.S., while China held a nationwide day of mourning as it gradually brings the disease under control. The United Nations said it will make a decision later in the month as to whether it will postpone September’s General Assembly meeting in New York. Roxana Saberi breaks down the virus’ global impact from the U.K., where the death toll has jumped to over 3,300.