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Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's other company, payment processing service Square, is withholding between 20 and 30 percent of the money that merchants receive from c [...] Read full article: Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square W...→

Trump defends coronavirus testing comment, says more tests make 'us look like we have more cases'

Trump defends coronavirus testing comment, says more tests make 'us look like we have more cases'

President Trump early Monday morning defended his Saturday night comment about asking "my people" to ease back on coronavirus testing because an increase in te [...] Read full article: Trump defends coronavirus testing commen...→

EEOC: Employers Can’t Make Employees Take Coronavirus Antibody Test

EEOC: Employers Can’t Make Employees Take Coronavirus Antibody Test

The EEOC said on Wednesday that businesses can’t require their employees to take the coronavirus antibody test because it violates the ADA. Read full article: EEOC: Employers Can’t Make Employees Tak...→

Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month for Coronavirus Rent Relief

Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month for Coronavirus Rent Relief

The City of Buena Park will offer financing to help pay rent to families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible households will receive emergency rental a [...] Read full article: Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month...→

Coronavirus spurs calls to change charitable perk, make donors give more each year

Coronavirus spurs calls to change charitable perk, make donors give more each year

Some philanthropists are calling on Congress to change laws allowing full tax breaks for donor advised charity funds without requiring them to give annually li [...] Read full article: Coronavirus spurs calls to change charit...→

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

The federal watchdogs complained in a letter that the Trump administration was limiting their oversight ability. Read full article: Inspectors general ask Congress for help...→

Tattoo parlors look to make their mark once again as coronavirus restrictions ease

Tattoo parlors look to make their mark once again as coronavirus restrictions ease

Black Coffin Tattoo has come back from the dead. The St. Paul tattoo parlor was silent as a graveyard for two months — due to Gov. Tim Walz shutting down non-e [...] Read full article: Tattoo parlors look to make their mark o...→

White House adviser: Trump wants ‘at least $2 trillion’ in next coronavirus relief package

White House adviser: Trump wants ‘at least $2 trillion’ in next coronavirus relief package

Peter Navarro said the White House would also like to see a “critical” payroll tax cut and a focus on bringing manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. in any furth [...] Read full article: White House adviser: Trump wants ‘at lea...→

Potential Biden running mate Harris renews pitch for $2,000 monthly payments during coronavirus pandemic

Potential Biden running mate Harris renews pitch for $2,000 monthly payments during coronavirus pandemic

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Tuesday renewed calls for $2,000 monthly payments to offset the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Potential Biden running mate Harris rene...→

Ed Markey rips Joe Kennedy as ‘progressive-in-name-only’ in heated debate

Ed Markey rips Joe Kennedy as ‘progressive-in-name-only’ in heated debate

The two Massachusetts Democrats clashed in by-far their most contentious debate of the high-profile primary race. Read full article: Ed Markey rips Joe Kennedy as ‘progressi...→

Andover Man Accused Of Coronavirus Relief Fund Fraud Has Disappeared

Andover Man Accused Of Coronavirus Relief Fund Fraud Has Disappeared

David A. Staveley, of Andover, has apparently cut off his GPS monitoring device and disappeared, federal authorities say. Read full article: Andover Man Accused Of Coronavirus Relie...→

‘Coming back and biting us’: US sees coronavirus make a comeback

‘Coming back and biting us’: US sees coronavirus make a comeback

While Illinois cases are lessening, hospital administrators and health care experts are warning that other parts of the U.S. are on the verge of being overwhel [...] Read full article: ‘Coming back and biting us’: US sees cor...→

Young Adults Make Up Nearly Half of California’s New Coronavirus Cases: Study

Young Adults Make Up Nearly Half of California’s New Coronavirus Cases: Study

New data shows a surprising number of those newly diagnosed with COVID-19 in the state are under the age of 35. Read full article: Young Adults Make Up Nearly Half of Cali...→

Ed Markey slammed for disrespecting the American flag

Ed Markey slammed for disrespecting the American flag

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, currently in a heated re-election battle against U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III, scrambled to downplay outrage after the Malden pol p [...] Read full article: Ed Markey slammed for disrespecting the ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Has the coronavirus become more infectious? Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida point to lab experiments, saying it’s clear that the virus [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coron...→

Trump, Senate Republicans delay action on coronavirus relief spending

The White House and its Senate Republican allies have decided to delay action on another massive round of coronavirus spending until July, hopeful that an impr [...] Read full article: Trump, Senate Republicans delay action o...→

Brazil is exhuming graveyards to make room for increased burials amid coronavirus

Brazil is exhuming graveyards to make room for increased burials amid coronavirus

Sao Paulo has started to dig up graveyards to create more space as coronavirus continues to ravage Brazil. Read full article: Brazil is exhuming graveyards to make ro...→

More relief coming for utility customers behind on bill payments

The deal would extend a moratorium on shutoffs and late fees to Sept. 1 for customers behind in bill payments. Read full article: More relief coming for utility customers...→

Experts: Changes To Paycheck Protection Program Offer Relief To Businesses Wounded By Coronavirus Shutdown

Experts: Changes To Paycheck Protection Program Offer Relief To Businesses Wounded By Coronavirus Shutdown

Businesses are in the process of reopening this week, and while many are struggling, some are getting a new boost from federal dollars. Read full article: Experts: Changes To Paycheck Protection ...→

Twin Cities graduates make the best of coronavirus-altered celebrations

Twin Cities graduates make the best of coronavirus-altered celebrations

When her daughter Mariana’s in-person high school graduation ceremony was canceled due to the spread of COVID-19, Andrea Cournoyer got creative. Ahead of Highl [...] Read full article: Twin Cities graduates make the best of c...→

Ed Markey misses key votes on Trump appointees

Ed Markey misses key votes on Trump appointees

Sen. Edward Markey, who has cast himself as a leader in the resistance against President Trump, missed two key votes on controversial Trump appointments that p [...] Read full article: Ed Markey misses key votes on Trump appo...→

Owner Of North Texas Wedding Planning Company Charged With Coronavirus-Relief Fraud

Owner Of North Texas Wedding Planning Company Charged With Coronavirus-Relief Fraud

Fahad Shah, 44, was charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday with wire fraud, false statements to a financial institution and money laundering. Read full article: Owner Of North Texas Wedding Planning Co...→

Florida cities make masks mandatory in wake of coronavirus surge

Florida cities make masks mandatory in wake of coronavirus surge

Florida cities, including Orlando and Tampa, are now requiring residents to wear face masks in public – as the state grapples with a surge in coronavirus cases [...] Read full article: Florida cities make masks mandatory in w...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million federally funded coronavirus relief package

Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million federally funded coronavirus relief package

Gov. J.B. Pritzker joined members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus on Wednesday to highlight more than $900 million in funding for rent and mortgage as [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million...→

The Latest: Study: Coronavirus lockdowns make kids irritable

ROME - A national survey of the psychological impact of coronavirus lockdowns on Italian children has quantified what many parents noticed offhand during weeks [...] Read full article: The Latest: Study: Coronavirus lockdowns...→

Ed Markey, Sheriff Hodgson Round 2 on Twitter

Ed Markey, Sheriff Hodgson Round 2 on Twitter

Bristol Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, a law-and-order Republican, is knocking U.S. Sen. Ed Markey for his disrespect of the American flag by tweeting a photo with th [...] Read full article: Ed Markey, Sheriff Hodgson Round 2 on Tw...→

Charter Schools, Some With Billionaire Benefactors, Tap Coronavirus Relief

Charter Schools, Some With Billionaire Benefactors, Tap Coronavirus Relief

Charter schools, which are publicly funded but privately run, are securing coronavirus relief meant for businesses even as they also benefit from public school [...] Read full article: Charter Schools, Some With Billionaire B...→

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban donates $100G to coronavirus relief fund for black journalists

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban donates $100G to coronavirus relief fund for black journalists

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban announced late last week he’s donating $100,000 to the National Association of Black Journalists’ COVID-19 Relief Fund. Read full article: Mavericks owner Mark Cuban donates $100G...→

Cuomo warns New Yorkers to stay ‘smart’ on coronavirus, before warning revelers: ‘Don’t make me come down there’

Cuomo warns New Yorkers to stay ‘smart’ on coronavirus, before warning revelers: ‘Don’t make me come down there’

As New York phases out of its months-long lockdown in response to the coronavirus crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned New Yorkers on Saturday to stay “smart” on p [...] Read full article: Cuomo warns New Yorkers to stay ‘smart’ ...→

National debt tops $26T, record deficit reported as coronavirus relief spending goes into overdrive

National debt tops $26T, record deficit reported as coronavirus relief spending goes into overdrive

The national debt rose above $26 trillion for the first time this week, as the U.S. government spends at a historic pace while pumping trillions into coronavir [...] Read full article: National debt tops $26T, record deficit ...→

Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocumented Immigrants, Others Left Out of Federal Coronavirus Relief

Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocumented Immigrants, Others Left Out of Federal Coronavirus Relief

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Wednesday a new fund that will give $1,000 per household to Chicago residents – including undocumented immigrants, college stude [...] Read full article: Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocument...→

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle frustrated over coronavirus relief fraud

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle frustrated over coronavirus relief fraud

Lawmakers were frustrated in their attempts Tuesday to learn specifically how a potential fourth phase of coronavirus relief could be protected from fraud and [...] Read full article: Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle f...→

Hassett: Future Coronavirus Relief Will Depend on Jobs Report

Hassett: Future Coronavirus Relief Will Depend on Jobs Report

The odds of another coronavirus relief package are "really close to 100%," but what it involves will depend on if another strong jobs report comes out next mon [...] Read full article: Hassett: Future Coronavirus Relief Will ...→

Colorado coronavirus relief package would help with rent, mortgages, business loans

Colorado coronavirus relief package would help with rent, mortgages, business loans

Colorado Democrats unveiled a broad package of coronavirus relief legislation Thursday that includes rent and mortgage assistance, expanded unemployment benefi [...] Read full article: Colorado coronavirus relief package woul...→

Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic won't make up for massive job losses, economists warn

Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic won't make up for massive job losses, economists warn

The economy is mired in a recession, and any rebound in hiring will likely be painfully slow. Economists foresee unemployment remaining in double-digits throug [...] Read full article: Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic...→

Mass. restaurants need boost from industry relief bill

Mass. restaurants need boost from industry relief bill

Many Massachusetts businesses have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and resulting closures — the restaurant industry was dealt a particularly devastat [...] Read full article: Mass. restaurants need boost from indust...→

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's other company, payment processing service Square, is withholding between 20 and 30 percent of the money that merchants receive from c [...] Read full article: Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square W...→

Owner Of North Texas Wedding Planning Company Charged With Coronavirus-Relief Fraud

Owner Of North Texas Wedding Planning Company Charged With Coronavirus-Relief Fraud

Fahad Shah, 44, was charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday with wire fraud, false statements to a financial institution and money laundering. Read full article: Owner Of North Texas Wedding Planning Co...→

EEOC: Employers Can’t Make Employees Take Coronavirus Antibody Test

EEOC: Employers Can’t Make Employees Take Coronavirus Antibody Test

The EEOC said on Wednesday that businesses can’t require their employees to take the coronavirus antibody test because it violates the ADA. Read full article: EEOC: Employers Can’t Make Employees Tak...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million federally funded coronavirus relief package

Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million federally funded coronavirus relief package

Gov. J.B. Pritzker joined members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus on Wednesday to highlight more than $900 million in funding for rent and mortgage as [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million...→

Young Adults Make Up Nearly Half of California’s New Coronavirus Cases: Study

Young Adults Make Up Nearly Half of California’s New Coronavirus Cases: Study

New data shows a surprising number of those newly diagnosed with COVID-19 in the state are under the age of 35. Read full article: Young Adults Make Up Nearly Half of Cali...→

Coronavirus spurs calls to change charitable perk, make donors give more each year

Coronavirus spurs calls to change charitable perk, make donors give more each year

Some philanthropists are calling on Congress to change laws allowing full tax breaks for donor advised charity funds without requiring them to give annually li [...] Read full article: Coronavirus spurs calls to change charit...→

Ed Markey, Sheriff Hodgson Round 2 on Twitter

Ed Markey, Sheriff Hodgson Round 2 on Twitter

Bristol Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, a law-and-order Republican, is knocking U.S. Sen. Ed Markey for his disrespect of the American flag by tweeting a photo with th [...] Read full article: Ed Markey, Sheriff Hodgson Round 2 on Tw...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Has the coronavirus become more infectious? Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida point to lab experiments, saying it’s clear that the virus [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coron...→

Tattoo parlors look to make their mark once again as coronavirus restrictions ease

Tattoo parlors look to make their mark once again as coronavirus restrictions ease

Black Coffin Tattoo has come back from the dead. The St. Paul tattoo parlor was silent as a graveyard for two months — due to Gov. Tim Walz shutting down non-e [...] Read full article: Tattoo parlors look to make their mark o...→

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban donates $100G to coronavirus relief fund for black journalists

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban donates $100G to coronavirus relief fund for black journalists

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban announced late last week he’s donating $100,000 to the National Association of Black Journalists’ COVID-19 Relief Fund. Read full article: Mavericks owner Mark Cuban donates $100G...→

Brazil is exhuming graveyards to make room for increased burials amid coronavirus

Brazil is exhuming graveyards to make room for increased burials amid coronavirus

Sao Paulo has started to dig up graveyards to create more space as coronavirus continues to ravage Brazil. Read full article: Brazil is exhuming graveyards to make ro...→

National debt tops $26T, record deficit reported as coronavirus relief spending goes into overdrive

National debt tops $26T, record deficit reported as coronavirus relief spending goes into overdrive

The national debt rose above $26 trillion for the first time this week, as the U.S. government spends at a historic pace while pumping trillions into coronavir [...] Read full article: National debt tops $26T, record deficit ...→

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle frustrated over coronavirus relief fraud

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle frustrated over coronavirus relief fraud

Lawmakers were frustrated in their attempts Tuesday to learn specifically how a potential fourth phase of coronavirus relief could be protected from fraud and [...] Read full article: Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle f...→

Andover Man Accused Of Coronavirus Relief Fund Fraud Has Disappeared

Andover Man Accused Of Coronavirus Relief Fund Fraud Has Disappeared

David A. Staveley, of Andover, has apparently cut off his GPS monitoring device and disappeared, federal authorities say. Read full article: Andover Man Accused Of Coronavirus Relie...→

Colorado coronavirus relief package would help with rent, mortgages, business loans

Colorado coronavirus relief package would help with rent, mortgages, business loans

Colorado Democrats unveiled a broad package of coronavirus relief legislation Thursday that includes rent and mortgage assistance, expanded unemployment benefi [...] Read full article: Colorado coronavirus relief package woul...→

Ed Markey misses key votes on Trump appointees

Ed Markey misses key votes on Trump appointees

Sen. Edward Markey, who has cast himself as a leader in the resistance against President Trump, missed two key votes on controversial Trump appointments that p [...] Read full article: Ed Markey misses key votes on Trump appo...→

Mass. restaurants need boost from industry relief bill

Mass. restaurants need boost from industry relief bill

Many Massachusetts businesses have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and resulting closures — the restaurant industry was dealt a particularly devastat [...] Read full article: Mass. restaurants need boost from indust...→

‘Coming back and biting us’: US sees coronavirus make a comeback

‘Coming back and biting us’: US sees coronavirus make a comeback

While Illinois cases are lessening, hospital administrators and health care experts are warning that other parts of the U.S. are on the verge of being overwhel [...] Read full article: ‘Coming back and biting us’: US sees cor...→

Trump defends coronavirus testing comment, says more tests make 'us look like we have more cases'

Trump defends coronavirus testing comment, says more tests make 'us look like we have more cases'

President Trump early Monday morning defended his Saturday night comment about asking "my people" to ease back on coronavirus testing because an increase in te [...] Read full article: Trump defends coronavirus testing commen...→

Florida cities make masks mandatory in wake of coronavirus surge

Florida cities make masks mandatory in wake of coronavirus surge

Florida cities, including Orlando and Tampa, are now requiring residents to wear face masks in public – as the state grapples with a surge in coronavirus cases [...] Read full article: Florida cities make masks mandatory in w...→

Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month for Coronavirus Rent Relief

Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month for Coronavirus Rent Relief

The City of Buena Park will offer financing to help pay rent to families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible households will receive emergency rental a [...] Read full article: Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month...→

The Latest: Study: Coronavirus lockdowns make kids irritable

ROME - A national survey of the psychological impact of coronavirus lockdowns on Italian children has quantified what many parents noticed offhand during weeks [...] Read full article: The Latest: Study: Coronavirus lockdowns...→

Ed Markey slammed for disrespecting the American flag

Ed Markey slammed for disrespecting the American flag

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, currently in a heated re-election battle against U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III, scrambled to downplay outrage after the Malden pol p [...] Read full article: Ed Markey slammed for disrespecting the ...→

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

The federal watchdogs complained in a letter that the Trump administration was limiting their oversight ability. Read full article: Inspectors general ask Congress for help...→

Charter Schools, Some With Billionaire Benefactors, Tap Coronavirus Relief

Charter Schools, Some With Billionaire Benefactors, Tap Coronavirus Relief

Charter schools, which are publicly funded but privately run, are securing coronavirus relief meant for businesses even as they also benefit from public school [...] Read full article: Charter Schools, Some With Billionaire B...→

Trump, Senate Republicans delay action on coronavirus relief spending

The White House and its Senate Republican allies have decided to delay action on another massive round of coronavirus spending until July, hopeful that an impr [...] Read full article: Trump, Senate Republicans delay action o...→

White House adviser: Trump wants ‘at least $2 trillion’ in next coronavirus relief package

White House adviser: Trump wants ‘at least $2 trillion’ in next coronavirus relief package

Peter Navarro said the White House would also like to see a “critical” payroll tax cut and a focus on bringing manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. in any furth [...] Read full article: White House adviser: Trump wants ‘at lea...→

Cuomo warns New Yorkers to stay ‘smart’ on coronavirus, before warning revelers: ‘Don’t make me come down there’

Cuomo warns New Yorkers to stay ‘smart’ on coronavirus, before warning revelers: ‘Don’t make me come down there’

As New York phases out of its months-long lockdown in response to the coronavirus crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned New Yorkers on Saturday to stay “smart” on p [...] Read full article: Cuomo warns New Yorkers to stay ‘smart’ ...→

More relief coming for utility customers behind on bill payments

The deal would extend a moratorium on shutoffs and late fees to Sept. 1 for customers behind in bill payments. Read full article: More relief coming for utility customers...→

Potential Biden running mate Harris renews pitch for $2,000 monthly payments during coronavirus pandemic

Potential Biden running mate Harris renews pitch for $2,000 monthly payments during coronavirus pandemic

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Tuesday renewed calls for $2,000 monthly payments to offset the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Potential Biden running mate Harris rene...→

Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocumented Immigrants, Others Left Out of Federal Coronavirus Relief

Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocumented Immigrants, Others Left Out of Federal Coronavirus Relief

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Wednesday a new fund that will give $1,000 per household to Chicago residents – including undocumented immigrants, college stude [...] Read full article: Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocument...→

Experts: Changes To Paycheck Protection Program Offer Relief To Businesses Wounded By Coronavirus Shutdown

Experts: Changes To Paycheck Protection Program Offer Relief To Businesses Wounded By Coronavirus Shutdown

Businesses are in the process of reopening this week, and while many are struggling, some are getting a new boost from federal dollars. Read full article: Experts: Changes To Paycheck Protection ...→

Ed Markey rips Joe Kennedy as ‘progressive-in-name-only’ in heated debate

Ed Markey rips Joe Kennedy as ‘progressive-in-name-only’ in heated debate

The two Massachusetts Democrats clashed in by-far their most contentious debate of the high-profile primary race. Read full article: Ed Markey rips Joe Kennedy as ‘progressi...→

Hassett: Future Coronavirus Relief Will Depend on Jobs Report

Hassett: Future Coronavirus Relief Will Depend on Jobs Report

The odds of another coronavirus relief package are "really close to 100%," but what it involves will depend on if another strong jobs report comes out next mon [...] Read full article: Hassett: Future Coronavirus Relief Will ...→

Twin Cities graduates make the best of coronavirus-altered celebrations

Twin Cities graduates make the best of coronavirus-altered celebrations

When her daughter Mariana’s in-person high school graduation ceremony was canceled due to the spread of COVID-19, Andrea Cournoyer got creative. Ahead of Highl [...] Read full article: Twin Cities graduates make the best of c...→

Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic won't make up for massive job losses, economists warn

Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic won't make up for massive job losses, economists warn

The economy is mired in a recession, and any rebound in hiring will likely be painfully slow. Economists foresee unemployment remaining in double-digits throug [...] Read full article: Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic...→

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's other company, payment processing service Square, is withholding between 20 and 30 percent of the money that merchants receive from c [...] Read full article: Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square W...→

‘Coming back and biting us’: US sees coronavirus make a comeback

‘Coming back and biting us’: US sees coronavirus make a comeback

While Illinois cases are lessening, hospital administrators and health care experts are warning that other parts of the U.S. are on the verge of being overwhel [...] Read full article: ‘Coming back and biting us’: US sees cor...→

Owner Of North Texas Wedding Planning Company Charged With Coronavirus-Relief Fraud

Owner Of North Texas Wedding Planning Company Charged With Coronavirus-Relief Fraud

Fahad Shah, 44, was charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday with wire fraud, false statements to a financial institution and money laundering. Read full article: Owner Of North Texas Wedding Planning Co...→

Trump defends coronavirus testing comment, says more tests make 'us look like we have more cases'

Trump defends coronavirus testing comment, says more tests make 'us look like we have more cases'

President Trump early Monday morning defended his Saturday night comment about asking "my people" to ease back on coronavirus testing because an increase in te [...] Read full article: Trump defends coronavirus testing commen...→

Florida cities make masks mandatory in wake of coronavirus surge

Florida cities make masks mandatory in wake of coronavirus surge

Florida cities, including Orlando and Tampa, are now requiring residents to wear face masks in public – as the state grapples with a surge in coronavirus cases [...] Read full article: Florida cities make masks mandatory in w...→

EEOC: Employers Can’t Make Employees Take Coronavirus Antibody Test

EEOC: Employers Can’t Make Employees Take Coronavirus Antibody Test

The EEOC said on Wednesday that businesses can’t require their employees to take the coronavirus antibody test because it violates the ADA. Read full article: EEOC: Employers Can’t Make Employees Tak...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million federally funded coronavirus relief package

Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million federally funded coronavirus relief package

Gov. J.B. Pritzker joined members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus on Wednesday to highlight more than $900 million in funding for rent and mortgage as [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million...→

Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month for Coronavirus Rent Relief

Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month for Coronavirus Rent Relief

The City of Buena Park will offer financing to help pay rent to families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible households will receive emergency rental a [...] Read full article: Buena Park Offers Up to $1,000 Per Month...→

Young Adults Make Up Nearly Half of California’s New Coronavirus Cases: Study

Young Adults Make Up Nearly Half of California’s New Coronavirus Cases: Study

New data shows a surprising number of those newly diagnosed with COVID-19 in the state are under the age of 35. Read full article: Young Adults Make Up Nearly Half of Cali...→

The Latest: Study: Coronavirus lockdowns make kids irritable

ROME - A national survey of the psychological impact of coronavirus lockdowns on Italian children has quantified what many parents noticed offhand during weeks [...] Read full article: The Latest: Study: Coronavirus lockdowns...→

Coronavirus spurs calls to change charitable perk, make donors give more each year

Coronavirus spurs calls to change charitable perk, make donors give more each year

Some philanthropists are calling on Congress to change laws allowing full tax breaks for donor advised charity funds without requiring them to give annually li [...] Read full article: Coronavirus spurs calls to change charit...→

Ed Markey slammed for disrespecting the American flag

Ed Markey slammed for disrespecting the American flag

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, currently in a heated re-election battle against U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III, scrambled to downplay outrage after the Malden pol p [...] Read full article: Ed Markey slammed for disrespecting the ...→

Ed Markey, Sheriff Hodgson Round 2 on Twitter

Ed Markey, Sheriff Hodgson Round 2 on Twitter

Bristol Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, a law-and-order Republican, is knocking U.S. Sen. Ed Markey for his disrespect of the American flag by tweeting a photo with th [...] Read full article: Ed Markey, Sheriff Hodgson Round 2 on Tw...→

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

The federal watchdogs complained in a letter that the Trump administration was limiting their oversight ability. Read full article: Inspectors general ask Congress for help...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Has the coronavirus become more infectious? Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida point to lab experiments, saying it’s clear that the virus [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coron...→

Charter Schools, Some With Billionaire Benefactors, Tap Coronavirus Relief

Charter Schools, Some With Billionaire Benefactors, Tap Coronavirus Relief

Charter schools, which are publicly funded but privately run, are securing coronavirus relief meant for businesses even as they also benefit from public school [...] Read full article: Charter Schools, Some With Billionaire B...→

Tattoo parlors look to make their mark once again as coronavirus restrictions ease

Tattoo parlors look to make their mark once again as coronavirus restrictions ease

Black Coffin Tattoo has come back from the dead. The St. Paul tattoo parlor was silent as a graveyard for two months — due to Gov. Tim Walz shutting down non-e [...] Read full article: Tattoo parlors look to make their mark o...→

Trump, Senate Republicans delay action on coronavirus relief spending

The White House and its Senate Republican allies have decided to delay action on another massive round of coronavirus spending until July, hopeful that an impr [...] Read full article: Trump, Senate Republicans delay action o...→

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban donates $100G to coronavirus relief fund for black journalists

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban donates $100G to coronavirus relief fund for black journalists

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban announced late last week he’s donating $100,000 to the National Association of Black Journalists’ COVID-19 Relief Fund. Read full article: Mavericks owner Mark Cuban donates $100G...→

White House adviser: Trump wants ‘at least $2 trillion’ in next coronavirus relief package

White House adviser: Trump wants ‘at least $2 trillion’ in next coronavirus relief package

Peter Navarro said the White House would also like to see a “critical” payroll tax cut and a focus on bringing manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. in any furth [...] Read full article: White House adviser: Trump wants ‘at lea...→

Brazil is exhuming graveyards to make room for increased burials amid coronavirus

Brazil is exhuming graveyards to make room for increased burials amid coronavirus

Sao Paulo has started to dig up graveyards to create more space as coronavirus continues to ravage Brazil. Read full article: Brazil is exhuming graveyards to make ro...→

Cuomo warns New Yorkers to stay ‘smart’ on coronavirus, before warning revelers: ‘Don’t make me come down there’

Cuomo warns New Yorkers to stay ‘smart’ on coronavirus, before warning revelers: ‘Don’t make me come down there’

As New York phases out of its months-long lockdown in response to the coronavirus crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned New Yorkers on Saturday to stay “smart” on p [...] Read full article: Cuomo warns New Yorkers to stay ‘smart’ ...→

More relief coming for utility customers behind on bill payments

The deal would extend a moratorium on shutoffs and late fees to Sept. 1 for customers behind in bill payments. Read full article: More relief coming for utility customers...→

National debt tops $26T, record deficit reported as coronavirus relief spending goes into overdrive

National debt tops $26T, record deficit reported as coronavirus relief spending goes into overdrive

The national debt rose above $26 trillion for the first time this week, as the U.S. government spends at a historic pace while pumping trillions into coronavir [...] Read full article: National debt tops $26T, record deficit ...→

Potential Biden running mate Harris renews pitch for $2,000 monthly payments during coronavirus pandemic

Potential Biden running mate Harris renews pitch for $2,000 monthly payments during coronavirus pandemic

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Tuesday renewed calls for $2,000 monthly payments to offset the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Potential Biden running mate Harris rene...→

Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocumented Immigrants, Others Left Out of Federal Coronavirus Relief

Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocumented Immigrants, Others Left Out of Federal Coronavirus Relief

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Wednesday a new fund that will give $1,000 per household to Chicago residents – including undocumented immigrants, college stude [...] Read full article: Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocument...→

Experts: Changes To Paycheck Protection Program Offer Relief To Businesses Wounded By Coronavirus Shutdown

Experts: Changes To Paycheck Protection Program Offer Relief To Businesses Wounded By Coronavirus Shutdown

Businesses are in the process of reopening this week, and while many are struggling, some are getting a new boost from federal dollars. Read full article: Experts: Changes To Paycheck Protection ...→

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle frustrated over coronavirus relief fraud

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle frustrated over coronavirus relief fraud

Lawmakers were frustrated in their attempts Tuesday to learn specifically how a potential fourth phase of coronavirus relief could be protected from fraud and [...] Read full article: Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle f...→

Ed Markey rips Joe Kennedy as ‘progressive-in-name-only’ in heated debate

Ed Markey rips Joe Kennedy as ‘progressive-in-name-only’ in heated debate

The two Massachusetts Democrats clashed in by-far their most contentious debate of the high-profile primary race. Read full article: Ed Markey rips Joe Kennedy as ‘progressi...→

Hassett: Future Coronavirus Relief Will Depend on Jobs Report

Hassett: Future Coronavirus Relief Will Depend on Jobs Report

The odds of another coronavirus relief package are "really close to 100%," but what it involves will depend on if another strong jobs report comes out next mon [...] Read full article: Hassett: Future Coronavirus Relief Will ...→

Andover Man Accused Of Coronavirus Relief Fund Fraud Has Disappeared

Andover Man Accused Of Coronavirus Relief Fund Fraud Has Disappeared

David A. Staveley, of Andover, has apparently cut off his GPS monitoring device and disappeared, federal authorities say. Read full article: Andover Man Accused Of Coronavirus Relie...→

Twin Cities graduates make the best of coronavirus-altered celebrations

Twin Cities graduates make the best of coronavirus-altered celebrations

When her daughter Mariana’s in-person high school graduation ceremony was canceled due to the spread of COVID-19, Andrea Cournoyer got creative. Ahead of Highl [...] Read full article: Twin Cities graduates make the best of c...→

Colorado coronavirus relief package would help with rent, mortgages, business loans

Colorado coronavirus relief package would help with rent, mortgages, business loans

Colorado Democrats unveiled a broad package of coronavirus relief legislation Thursday that includes rent and mortgage assistance, expanded unemployment benefi [...] Read full article: Colorado coronavirus relief package woul...→

Ed Markey misses key votes on Trump appointees

Ed Markey misses key votes on Trump appointees

Sen. Edward Markey, who has cast himself as a leader in the resistance against President Trump, missed two key votes on controversial Trump appointments that p [...] Read full article: Ed Markey misses key votes on Trump appo...→

Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic won't make up for massive job losses, economists warn

Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic won't make up for massive job losses, economists warn

The economy is mired in a recession, and any rebound in hiring will likely be painfully slow. Economists foresee unemployment remaining in double-digits throug [...] Read full article: Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic...→

Mass. restaurants need boost from industry relief bill

Mass. restaurants need boost from industry relief bill

Many Massachusetts businesses have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and resulting closures — the restaurant industry was dealt a particularly devastat [...] Read full article: Mass. restaurants need boost from indust...→