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Obama Staffer, Bill Gates, Soros Behind the Group Pushing a Celebrity Global Response to Chinese Coronavirus

Obama Staffer, Bill Gates, Soros Behind the Group Pushing a Celebrity Global Response to Chinese Coronavirus

The celebrity campaign #PasstheMic is enlisting Julia Roberts, Hugh Jackman, and other A-list Hollywood stars to hand over their social media accounts to the l [...] Read full article: Obama Staffer, Bill Gates, Soros Behind ...→

Coronavirus Memoriam: Remembering MTA Conductor Ben Schaeffer And N.J. Police Officer Rob Roberts

Coronavirus Memoriam: Remembering MTA Conductor Ben Schaeffer And N.J. Police Officer Rob Roberts

CBS2 is continuing its series honoring victims of the coronavirus pandemic. Reporter Jessica Moore has more on two public servants who were committed to helpin [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Memoriam: Remembering MTA Co...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronavirus Pandemic Relief

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

A phase two trial and a June goal: This week's updates on the global race for a coronavirus vaccine

A phase two trial and a June goal: This week's updates on the global race for a coronavirus vaccine

Experts caution that even promising early results don’t guarantee that vaccines will be widely available anytime soon. Read full article: A phase two trial and a June goal: This ...→

Schumer, Pelosi working on 'Rooseveltian' coronavirus relief bill, senator says

Schumer, Pelosi working on 'Rooseveltian' coronavirus relief bill, senator says

What do top Democrats do for an encore after helping push through a massive $2 trillion coronavirus-relief package? Perhaps shoot for an even larger one. Read full article: Schumer, Pelosi working on 'Rooseveltian...→

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

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

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

Trump blames China’s ‘incompetence’ for global coronavirus death toll

Trump blames China’s ‘incompetence’ for global coronavirus death toll

President Trump on Wednesday blamed China’s “incompetence” for allowing the coronavirus to spread around the world and kill more than 320,000 people. “Some wac [...] Read full article: Trump blames China’s ‘incompetence’ for ...→

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

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

Pelosi says

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

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

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

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

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

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

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

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

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

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

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bring [...]

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bring [...]

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms while people are homebound due to the coronavirus [...] Read full article: Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlie...→

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

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

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

Coronavirus: Relief fund established to help vulnerable students, families

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

Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant Owner Will Likely Give Back His Relief Loan

Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant Owner Will Likely Give Back His Relief Loan

Since its opening two years ago, San Francisco's Che Fico was considered one of the hottest new restaurants in the country, but co-owner David Nayfeld said it [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant ...→

Coronavirus relief from community banks saving small businesses

Coronavirus relief from community banks saving small businesses

If you are a small business owner looking for help making payroll during the Coronavirus pandemic, you may want to try your luck with a smaller community bank. [...] Read full article: Coronavirus relief from community banks ...→

IRS: Prisoners getting coronavirus relief checks should return them

IRS: Prisoners getting coronavirus relief checks should return them

The Treasury Department is asking the relatives of deceased and incarcerated family members who mistakingly received economic stimulus payments intended to hel [...] Read full article: IRS: Prisoners getting coronavirus relie...→

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

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

Wave of 'vaccine nationalism' hinders global efforts to stop coronavirus

Wave of 'vaccine nationalism' hinders global efforts to stop coronavirus

Analysis: "If your country develops the vaccine before anyone else, immediately exporting it to another country is not a vote-winner," one expert said. Read full article: Wave of 'vaccine nationalism' hinders gl...→

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

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

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

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

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

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

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

China Claims U.S. ‘Sabotaged’ Global Coronavirus Efforts

China Claims U.S. ‘Sabotaged’ Global Coronavirus Efforts

Chinese media claim the United States is "sabotaging" global response to the coronavirus by challenging China's political narratives. Read full article: China Claims U.S. ‘Sabotaged’ Global Cor...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual experience on wellness

Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual experience on wellness

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas last year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms while people are homebound due to the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual exp...→

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

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

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

House aiming to vote on major coronavirus relief package next week

House aiming to vote on major coronavirus relief package next week

The U.S. House of Representatives is planning to come back to work in Washington next to pass a massive coronavirus relief bill. Read full article: House aiming to vote on major coronaviru...→

"Completely shortchanged": Cash-strapped cities left out of coronavirus aid push for relief

Only localities with populations of more than 500,000 were eligible to receive direct federal assistance from the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package passed [...] Read full article: "Completely shortchanged": Cash-strapped...→

Global push seeks to unlock genetic key of coronavirus' vulnerability

Global push seeks to unlock genetic key of coronavirus' vulnerability

One of the mysteries of the coronavirus pandemic that scientists are trying to solve is why some people are barely affected while others who seem to be young a [...] Read full article: Global push seeks to unlock genetic key ...→

Obama Staffer, Bill Gates, Soros Behind the Group Pushing a Celebrity Global Response to Chinese Coronavirus

Obama Staffer, Bill Gates, Soros Behind the Group Pushing a Celebrity Global Response to Chinese Coronavirus

The celebrity campaign #PasstheMic is enlisting Julia Roberts, Hugh Jackman, and other A-list Hollywood stars to hand over their social media accounts to the l [...] Read full article: Obama Staffer, Bill Gates, Soros Behind ...→

Trump blames China’s ‘incompetence’ for global coronavirus death toll

Trump blames China’s ‘incompetence’ for global coronavirus death toll

President Trump on Wednesday blamed China’s “incompetence” for allowing the coronavirus to spread around the world and kill more than 320,000 people. “Some wac [...] Read full article: Trump blames China’s ‘incompetence’ for ...→

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

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

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

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

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

Pelosi says

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

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

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

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

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

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

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

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

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

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

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant Owner Will Likely Give Back His Relief Loan

Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant Owner Will Likely Give Back His Relief Loan

Since its opening two years ago, San Francisco's Che Fico was considered one of the hottest new restaurants in the country, but co-owner David Nayfeld said it [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant ...→

A phase two trial and a June goal: This week's updates on the global race for a coronavirus vaccine

A phase two trial and a June goal: This week's updates on the global race for a coronavirus vaccine

Experts caution that even promising early results don’t guarantee that vaccines will be widely available anytime soon. Read full article: A phase two trial and a June goal: This ...→

"Completely shortchanged": Cash-strapped cities left out of coronavirus aid push for relief

Only localities with populations of more than 500,000 were eligible to receive direct federal assistance from the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package passed [...] Read full article: "Completely shortchanged": Cash-strapped...→

IRS: Prisoners getting coronavirus relief checks should return them

IRS: Prisoners getting coronavirus relief checks should return them

The Treasury Department is asking the relatives of deceased and incarcerated family members who mistakingly received economic stimulus payments intended to hel [...] Read full article: IRS: Prisoners getting coronavirus relie...→

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

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

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

Coronavirus Memoriam: Remembering MTA Conductor Ben Schaeffer And N.J. Police Officer Rob Roberts

Coronavirus Memoriam: Remembering MTA Conductor Ben Schaeffer And N.J. Police Officer Rob Roberts

CBS2 is continuing its series honoring victims of the coronavirus pandemic. Reporter Jessica Moore has more on two public servants who were committed to helpin [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Memoriam: Remembering MTA Co...→

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

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

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

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

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

Wave of 'vaccine nationalism' hinders global efforts to stop coronavirus

Wave of 'vaccine nationalism' hinders global efforts to stop coronavirus

Analysis: "If your country develops the vaccine before anyone else, immediately exporting it to another country is not a vote-winner," one expert said. Read full article: Wave of 'vaccine nationalism' hinders gl...→

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

China Claims U.S. ‘Sabotaged’ Global Coronavirus Efforts

China Claims U.S. ‘Sabotaged’ Global Coronavirus Efforts

Chinese media claim the United States is "sabotaging" global response to the coronavirus by challenging China's political narratives. Read full article: China Claims U.S. ‘Sabotaged’ Global Cor...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bring [...]

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bring [...]

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms while people are homebound due to the coronavirus [...] Read full article: Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlie...→

Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual experience on wellness

Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual experience on wellness

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas last year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms while people are homebound due to the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual exp...→

Coronavirus: Relief fund established to help vulnerable students, families

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

Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronavirus Pandemic Relief

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

House aiming to vote on major coronavirus relief package next week

House aiming to vote on major coronavirus relief package next week

The U.S. House of Representatives is planning to come back to work in Washington next to pass a massive coronavirus relief bill. Read full article: House aiming to vote on major coronaviru...→

Coronavirus relief from community banks saving small businesses

Coronavirus relief from community banks saving small businesses

If you are a small business owner looking for help making payroll during the Coronavirus pandemic, you may want to try your luck with a smaller community bank. [...] Read full article: Coronavirus relief from community banks ...→

Schumer, Pelosi working on 'Rooseveltian' coronavirus relief bill, senator says

Schumer, Pelosi working on 'Rooseveltian' coronavirus relief bill, senator says

What do top Democrats do for an encore after helping push through a massive $2 trillion coronavirus-relief package? Perhaps shoot for an even larger one. Read full article: Schumer, Pelosi working on 'Rooseveltian...→

Global push seeks to unlock genetic key of coronavirus' vulnerability

Global push seeks to unlock genetic key of coronavirus' vulnerability

One of the mysteries of the coronavirus pandemic that scientists are trying to solve is why some people are barely affected while others who seem to be young a [...] Read full article: Global push seeks to unlock genetic key ...→

Obama Staffer, Bill Gates, Soros Behind the Group Pushing a Celebrity Global Response to Chinese Coronavirus

Obama Staffer, Bill Gates, Soros Behind the Group Pushing a Celebrity Global Response to Chinese Coronavirus

The celebrity campaign #PasstheMic is enlisting Julia Roberts, Hugh Jackman, and other A-list Hollywood stars to hand over their social media accounts to the l [...] Read full article: Obama Staffer, Bill Gates, Soros Behind ...→

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

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

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

Coronavirus Memoriam: Remembering MTA Conductor Ben Schaeffer And N.J. Police Officer Rob Roberts

Coronavirus Memoriam: Remembering MTA Conductor Ben Schaeffer And N.J. Police Officer Rob Roberts

CBS2 is continuing its series honoring victims of the coronavirus pandemic. Reporter Jessica Moore has more on two public servants who were committed to helpin [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Memoriam: Remembering MTA Co...→

Trump blames China’s ‘incompetence’ for global coronavirus death toll

Trump blames China’s ‘incompetence’ for global coronavirus death toll

President Trump on Wednesday blamed China’s “incompetence” for allowing the coronavirus to spread around the world and kill more than 320,000 people. “Some wac [...] Read full article: Trump blames China’s ‘incompetence’ for ...→

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

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

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

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

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

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

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

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

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

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

Pelosi says

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

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

Wave of 'vaccine nationalism' hinders global efforts to stop coronavirus

Wave of 'vaccine nationalism' hinders global efforts to stop coronavirus

Analysis: "If your country develops the vaccine before anyone else, immediately exporting it to another country is not a vote-winner," one expert said. Read full article: Wave of 'vaccine nationalism' hinders gl...→

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

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

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

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

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

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

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

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

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

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

China Claims U.S. ‘Sabotaged’ Global Coronavirus Efforts

China Claims U.S. ‘Sabotaged’ Global Coronavirus Efforts

Chinese media claim the United States is "sabotaging" global response to the coronavirus by challenging China's political narratives. Read full article: China Claims U.S. ‘Sabotaged’ Global Cor...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bring [...]

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bring [...]

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms while people are homebound due to the coronavirus [...] Read full article: Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlie...→

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

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

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

Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual experience on wellness

Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual experience on wellness

Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas last year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms while people are homebound due to the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Oprah Winfrey to launch live virtual exp...→

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

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

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

Coronavirus: Relief fund established to help vulnerable students, families

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

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

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

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

Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronavirus Pandemic Relief

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

Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant Owner Will Likely Give Back His Relief Loan

Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant Owner Will Likely Give Back His Relief Loan

Since its opening two years ago, San Francisco's Che Fico was considered one of the hottest new restaurants in the country, but co-owner David Nayfeld said it [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant ...→

House aiming to vote on major coronavirus relief package next week

House aiming to vote on major coronavirus relief package next week

The U.S. House of Representatives is planning to come back to work in Washington next to pass a massive coronavirus relief bill. Read full article: House aiming to vote on major coronaviru...→

A phase two trial and a June goal: This week's updates on the global race for a coronavirus vaccine

A phase two trial and a June goal: This week's updates on the global race for a coronavirus vaccine

Experts caution that even promising early results don’t guarantee that vaccines will be widely available anytime soon. Read full article: A phase two trial and a June goal: This ...→

Coronavirus relief from community banks saving small businesses

Coronavirus relief from community banks saving small businesses

If you are a small business owner looking for help making payroll during the Coronavirus pandemic, you may want to try your luck with a smaller community bank. [...] Read full article: Coronavirus relief from community banks ...→

"Completely shortchanged": Cash-strapped cities left out of coronavirus aid push for relief

Only localities with populations of more than 500,000 were eligible to receive direct federal assistance from the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package passed [...] Read full article: "Completely shortchanged": Cash-strapped...→

Schumer, Pelosi working on 'Rooseveltian' coronavirus relief bill, senator says

Schumer, Pelosi working on 'Rooseveltian' coronavirus relief bill, senator says

What do top Democrats do for an encore after helping push through a massive $2 trillion coronavirus-relief package? Perhaps shoot for an even larger one. Read full article: Schumer, Pelosi working on 'Rooseveltian...→

IRS: Prisoners getting coronavirus relief checks should return them

IRS: Prisoners getting coronavirus relief checks should return them

The Treasury Department is asking the relatives of deceased and incarcerated family members who mistakingly received economic stimulus payments intended to hel [...] Read full article: IRS: Prisoners getting coronavirus relie...→

Global push seeks to unlock genetic key of coronavirus' vulnerability

Global push seeks to unlock genetic key of coronavirus' vulnerability

One of the mysteries of the coronavirus pandemic that scientists are trying to solve is why some people are barely affected while others who seem to be young a [...] Read full article: Global push seeks to unlock genetic key ...→