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Coronavirus: Relief fund established to help vulnerable students, families

The West Contra Costa Education Fund (Ed Fund) and WCCUSD have set a $1.3 million goal for the fund. Read full article: Coronavirus: Relief fund established to ...→

Coronavirus: Relief fund established to help vulnerable students, families

The West Contra Costa Education Fund (Ed Fund) and WCCUSD have set a $1.3 million goal for the fund. Read full article: Coronavirus: Relief fund established to ...→

Native Americans are more vulnerable to coronavirus—less than 3 percent have been tested

Native Americans are more vulnerable to coronavirus—less than 3 percent have been tested

Navajo Nation, the largest Native American territory in the U.S., has the highest per capita infection rate in the country, surpassing that of New York, the wo [...] Read full article: Native Americans are more vulnerable to ...→

Tennessee hospital closed since last June received $121G in federal coronavirus relief: reports

Tennessee hospital closed since last June received $121G in federal coronavirus relief: reports

A debt-ridden Tennessee hospital that’s been shuttered since June 2019 received more than $121,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds, according to reports.  Read full article: Tennessee hospital closed since last Jun...→

Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with $1.3 billion stock sale

Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with $1.3 billion stock sale

Moderna is selling $1.3 billion in stock to help fund its promising new coronavirus vaccine. The biotech firm announced plans to sell 17.6 million shares price [...] Read full article: Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with...→

Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artists Affected By Pandemic

Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artists Affected By Pandemic

The city of Oakland and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced Monday that they have launched a $625,000 relief fund for artists and art workers in Alameda an [...] Read full article: Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artis...→

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free [...] Read full article: Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavir...→

GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choice’ but to vote for Democrats’ $3T coronavirus relief bill

GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choice’ but to vote for Democrats’ $3T coronavirus relief bill

Republican congressman Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., says he has ‘no choice’ but to buck party lines and vote for Democrats’ new $3 trillion coronavirus relief pack [...] Read full article: GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choi...→

SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For Dallas Relief Fund

SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For Dallas Relief Fund

SMU quarterback Shane Buechele is setting an example after he donated $50,000 to Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson's disaster relief fund. Read full article: SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For ...→

Coronavirus pandemic may actually be bringing families together: Devine

Coronavirus pandemic may actually be bringing families together: Devine

When Ramona and Mario Singer had a nasty divorce four years ago, no one thought they would even speak again. Yet now they are sheltering in place at his Florid [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic may actually be bri...→

Coronavirus Update: CSU, UC Students Unlikely To Return To Campus In Fall

Coronavirus Update: CSU, UC Students Unlikely To Return To Campus In Fall

Most of the more than 770,000 students at California's two main university systems, which include several Bay Area campuses, aren't likely to return to campus [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: CSU, UC Students Unl...→

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "take a pause" on coronavirus relief spending

The Senate Majority Leader also said the U.S. needed to "see what's working" and what stimulus measures weren't working. Read full article: Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "tak...→

Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill extends stimulus checks to certain undocumented immigrants

Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill extends stimulus checks to certain undocumented immigrants

The Democrats' new $3 trillion coronavirus relief legislation expands direct payment eligibility to many more people than last time, including some undocumente [...] Read full article: Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill e...→

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats included funding for state and local governments, more direct payments to individuals, money to expand testing and contact tracing, provisions for th [...] Read full article: Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus rel...→

In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt on official coronavirus numbers, say doctors, families

In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt on official coronavirus numbers, say doctors, families

A Chinandega doctor who requested anonymity said she knew of several people who died and were buried within two hours. Read full article: In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt...→

Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top Leaders Push For Bi-Partisan Help 'Getting Our Lives Back'

Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top Leaders Push For Bi-Partisan Help 'Getting Our Lives Back'

New Jersey's senior senator joined the governor's daily COVID-19 briefing to address the big question so many Garden State residents want to know: When will Ne [...] Read full article: Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top...→

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Launch Cash Grant Program To Help Low-Income Families Struggling During Health Pandemic

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Launch Cash Grant Program To Help Low-Income Families Struggling During Health Pandemic

The City of Philadelphia is launching a program to help residents who are struggling financially because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Laun...→

Chinese national charged with trying to steal $20M in coronavirus relief funds

Chinese national charged with trying to steal $20M in coronavirus relief funds

A Chinese national living in New York was charged Thursday with trying to steal more than $20 million in federal Paycheck Protection Programs loans, the bigges [...] Read full article: Chinese national charged with trying to ...→

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Sen. Tom Cotton has introduced legislation that will defund states and localities providing coronavirus relief money to illegal aliens.  Read full article: Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronav...→

Students call on CUNY to freeze tuition during coronavirus pandemic - amNewYork

Undergraduate CUNY students called on the public university's administration to do away with another annual tuition increase given the financial strains Read full article: Students call on CUNY to freeze tuition ...→

Pelosi says

Pelosi says "time is of the essence" to reach deal on next round of coronavirus relief

Pelosi warned that Congress cannot take a pause before passing another relief measure in response to the coronavirus. Read full article: Pelosi says "time is of the essence" to ...→

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed Congress’ biggest coronavirus relief bill yet toward expected House passage Friday, a $3 trillion behemoth they said a belea [...] Read full article: Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill to...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

A $3 trillion package would include billions for struggling states but has been criticized as a “blue-state bailout” by Republican leaders. A test used on Whit [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debat...→

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Democrats on Thursday for using the latest coronavirus relief package as a vehicle to pass a marijuana bill in l [...] Read full article: McConnell rips Democrats for proposing m...→

Funeral director makes sure families get proper goodbyes during coronavirus pandemic

Funeral director makes sure families get proper goodbyes during coronavirus pandemic

A funeral director says he's working hard to keep his business running smoothly while also giving grieiving family members the ability to say goodbye to loved [...] Read full article: Funeral director makes sure families get...→

Universities face another challenge amid coronavirus crisis: Fewer graduate students

Universities face another challenge amid coronavirus crisis: Fewer graduate students

Even before the pandemic, some schools’ graduate enrollment — and revenue — was dropping. The coronavirus now threatens to accelerate the falloff. Read full article: Universities face another challenge amid...→

Marijuana banking bill included in latest coronavirus relief package proposed in House

Marijuana banking bill included in latest coronavirus relief package proposed in House

The latest coronavirus relief bill offered Tuesday contains protections for banks and other financial institutions that work with marijuana businesses in state [...] Read full article: Marijuana banking bill included in lates...→

House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats said Tuesday that they will force a vote Friday on a $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Read full article: House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 tr...→

Five Western States Pact governors ask Congress for $1 trillion in coronavirus relief

Five Western States Pact governors ask Congress for $1 trillion in coronavirus relief

Five Western Democratic governors on Monday asked Congress for $1 trillion in aid to plug the budgetary holes created by the novel coronavirus shutdown. Read full article: Five Western States Pact governors ask C...→

Dallas Students Recreate ‘We Are the World’ to Raise Money for COVID-19 Relief

Dallas Students Recreate ‘We Are the World’ to Raise Money for COVID-19 Relief

A group of rising juniors and seniors, from three Dallas high schools, recreate their version of “We Are The World,” to raise thousands of dollars for COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Dallas Students Recreate ‘We Are the Wor...→

Coronavirus complicates safety for families living together

Coronavirus complicates safety for families living together

At the age of 24, Francy Sandoval has unwittingly become the sole breadwinner for her family, after her mom, dad and brother - a nanny, a painter and a server [...] Read full article: Coronavirus complicates safety for famil...→

George Mason University raises tuition for students, despite coronavirus pandemic | WTOP

George Mason University adopted a new $1.18 billion budget that includes a $450 tuition hike for in-state and out-of-state students. Read full article: George Mason University raises tuition f...→

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

The aid, first proposed last month, will include $16 billion of direct payments to farmers as well as an additional $3 billion food box program through the Dep [...] Read full article: Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief pa...→

Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronavirus Relief to Residents. Here’s How to Apply

Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronavirus Relief to Residents. Here’s How to Apply

The city of Santa Ana approved a $500,000 relief fund for residents who can’t pay their rents due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the city will be awarding se [...] Read full article: Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronaviru...→

Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief after California’s coronavirus budget cuts

Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief after California’s coronavirus budget cuts

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new state budget cuts some housing and homelessness programs he proposed in January, but tries to fill the holes with federal dollars. Read full article: Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief...→

Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronavirus relief bill as White House threatens veto

Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronavirus relief bill as White House threatens veto

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)... Pelos [...] Read full article: Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronaviru...→

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

The new funds, modeled after an Oakland initiative launched in 2018, will help qualifying tenants make their rent payments. Read full article: New coronavirus relief funds launch for ...→

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

The House is expected to vote on the package as soon as Friday, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there is no "urgency." Read full article: GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES ...→

College students behind effort to save farms and get food to families in need

College students behind effort to save farms and get food to families in need

The group has delivered more than 250,000 pounds of food to food banks in three weeks. The goal is 1 million pounds by the end of the month. Read full article: College students behind effort to save f...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

On the same day Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state lawmakers “must convene” to approve a relief package [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature ...→

India's PM announces massive $260B coronavirus relief package

India's PM announces massive $260B coronavirus relief package

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Tuesday that the government will spend more than $260 billion, the equivalent of nearly 10 percent of the country [...] Read full article: India's PM announces massive $260B coron...→

Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M for coronavirus relief efforts in New York

Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M for coronavirus relief efforts in New York

Tina Fey shed tears after announcing that more than $115 million was raised toward supporting New Yorkers impacted by the coroanvirus during a virtual telethon [...] Read full article: Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M...→

Hospitals at center of fight over liability protections in coronavirus relief bill

Hospitals at center of fight over liability protections in coronavirus relief bill

Some hospitals say the legal uncertainty is making them wary of resuming long-stalled elective procedures. Read full article: Hospitals at center of fight over liabil...→

Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronavirus Pandemic Relief

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has donated one of his six Super Bowl championship rings to an auction that raises money to provide meals for those in [...] Read full article: Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronav...→

Native Americans are more vulnerable to coronavirus—less than 3 percent have been tested

Native Americans are more vulnerable to coronavirus—less than 3 percent have been tested

Navajo Nation, the largest Native American territory in the U.S., has the highest per capita infection rate in the country, surpassing that of New York, the wo [...] Read full article: Native Americans are more vulnerable to ...→

George Mason University raises tuition for students, despite coronavirus pandemic | WTOP

George Mason University adopted a new $1.18 billion budget that includes a $450 tuition hike for in-state and out-of-state students. Read full article: George Mason University raises tuition f...→

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Sen. Tom Cotton has introduced legislation that will defund states and localities providing coronavirus relief money to illegal aliens.  Read full article: Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronav...→

Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with $1.3 billion stock sale

Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with $1.3 billion stock sale

Moderna is selling $1.3 billion in stock to help fund its promising new coronavirus vaccine. The biotech firm announced plans to sell 17.6 million shares price [...] Read full article: Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with...→

Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronavirus Relief to Residents. Here’s How to Apply

Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronavirus Relief to Residents. Here’s How to Apply

The city of Santa Ana approved a $500,000 relief fund for residents who can’t pay their rents due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the city will be awarding se [...] Read full article: Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronaviru...→

Pelosi says

Pelosi says "time is of the essence" to reach deal on next round of coronavirus relief

Pelosi warned that Congress cannot take a pause before passing another relief measure in response to the coronavirus. Read full article: Pelosi says "time is of the essence" to ...→

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free [...] Read full article: Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavir...→

Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief after California’s coronavirus budget cuts

Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief after California’s coronavirus budget cuts

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new state budget cuts some housing and homelessness programs he proposed in January, but tries to fill the holes with federal dollars. Read full article: Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

A $3 trillion package would include billions for struggling states but has been criticized as a “blue-state bailout” by Republican leaders. A test used on Whit [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debat...→

SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For Dallas Relief Fund

SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For Dallas Relief Fund

SMU quarterback Shane Buechele is setting an example after he donated $50,000 to Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson's disaster relief fund. Read full article: SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For ...→

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

The new funds, modeled after an Oakland initiative launched in 2018, will help qualifying tenants make their rent payments. Read full article: New coronavirus relief funds launch for ...→

Funeral director makes sure families get proper goodbyes during coronavirus pandemic

Funeral director makes sure families get proper goodbyes during coronavirus pandemic

A funeral director says he's working hard to keep his business running smoothly while also giving grieiving family members the ability to say goodbye to loved [...] Read full article: Funeral director makes sure families get...→

Coronavirus Update: CSU, UC Students Unlikely To Return To Campus In Fall

Coronavirus Update: CSU, UC Students Unlikely To Return To Campus In Fall

Most of the more than 770,000 students at California's two main university systems, which include several Bay Area campuses, aren't likely to return to campus [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: CSU, UC Students Unl...→

College students behind effort to save farms and get food to families in need

College students behind effort to save farms and get food to families in need

The group has delivered more than 250,000 pounds of food to food banks in three weeks. The goal is 1 million pounds by the end of the month. Read full article: College students behind effort to save f...→

Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill extends stimulus checks to certain undocumented immigrants

Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill extends stimulus checks to certain undocumented immigrants

The Democrats' new $3 trillion coronavirus relief legislation expands direct payment eligibility to many more people than last time, including some undocumente [...] Read full article: Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill e...→

House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats said Tuesday that they will force a vote Friday on a $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Read full article: House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 tr...→

Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M for coronavirus relief efforts in New York

Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M for coronavirus relief efforts in New York

Tina Fey shed tears after announcing that more than $115 million was raised toward supporting New Yorkers impacted by the coroanvirus during a virtual telethon [...] Read full article: Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M...→

Five Western States Pact governors ask Congress for $1 trillion in coronavirus relief

Five Western States Pact governors ask Congress for $1 trillion in coronavirus relief

Five Western Democratic governors on Monday asked Congress for $1 trillion in aid to plug the budgetary holes created by the novel coronavirus shutdown. Read full article: Five Western States Pact governors ask C...→

Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top Leaders Push For Bi-Partisan Help 'Getting Our Lives Back'

Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top Leaders Push For Bi-Partisan Help 'Getting Our Lives Back'

New Jersey's senior senator joined the governor's daily COVID-19 briefing to address the big question so many Garden State residents want to know: When will Ne [...] Read full article: Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top...→

Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronavirus Pandemic Relief

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has donated one of his six Super Bowl championship rings to an auction that raises money to provide meals for those in [...] Read full article: Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronav...→

Coronavirus complicates safety for families living together

Coronavirus complicates safety for families living together

At the age of 24, Francy Sandoval has unwittingly become the sole breadwinner for her family, after her mom, dad and brother - a nanny, a painter and a server [...] Read full article: Coronavirus complicates safety for famil...→

Chinese national charged with trying to steal $20M in coronavirus relief funds

Chinese national charged with trying to steal $20M in coronavirus relief funds

A Chinese national living in New York was charged Thursday with trying to steal more than $20 million in federal Paycheck Protection Programs loans, the bigges [...] Read full article: Chinese national charged with trying to ...→

Tennessee hospital closed since last June received $121G in federal coronavirus relief: reports

Tennessee hospital closed since last June received $121G in federal coronavirus relief: reports

A debt-ridden Tennessee hospital that’s been shuttered since June 2019 received more than $121,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds, according to reports.  Read full article: Tennessee hospital closed since last Jun...→

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

The aid, first proposed last month, will include $16 billion of direct payments to farmers as well as an additional $3 billion food box program through the Dep [...] Read full article: Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief pa...→

Students call on CUNY to freeze tuition during coronavirus pandemic - amNewYork

Undergraduate CUNY students called on the public university's administration to do away with another annual tuition increase given the financial strains Read full article: Students call on CUNY to freeze tuition ...→

Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artists Affected By Pandemic

Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artists Affected By Pandemic

The city of Oakland and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced Monday that they have launched a $625,000 relief fund for artists and art workers in Alameda an [...] Read full article: Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artis...→

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed Congress’ biggest coronavirus relief bill yet toward expected House passage Friday, a $3 trillion behemoth they said a belea [...] Read full article: Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill to...→

GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choice’ but to vote for Democrats’ $3T coronavirus relief bill

GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choice’ but to vote for Democrats’ $3T coronavirus relief bill

Republican congressman Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., says he has ‘no choice’ but to buck party lines and vote for Democrats’ new $3 trillion coronavirus relief pack [...] Read full article: GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choi...→

Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronavirus relief bill as White House threatens veto

Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronavirus relief bill as White House threatens veto

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)... Pelos [...] Read full article: Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronaviru...→

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Democrats on Thursday for using the latest coronavirus relief package as a vehicle to pass a marijuana bill in l [...] Read full article: McConnell rips Democrats for proposing m...→

Coronavirus pandemic may actually be bringing families together: Devine

Coronavirus pandemic may actually be bringing families together: Devine

When Ramona and Mario Singer had a nasty divorce four years ago, no one thought they would even speak again. Yet now they are sheltering in place at his Florid [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic may actually be bri...→

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

The House is expected to vote on the package as soon as Friday, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there is no "urgency." Read full article: GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES ...→

Universities face another challenge amid coronavirus crisis: Fewer graduate students

Universities face another challenge amid coronavirus crisis: Fewer graduate students

Even before the pandemic, some schools’ graduate enrollment — and revenue — was dropping. The coronavirus now threatens to accelerate the falloff. Read full article: Universities face another challenge amid...→

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "take a pause" on coronavirus relief spending

The Senate Majority Leader also said the U.S. needed to "see what's working" and what stimulus measures weren't working. Read full article: Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "tak...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

On the same day Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state lawmakers “must convene” to approve a relief package [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature ...→

Marijuana banking bill included in latest coronavirus relief package proposed in House

Marijuana banking bill included in latest coronavirus relief package proposed in House

The latest coronavirus relief bill offered Tuesday contains protections for banks and other financial institutions that work with marijuana businesses in state [...] Read full article: Marijuana banking bill included in lates...→

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats included funding for state and local governments, more direct payments to individuals, money to expand testing and contact tracing, provisions for th [...] Read full article: Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus rel...→

India's PM announces massive $260B coronavirus relief package

India's PM announces massive $260B coronavirus relief package

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Tuesday that the government will spend more than $260 billion, the equivalent of nearly 10 percent of the country [...] Read full article: India's PM announces massive $260B coron...→

In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt on official coronavirus numbers, say doctors, families

In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt on official coronavirus numbers, say doctors, families

A Chinandega doctor who requested anonymity said she knew of several people who died and were buried within two hours. Read full article: In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt...→

Hospitals at center of fight over liability protections in coronavirus relief bill

Hospitals at center of fight over liability protections in coronavirus relief bill

Some hospitals say the legal uncertainty is making them wary of resuming long-stalled elective procedures. Read full article: Hospitals at center of fight over liabil...→

Dallas Students Recreate ‘We Are the World’ to Raise Money for COVID-19 Relief

Dallas Students Recreate ‘We Are the World’ to Raise Money for COVID-19 Relief

A group of rising juniors and seniors, from three Dallas high schools, recreate their version of “We Are The World,” to raise thousands of dollars for COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Dallas Students Recreate ‘We Are the Wor...→

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Launch Cash Grant Program To Help Low-Income Families Struggling During Health Pandemic

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Launch Cash Grant Program To Help Low-Income Families Struggling During Health Pandemic

The City of Philadelphia is launching a program to help residents who are struggling financially because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Laun...→

Native Americans are more vulnerable to coronavirus—less than 3 percent have been tested

Native Americans are more vulnerable to coronavirus—less than 3 percent have been tested

Navajo Nation, the largest Native American territory in the U.S., has the highest per capita infection rate in the country, surpassing that of New York, the wo [...] Read full article: Native Americans are more vulnerable to ...→

Chinese national charged with trying to steal $20M in coronavirus relief funds

Chinese national charged with trying to steal $20M in coronavirus relief funds

A Chinese national living in New York was charged Thursday with trying to steal more than $20 million in federal Paycheck Protection Programs loans, the bigges [...] Read full article: Chinese national charged with trying to ...→

George Mason University raises tuition for students, despite coronavirus pandemic | WTOP

George Mason University adopted a new $1.18 billion budget that includes a $450 tuition hike for in-state and out-of-state students. Read full article: George Mason University raises tuition f...→

Tennessee hospital closed since last June received $121G in federal coronavirus relief: reports

Tennessee hospital closed since last June received $121G in federal coronavirus relief: reports

A debt-ridden Tennessee hospital that’s been shuttered since June 2019 received more than $121,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds, according to reports.  Read full article: Tennessee hospital closed since last Jun...→

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Sen. Tom Cotton has introduced legislation that will defund states and localities providing coronavirus relief money to illegal aliens.  Read full article: Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronav...→

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

The aid, first proposed last month, will include $16 billion of direct payments to farmers as well as an additional $3 billion food box program through the Dep [...] Read full article: Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief pa...→

Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with $1.3 billion stock sale

Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with $1.3 billion stock sale

Moderna is selling $1.3 billion in stock to help fund its promising new coronavirus vaccine. The biotech firm announced plans to sell 17.6 million shares price [...] Read full article: Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with...→

Students call on CUNY to freeze tuition during coronavirus pandemic - amNewYork

Undergraduate CUNY students called on the public university's administration to do away with another annual tuition increase given the financial strains Read full article: Students call on CUNY to freeze tuition ...→

Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronavirus Relief to Residents. Here’s How to Apply

Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronavirus Relief to Residents. Here’s How to Apply

The city of Santa Ana approved a $500,000 relief fund for residents who can’t pay their rents due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the city will be awarding se [...] Read full article: Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronaviru...→

Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artists Affected By Pandemic

Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artists Affected By Pandemic

The city of Oakland and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced Monday that they have launched a $625,000 relief fund for artists and art workers in Alameda an [...] Read full article: Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artis...→

Pelosi says

Pelosi says "time is of the essence" to reach deal on next round of coronavirus relief

Pelosi warned that Congress cannot take a pause before passing another relief measure in response to the coronavirus. Read full article: Pelosi says "time is of the essence" to ...→

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free [...] Read full article: Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavir...→

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed Congress’ biggest coronavirus relief bill yet toward expected House passage Friday, a $3 trillion behemoth they said a belea [...] Read full article: Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill to...→

Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief after California’s coronavirus budget cuts

Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief after California’s coronavirus budget cuts

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new state budget cuts some housing and homelessness programs he proposed in January, but tries to fill the holes with federal dollars. Read full article: Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief...→

GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choice’ but to vote for Democrats’ $3T coronavirus relief bill

GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choice’ but to vote for Democrats’ $3T coronavirus relief bill

Republican congressman Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., says he has ‘no choice’ but to buck party lines and vote for Democrats’ new $3 trillion coronavirus relief pack [...] Read full article: GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choi...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

A $3 trillion package would include billions for struggling states but has been criticized as a “blue-state bailout” by Republican leaders. A test used on Whit [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debat...→

Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronavirus relief bill as White House threatens veto

Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronavirus relief bill as White House threatens veto

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)... Pelos [...] Read full article: Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronaviru...→

SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For Dallas Relief Fund

SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For Dallas Relief Fund

SMU quarterback Shane Buechele is setting an example after he donated $50,000 to Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson's disaster relief fund. Read full article: SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For ...→

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Democrats on Thursday for using the latest coronavirus relief package as a vehicle to pass a marijuana bill in l [...] Read full article: McConnell rips Democrats for proposing m...→

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

The new funds, modeled after an Oakland initiative launched in 2018, will help qualifying tenants make their rent payments. Read full article: New coronavirus relief funds launch for ...→

Coronavirus pandemic may actually be bringing families together: Devine

Coronavirus pandemic may actually be bringing families together: Devine

When Ramona and Mario Singer had a nasty divorce four years ago, no one thought they would even speak again. Yet now they are sheltering in place at his Florid [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic may actually be bri...→

Funeral director makes sure families get proper goodbyes during coronavirus pandemic

Funeral director makes sure families get proper goodbyes during coronavirus pandemic

A funeral director says he's working hard to keep his business running smoothly while also giving grieiving family members the ability to say goodbye to loved [...] Read full article: Funeral director makes sure families get...→

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

The House is expected to vote on the package as soon as Friday, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there is no "urgency." Read full article: GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES ...→

Coronavirus Update: CSU, UC Students Unlikely To Return To Campus In Fall

Coronavirus Update: CSU, UC Students Unlikely To Return To Campus In Fall

Most of the more than 770,000 students at California's two main university systems, which include several Bay Area campuses, aren't likely to return to campus [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: CSU, UC Students Unl...→

Universities face another challenge amid coronavirus crisis: Fewer graduate students

Universities face another challenge amid coronavirus crisis: Fewer graduate students

Even before the pandemic, some schools’ graduate enrollment — and revenue — was dropping. The coronavirus now threatens to accelerate the falloff. Read full article: Universities face another challenge amid...→

College students behind effort to save farms and get food to families in need

College students behind effort to save farms and get food to families in need

The group has delivered more than 250,000 pounds of food to food banks in three weeks. The goal is 1 million pounds by the end of the month. Read full article: College students behind effort to save f...→

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "take a pause" on coronavirus relief spending

The Senate Majority Leader also said the U.S. needed to "see what's working" and what stimulus measures weren't working. Read full article: Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "tak...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

On the same day Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state lawmakers “must convene” to approve a relief package [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature ...→

Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill extends stimulus checks to certain undocumented immigrants

Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill extends stimulus checks to certain undocumented immigrants

The Democrats' new $3 trillion coronavirus relief legislation expands direct payment eligibility to many more people than last time, including some undocumente [...] Read full article: Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill e...→

Marijuana banking bill included in latest coronavirus relief package proposed in House

Marijuana banking bill included in latest coronavirus relief package proposed in House

The latest coronavirus relief bill offered Tuesday contains protections for banks and other financial institutions that work with marijuana businesses in state [...] Read full article: Marijuana banking bill included in lates...→

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats included funding for state and local governments, more direct payments to individuals, money to expand testing and contact tracing, provisions for th [...] Read full article: Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus rel...→

House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats said Tuesday that they will force a vote Friday on a $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Read full article: House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 tr...→

India's PM announces massive $260B coronavirus relief package

India's PM announces massive $260B coronavirus relief package

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Tuesday that the government will spend more than $260 billion, the equivalent of nearly 10 percent of the country [...] Read full article: India's PM announces massive $260B coron...→

Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M for coronavirus relief efforts in New York

Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M for coronavirus relief efforts in New York

Tina Fey shed tears after announcing that more than $115 million was raised toward supporting New Yorkers impacted by the coroanvirus during a virtual telethon [...] Read full article: Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M...→

In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt on official coronavirus numbers, say doctors, families

In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt on official coronavirus numbers, say doctors, families

A Chinandega doctor who requested anonymity said she knew of several people who died and were buried within two hours. Read full article: In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt...→

Five Western States Pact governors ask Congress for $1 trillion in coronavirus relief

Five Western States Pact governors ask Congress for $1 trillion in coronavirus relief

Five Western Democratic governors on Monday asked Congress for $1 trillion in aid to plug the budgetary holes created by the novel coronavirus shutdown. Read full article: Five Western States Pact governors ask C...→

Hospitals at center of fight over liability protections in coronavirus relief bill

Hospitals at center of fight over liability protections in coronavirus relief bill

Some hospitals say the legal uncertainty is making them wary of resuming long-stalled elective procedures. Read full article: Hospitals at center of fight over liabil...→

Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top Leaders Push For Bi-Partisan Help 'Getting Our Lives Back'

Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top Leaders Push For Bi-Partisan Help 'Getting Our Lives Back'

New Jersey's senior senator joined the governor's daily COVID-19 briefing to address the big question so many Garden State residents want to know: When will Ne [...] Read full article: Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top...→

Dallas Students Recreate ‘We Are the World’ to Raise Money for COVID-19 Relief

Dallas Students Recreate ‘We Are the World’ to Raise Money for COVID-19 Relief

A group of rising juniors and seniors, from three Dallas high schools, recreate their version of “We Are The World,” to raise thousands of dollars for COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Dallas Students Recreate ‘We Are the Wor...→

Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronavirus Pandemic Relief

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has donated one of his six Super Bowl championship rings to an auction that raises money to provide meals for those in [...] Read full article: Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronav...→

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Launch Cash Grant Program To Help Low-Income Families Struggling During Health Pandemic

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Launch Cash Grant Program To Help Low-Income Families Struggling During Health Pandemic

The City of Philadelphia is launching a program to help residents who are struggling financially because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Laun...→

Coronavirus complicates safety for families living together

Coronavirus complicates safety for families living together

At the age of 24, Francy Sandoval has unwittingly become the sole breadwinner for her family, after her mom, dad and brother - a nanny, a painter and a server [...] Read full article: Coronavirus complicates safety for famil...→