Pennsylvania's coronavirus-related death toll tops 10,000

A day before Thanksgiving, Pennsylvania reached a grim milestone that put into focus the ongoing severity of the coronavirus pandemic. State health officials say more than 10,000 Pennsylvanians have now died of COVID-19.

Dow crests 30,000 points on vaccine hopes, Biden transition

The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time on Nov. 24 as investors were encouraged by the latest progress on developing coronavirus vaccines and news that the transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect Joe Biden will finally begin.

A vaccine won't end the COVID-19 crisis right away, experts say

Many challenges lie ahead — not just the logistical hurdles involved in the biggest vaccination campaign in U.S. history, but public fear and misinformation that could hinder the effort and kick the end of the pandemic further down the road.