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Yochebed Israel, a certified nursing assistant, poses for a portrait inside her Tampa, Fla. apartment on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Israel's landlord tried to evict her in violation of the CARES Act after she fell behind on rent after contracting COVID-19.  (Ivy Ceballo/Howard Center for Investigative Journalism via AP)

Confusion over eviction ban led to selective enforcement

Sep. 2, 2020 12:08 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Yochebed Israel was the kind of person Congress had in mind when it voted in March to impose a temporary moratorium on many evictions as the coronavirus spread. First, the furnace in her Tampa, Florida, apartment broke and her electric bill rose above $460 a month for five months. She...

FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2020, file photo Scott Atlas, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, speaks at a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington. Trump has announced that Dr. Scott Atlas, a frequent guest on Fox News channel, has joined the White House as a pandemic adviser.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Trump makes call for new White House doctor's virus advice

Aug. 16, 2020 9:59 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has found a new doctor for his coronavirus task force — and this time there's no daylight between them. Trump last week announced that Dr. Scott Atlas, a frequent guest on Fox News Channel, has joined the White House as a pandemic adviser. Atlas, the former...