U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said during a stop in Texas Monday that a vaccine against COVID-19 could be ready as soon as the end of this year or early 2021. But he isn’t saying when Americans might be able to get it. (Sept. 28)

AP Domestic

The global death toll from COVID-19 was on the brink of 1 million Monday, less than a year since the new disease was first reported in central China before spreading to Europe, then rocking the U.S.

In what was once the epicenter of the virus, New York reported an uptick in cases over the weekend, seeing its first day with more than 1,000 new cases for the first time since June. Many of the new cases are centered around southern portions of the state and in New York City.

“The key with these clusters is to jump on them quickly,” Gov. Andrew