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Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has sought to hit pause on the government’s massive spending for coronavirus-related relief packages, but several of his [...] Read full article: Several GOP senators press for more stim...→

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has sought to hit pause on the government’s massive spending for coronavirus-related relief packages, but several of his [...] Read full article: Several GOP senators press for more stim...→

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 faces pushback after supporting more coronavirus stimulus spending

Trump faces pushback after supporting more coronavirus stimulus spending

President Trump backs another round of stimulus spending to give the economy a boost as it tries to emerge from financial ravages of the coronavirus pandemic a [...] Read full article: Trump faces pushback after supporting mo...→

GOP Wary as Trump Pushes New Round of Stimulus Checks

President Donald Trump’s call for another election-season round of direct stimulus checks to most taxpayers is getting a lukewarm endorsement at best from his [...] Read full article: GOP Wary as Trump Pushes New Round of St...→

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...→

Extended coverage of the novel coronavirus crisis and its effects on the Seattle [...]

Extended coverage of the novel coronavirus crisis and its effects on the Seattle area, the U.S. and the world. Read full article: Extended coverage of the novel coronavir...→

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...→

How job losses during the coronavirus crisis and the Great Recession compare

How job losses during the coronavirus crisis and the Great Recession compare

Some industries that were hard hit by the Great Recession have seen much smaller job loses this time around. For others, 2020 is much worse Read full article: How job losses during the coronavirus cr...→

Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

If your income has fallen or been cut off completely, we’re here to help. This guide will connect you to the basic information you’ll need to get through this, [...] Read full article: Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Co...→

Cuomo to end daily coronavirus press briefings on Friday

Cuomo to end daily coronavirus press briefings on Friday

The third-term Democrat praised declining COVID-19 hospitalizations and death counts as an affirming sign that the Empire State is officially on the other side [...] Read full article: Cuomo to end daily coronavirus press bri...→

CBO: Trump team should get 'a lot of credit' for fast coronavirus stimulus... Tr [...]

CBO: Trump team should get 'a lot of credit' for fast coronavirus stimulus... Trump: Bolton doesn't tell truth, plans to sue to block book's release Read full article: CBO: Trump team should get 'a lot of cre...→

Surprise Medical Bills During the Coronavirus Crisis

Surprise Medical Bills During the Coronavirus Crisis

When Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., got a coronavirus test, she was surprised to receive a note from her insurance provider, UnitedHealthcare, stating that in ad [...] Read full article: Surprise Medical Bills During the Corona...→

De Blasio is out sick, press secretary says it’s not coronavirus

De Blasio is out sick, press secretary says it’s not coronavirus

Mayor Bill de Blasio took a sick day Monday — canceling his entire schedule — but he doesn’t “appear” to have the coronavirus, his press secretary said. “He wo [...] Read full article: De Blasio is out sick, press secretary s...→

Some States Hit Pause, Others Press on Amid Spike in Coronavirus

Some States Hit Pause, Others Press on Amid Spike in Coronavirus

Utah and Oregon put any further reopenings of their economies on hold amid a spike in coronavirus cases, but there was no turning back Friday in such states as [...] Read full article: Some States Hit Pause, Others Press on A...→

Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO, the fear of going out?

Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO, the fear of going out?

FOMO, meet FOGO. The “fear of missing out” has been replaced with the “fear of going out,” thanks to the coronavirus. Read full article: Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO...→

IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, as $30B in stimulus payments could be stolen

IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, as $30B in stimulus payments could be stolen

Scammers are continuing to use the coronavirus pandemic as cover for schemes to steal personal information and money, the IRS has warned.  Read full article: IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, ...→

Pelosi: 'Absolutely Positively' No Apology for Accusing GOP Senators of 'Trying to Get Away with Murder'

Pelosi: 'Absolutely Positively' No Apology for Accusing GOP Senators of 'Trying to Get Away with Murder'

Wednesday on MSNBC, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said she would "absolutely positively not" apologize for accusing Senate Republicans of trying to get awa [...] Read full article: Pelosi: 'Absolutely Positively' No Apolo...→

GOP Senators: Don't Reduce COVID-19 Testing

GOP Senators: Don't Reduce COVID-19 Testing

Republican senators are warning against cutting back on coronavirus testing. And the lawmakers argue the number of daily tests should actually be increased unt [...] Read full article: GOP Senators: Don't Reduce COVID-19 Test...→

Biden's stimulus oversight questioned amid his attacks on Trump coronavirus spending

Biden's stimulus oversight questioned amid his attacks on Trump coronavirus spending

Joe Biden is stepping up his attacks on the Trump administration's handling of coronavirus stimulus funds -- and as a result, the former vice president, whom B [...] Read full article: Biden's stimulus oversight questioned am...→

'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clare Crawley's upcoming season will be filmed amid the coronavirus crisis

'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clare Crawley's upcoming season will be filmed amid the coronavirus crisis

As Hollywood slowly moves back into production on film and television shows after stalling to prevent the spread of coronavirus, "The Bachelorette" is among th [...] Read full article: 'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clar...→

GOP Senators: Miss. Statues at the Capitol, State Flag, Are State Issues

GOP Senators: Miss. Statues at the Capitol, State Flag, Are State Issues

GOP Senators from Mississippi told a local news outlet that statues representing states at the Capitol and a state's flag are a state matter. Read full article: GOP Senators: Miss. Statues at the Capit...→

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...→

House GOP accuses China, WHO of 'failure of monumental proportions' in spread of coronavirus

House GOP accuses China, WHO of 'failure of monumental proportions' in spread of coronavirus

Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee issued a report Monday on the origins of the novel coronavirus, accusing China and the World Health Organiza [...] Read full article: House GOP accuses China, WHO of 'failure...→

Riverside County health officials thrust into spotlight by coronavirus crisis

Riverside County health officials thrust into spotlight by coronavirus crisis

With mask orders and concert cancellations, health leaders have drawn praise and scorn as they try to balance safety with other concerns Read full article: Riverside County health officials thrust...→

New Stimulus Check, Coronavirus Scam Warning

New Stimulus Check, Coronavirus Scam Warning

The IRS is warning people to look out for scams. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a resurgence in a lot of old scams, but some are new and revolve around th [...] Read full article: New Stimulus Check, Coronavirus Scam War...→

Ohio GOP lawmaker asks if

Ohio GOP lawmaker asks if "the colored population" gets coronavirus because they "do not wash their hands as well as other groups"

Ohio Legislative Black Caucus President Stephanie Howse said the comment by state Senator Steve Huffman "highlights what racism is from a systematic perspectiv [...] Read full article: Ohio GOP lawmaker asks if "the colored p...→

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two former state legislators who pleaded guilty to bribery charges have secured early release from federal prison amid the COVID-19 crisis. Federal Bureau of P [...] Read full article: Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Brib...→

3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investigation Into MPD, Say State's Human Right's Probe Won't Be Fair

3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investigation Into MPD, Say State's Human Right's Probe Won't Be Fair

The senators also wrote in the letter they feared for the civil rights of Minneapolis residents after the city council voted to quote "dismantle" the police de [...] Read full article: 3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investig...→

Trump supports second ‘very generous’ coronavirus stimulus package

Trump supports second ‘very generous’ coronavirus stimulus package

President Trump said he supported the idea of giving Americans a “very generous” second round of financial aid to counter the effect of the shutdowns amid the [...] Read full article: Trump supports second ‘very generous’ co...→

Will Americans Get Another Round of Stimulus Payments? Your Top Questions Answered

Will Americans Get Another Round of Stimulus Payments? Your Top Questions Answered

For many Americans, federal stimulus payments are a lifeline during this period of extreme financial stress. And yet, many questions remain unanswered in the e [...] Read full article: Will Americans Get Another Round of Stim...→

Minnesota Democrats press for sweeping policing changes; GOP says it’s pushing ideas ‘both sides can support’

Minnesota Democrats press for sweeping policing changes; GOP says it’s pushing ideas ‘both sides can support’

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has challenged Republican lawmakers to approve a Democratic-backed package of police accountability bills crafted following George Floy [...] Read full article: Minnesota Democrats press for sweeping p...→

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts school districts are getting ravaged by cuts as teachers across the state receive pink slips — a result of the coronavirus crisis and economic un [...] Read full article: Massachusetts teachers receive pink slip...→

The Coronavirus Crisis : City Limits

As New York confronts a deadly pandemic, City Limits brings you coverage about how the disease—and the response—will affect the most vulnerable Read full article: The Coronavirus Crisis : City Limits...→

Coronavirus | Houston Press | The Leading Independent News Source in Houston, Texas

This September, Theatre Under the Stars audiences were going to have a chance to see the much-anticipated Broadway-bound revival of 1776. But today TUTS is ann [...] Read full article: Coronavirus | Houston Press | The Leadin...→

GOP senators introduce 'Beat China' bill aimed at increasing US manufacturing

GOP senators introduce 'Beat China' bill aimed at increasing US manufacturing

Three Republican U.S. Senators introduced legislation on Thursday aimed at increasing American manufacturing, to help limit the nation's dependence on China fo [...] Read full article: GOP senators introduce 'Beat China' bill...→

Thousands of live events have been postponed amid the coronavirus crisis but cus [...]

Thousands of live events have been postponed amid the coronavirus crisis but customers who bought tickets from Ticketmaster say the company is making it diffic [...] Read full article: Thousands of live events have been postp...→

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...→

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two former state legislators who pleaded guilty to bribery charges have secured early release from federal prison amid the COVID-19 crisis. Federal Bureau of P [...] Read full article: Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Brib...→

GOP Senators: Don't Reduce COVID-19 Testing

GOP Senators: Don't Reduce COVID-19 Testing

Republican senators are warning against cutting back on coronavirus testing. And the lawmakers argue the number of daily tests should actually be increased unt [...] Read full article: GOP Senators: Don't Reduce COVID-19 Test...→

GOP Wary as Trump Pushes New Round of Stimulus Checks

President Donald Trump’s call for another election-season round of direct stimulus checks to most taxpayers is getting a lukewarm endorsement at best from his [...] Read full article: GOP Wary as Trump Pushes New Round of St...→

Extended coverage of the novel coronavirus crisis and its effects on the Seattle [...]

Extended coverage of the novel coronavirus crisis and its effects on the Seattle area, the U.S. and the world. Read full article: Extended coverage of the novel coronavir...→

Will Americans Get Another Round of Stimulus Payments? Your Top Questions Answered

Will Americans Get Another Round of Stimulus Payments? Your Top Questions Answered

For many Americans, federal stimulus payments are a lifeline during this period of extreme financial stress. And yet, many questions remain unanswered in the e [...] Read full article: Will Americans Get Another Round of Stim...→

Biden's stimulus oversight questioned amid his attacks on Trump coronavirus spending

Biden's stimulus oversight questioned amid his attacks on Trump coronavirus spending

Joe Biden is stepping up his attacks on the Trump administration's handling of coronavirus stimulus funds -- and as a result, the former vice president, whom B [...] Read full article: Biden's stimulus oversight questioned am...→

How job losses during the coronavirus crisis and the Great Recession compare

How job losses during the coronavirus crisis and the Great Recession compare

Some industries that were hard hit by the Great Recession have seen much smaller job loses this time around. For others, 2020 is much worse Read full article: How job losses during the coronavirus cr...→

'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clare Crawley's upcoming season will be filmed amid the coronavirus crisis

'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clare Crawley's upcoming season will be filmed amid the coronavirus crisis

As Hollywood slowly moves back into production on film and television shows after stalling to prevent the spread of coronavirus, "The Bachelorette" is among th [...] Read full article: 'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clar...→

Cuomo to end daily coronavirus press briefings on Friday

Cuomo to end daily coronavirus press briefings on Friday

The third-term Democrat praised declining COVID-19 hospitalizations and death counts as an affirming sign that the Empire State is officially on the other side [...] Read full article: Cuomo to end daily coronavirus press bri...→

The Coronavirus Crisis : City Limits

As New York confronts a deadly pandemic, City Limits brings you coverage about how the disease—and the response—will affect the most vulnerable Read full article: The Coronavirus Crisis : City Limits...→

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...→

Surprise Medical Bills During the Coronavirus Crisis

Surprise Medical Bills During the Coronavirus Crisis

When Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., got a coronavirus test, she was surprised to receive a note from her insurance provider, UnitedHealthcare, stating that in ad [...] Read full article: Surprise Medical Bills During the Corona...→

Coronavirus | Houston Press | The Leading Independent News Source in Houston, Texas

This September, Theatre Under the Stars audiences were going to have a chance to see the much-anticipated Broadway-bound revival of 1776. But today TUTS is ann [...] Read full article: Coronavirus | Houston Press | The Leadin...→

Riverside County health officials thrust into spotlight by coronavirus crisis

Riverside County health officials thrust into spotlight by coronavirus crisis

With mask orders and concert cancellations, health leaders have drawn praise and scorn as they try to balance safety with other concerns Read full article: Riverside County health officials thrust...→

Some States Hit Pause, Others Press on Amid Spike in Coronavirus

Some States Hit Pause, Others Press on Amid Spike in Coronavirus

Utah and Oregon put any further reopenings of their economies on hold amid a spike in coronavirus cases, but there was no turning back Friday in such states as [...] Read full article: Some States Hit Pause, Others Press on A...→

GOP senators introduce 'Beat China' bill aimed at increasing US manufacturing

GOP senators introduce 'Beat China' bill aimed at increasing US manufacturing

Three Republican U.S. Senators introduced legislation on Thursday aimed at increasing American manufacturing, to help limit the nation's dependence on China fo [...] Read full article: GOP senators introduce 'Beat China' bill...→

Ohio GOP lawmaker asks if

Ohio GOP lawmaker asks if "the colored population" gets coronavirus because they "do not wash their hands as well as other groups"

Ohio Legislative Black Caucus President Stephanie Howse said the comment by state Senator Steve Huffman "highlights what racism is from a systematic perspectiv [...] Read full article: Ohio GOP lawmaker asks if "the colored p...→

IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, as $30B in stimulus payments could be stolen

IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, as $30B in stimulus payments could be stolen

Scammers are continuing to use the coronavirus pandemic as cover for schemes to steal personal information and money, the IRS has warned.  Read full article: IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, ...→

Pelosi: 'Absolutely Positively' No Apology for Accusing GOP Senators of 'Trying to Get Away with Murder'

Pelosi: 'Absolutely Positively' No Apology for Accusing GOP Senators of 'Trying to Get Away with Murder'

Wednesday on MSNBC, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said she would "absolutely positively not" apologize for accusing Senate Republicans of trying to get awa [...] Read full article: Pelosi: 'Absolutely Positively' No Apolo...→

Trump faces pushback after supporting more coronavirus stimulus spending

Trump faces pushback after supporting more coronavirus stimulus spending

President Trump backs another round of stimulus spending to give the economy a boost as it tries to emerge from financial ravages of the coronavirus pandemic a [...] Read full article: Trump faces pushback after supporting mo...→

3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investigation Into MPD, Say State's Human Right's Probe Won't Be Fair

3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investigation Into MPD, Say State's Human Right's Probe Won't Be Fair

The senators also wrote in the letter they feared for the civil rights of Minneapolis residents after the city council voted to quote "dismantle" the police de [...] Read full article: 3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investig...→

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 supports second ‘very generous’ coronavirus stimulus package

Trump supports second ‘very generous’ coronavirus stimulus package

President Trump said he supported the idea of giving Americans a “very generous” second round of financial aid to counter the effect of the shutdowns amid the [...] Read full article: Trump supports second ‘very generous’ co...→

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...→

Minnesota Democrats press for sweeping policing changes; GOP says it’s pushing ideas ‘both sides can support’

Minnesota Democrats press for sweeping policing changes; GOP says it’s pushing ideas ‘both sides can support’

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has challenged Republican lawmakers to approve a Democratic-backed package of police accountability bills crafted following George Floy [...] Read full article: Minnesota Democrats press for sweeping p...→

Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

If your income has fallen or been cut off completely, we’re here to help. This guide will connect you to the basic information you’ll need to get through this, [...] Read full article: Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Co...→

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts school districts are getting ravaged by cuts as teachers across the state receive pink slips — a result of the coronavirus crisis and economic un [...] Read full article: Massachusetts teachers receive pink slip...→

GOP Senators: Miss. Statues at the Capitol, State Flag, Are State Issues

GOP Senators: Miss. Statues at the Capitol, State Flag, Are State Issues

GOP Senators from Mississippi told a local news outlet that statues representing states at the Capitol and a state's flag are a state matter. Read full article: GOP Senators: Miss. Statues at the Capit...→

CBO: Trump team should get 'a lot of credit' for fast coronavirus stimulus... Tr [...]

CBO: Trump team should get 'a lot of credit' for fast coronavirus stimulus... Trump: Bolton doesn't tell truth, plans to sue to block book's release Read full article: CBO: Trump team should get 'a lot of cre...→

House GOP accuses China, WHO of 'failure of monumental proportions' in spread of coronavirus

House GOP accuses China, WHO of 'failure of monumental proportions' in spread of coronavirus

Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee issued a report Monday on the origins of the novel coronavirus, accusing China and the World Health Organiza [...] Read full article: House GOP accuses China, WHO of 'failure...→

De Blasio is out sick, press secretary says it’s not coronavirus

De Blasio is out sick, press secretary says it’s not coronavirus

Mayor Bill de Blasio took a sick day Monday — canceling his entire schedule — but he doesn’t “appear” to have the coronavirus, his press secretary said. “He wo [...] Read full article: De Blasio is out sick, press secretary s...→

New Stimulus Check, Coronavirus Scam Warning

New Stimulus Check, Coronavirus Scam Warning

The IRS is warning people to look out for scams. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a resurgence in a lot of old scams, but some are new and revolve around th [...] Read full article: New Stimulus Check, Coronavirus Scam War...→

Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO, the fear of going out?

Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO, the fear of going out?

FOMO, meet FOGO. The “fear of missing out” has been replaced with the “fear of going out,” thanks to the coronavirus. Read full article: Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO...→

Thousands of live events have been postponed amid the coronavirus crisis but cus [...]

Thousands of live events have been postponed amid the coronavirus crisis but customers who bought tickets from Ticketmaster say the company is making it diffic [...] Read full article: Thousands of live events have been postp...→

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...→

Pelosi: 'Absolutely Positively' No Apology for Accusing GOP Senators of 'Trying to Get Away with Murder'

Pelosi: 'Absolutely Positively' No Apology for Accusing GOP Senators of 'Trying to Get Away with Murder'

Wednesday on MSNBC, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said she would "absolutely positively not" apologize for accusing Senate Republicans of trying to get awa [...] Read full article: Pelosi: 'Absolutely Positively' No Apolo...→

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two former state legislators who pleaded guilty to bribery charges have secured early release from federal prison amid the COVID-19 crisis. Federal Bureau of P [...] Read full article: Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Brib...→

Trump faces pushback after supporting more coronavirus stimulus spending

Trump faces pushback after supporting more coronavirus stimulus spending

President Trump backs another round of stimulus spending to give the economy a boost as it tries to emerge from financial ravages of the coronavirus pandemic a [...] Read full article: Trump faces pushback after supporting mo...→

GOP Senators: Don't Reduce COVID-19 Testing

GOP Senators: Don't Reduce COVID-19 Testing

Republican senators are warning against cutting back on coronavirus testing. And the lawmakers argue the number of daily tests should actually be increased unt [...] Read full article: GOP Senators: Don't Reduce COVID-19 Test...→

3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investigation Into MPD, Say State's Human Right's Probe Won't Be Fair

3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investigation Into MPD, Say State's Human Right's Probe Won't Be Fair

The senators also wrote in the letter they feared for the civil rights of Minneapolis residents after the city council voted to quote "dismantle" the police de [...] Read full article: 3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investig...→

GOP Wary as Trump Pushes New Round of Stimulus Checks

President Donald Trump’s call for another election-season round of direct stimulus checks to most taxpayers is getting a lukewarm endorsement at best from his [...] Read full article: GOP Wary as Trump Pushes New Round of St...→

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 supports second ‘very generous’ coronavirus stimulus package

Trump supports second ‘very generous’ coronavirus stimulus package

President Trump said he supported the idea of giving Americans a “very generous” second round of financial aid to counter the effect of the shutdowns amid the [...] Read full article: Trump supports second ‘very generous’ co...→

Extended coverage of the novel coronavirus crisis and its effects on the Seattle [...]

Extended coverage of the novel coronavirus crisis and its effects on the Seattle area, the U.S. and the world. Read full article: Extended coverage of the novel coronavir...→

Will Americans Get Another Round of Stimulus Payments? Your Top Questions Answered

Will Americans Get Another Round of Stimulus Payments? Your Top Questions Answered

For many Americans, federal stimulus payments are a lifeline during this period of extreme financial stress. And yet, many questions remain unanswered in the e [...] Read full article: Will Americans Get Another Round of Stim...→

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...→

Biden's stimulus oversight questioned amid his attacks on Trump coronavirus spending

Biden's stimulus oversight questioned amid his attacks on Trump coronavirus spending

Joe Biden is stepping up his attacks on the Trump administration's handling of coronavirus stimulus funds -- and as a result, the former vice president, whom B [...] Read full article: Biden's stimulus oversight questioned am...→

Minnesota Democrats press for sweeping policing changes; GOP says it’s pushing ideas ‘both sides can support’

Minnesota Democrats press for sweeping policing changes; GOP says it’s pushing ideas ‘both sides can support’

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has challenged Republican lawmakers to approve a Democratic-backed package of police accountability bills crafted following George Floy [...] Read full article: Minnesota Democrats press for sweeping p...→

How job losses during the coronavirus crisis and the Great Recession compare

How job losses during the coronavirus crisis and the Great Recession compare

Some industries that were hard hit by the Great Recession have seen much smaller job loses this time around. For others, 2020 is much worse Read full article: How job losses during the coronavirus cr...→

Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

If your income has fallen or been cut off completely, we’re here to help. This guide will connect you to the basic information you’ll need to get through this, [...] Read full article: Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Co...→

'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clare Crawley's upcoming season will be filmed amid the coronavirus crisis

'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clare Crawley's upcoming season will be filmed amid the coronavirus crisis

As Hollywood slowly moves back into production on film and television shows after stalling to prevent the spread of coronavirus, "The Bachelorette" is among th [...] Read full article: 'Bachelorette' producer reveals how Clar...→

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts school districts are getting ravaged by cuts as teachers across the state receive pink slips — a result of the coronavirus crisis and economic un [...] Read full article: Massachusetts teachers receive pink slip...→

Cuomo to end daily coronavirus press briefings on Friday

Cuomo to end daily coronavirus press briefings on Friday

The third-term Democrat praised declining COVID-19 hospitalizations and death counts as an affirming sign that the Empire State is officially on the other side [...] Read full article: Cuomo to end daily coronavirus press bri...→

GOP Senators: Miss. Statues at the Capitol, State Flag, Are State Issues

GOP Senators: Miss. Statues at the Capitol, State Flag, Are State Issues

GOP Senators from Mississippi told a local news outlet that statues representing states at the Capitol and a state's flag are a state matter. Read full article: GOP Senators: Miss. Statues at the Capit...→

The Coronavirus Crisis : City Limits

As New York confronts a deadly pandemic, City Limits brings you coverage about how the disease—and the response—will affect the most vulnerable Read full article: The Coronavirus Crisis : City Limits...→

CBO: Trump team should get 'a lot of credit' for fast coronavirus stimulus... Tr [...]

CBO: Trump team should get 'a lot of credit' for fast coronavirus stimulus... Trump: Bolton doesn't tell truth, plans to sue to block book's release Read full article: CBO: Trump team should get 'a lot of cre...→

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...→

Surprise Medical Bills During the Coronavirus Crisis

Surprise Medical Bills During the Coronavirus Crisis

When Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., got a coronavirus test, she was surprised to receive a note from her insurance provider, UnitedHealthcare, stating that in ad [...] Read full article: Surprise Medical Bills During the Corona...→

House GOP accuses China, WHO of 'failure of monumental proportions' in spread of coronavirus

House GOP accuses China, WHO of 'failure of monumental proportions' in spread of coronavirus

Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee issued a report Monday on the origins of the novel coronavirus, accusing China and the World Health Organiza [...] Read full article: House GOP accuses China, WHO of 'failure...→

Coronavirus | Houston Press | The Leading Independent News Source in Houston, Texas

This September, Theatre Under the Stars audiences were going to have a chance to see the much-anticipated Broadway-bound revival of 1776. But today TUTS is ann [...] Read full article: Coronavirus | Houston Press | The Leadin...→

De Blasio is out sick, press secretary says it’s not coronavirus

De Blasio is out sick, press secretary says it’s not coronavirus

Mayor Bill de Blasio took a sick day Monday — canceling his entire schedule — but he doesn’t “appear” to have the coronavirus, his press secretary said. “He wo [...] Read full article: De Blasio is out sick, press secretary s...→

Riverside County health officials thrust into spotlight by coronavirus crisis

Riverside County health officials thrust into spotlight by coronavirus crisis

With mask orders and concert cancellations, health leaders have drawn praise and scorn as they try to balance safety with other concerns Read full article: Riverside County health officials thrust...→

Some States Hit Pause, Others Press on Amid Spike in Coronavirus

Some States Hit Pause, Others Press on Amid Spike in Coronavirus

Utah and Oregon put any further reopenings of their economies on hold amid a spike in coronavirus cases, but there was no turning back Friday in such states as [...] Read full article: Some States Hit Pause, Others Press on A...→

New Stimulus Check, Coronavirus Scam Warning

New Stimulus Check, Coronavirus Scam Warning

The IRS is warning people to look out for scams. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a resurgence in a lot of old scams, but some are new and revolve around th [...] Read full article: New Stimulus Check, Coronavirus Scam War...→

GOP senators introduce 'Beat China' bill aimed at increasing US manufacturing

GOP senators introduce 'Beat China' bill aimed at increasing US manufacturing

Three Republican U.S. Senators introduced legislation on Thursday aimed at increasing American manufacturing, to help limit the nation's dependence on China fo [...] Read full article: GOP senators introduce 'Beat China' bill...→

Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO, the fear of going out?

Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO, the fear of going out?

FOMO, meet FOGO. The “fear of missing out” has been replaced with the “fear of going out,” thanks to the coronavirus. Read full article: Did the coronavirus crisis give you FOGO...→

Ohio GOP lawmaker asks if

Ohio GOP lawmaker asks if "the colored population" gets coronavirus because they "do not wash their hands as well as other groups"

Ohio Legislative Black Caucus President Stephanie Howse said the comment by state Senator Steve Huffman "highlights what racism is from a systematic perspectiv [...] Read full article: Ohio GOP lawmaker asks if "the colored p...→

Thousands of live events have been postponed amid the coronavirus crisis but cus [...]

Thousands of live events have been postponed amid the coronavirus crisis but customers who bought tickets from Ticketmaster say the company is making it diffic [...] Read full article: Thousands of live events have been postp...→

IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, as $30B in stimulus payments could be stolen

IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, as $30B in stimulus payments could be stolen

Scammers are continuing to use the coronavirus pandemic as cover for schemes to steal personal information and money, the IRS has warned.  Read full article: IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, ...→