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DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid for private schools

DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid for private schools

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is pushing ahead with a policy that will steer tens of millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief to private primary sch [...] Read full article: DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid ...→

DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid for private schools

DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid for private schools

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is pushing ahead with a policy that will steer tens of millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief to private primary sch [...] Read full article: DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid ...→

The Latest: UN seeks urgent funding for virus aid transport

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations’ food agency says ít needs immediate funding to prevent a shutdown in late July of the global transport system that has bee [...] Read full article: The Latest: UN seeks urgent funding for ...→

Despite Big Promises, U.S. Has Delivered Limited Aid in Global Virus Response

Despite Big Promises, U.S. Has Delivered Limited Aid in Global Virus Response

The State Department and U.S.A.I.D. have spent a fraction of the humanitarian assistance that Congress approved in March to help curb the coronavirus. Read full article: Despite Big Promises, U.S. Has Delivered...→

Scientist defends Sweden's hotly debated virus strategy

Scientist defends Sweden's hotly debated virus strategy

Sweden's chief epidemiologist on Wednesday defended his country's controversial coronavirus strategy, which avoided a lockdown but resulted in one of the highe [...] Read full article: Scientist defends Sweden's hotly debated...→

UN forced to cut aid to Yemen, even as virus increases need | WTOP

Aid organizations are making an urgent plea for funding to shore up their operations in war-torn Yemen, saying they have already been forced to stop some of th [...] Read full article: UN forced to cut aid to Yemen, even as v...→

DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid for private schools | WTOP

DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid for private schools | WTOP

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is pushing ahead with a policy that will steer tens of millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief to private primary sch [...] Read full article: DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid ...→

Cuomo still defends policy of filling nursing homes with coronavirus patients

Cuomo still defends policy of filling nursing homes with coronavirus patients

A testy Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday again blamed federal guidance — not himself — for New York’s deadly policy of shunting thousands of coronavirus patients [...] Read full article: Cuomo still defends policy of filling nu...→

Nearly 39 million have sought U.S. jobless aid since virus hit, additional 18,000 in Colorado last week

Nearly 39 million have sought U.S. jobless aid since virus hit, additional 18,000 in Colorado last week

More than 2.4 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week in the latest wave of layoffs from the viral outbreak that triggered widespread b [...] Read full article: Nearly 39 million have sought U.S. joble...→

Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as State Sees Majority of Virus Deaths in Nursing Homes

Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as State Sees Majority of Virus Deaths in Nursing Homes

As Illinois has seen a majority of its coronavirus deaths in longterm care facilities — approximately 53% — Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday defended implementing [...] Read full article: Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as S...→

Small Business Loan Program Handed Out Virus Aid to Many Borrowers Twice

Small Business Loan Program Handed Out Virus Aid to Many Borrowers Twice

A technical snafu in a U.S. government system caused many small businesses to receive loans twice or more under a federal aid program to help businesses hurt b [...] Read full article: Small Business Loan Program Handed Out V...→

While Asking for More, States Are Slow to Spend Virus Aid

While Asking for More, States Are Slow to Spend Virus Aid

Many states have yet to spend the federal funding they received more than a month ago to help with soaring costs related to the coronavirus crisis, complicatin [...] Read full article: While Asking for More, States Are Slow t...→

NIH defends funding for Wuhan virus work

NIH defends funding for Wuhan virus work

The National Institutes of Health recently responded to a request for comment on an Australian scientific study that said the coronavirus causing the outbreak [...] Read full article: NIH defends funding for Wuhan virus work...→

Deadlocked Congress shifts virus focus to small business aid

Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to “go big,” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit [...] Read full article: Deadlocked Congress shifts virus focus t...→

Susan Collins' Future May Hinge on More Virus Aid

Susan Collins' Future May Hinge on More Virus Aid

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, earned a political victory by helping write the Paycheck Protection Program measure that was part of the last coronavirus relief p [...] Read full article: Susan Collins' Future May Hinge on More ...→

California Rushes to Aid Virus-Stricken Border Region

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that the state is building a “field medical station” with up to 125 beds to aid a farming region along the Mexican bor [...] Read full article: California Rushes to Aid Virus-Stricken ...→

Marin supervisors approve aid for some virus-infected workers

Marin supervisors approve aid for some virus-infected workers

The program offers help to low-income employees who stand to lose pay if they self-quarantine. Read full article: Marin supervisors approve aid for some v...→

Farmers Get Billions in Virus Aid, and Democrats Are Wary

Farmers Get Billions in Virus Aid, and Democrats Are Wary

As the administration sends up to $16 billion in additional subsidies, critics are concerned that the funds could be used to ensure that the president maintain [...] Read full article: Farmers Get Billions in Virus Aid, and D...→

Senate likely to approve fix for small-business virus aid

A widely supported bill to refine a payroll subsidy program for businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic could soon be on its way to getting signed i [...] Read full article: Senate likely to approve fix for small-b...→

House Approves Changes to Business Virus Aid Subsidy Program

House Approves Changes to Business Virus Aid Subsidy Program

The House gave sweeping bipartisan approval Thursday to legislation to modify a new "paycheck protection" program for businesses that have suffered COVID-relat [...] Read full article: House Approves Changes to Business Virus...→

Cheered by Private Schools, DeVos Demands Public Education Shares Pandemic Aid

Cheered by Private Schools, DeVos Demands Public Education Shares Pandemic Aid

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says she will force public school superintendents to share coronavirus rescue funds with private schools, some of which are fac [...] Read full article: Cheered by Private Schools, DeVos Demand...→

Jaguar Land Rover said to seek U.K. virus aid package

Jaguar Land Rover is seeking temporary funding, tax breaks, research grants and other subsidies, which could bring the total value of the state support to more [...] Read full article: Jaguar Land Rover said to seek U.K. viru...→

Nearly 39 million have sought US jobless aid since virus hit

Nearly 39 million have sought US jobless aid since virus hit

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 2.4 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week in the latest wave of layoffs from the viral outbreak that trig [...] Read full article: Nearly 39 million have sought US jobless...→

The Latest: UN seeks urgent funding for virus aid transport

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations’ food agency says ít needs immediate funding to prevent a shutdown in late July of the global transport system that has bee [...] Read full article: The Latest: UN seeks urgent funding for ...→

Marin supervisors approve aid for some virus-infected workers

Marin supervisors approve aid for some virus-infected workers

The program offers help to low-income employees who stand to lose pay if they self-quarantine. Read full article: Marin supervisors approve aid for some v...→

Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as State Sees Majority of Virus Deaths in Nursing Homes

Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as State Sees Majority of Virus Deaths in Nursing Homes

As Illinois has seen a majority of its coronavirus deaths in longterm care facilities — approximately 53% — Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday defended implementing [...] Read full article: Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as S...→

Despite Big Promises, U.S. Has Delivered Limited Aid in Global Virus Response

Despite Big Promises, U.S. Has Delivered Limited Aid in Global Virus Response

The State Department and U.S.A.I.D. have spent a fraction of the humanitarian assistance that Congress approved in March to help curb the coronavirus. Read full article: Despite Big Promises, U.S. Has Delivered...→

Senate likely to approve fix for small-business virus aid

A widely supported bill to refine a payroll subsidy program for businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic could soon be on its way to getting signed i [...] Read full article: Senate likely to approve fix for small-b...→

Small Business Loan Program Handed Out Virus Aid to Many Borrowers Twice

Small Business Loan Program Handed Out Virus Aid to Many Borrowers Twice

A technical snafu in a U.S. government system caused many small businesses to receive loans twice or more under a federal aid program to help businesses hurt b [...] Read full article: Small Business Loan Program Handed Out V...→

UN forced to cut aid to Yemen, even as virus increases need | WTOP

Aid organizations are making an urgent plea for funding to shore up their operations in war-torn Yemen, saying they have already been forced to stop some of th [...] Read full article: UN forced to cut aid to Yemen, even as v...→

House Approves Changes to Business Virus Aid Subsidy Program

House Approves Changes to Business Virus Aid Subsidy Program

The House gave sweeping bipartisan approval Thursday to legislation to modify a new "paycheck protection" program for businesses that have suffered COVID-relat [...] Read full article: House Approves Changes to Business Virus...→

NIH defends funding for Wuhan virus work

NIH defends funding for Wuhan virus work

The National Institutes of Health recently responded to a request for comment on an Australian scientific study that said the coronavirus causing the outbreak [...] Read full article: NIH defends funding for Wuhan virus work...→

DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid for private schools | WTOP

DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid for private schools | WTOP

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is pushing ahead with a policy that will steer tens of millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief to private primary sch [...] Read full article: DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid ...→

Susan Collins' Future May Hinge on More Virus Aid

Susan Collins' Future May Hinge on More Virus Aid

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, earned a political victory by helping write the Paycheck Protection Program measure that was part of the last coronavirus relief p [...] Read full article: Susan Collins' Future May Hinge on More ...→

Cuomo still defends policy of filling nursing homes with coronavirus patients

Cuomo still defends policy of filling nursing homes with coronavirus patients

A testy Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday again blamed federal guidance — not himself — for New York’s deadly policy of shunting thousands of coronavirus patients [...] Read full article: Cuomo still defends policy of filling nu...→

Nearly 39 million have sought US jobless aid since virus hit

Nearly 39 million have sought US jobless aid since virus hit

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 2.4 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week in the latest wave of layoffs from the viral outbreak that trig [...] Read full article: Nearly 39 million have sought US jobless...→

Farmers Get Billions in Virus Aid, and Democrats Are Wary

Farmers Get Billions in Virus Aid, and Democrats Are Wary

As the administration sends up to $16 billion in additional subsidies, critics are concerned that the funds could be used to ensure that the president maintain [...] Read full article: Farmers Get Billions in Virus Aid, and D...→

Scientist defends Sweden's hotly debated virus strategy

Scientist defends Sweden's hotly debated virus strategy

Sweden's chief epidemiologist on Wednesday defended his country's controversial coronavirus strategy, which avoided a lockdown but resulted in one of the highe [...] Read full article: Scientist defends Sweden's hotly debated...→

While Asking for More, States Are Slow to Spend Virus Aid

While Asking for More, States Are Slow to Spend Virus Aid

Many states have yet to spend the federal funding they received more than a month ago to help with soaring costs related to the coronavirus crisis, complicatin [...] Read full article: While Asking for More, States Are Slow t...→

Cheered by Private Schools, DeVos Demands Public Education Shares Pandemic Aid

Cheered by Private Schools, DeVos Demands Public Education Shares Pandemic Aid

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says she will force public school superintendents to share coronavirus rescue funds with private schools, some of which are fac [...] Read full article: Cheered by Private Schools, DeVos Demand...→

Deadlocked Congress shifts virus focus to small business aid

Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to “go big,” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit [...] Read full article: Deadlocked Congress shifts virus focus t...→

Jaguar Land Rover said to seek U.K. virus aid package

Jaguar Land Rover is seeking temporary funding, tax breaks, research grants and other subsidies, which could bring the total value of the state support to more [...] Read full article: Jaguar Land Rover said to seek U.K. viru...→

California Rushes to Aid Virus-Stricken Border Region

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that the state is building a “field medical station” with up to 125 beds to aid a farming region along the Mexican bor [...] Read full article: California Rushes to Aid Virus-Stricken ...→

Nearly 39 million have sought U.S. jobless aid since virus hit, additional 18,000 in Colorado last week

Nearly 39 million have sought U.S. jobless aid since virus hit, additional 18,000 in Colorado last week

More than 2.4 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week in the latest wave of layoffs from the viral outbreak that triggered widespread b [...] Read full article: Nearly 39 million have sought U.S. joble...→

The Latest: UN seeks urgent funding for virus aid transport

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations’ food agency says ít needs immediate funding to prevent a shutdown in late July of the global transport system that has bee [...] Read full article: The Latest: UN seeks urgent funding for ...→

Marin supervisors approve aid for some virus-infected workers

Marin supervisors approve aid for some virus-infected workers

The program offers help to low-income employees who stand to lose pay if they self-quarantine. Read full article: Marin supervisors approve aid for some v...→

Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as State Sees Majority of Virus Deaths in Nursing Homes

Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as State Sees Majority of Virus Deaths in Nursing Homes

As Illinois has seen a majority of its coronavirus deaths in longterm care facilities — approximately 53% — Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday defended implementing [...] Read full article: Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as S...→

Farmers Get Billions in Virus Aid, and Democrats Are Wary

Farmers Get Billions in Virus Aid, and Democrats Are Wary

As the administration sends up to $16 billion in additional subsidies, critics are concerned that the funds could be used to ensure that the president maintain [...] Read full article: Farmers Get Billions in Virus Aid, and D...→

Despite Big Promises, U.S. Has Delivered Limited Aid in Global Virus Response

Despite Big Promises, U.S. Has Delivered Limited Aid in Global Virus Response

The State Department and U.S.A.I.D. have spent a fraction of the humanitarian assistance that Congress approved in March to help curb the coronavirus. Read full article: Despite Big Promises, U.S. Has Delivered...→

Senate likely to approve fix for small-business virus aid

A widely supported bill to refine a payroll subsidy program for businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic could soon be on its way to getting signed i [...] Read full article: Senate likely to approve fix for small-b...→

Scientist defends Sweden's hotly debated virus strategy

Scientist defends Sweden's hotly debated virus strategy

Sweden's chief epidemiologist on Wednesday defended his country's controversial coronavirus strategy, which avoided a lockdown but resulted in one of the highe [...] Read full article: Scientist defends Sweden's hotly debated...→

Small Business Loan Program Handed Out Virus Aid to Many Borrowers Twice

Small Business Loan Program Handed Out Virus Aid to Many Borrowers Twice

A technical snafu in a U.S. government system caused many small businesses to receive loans twice or more under a federal aid program to help businesses hurt b [...] Read full article: Small Business Loan Program Handed Out V...→

UN forced to cut aid to Yemen, even as virus increases need | WTOP

Aid organizations are making an urgent plea for funding to shore up their operations in war-torn Yemen, saying they have already been forced to stop some of th [...] Read full article: UN forced to cut aid to Yemen, even as v...→

While Asking for More, States Are Slow to Spend Virus Aid

While Asking for More, States Are Slow to Spend Virus Aid

Many states have yet to spend the federal funding they received more than a month ago to help with soaring costs related to the coronavirus crisis, complicatin [...] Read full article: While Asking for More, States Are Slow t...→

House Approves Changes to Business Virus Aid Subsidy Program

House Approves Changes to Business Virus Aid Subsidy Program

The House gave sweeping bipartisan approval Thursday to legislation to modify a new "paycheck protection" program for businesses that have suffered COVID-relat [...] Read full article: House Approves Changes to Business Virus...→

NIH defends funding for Wuhan virus work

NIH defends funding for Wuhan virus work

The National Institutes of Health recently responded to a request for comment on an Australian scientific study that said the coronavirus causing the outbreak [...] Read full article: NIH defends funding for Wuhan virus work...→

Cheered by Private Schools, DeVos Demands Public Education Shares Pandemic Aid

Cheered by Private Schools, DeVos Demands Public Education Shares Pandemic Aid

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says she will force public school superintendents to share coronavirus rescue funds with private schools, some of which are fac [...] Read full article: Cheered by Private Schools, DeVos Demand...→

DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid for private schools | WTOP

DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid for private schools | WTOP

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is pushing ahead with a policy that will steer tens of millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief to private primary sch [...] Read full article: DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid ...→

Deadlocked Congress shifts virus focus to small business aid

Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to “go big,” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit [...] Read full article: Deadlocked Congress shifts virus focus t...→

Susan Collins' Future May Hinge on More Virus Aid

Susan Collins' Future May Hinge on More Virus Aid

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, earned a political victory by helping write the Paycheck Protection Program measure that was part of the last coronavirus relief p [...] Read full article: Susan Collins' Future May Hinge on More ...→

Jaguar Land Rover said to seek U.K. virus aid package

Jaguar Land Rover is seeking temporary funding, tax breaks, research grants and other subsidies, which could bring the total value of the state support to more [...] Read full article: Jaguar Land Rover said to seek U.K. viru...→

Cuomo still defends policy of filling nursing homes with coronavirus patients

Cuomo still defends policy of filling nursing homes with coronavirus patients

A testy Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday again blamed federal guidance — not himself — for New York’s deadly policy of shunting thousands of coronavirus patients [...] Read full article: Cuomo still defends policy of filling nu...→

California Rushes to Aid Virus-Stricken Border Region

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that the state is building a “field medical station” with up to 125 beds to aid a farming region along the Mexican bor [...] Read full article: California Rushes to Aid Virus-Stricken ...→

Nearly 39 million have sought US jobless aid since virus hit

Nearly 39 million have sought US jobless aid since virus hit

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 2.4 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week in the latest wave of layoffs from the viral outbreak that trig [...] Read full article: Nearly 39 million have sought US jobless...→

Nearly 39 million have sought U.S. jobless aid since virus hit, additional 18,000 in Colorado last week

Nearly 39 million have sought U.S. jobless aid since virus hit, additional 18,000 in Colorado last week

More than 2.4 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week in the latest wave of layoffs from the viral outbreak that triggered widespread b [...] Read full article: Nearly 39 million have sought U.S. joble...→