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House passes $2.2T rescue package, rushes it to Trump

The House has approved a $2.2 trillion rescue package, rushing it to President Donald Trump for his signature.

At-risk prisoners may be released to home confinement during outbreak

The federal government is considering releasing certain at-risk prisoners to home confinement in order to reduce the overall prison population amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Pandemic fallout: NCAA slashes distribution by $375 million

The NCAA will distribute $375 million less than had been budgeted this year to member schools because the coronavirus forced the cancellation of the men's basketball tournament.

US indicts Venezuela’s Maduro on narcoterrorism charges

The U.S. Justice Department has indicted Venezuela's socialist leader Nicolás Maduro and several key aides on charges of narcoterrorism.

Indianapolis 500 postponed until August because of COVID-19

The Indianapolis 500 has been postponed to August because of the coronavirus.

US jobless claims hit 3.3 million, quadruple previous record

A record-high number of people applied for unemployment benefits last week as layoffs engulfed the United States in the face of a near-total economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus.

Who would get what and when from the $2 trillion stimulus package

The White House and Senate negotiators struck a deal early Wednesday morning on a massive $2 trillion package that will provide essential relief to an economy struggling amid the conronavirus crisis. 

Ford recalls 268K cars in North America to fix door latches

Ford is recalling more than 268,000 cars in North America to fix doors that could open unexpectedly or may not close. The recall covers the 2014 through 2016 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, and the 2014 and 2015 Ford Fiesta. Cars in Mexico, U.S.

Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for new coronavirus

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus. The prince's Clarence House office says the 71-year-old is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and is self-isolating at a royal estate in Scotland.
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Feds reach deal on $2 trillion aid package

The White House and Senate leaders of both parties have struck an agreement on a sweeping $2 trillion measure

Yellowstone, Grand Teton join national parks closing gates

Two of America's most well-known national parks, Yellowstone and Grand Teton, closed their gates Tuesday, giving people shut-in by the coronavirus even fewer options for recreation.

Trump weighs scaling back social distancing guidelines

President Donald Trump is weighing how to refine nationwide social-distancing guidelines to put some workers back on the job amid the coronavirus outbreak.

India’s prime minister decrees 21-day lockdown to curb virus

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decreed a 21-day lockdown across the nation of 1.3 billion people “to save India” from the coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021

The Tokyo Olympics have been officially postponed until 2021.

Bill to allow students to receive meals during coronavirus outbreak signed into law

A bill that waives requirements for children to gather at schools to receive meals has been signed by President Donald Trump.

Ticket sales dive at box office; lowest turnout in 20 years

Ticket sales have plunged to their lowest levels in at least 20 years at North American movie theaters amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Apple temporarily shuts stores worldwide to fight virus

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the tech giant’s retail operation outside of China is going online-only for two weeks as part of efforts to fight the global viral pandemic.

RSVP ‘maybe’? Coronavirus puts wedding industry on edge

Soon-to-be brides and grooms are facing tough choices because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Doctor says Trump tests negative for coronavirus

President Donald Trump has tested negative for the new coronavirus, according to the president's personal physician.

NCAA Tournament games will not be open to fans

College basketball's March Madness will be played in largely empty arenas in an effort to slow the coronavirus pandemic.

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