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House approves changes to business coronavirus aid subsidy program

House approves changes to business coronavirus aid subsidy program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House gave sweeping bipartisan approval Thursday to legislation to modify a new “paycheck protection” program for businesses that have su [...] Read full article: House approves changes to business coron...→

House approves changes to business coronavirus aid subsidy program

House approves changes to business coronavirus aid subsidy program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House gave sweeping bipartisan approval Thursday to legislation to modify a new “paycheck protection” program for businesses that have su [...] Read full article: House approves changes to business coron...→

Trump Will Not Follow NJ Coronavirus Quarantine Order, White House Says

Trump Will Not Follow NJ Coronavirus Quarantine Order, White House Says

The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump will not change his plan to travel to New Jersey this weekend despite a new order by the governor re [...] Read full article: Trump Will Not Follow NJ Coronavirus Qua...→

Top White House economist set to depart amid coronavirus recession

Top White House economist set to depart amid coronavirus recession

The acting chair of the CEA will leave Trump without another senior economist as discussions start about a new economic aid package. Read full article: Top White House economist set to depart ...→

White House Correspondents' Dinner canceled over coronavirus concerns

White House Correspondents' Dinner canceled over coronavirus concerns

The White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) announced Tuesday that its annual dinner has been canceled due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: White House Correspondents' Dinner cance...→

Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, Medium-Sized Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, Medium-Sized Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

​The city has launched Dallas Forward. It brings private and public partners ​together to help with recovery efforts. Read full article: Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, M...→

Barcelona opera house fills seats with thousands of plants in first concert since coronavirus lockdown

Barcelona opera house fills seats with thousands of plants in first concert since coronavirus lockdown

Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu opera house reopened Monday and performed its first concert since the coronavirus lockdown — to an audience that didn’t have [...] Read full article: Barcelona opera house fills seats with t...→

White House 'Scales Back' Coronavirus Temperature Checks

White House 'Scales Back' Coronavirus Temperature Checks

White House visitors no longer have to have their temperatures checked before stepping foot inside, NBC News reports. NBC News reporter Monica Alba tweeted tha [...] Read full article: White House 'Scales Back' Coronavirus Te...→

Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who fights to keep business open under coronavirus

Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who fights to keep business open under coronavirus

Hundreds of people turned out in support of an Oxford gym owner who’s insisting he has the right to stay open — even as the town keeps his building shut down. Read full article: Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who ...→

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts threatened to withhold $100 million of federal funding allocated to any counties in his state that mandate residents wear a face ma [...] Read full article: Nebraska governor threatens to withhold ...→

Debate rages over new lifeline for small business as loan program ends

Debate rages over new lifeline for small business as loan program ends

How to further support small business is shaping up as one of the key questions Congress faces. Read full article: Debate rages over new lifeline for small...→

Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riots can receive free services through new program

Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riots can receive free services through new program

The Minnesota Chamber Foundation announced a program Thursday that will offer free services for businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and recent civi [...] Read full article: Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riot...→

Pritzker offers COVID housing, business-interruption aid

Governor says $900 million will be available to individuals and companies hit by the virus and civil unrest. Read full article: Pritzker offers COVID housing, business-...→

Underfunded NYC nursing home program lead to massive coronavirus death toll

Underfunded NYC nursing home program lead to massive coronavirus death toll

The city and state severely shortchanged a federally-mandated program designed to protect nursing home residents, leading to the disproportionate death toll of [...] Read full article: Underfunded NYC nursing home program lea...→

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

Weeks after the federal government distributed aid to states to help pay for extra costs incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Minnesota Senate has agr [...] Read full article: MN Senate approves distribution of $841 ...→

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

ATLANTA (AP) — Public school students in Georgia would see fewer state standardized tests under a bill passed by the state House, but lawmakers want the state [...] Read full article: Georgia House approves plan to cut state...→

Coronavirus Fears Cancel 2020 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Coronavirus Fears Cancel 2020 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

The White House Correspondents' Association has canceled its annual event for 2020 after postponing the spring dinner this year due to the coronavirus pandemic [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Fears Cancel 2020 White Hous...→

FDA distances itself from White House coronavirus response

FDA distances itself from White House coronavirus response

The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Stephen Hahn told the House Energy and Commerce Committee Tuesday, that only “data and science” will de [...] Read full article: FDA distances itself from White House co...→

White House Correspondents Association bags annual dinner due to coronavirus concerns

White House Correspondents Association bags annual dinner due to coronavirus concerns

The White House Correspondents Association has canceled its annual dinner, saying health concerns during the coronavirus outbreak have made it impossible to ho [...] Read full article: White House Correspondents Association b...→

Trump Backs More Coronavirus Aid for Americans

Trump Backs More Coronavirus Aid for Americans

President Donald Trump on Monday said he supported the idea of giving Americans a second round of financial aid amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Trump Backs More Coronavirus Aid for Ame...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: White House Says It’s Bracing for an Autumn Wave

Coronavirus Live Updates: White House Says It’s Bracing for an Autumn Wave

A top official said the Trump administration was working to replenish the medical stockpile as health experts rejected the president’s view of the pandemic. In [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: White House Sa...→

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

For the first time since 2014, the Minnesota legislature approved an increase in payment rates for the state's child care assistance program. Read full article: MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Rai...→

NJ Gov. Murphy snubs GOP House members asking about coronavirus nursing home policy

NJ Gov. Murphy snubs GOP House members asking about coronavirus nursing home policy

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday opted not to answer questions posed by Republicans on the House Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis about his st [...] Read full article: NJ Gov. Murphy snubs GOP House members a...→

Beacon Hill adjusts small business tax deadlines amid coronavirus pandemic

Beacon Hill adjusts small business tax deadlines amid coronavirus pandemic

Beacon Hill leaders will further delay tax deadlines for small businesses around the state in another step aimed at lessening pressure on those hit hardest by [...] Read full article: Beacon Hill adjusts small business tax d...→

Poll: Americans not buying White House spin on coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic is “a cause for celebration,” but a new poll finds more than half of Americans cal [...] Read full article: Poll: Americans not buying White House s...→

Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Business Owners Hardest

Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Business Owners Hardest

Black-owned businesses have received less from federal stimulus programs, and are more often in hard-hit industries like restaurants or retail. Read full article: Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Business Ow...→

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

The bill would give all eligible residents the opportunity to vote early, allow residents to vote-by-mail, and expand absentee ballot access. Read full article: Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Ad...→

White House steps up effort to downplay coronavirus concerns | WTOP

White House steps up effort to downplay coronavirus concerns | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has long been fond of crafting his own version of the facts. But when he said “if we stop testing right now we’d have ve [...] Read full article: White House steps up effort to downplay ...→

FDA approves system to warn doctors before coronavirus patients deteriorate

FDA approves system to warn doctors before coronavirus patients deteriorate

The Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for US hospitals to employ an Israeli-made system that alerts doctors eight hours be [...] Read full article: FDA approves system to warn doctors befo...→

Pompeo accuses China of 'empty promises' to Africa on coronavirus aid

Pompeo accuses China of 'empty promises' to Africa on coronavirus aid

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized China’s economic policies on aiding African nations during the coronavirus, saying they create patterns of “unsustain [...] Read full article: Pompeo accuses China of 'empty promises'...→

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

As the governor mulls major vetos to next year’s budget, will Alyssa’s Law make the cut? The bill, passed last legislative session, would require all public sc [...] Read full article: Parkland mother hopeful governor approve...→

Trump voices support for a second stimulus check payment as part of next coronavirus aid package

Trump voices support for a second stimulus check payment as part of next coronavirus aid package

"We will be doing another stimulus package. It will be very good, it will be very generous," Trump said Monday in an interview with Scripps. Read full article: Trump voices support for a second stimul...→

White House adviser: Trump administration preparing for possible second wave of coronavirus in the fall

White House adviser: Trump administration preparing for possible second wave of coronavirus in the fall

(CNN) — White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said Sunday that the Trump administration is preparing for the possibility that a second wave of Covid-19 could [...] Read full article: White House adviser: Trump administratio...→

California pub owner faces charge after opening business during coronavirus lock down

California pub owner faces charge after opening business during coronavirus lock down

South Pasadena police received calls about the business being open, Chief Joe Ortiz said, adding that police went to Griffins of Kinsale three or four times th [...] Read full article: California pub owner faces charge after ...→

California sheriff's program suspended after 33 trainees test positive for coronavirus

California sheriff's program suspended after 33 trainees test positive for coronavirus

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department decided to suspend a training program last week after nearly three dozen cadets tested positive for the coronavi [...] Read full article: California sheriff's program suspended a...→

Yelp adds coronavirus safety protocols to business pages

Yelp adds coronavirus safety protocols to business pages

The new section aims to help business owners share details on any operational changes that have been implemented to stem the spread of the virus. Read full article: Yelp adds coronavirus safety protocols t...→

House Republicans Publish Key Findings on How China Lied About Coronavirus

House Republicans Publish Key Findings on How China Lied About Coronavirus

The House Republican report contained damning facts on how China worked to obscure the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: House Republicans Publish Key Findings o...→

Iran’s underground church surfaces, offering aid during coronavirus spike: report

Iran’s underground church surfaces, offering aid during coronavirus spike: report

Christians in Iran say they are risking their lives to aid their neighbors in an already hostile environment known for exporting radical Islamic terrorism, a r [...] Read full article: Iran’s underground church surfaces, offe...→

Montgomery Co. approves $10 million assistance program for child care centers | WTOP

The Montgomery County, Maryland, council signed off on a financial assistance program for child care centers struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Montgomery Co. approves $10 million assi...→

Coronavirus lockdown battered house sales and prices, Realtors report

Coronavirus lockdown battered house sales and prices, Realtors report

Transactions fell 41% to the slowest sales pace since the Great Recession. But signs of a rebound surfaced in the more recent pending sales data. Read full article: Coronavirus lockdown battered house sale...→

Trump Will Not Follow NJ Coronavirus Quarantine Order, White House Says

Trump Will Not Follow NJ Coronavirus Quarantine Order, White House Says

The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump will not change his plan to travel to New Jersey this weekend despite a new order by the governor re [...] Read full article: Trump Will Not Follow NJ Coronavirus Qua...→

Pompeo accuses China of 'empty promises' to Africa on coronavirus aid

Pompeo accuses China of 'empty promises' to Africa on coronavirus aid

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized China’s economic policies on aiding African nations during the coronavirus, saying they create patterns of “unsustain [...] Read full article: Pompeo accuses China of 'empty promises'...→

Coronavirus Fears Cancel 2020 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Coronavirus Fears Cancel 2020 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

The White House Correspondents' Association has canceled its annual event for 2020 after postponing the spring dinner this year due to the coronavirus pandemic [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Fears Cancel 2020 White Hous...→

White House Correspondents' Dinner canceled over coronavirus concerns

White House Correspondents' Dinner canceled over coronavirus concerns

The White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) announced Tuesday that its annual dinner has been canceled due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: White House Correspondents' Dinner cance...→

White House Correspondents Association bags annual dinner due to coronavirus concerns

White House Correspondents Association bags annual dinner due to coronavirus concerns

The White House Correspondents Association has canceled its annual dinner, saying health concerns during the coronavirus outbreak have made it impossible to ho [...] Read full article: White House Correspondents Association b...→

Barcelona opera house fills seats with thousands of plants in first concert since coronavirus lockdown

Barcelona opera house fills seats with thousands of plants in first concert since coronavirus lockdown

Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu opera house reopened Monday and performed its first concert since the coronavirus lockdown — to an audience that didn’t have [...] Read full article: Barcelona opera house fills seats with t...→

White House adviser: Trump administration preparing for possible second wave of coronavirus in the fall

White House adviser: Trump administration preparing for possible second wave of coronavirus in the fall

(CNN) — White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said Sunday that the Trump administration is preparing for the possibility that a second wave of Covid-19 could [...] Read full article: White House adviser: Trump administratio...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: White House Says It’s Bracing for an Autumn Wave

Coronavirus Live Updates: White House Says It’s Bracing for an Autumn Wave

A top official said the Trump administration was working to replenish the medical stockpile as health experts rejected the president’s view of the pandemic. In [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: White House Sa...→

Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who fights to keep business open under coronavirus

Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who fights to keep business open under coronavirus

Hundreds of people turned out in support of an Oxford gym owner who’s insisting he has the right to stay open — even as the town keeps his building shut down. Read full article: Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who ...→

NJ Gov. Murphy snubs GOP House members asking about coronavirus nursing home policy

NJ Gov. Murphy snubs GOP House members asking about coronavirus nursing home policy

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday opted not to answer questions posed by Republicans on the House Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis about his st [...] Read full article: NJ Gov. Murphy snubs GOP House members a...→

California sheriff's program suspended after 33 trainees test positive for coronavirus

California sheriff's program suspended after 33 trainees test positive for coronavirus

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department decided to suspend a training program last week after nearly three dozen cadets tested positive for the coronavi [...] Read full article: California sheriff's program suspended a...→

Poll: Americans not buying White House spin on coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic is “a cause for celebration,” but a new poll finds more than half of Americans cal [...] Read full article: Poll: Americans not buying White House s...→

Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riots can receive free services through new program

Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riots can receive free services through new program

The Minnesota Chamber Foundation announced a program Thursday that will offer free services for businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and recent civi [...] Read full article: Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riot...→

House Republicans Publish Key Findings on How China Lied About Coronavirus

House Republicans Publish Key Findings on How China Lied About Coronavirus

The House Republican report contained damning facts on how China worked to obscure the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: House Republicans Publish Key Findings o...→

Underfunded NYC nursing home program lead to massive coronavirus death toll

Underfunded NYC nursing home program lead to massive coronavirus death toll

The city and state severely shortchanged a federally-mandated program designed to protect nursing home residents, leading to the disproportionate death toll of [...] Read full article: Underfunded NYC nursing home program lea...→

Montgomery Co. approves $10 million assistance program for child care centers | WTOP

The Montgomery County, Maryland, council signed off on a financial assistance program for child care centers struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Montgomery Co. approves $10 million assi...→

White House steps up effort to downplay coronavirus concerns | WTOP

White House steps up effort to downplay coronavirus concerns | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has long been fond of crafting his own version of the facts. But when he said “if we stop testing right now we’d have ve [...] Read full article: White House steps up effort to downplay ...→

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

ATLANTA (AP) — Public school students in Georgia would see fewer state standardized tests under a bill passed by the state House, but lawmakers want the state [...] Read full article: Georgia House approves plan to cut state...→

Top White House economist set to depart amid coronavirus recession

Top White House economist set to depart amid coronavirus recession

The acting chair of the CEA will leave Trump without another senior economist as discussions start about a new economic aid package. Read full article: Top White House economist set to depart ...→

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

As the governor mulls major vetos to next year’s budget, will Alyssa’s Law make the cut? The bill, passed last legislative session, would require all public sc [...] Read full article: Parkland mother hopeful governor approve...→

FDA distances itself from White House coronavirus response

FDA distances itself from White House coronavirus response

The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Stephen Hahn told the House Energy and Commerce Committee Tuesday, that only “data and science” will de [...] Read full article: FDA distances itself from White House co...→

Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, Medium-Sized Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, Medium-Sized Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

​The city has launched Dallas Forward. It brings private and public partners ​together to help with recovery efforts. Read full article: Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, M...→

Trump voices support for a second stimulus check payment as part of next coronavirus aid package

Trump voices support for a second stimulus check payment as part of next coronavirus aid package

"We will be doing another stimulus package. It will be very good, it will be very generous," Trump said Monday in an interview with Scripps. Read full article: Trump voices support for a second stimul...→

Trump Backs More Coronavirus Aid for Americans

Trump Backs More Coronavirus Aid for Americans

President Donald Trump on Monday said he supported the idea of giving Americans a second round of financial aid amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Trump Backs More Coronavirus Aid for Ame...→

White House 'Scales Back' Coronavirus Temperature Checks

White House 'Scales Back' Coronavirus Temperature Checks

White House visitors no longer have to have their temperatures checked before stepping foot inside, NBC News reports. NBC News reporter Monica Alba tweeted tha [...] Read full article: White House 'Scales Back' Coronavirus Te...→

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

For the first time since 2014, the Minnesota legislature approved an increase in payment rates for the state's child care assistance program. Read full article: MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Rai...→

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts threatened to withhold $100 million of federal funding allocated to any counties in his state that mandate residents wear a face ma [...] Read full article: Nebraska governor threatens to withhold ...→

California pub owner faces charge after opening business during coronavirus lock down

California pub owner faces charge after opening business during coronavirus lock down

South Pasadena police received calls about the business being open, Chief Joe Ortiz said, adding that police went to Griffins of Kinsale three or four times th [...] Read full article: California pub owner faces charge after ...→

Beacon Hill adjusts small business tax deadlines amid coronavirus pandemic

Beacon Hill adjusts small business tax deadlines amid coronavirus pandemic

Beacon Hill leaders will further delay tax deadlines for small businesses around the state in another step aimed at lessening pressure on those hit hardest by [...] Read full article: Beacon Hill adjusts small business tax d...→

Debate rages over new lifeline for small business as loan program ends

Debate rages over new lifeline for small business as loan program ends

How to further support small business is shaping up as one of the key questions Congress faces. Read full article: Debate rages over new lifeline for small...→

Yelp adds coronavirus safety protocols to business pages

Yelp adds coronavirus safety protocols to business pages

The new section aims to help business owners share details on any operational changes that have been implemented to stem the spread of the virus. Read full article: Yelp adds coronavirus safety protocols t...→

Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Business Owners Hardest

Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Business Owners Hardest

Black-owned businesses have received less from federal stimulus programs, and are more often in hard-hit industries like restaurants or retail. Read full article: Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Business Ow...→

Pritzker offers COVID housing, business-interruption aid

Governor says $900 million will be available to individuals and companies hit by the virus and civil unrest. Read full article: Pritzker offers COVID housing, business-...→

Iran’s underground church surfaces, offering aid during coronavirus spike: report

Iran’s underground church surfaces, offering aid during coronavirus spike: report

Christians in Iran say they are risking their lives to aid their neighbors in an already hostile environment known for exporting radical Islamic terrorism, a r [...] Read full article: Iran’s underground church surfaces, offe...→

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

The bill would give all eligible residents the opportunity to vote early, allow residents to vote-by-mail, and expand absentee ballot access. Read full article: Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Ad...→

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

Weeks after the federal government distributed aid to states to help pay for extra costs incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Minnesota Senate has agr [...] Read full article: MN Senate approves distribution of $841 ...→

Coronavirus lockdown battered house sales and prices, Realtors report

Coronavirus lockdown battered house sales and prices, Realtors report

Transactions fell 41% to the slowest sales pace since the Great Recession. But signs of a rebound surfaced in the more recent pending sales data. Read full article: Coronavirus lockdown battered house sale...→

FDA approves system to warn doctors before coronavirus patients deteriorate

FDA approves system to warn doctors before coronavirus patients deteriorate

The Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for US hospitals to employ an Israeli-made system that alerts doctors eight hours be [...] Read full article: FDA approves system to warn doctors befo...→

Trump Will Not Follow NJ Coronavirus Quarantine Order, White House Says

Trump Will Not Follow NJ Coronavirus Quarantine Order, White House Says

The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump will not change his plan to travel to New Jersey this weekend despite a new order by the governor re [...] Read full article: Trump Will Not Follow NJ Coronavirus Qua...→

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

ATLANTA (AP) — Public school students in Georgia would see fewer state standardized tests under a bill passed by the state House, but lawmakers want the state [...] Read full article: Georgia House approves plan to cut state...→

Pompeo accuses China of 'empty promises' to Africa on coronavirus aid

Pompeo accuses China of 'empty promises' to Africa on coronavirus aid

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized China’s economic policies on aiding African nations during the coronavirus, saying they create patterns of “unsustain [...] Read full article: Pompeo accuses China of 'empty promises'...→

Top White House economist set to depart amid coronavirus recession

Top White House economist set to depart amid coronavirus recession

The acting chair of the CEA will leave Trump without another senior economist as discussions start about a new economic aid package. Read full article: Top White House economist set to depart ...→

Coronavirus Fears Cancel 2020 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Coronavirus Fears Cancel 2020 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

The White House Correspondents' Association has canceled its annual event for 2020 after postponing the spring dinner this year due to the coronavirus pandemic [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Fears Cancel 2020 White Hous...→

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

As the governor mulls major vetos to next year’s budget, will Alyssa’s Law make the cut? The bill, passed last legislative session, would require all public sc [...] Read full article: Parkland mother hopeful governor approve...→

White House Correspondents' Dinner canceled over coronavirus concerns

White House Correspondents' Dinner canceled over coronavirus concerns

The White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) announced Tuesday that its annual dinner has been canceled due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: White House Correspondents' Dinner cance...→

FDA distances itself from White House coronavirus response

FDA distances itself from White House coronavirus response

The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Stephen Hahn told the House Energy and Commerce Committee Tuesday, that only “data and science” will de [...] Read full article: FDA distances itself from White House co...→

Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, Medium-Sized Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, Medium-Sized Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

​The city has launched Dallas Forward. It brings private and public partners ​together to help with recovery efforts. Read full article: Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, M...→

White House Correspondents Association bags annual dinner due to coronavirus concerns

White House Correspondents Association bags annual dinner due to coronavirus concerns

The White House Correspondents Association has canceled its annual dinner, saying health concerns during the coronavirus outbreak have made it impossible to ho [...] Read full article: White House Correspondents Association b...→

Trump voices support for a second stimulus check payment as part of next coronavirus aid package

Trump voices support for a second stimulus check payment as part of next coronavirus aid package

"We will be doing another stimulus package. It will be very good, it will be very generous," Trump said Monday in an interview with Scripps. Read full article: Trump voices support for a second stimul...→

Barcelona opera house fills seats with thousands of plants in first concert since coronavirus lockdown

Barcelona opera house fills seats with thousands of plants in first concert since coronavirus lockdown

Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu opera house reopened Monday and performed its first concert since the coronavirus lockdown — to an audience that didn’t have [...] Read full article: Barcelona opera house fills seats with t...→

Trump Backs More Coronavirus Aid for Americans

Trump Backs More Coronavirus Aid for Americans

President Donald Trump on Monday said he supported the idea of giving Americans a second round of financial aid amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Trump Backs More Coronavirus Aid for Ame...→

White House adviser: Trump administration preparing for possible second wave of coronavirus in the fall

White House adviser: Trump administration preparing for possible second wave of coronavirus in the fall

(CNN) — White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said Sunday that the Trump administration is preparing for the possibility that a second wave of Covid-19 could [...] Read full article: White House adviser: Trump administratio...→

White House 'Scales Back' Coronavirus Temperature Checks

White House 'Scales Back' Coronavirus Temperature Checks

White House visitors no longer have to have their temperatures checked before stepping foot inside, NBC News reports. NBC News reporter Monica Alba tweeted tha [...] Read full article: White House 'Scales Back' Coronavirus Te...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: White House Says It’s Bracing for an Autumn Wave

Coronavirus Live Updates: White House Says It’s Bracing for an Autumn Wave

A top official said the Trump administration was working to replenish the medical stockpile as health experts rejected the president’s view of the pandemic. In [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: White House Sa...→

Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who fights to keep business open under coronavirus

Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who fights to keep business open under coronavirus

Hundreds of people turned out in support of an Oxford gym owner who’s insisting he has the right to stay open — even as the town keeps his building shut down. Read full article: Hundreds rally for Oxford gym owner who ...→

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

For the first time since 2014, the Minnesota legislature approved an increase in payment rates for the state's child care assistance program. Read full article: MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Rai...→

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts threatened to withhold $100 million of federal funding allocated to any counties in his state that mandate residents wear a face ma [...] Read full article: Nebraska governor threatens to withhold ...→

NJ Gov. Murphy snubs GOP House members asking about coronavirus nursing home policy

NJ Gov. Murphy snubs GOP House members asking about coronavirus nursing home policy

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday opted not to answer questions posed by Republicans on the House Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis about his st [...] Read full article: NJ Gov. Murphy snubs GOP House members a...→

California pub owner faces charge after opening business during coronavirus lock down

California pub owner faces charge after opening business during coronavirus lock down

South Pasadena police received calls about the business being open, Chief Joe Ortiz said, adding that police went to Griffins of Kinsale three or four times th [...] Read full article: California pub owner faces charge after ...→

Beacon Hill adjusts small business tax deadlines amid coronavirus pandemic

Beacon Hill adjusts small business tax deadlines amid coronavirus pandemic

Beacon Hill leaders will further delay tax deadlines for small businesses around the state in another step aimed at lessening pressure on those hit hardest by [...] Read full article: Beacon Hill adjusts small business tax d...→

California sheriff's program suspended after 33 trainees test positive for coronavirus

California sheriff's program suspended after 33 trainees test positive for coronavirus

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department decided to suspend a training program last week after nearly three dozen cadets tested positive for the coronavi [...] Read full article: California sheriff's program suspended a...→

Debate rages over new lifeline for small business as loan program ends

Debate rages over new lifeline for small business as loan program ends

How to further support small business is shaping up as one of the key questions Congress faces. Read full article: Debate rages over new lifeline for small...→

Poll: Americans not buying White House spin on coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic is “a cause for celebration,” but a new poll finds more than half of Americans cal [...] Read full article: Poll: Americans not buying White House s...→

Yelp adds coronavirus safety protocols to business pages

Yelp adds coronavirus safety protocols to business pages

The new section aims to help business owners share details on any operational changes that have been implemented to stem the spread of the virus. Read full article: Yelp adds coronavirus safety protocols t...→

Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riots can receive free services through new program

Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riots can receive free services through new program

The Minnesota Chamber Foundation announced a program Thursday that will offer free services for businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and recent civi [...] Read full article: Businesses impacted by coronavirus, riot...→

Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Business Owners Hardest

Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Business Owners Hardest

Black-owned businesses have received less from federal stimulus programs, and are more often in hard-hit industries like restaurants or retail. Read full article: Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Business Ow...→

House Republicans Publish Key Findings on How China Lied About Coronavirus

House Republicans Publish Key Findings on How China Lied About Coronavirus

The House Republican report contained damning facts on how China worked to obscure the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: House Republicans Publish Key Findings o...→

Pritzker offers COVID housing, business-interruption aid

Governor says $900 million will be available to individuals and companies hit by the virus and civil unrest. Read full article: Pritzker offers COVID housing, business-...→

Iran’s underground church surfaces, offering aid during coronavirus spike: report

Iran’s underground church surfaces, offering aid during coronavirus spike: report

Christians in Iran say they are risking their lives to aid their neighbors in an already hostile environment known for exporting radical Islamic terrorism, a r [...] Read full article: Iran’s underground church surfaces, offe...→

Underfunded NYC nursing home program lead to massive coronavirus death toll

Underfunded NYC nursing home program lead to massive coronavirus death toll

The city and state severely shortchanged a federally-mandated program designed to protect nursing home residents, leading to the disproportionate death toll of [...] Read full article: Underfunded NYC nursing home program lea...→

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

The bill would give all eligible residents the opportunity to vote early, allow residents to vote-by-mail, and expand absentee ballot access. Read full article: Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Ad...→

Montgomery Co. approves $10 million assistance program for child care centers | WTOP

The Montgomery County, Maryland, council signed off on a financial assistance program for child care centers struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Montgomery Co. approves $10 million assi...→

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

Weeks after the federal government distributed aid to states to help pay for extra costs incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Minnesota Senate has agr [...] Read full article: MN Senate approves distribution of $841 ...→

White House steps up effort to downplay coronavirus concerns | WTOP

White House steps up effort to downplay coronavirus concerns | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has long been fond of crafting his own version of the facts. But when he said “if we stop testing right now we’d have ve [...] Read full article: White House steps up effort to downplay ...→

Coronavirus lockdown battered house sales and prices, Realtors report

Coronavirus lockdown battered house sales and prices, Realtors report

Transactions fell 41% to the slowest sales pace since the Great Recession. But signs of a rebound surfaced in the more recent pending sales data. Read full article: Coronavirus lockdown battered house sale...→

FDA approves system to warn doctors before coronavirus patients deteriorate

FDA approves system to warn doctors before coronavirus patients deteriorate

The Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for US hospitals to employ an Israeli-made system that alerts doctors eight hours be [...] Read full article: FDA approves system to warn doctors befo...→