Holiday amid pandemic: Americans divided on how to respond

  • Kure Beach Ocean Rescue lifeguard Katy Kelly looks out from a stand at Kure Beach, N.C., Saturday, May 23, 2020. The town lifted the majority of beach restrictions related to the coronavirus on May 15. (Matt Born/The Star-News via AP)

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump visited one of his golf courses Saturday at the start of the Memorial Day weekend as he urges U.S. states to reopen after coronavirus-related lockdowns. Yet many Americans remained cautious as the number of confirmed cases nationwide passed 1.6 million.