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Coronavirus infections top 600,000 globally with long fight ahead

2 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By GEIR MOULSON and MATT SEDENSKY BERLIN - The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide topped 600,000 on Saturday as new cases stacked up quickly in Europe and the...
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Virus coordinator Birx is Trump's data-whisperer

8 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - For many in the public health and political worlds, Dr. Deborah Birx is the sober scientist advising an unpredictable president. She's the data whisperer who will...
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U.S. Cuts Health Care Aid to Yemen Despite Worries About Coronavirus

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

The Trump administration cited interference by Houthi rebels. But humanitarian groups and some Democrats asked for a delay because of the pandemic.
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U.S. House will have panel overseeing coronavirus aid law expenditures: Pelosi

12 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday the House will set up a panel to oversee expenditures under the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief law.
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Rachel Maddow Burns Trump Down After He Tweets Her Clip With Thanks

Rachel Maddow Burns Trump Down After He Tweets Her Clip With Thanks

12 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

"The U.S. response is a catastrophe that is on track to cost hundreds of thousands of lives," Maddow tweeted after the president thanked her.
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Inside the talks on the largest U.S. bailout: frantic negotiations, partisan tensions and a Trump tweet

14 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Amid fear about the coronavirus in the Capitol, the administration and congressional negotiators faced multiple obstacles before reaching a deal on $2.2 trillion in emergency aid.
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Coronavirus bailout unites Donald Trump, John Kerry

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

It took a “Masshole” to do it, but Washington is finally united in defeating the coronavirus. United in the belief that U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie is the biggest jerk in...
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Trump authorizes DoD, DHS to call up reservists to fight virus

Trump authorizes DoD, DHS to call up reservists to fight virus

14 hours ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday giving the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security the authority to activate the ready reserve components of the...
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US eyes new outbreaks as infections worldwide top 590,000

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By MATT SEDENSKY, KEVIN McGILL and DAVID RISING NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans rushed to build a makeshift hospital in its convention center Friday as troubling new outbreaks...
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Historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus bill passes U.S. House, becomes law

15 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   7 articles

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in history - to help cope with the economic downturn inflicted by the...
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Trump Again Bashes Governors Of Washington And Michigan Over Coronavirus

Trump Again Bashes Governors Of Washington And Michigan Over Coronavirus

“Don't call,” the president told Vice President Pence of the governors as the states battle the growing pandemic. Read more ...

Coronavirus Relief Money Will Be Coming Soon

Coronavirus Relief Money Will Be Coming Soon

Your relief money from the government is now officially in the works. President Trump signed the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus measure at the White House late Friday... Read more ...

Trump Orders GM To Produce Ventilators, Invoking Defense Production Act

Trump Orders GM To Produce Ventilators, Invoking Defense Production Act

The memorandum directed at General Motors comes as hospitals say they'll need more ventilators to weather the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

WATCH: Coronavirus Task Force To Hold Briefing After Trump Signs Aid Package

WATCH: Coronavirus Task Force To Hold Briefing After Trump Signs Aid Package

The president indicated there would be an announcement about deals to make more ventilators, masks and other equipment. The news conference is scheduled to begin shortly. Watch... Read more ...

Relief Package Includes Billions For Boeing And Airlines

Relief Package Includes Billions For Boeing And Airlines

Air travel has rapidly decreased, Congress has stepped up with assistance: more than $60 billion in aid for airlines as well as Boeing and some of its critical suppliers. Read more ...

Trump: 'I Don't Believe You Need 30K Ventilators'

Trump: 'I Don't Believe You Need 30K Ventilators'

As the coronavirus crisis escalates, hospitals are pleading for ventilators to save the lives of patients whose lungs are failing. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state... Read more ...

New York's health care workforce braces for influx of retirees...

New York's health care workforce braces for influx of retirees, inexperienced staffers

NEW YORK - As the coronavirus bears down on New York and the biggest U.S. city becomes the epicenter of the national crisis, state officials are scrambling to augment a health... Read more ...

Poll: Majority approve of Trump's coronavirus response, but more Americans...

Poll: Majority approve of Trump's coronavirus response, but more Americans say he was too slow to act

A majority of Americans approve of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey, although an even larger number say he acted too... Read more ...

What's Inside The Senate's $2 Trillion Coronavirus Aid Package

What's Inside The Senate's $2 Trillion Coronavirus Aid Package

The economic relief bill provides help to individuals, businesses, hospitals, as well as state and local governments. Here are the details. Read more ...

Trump Campaign Threatens TV Stations That Air Ad Critical Of President

Trump Campaign Threatens TV Stations That Air Ad Critical Of President

Not removing the ad about rising U.S. coronavirus cases “could put your station's license in jeopardy,” the Trump campaign warned. Read more ...