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Robert Burns

The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Robert:

Navy fires captain who sought help for virus-stricken ship

WASHINGTON (AP) - The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus on his ship was fired by Navy leaders who said he created a panic by sending his memo pleading for help to too many people. Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said the ship's commander, Capt. Brett Crozier, "demonstrated extremely poor judgment" in the middle of a crisis. He said the… → Read More

States demand ventilators as feds ration limited supply

States are bidding against each other to obtain the desperately needed medical devices from private manufacturers → Read More

Navy fires captain who sought help for virus-stricken ship

The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus was fired Thursday by Navy leaders who said he created a panic by sending his memo pleading for help to too many people → Read More

States demand ventilators as feds ration limited supply

States are bidding against each other to obtain the desperately needed medical devices from private manufacturers → Read More

Navy fires captain who sought help for virus-stricken ship

More than 100 sailors on the ship have tested positive for the virus, but none are hospitalized at this point. → Read More

States demand ventilators as feds ration limited supply

Two weeks ago, the Pentagon promised to make as many as 2,000 military ventilators available as the federal government strains to contend with the coronavirus pandemic. As of Wednesday, less than half had been allocated, despite a desperate need across the country. → Read More

States demand ventilators as feds ration limited supply

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks ago, the Pentagon promised to make as many as 2,000 military ventilators available as the federal government strains to contend with the coronavirus pandemic. As of... → Read More

U.S. Navy Fires Captain Who Sounded the Alarm About Coronavirus Infecting Sailors on His Ship

Navy leaders said Capt. Brett Crozier created a panic by sending his memo pleading for help to too many people. → Read More

'Choppy waters' await Navy as virus strikes aircraft carrier

The Navy, the military service hit hardest by the coronavirus, scrambled Friday to contain its first at-sea outbreak, with at least two dozen infected aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, one of 11 active aircraft carriers whose mission is central to the Pentagon's strategy for deterring war with China → Read More

Virus takes toll on US military as it tries to aid civilians

Training exercises big and small, including one of the largest in Europe since the end of the Cold War, have been curtailed. → Read More

Indianapolis 500 postponed for coronavirus

The Indianapolis 500 has been postponed from May to Aug. 23. → Read More

Indianapolis 500 postponed for coronavirus

The Indianapolis 500 has been postponed from May to Aug. 23. → Read More

Texas Roadhouse CEO gives up salary for rest of year as coronavirus outbreak hurts restaurant industry

As restaurants across the country are losing business because of the coronavirus outbreak, a CEO of a popular chain has decided to stop taking a salary for the remainder of 2020. → Read More

Texas Roadhouse CEO gives up salary for rest of year as coronavirus outbreak hurts restaurant industry

As restaurants across the country are losing business because of the coronavirus outbreak, a CEO of a popular chain has decided to stop taking a salary for the remainder of 2020. → Read More

Coronavirus takes toll on US military as it tries to aid civilians

The coronavirus is taking a growing toll on the U.S. military, and commanders and senior officials are bracing for worse. → Read More

Dyson founder designs new ventilator in 10 days; first ones ready in early April

Founder James Dyson designed the “CoVent” ventilator in just 10 days at the request of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. → Read More

Dyson founder designs new ventilator in 10 days; first ones ready in early April

Founder James Dyson designed the “CoVent” ventilator in just 10 days at the request of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. → Read More

Coronavirus takes toll on US military as it tries to aid civilians

The coronavirus is taking a growing toll on the U.S. military, and commanders and senior officials are bracing for worse. → Read More

US military's role in response to virus outbreak is growing

The Pentagon's role in responding to the coronavirus outbreak in the United States began to rapidly... → Read More

Esper: Pentagon to give respirator masks, ventilators to HHS

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday that the Pentagon will provide civilian health authorities with 5 million respirator masks and 2,000 specialized ventilators to help in a national response to → Read More